Archive for June, 2010

22 Jun, 2010

Oh Microsoft..

Posted by: alex in: Gibbering

Came across an interesting problem today. I resized a VMDK of a Windows Server 2008 R2 virtual machine today, then ran gparted, and when I rebooted.. it was no good. In Windows’ defence, I made some mistakes. I told gparted to align to cylinder boundaries, which the original partition wasn’t, and I didn’t let the […]

16 Jun, 2010

Our Prius

Posted by: alex in: Gibbering

Our Prius Originally uploaded by theducks Is it not shiny? :)

A simple question asked by an online acquaintance of Elizabeth. The answer is: it depends on what you think makes a good picture.

Photography as an art is about making an image of a scene in such a way that it evokes an strong emotional response from the viewer. There are many ways to achieve this, and a point and shoot camera need not stop you from being able to do so.

  • CentOS LVM resize in VMWARE | [...] Referrence:
  • alex: Yeah, it looks likes that's the case.
  • dionrowney: I tried this but had problems with lvm recognizing the free space after the new partition was created. I had to reboot instead of running 'partprob


After years of doing manually, I've finally given in and moved to Wordpress. Just in time to move overseas, because I haven't got anything else to do with my time...