Category: Wayback Retrieval

  • Crash (but not burn)

    On a good day, I learn something new. Today can thus be classified as a good day, even if it did involve a bug that caused a Catalyst 5500 core switch to crash, taking out our entire network. Cisco support wiki on said bug.

  • An opaque Glassfish error

    Doing more testing at work today, and decided to pickup the latest compiled output from the build server. Exception occured in J2EEC Phasejava.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Unknown ContainerTransaction type [Requires] com.sun.enterprise.deployment.backend.IASDeploymentException: Error loading deployment descriptors for module [EJB FILE] — Unknown ContainerTransaction type [Requires] at com.sun.enterprise.deployment.backend.Deployer.loadDescriptors( Pinged one of the developers about that, and apparently it means that […]

  • Cricket.

    When I was younger, one of the guide books for Barbados had the following in it: You have two sides, one out in the field and one in. Each man that’s in the side that’s in goes out, and when he’s out he comes in and the next man goes in until he’s out. When […]

  • Farewell Orange, Hello Vodafone

    Orange don’t know it yet, but I’m changing my pay-monthly phone to a PAYG phone this weekend.  I’ve finally succumbed to the lure (and allure) of the HTC Touch Pro, and acquired one on contract with Vodafone.  There are plenty of reviews on the ‘net already, so I’ll just remark this – I like it […]

  • Networking, GW Fest and stepping up a gear

    Decided to go to the Great Western Festival (in aid of the regional air ambulance) last weekend.  You’d think that having spent an entire weekend there, accumulating several hundred photos to process, I wouldn’t be going back so soon to take even more photos.  Well, I’m not always that logical, and some of the bands […]

  • Warwick Folk Festival, and the Great Western Pub – part 3

    Sunday afternoon saw me returning to the Great Western pub for the Americana / blues bands they were hosting.  This time I carried my green chair with me, as the prospect of spending another 8 hours sitting on the wooden benches at the pub was not very enticing.  Acts included the Dustbowl String Band (featuring […]