Archive for January, 2009

New Software, New Photos

Friday, January 16th, 2009

I’m moving away from my old gallery2 software and onto Google’s Picasa Web Albums. The software is great and I get 1GB to work with on Picasa. I think it’ll be plenty for now.

Ubuntu upgrade problem 8.04 to 8.10: won’t boot, no logs

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Symptoms

Just performed an upgrade on Ubuntu
System won’t boot, can’t ssh
System seems fine diagnostics wise
/var/log doesn’t contain any information about what might be going wrong - no updates to logs since last shutdown

I upgraded a server to Itrepid Ibex recently (8.10) from 8.04 and upon reboot it would not come back. Unfortunately I was doing [...]


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