Category Archives: Virtualization

AWS Costs Piling Up

Need to review my AWS usage, I think I am piling them up too quick. There are a couple of them I can get rid of. Will look at them through the next few days.

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Screwy AWS Instance

Uploaded an custom instance on to AWS, didn’t look like i was working OK. Making some new images. Hoping it works. Spent most of day at mall… kind of not working on. Need to get on it.

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X2GO Performance

Wow, I am super impressed by X2ORG, I was able to create an instance on AWS and install MATE desktop and google. And I was able to run youtube relatively clean on it. With audio. And all through SSH.

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Remote Desktop On Mint

Got remote desktop working on Linux Mint. I found some instructions on a youtube page I also even got it to work with AD authentication. I ended up using a the xfce desktop though. Trying to figure it out on … Continue reading

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Building USB for ESXi

One of the things I want to do is build ESXi on a USB flash disk. A quick way is to build it via vmware workstation, then boot it on the physical box. After it is on the physical box, … Continue reading

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CentOS Kickstart

Kind of learned this the hard way, but when you kickstart a machine for CentOS 7, 1GB of RAM is not enough. A default install on VMware workstation only assigns 1GB of RAM on a CentOS VM But on an … Continue reading

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Pain All Over Now

Not sure why, but my back, my shoulder, my ankle,  all over feels sore. I did go swimming today, but I am still sore. I was working downstairs most of the day, in a few weird angles, but din’t think … Continue reading

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New ESXi host is up

Finally got the ESXi host up and running in production mode. Big one was figuring out how around a problem where the system thinks a VM was moved every time the host reboots. uuid.action = “keep” Is the parameter to … Continue reading

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Cracked 270

For the first time in a long time I cracked 270 lbs. I started late on my run today (afternoon about 1PM) and I think I do Saturday runs better in the morning. My time 1:12:22 for the 5K Passing, … Continue reading

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New Controller Card Works

Went through the huge effort get the new card in there yet the problem I was having, where I reboot would cause VMs to forget themselves still exists. I think it will work better though.  Going to try and add … Continue reading

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