Category Archives: New Toys

Podman Network Persistent

Figured it out, I can now have the Rocky 8 reboot and have the containers persist over reboots. nmcli con add con-name dockernet-shim type macvlan dev dockernet-shim mode bridge nmcli con add con-name dockernet-shim type macvlan ifname dockernet-shim ip4 192.168.100.223/32 … Continue reading

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Podman on CentOS 8

A few differences in podman, but got a lot done with CentOS 8 and containers. One of the weird things I got was communication between the containers and the host. This sort of worked ip link add dockernet-shim link eth0 … Continue reading

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Yay New CRV Hybrid

Got my replacement vehicle Got AWD and Touring Trim This should add some normalcy to my life. Used to having a car I call mine. Instead of sharing it between 4 other drivers. Weight: 342.0

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Better Motion Sensors

The IKE motion sensors or OK, they are like the F15’s of the US air force, overall cheaper cost, and has its place. These would be the F35 These run on AA batteries, and have a shorter cooldown time. Rated … Continue reading

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Zigbee Buttons

Found a need for buttons around the house to do stuff Trying a couple out, having a hard time find just a single use button like the Ikea one on the top left. The middle top one seems to have … Continue reading

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Finally Sonoff Flashed

I got both my zigbee soneoff and my RF sonoff (433mhz) working. Maybe the demise of my 433mhz devices is not so soon. Things looking good. This actually makes it possible to virtualize home assistant and still connect to zigbee … Continue reading

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New Car 2021

OK not my car, it is my daughters’. But we got another Honda, HR-V 2022. Yes a 2022 in 2021. Stock is so bad though, it is hard to get a car. And price was ridiculous, kind of accepted it. … Continue reading

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Really Getting In To Home Automation

It is nice getting in to home automation. There are some cool things I am doing. May still keep the 433mhz for a bit, but the Zigbee seems to be doing its job. Most of the devices are out, unfortunately … Continue reading

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More Info On Motion Sensors

Inadvertently came across an article on PIR cooldown times. Looks like the Ikea motions sensors take 3 minutes to reset. Not sure if that is a good thing, so I am going to maybe get another one for the outside. … Continue reading

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Interesting Progress on Smarthome

Got the Home Assistant doing a lot of the Same Duties as the weird python scripts I had going. I am hoping to replicate what was done with my python scripts but better and more reliable. Also got a Pi0W … Continue reading

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