Jul 312015

I noticed this in /var/log/messages today: Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): READ_DMA48. ACB: 25 00 b0 51 95 40 68 00 00 00 40 00 Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): CAM status: ATA Status Error Jul 30 13:25:21 knew kernel: (ada0:ata0:0:0:0): ATA status: 51 (DRDY SERV ERR), error: 40 (UNC ) Jul 30 […]

Jul 252015

I noticed these messages this morning, on the new server: $ grep smartd /var/log/messages Jul 25 11:35:29 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors Jul 25 11:35:29 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 10 Offline uncorrectable sectors Jul 25 12:05:28 varm smartd[813]: Device: /dev/da15 [SAT], 8 Currently unreadable (pending) sectors Jul 25 12:35:29 […]

Jul 222015

As I was setting up the new varm server, one of the Nagios checks I included was check_ntp_time. It comes standard with nagios-plugins. The check was reporting NTP CRITICAL: Offset unknown. Running the check from the command line showed: [dan@webserver:/usr/local/libexec/nagios] $ ./check_ntp_time -4 -H varm NTP CRITICAL: Offset unknown| Running the check with a timeout […]

Jul 192015

World, please meet varm, the newest addition to my home lab. Some of the hardware has been described in an earlier blog post and not all of the hardware has been installed. But for the record: $ uname -a FreeBSD varm.int.unixathome.org 10.2-BETA2 FreeBSD 10.2-BETA2 #0 r285678M: Sat Jul 18 15:30:34 EDT 2015 allan@Trooper.HML3.ScaleEngine.net:/usr/obj/media/svn/installfix/stable/10/sys/GENERIC amd64

Jul 082015

NOTES: All prices exclude taxes and shipping, unless otherwise specified. When a price indicates delivered, it includes delivery and taxes. All prices are in USD. Yes, it’s time to build a new server because my current backup server is running out of space. This server will be used for more than just backups. What else, […]

Jun 102015

My disks are full. [dan@knew:~] $ zpool list NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT system 27T 21.4T 5.57T 79% 1.00x ONLINE – [dan@knew:~] $ zpool status pool: system state: ONLINE scan: scrub in progress since Tue Jun 9 03:26:26 2015 12.9T scanned out of 21.5T at 98.1M/s, 25h32m to go 0 repaired, 59.92% […]

Jun 062015

I have 5 Raspberry Pi 2 here. I’m going to install FreeBSD 11.x on them. I’ve already done one. The second is started, and now I’m going to write it down so I know what to do the next time. The wiki entry will contain the latest status. The binaries Rasperberry Pi 2 only runs […]