I killed MySQL this morning when I was doing an upgrade Note to self: Remember to restart the damned thing after running apt-get upgrade … [Read more...] about Death of MySql
Archives for February 2005
I wandered into Xtra-vision yesterday evening to pick up a DVD to find they had put up the price on rentals again. I do not think they can justify these price increases, but it's a free world etc., so I can simply vote with my wallet and go elsewhere... Or can I? Xtravision's pricing policies have fascinated me for a good while. They are a prime example of monopoly at work. In … [Read more...] about Xtra-vision – More ripoffs
Julian gave a nice little snippet of perl to check the version of SA from the command line: perl -MMail::SpamAssassin -e 'print $Mail::SpamAssassin::VERSION;' Thanks Julian! … [Read more...] about SA version check
I am getting really tired of other people's anti-spam measures. I got the following from a mail server this morning (sanitised to protect the innocent): The address to which the message has not yet been delivered is: firstname.lastname@example.org Delay reason: SMTP error from remote mailer after RCPT TO:: host mail.xxxxx.com xx.xxx.xxx.xxx]: 451-Thank you for emailing xxx, due to our Anti-Spam … [Read more...] about Bad Anti-spam measures
How on earth can a registrar lose a domain? I got this from a well-known ICANN registrar today: The domain is in our system as a 'lost name'. Please let me know which account you would like the domain pushed to and the registrant information that you would like on the domain. So it was like Little Bo Peep losing her sheep?? How on earth can you "lose" a domain? … [Read more...] about Losing a domain?