July 24, 2021
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Fedora Workstation Crashes Possibly Resolved/ Updates of XCP-ng Packages

Well my Fedora 33 workstation desktop kept freezing and crashing whether I used KDE Plasma, Cinnamon, MATE or Gnome desktop environments. I suspected my Nvidia Quadro K1200 drivers and wa going to really dive into that when I had time. … Continue reading Continue reading

July 22, 2021
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Brief Update of Virtual Infrastructure

I performed some updates of my virtual environment that caused me to briefly take down my IceCast and ShoutCast relays and then my websites.

Once again more data here : https://dhoytt.com/mainblog/2021/07/updated-xcp-ng-from-8-1-to-8-2/.
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July 21, 2021
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Updated XCP-ng from 8.1 to 8.2

I’m prepping to move the dhoytt.com web server to a different web server. So I decided to update the underlying hypervisor XCP-ng first. First I migrated all of my virtual systems off of my slave Xcp-ng system then loaded the … Continue reading Continue reading

June 14, 2021
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Took Down Virtual Environment for Storage Maintenance

I had a storage alarm on my storage array start screaming today because it lost power to one of its redundant power supplies plus had slight temperature high reading on CPU #1. I found out that the power supply without … Continue reading Continue reading

April 9, 2021
by dhoytt
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Lost Networking XCP-ng Hosts Then Recovered

Today I lost the XCP-ng networking to 3 XCP-ng hosts in a pool of 4 hosts. I logged in to check XCP-ng Center from a Windows workstation and couldn’t connect to the pool. I logged into the master of the … Continue reading Continue reading

March 14, 2021
by dhoytt
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Big Cable Management Start

Did a major start on getting some cable management done in the home computer room. I have been wanting to start some cable management in the computer room for a very long time but wanted to get the hardware situation … Continue reading Continue reading

February 15, 2021
by dhoytt
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Gritty HPE C7000 Blade Enclosure Update

I updated my HPE C7000 blade enclosures Virtual control modules to VC-Enet 10/24. I then updated the firmware to 4.85 so that it wouldn’t rely on flash in the browsers which as of this year is blocked for security reasons … Continue reading Continue reading

November 18, 2020
by dhoytt
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Updated Web Server OS Patches and WordPress Plugins\Themes

Since I’m here monitoring some work migration processes in my computer room for the outside job that seem to be going well I decided to update my music streaming server running W2019 Datacenter version on one of my Bl460c blade … Continue reading Continue reading

October 31, 2020
by dhoytt
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Maintenance to XCP-Ng Hypervisors Updated Zoneminder Plus Installed Patches Updated WordPress

My BL460c gen8 blade servers have been really noisy with the fans kicking up a lot more lately as I have put more of a load on them so tried a setting that required a reboot in the bios setting … Continue reading Continue reading

October 4, 2020
by dhoytt
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Virtual Environment Expansion

I have my new HPE bl460c gen8 blade systems now in my existing virtual hypervisor XCP-Ng pool with my Dell Poweredge R710’s systems temporarily while I assess them. I need to keep them running see how they handle the loads, … Continue reading Continue reading