AMD Opteron

This week’s Photo Challenge is entitled “go for gold”. We have to send in something related to gold. I decided to photograph the underside of a computer processor – an AMD Opteron – which was on my desk. The pins are gold-plated. From a super-macro like this, the scale is hard to tell. In real […]

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Various Nagios plugins

I’ve now written several Nagios plugins and submitted them all to MonitoringExchange. Here’s a quick summary: check_temper for monitoring the temperature with a TEMPer USB thermometer check_kernel for checking that the currently running kernel on an RPM-based system is the most recent installed kernel (not necessarily the latest available kernel in the repository) check_aql_balance for […]

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