A NetApp metrocluster sonata. A rebooting node, aggregate not healed and a tad of mojo from support

It was a lazy Sunday afternoon…

Based on the title, this already is a bad beginning, isn’t it? In the end the issue turned out to be less of a problem than it seems. It all started, as stated, on a Sunday afternoon, casually receiving an email that one node of our NetApp metrocluster had finished an unplanned takeover. Looking over that information, I noticed a rather cryptic message from “the healthy one”, as I will address it later on, saying: “METROCLUSTER AUTOMATIC UNPLANNED SWITCHOVER COMPLETE”.

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Not so bad temperature meter. Using ESP8266 and a DHT11

In case you are a nut case and want everything monitored and under control, as I do, you NEED a temperature and humidity monitoring device that is at least semi-reliable, throwable, checkable, cheap and ugly as fuck.

Also, the results can be seen here: https://bastart.spoton.cz/temphumi/ and especially, the graphing for battery state (3rd graph from top): https://bastart.spoton.cz/status/

Search no more, as you have found it, read on and relive the ecstatic feelings of designing an ass-ripping ultra portable ESP8266 powered temperhumi meter for a couple [f|b]ucks.

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Installing Manjaro Linux on ASUS Zenbook 14 (UX433FN-A5104T)

As I have been labeled as an impulsive, irrational individual, here comes another irrational and impulsive thing I have managed over the course of the last days. I came to a conclusion, that I need a new computer (understand laptop) that should be capable of some pretty advanced stuff, be portable and MUST be good looking – we all know that is the most important one. Also, it cannot be an apple…

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