RPM vs OPKG Cheat Sheet

Recently in the Terragraph project I work on we changed from RPM to OPKG to removes some dependencies (e.g. perl) and make our overall image size smaller….

Ansible + Handy PyPI CLI Tools

I often use a lot of PyPI CLI tools. Here is an example of how to get them easily installed and kept up to date via Ansible…

IPv6 + Flow labels

Recently a teammate and I have come across a frame forwarding issue with ECMP on a hardware ASIC in a device I work on where the use…

NXOS Simple IPv6 BGP Peering

It took me far to long to find out how to config this, so I’m sharing it to be more searching on the Internets. Scenario: – NXOS…

Python pip ‘editable’ installing

From time to time I get asked (and I even have to ask a coworker) for the best way to install a Python modules (especially ones with…

GitHub + Rebasing from upstream/master to origin/master

So, every now and then on a PR I need to rebase and fix things so I can retest etc. – I always forget this so blogging…

Little Known Cricket Fact …

A little known fact… The first testicular guard was used in cricket in 1874 and the first helmet was used in 1974. It took 100 years for…

My Wisdom Teeth Suck !

So I have to get them out. Homo as … Look at my demented sideways tooth ! So off to day surgery a comming month soon !!…

Sign Only in AU !

New Car, New Shoulder + I’m Back …

Well well well, it has been awhile! The weekends have been busy and eventful and I just have not had the time / urge tow work on the site. Disappointing, yes I know….