FreeNAS VM running on FreeNAS using iohyve/bhyve

I like playing around with the latest versions of FreeNAS before they are released, but not by running the latest version on my main server.  Oh no!  The best way to do this is to create a FreeNAS VM on the FreeNAS server, although after upgrading to 11.1-U4 I was struggling to make this work.

 

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Smart Meters – some are ‘not so smart’

Doh!

I’m on a bit of a blogging roll and trying to finishing off some of the drafts I’d saved over the past few months!  In the middle of April, I was supposed to be getting my Gas and Electricity meters replaced for Smart Meters, but it turns out that most of the Smart Meters that are currently being installed aren’t actually that smart!

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Dive dive dive…

This was one of the very first non-IT posts I drafted, but it’s been over 18 months since my last dive and I wasn’t sure I was going to continue diving in the UK.   My main diving buddy had to hang up his fins in 2015, for medical reasons and my only diving since then has been a couple of holiday dives when visiting the Canary Islands.  So it was either time to find some new buddies or sell all the dive gear wasting away in my garage…

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