How I Got Stable Wifi

The home network can be a stressful place. When kids are learning from home, outages are agonizing.


Latest bash on Catalina with MacPorts

Install XCode via the App Store.

Install XCode command-line tools:

xcode-select --install

Change your shell from zsh to the ancient version of bash that Apple supplies:

chsh -s /bin/bash

Install MacPorts.

Open a new terminal window, which will now have MacPorts paths in $PATH.

Install latest bash with MacPorts:

sudo port install bash

Add the new bash as a valid shell:

sudo vi /etc/shells


Solved: Sensu won't start after upgrade to 0.23.2-2

After upgrading to Sensu 0.23.2-2 on RHEL 6.8 the Sensu server would not start. The logs looked like this:


Sensu config.json cannot be left blank

/opt/sensu/embedded/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sensu-settings-3.4.0/lib/sensu/settings/loader.rb:292:in `deep_merge': undefined method `each' for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError)
from /opt/sensu/embedded/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sensu-settings-3.4.0/lib/sensu/settings/loader.rb:96:in `load_file'
from /opt/sensu/embedded/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sensu-settings-3.4.0/lib/sensu/settings.rb:17:in `load'
from /opt/sensu/embedded/lib/ruby/gems/2.3.0/gems/sensu-settings-3.4.0/lib/sensu/settings.rb:38:in `get'



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