Solved: The updates you are trying to apply are not Dell-authorized updates

When I booted into System Services using F10 on a Dell PowerEdge T710 to run the Platform Update on the LifeCycle Controller (translation: the firmware connects to Dell's FTP site and downloads and installs firmware updates for you) I saw "The updates you are trying to apply are not Dell-authorized updates."

After the initial wry smile about Dell firmware connecting to a Dell site to download Dell drivers and then failing and calling them "not Dell-authorized," I proceeded to do the following:

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CCK - The New Fragrance

A little fun this morning. I had a great talk with Jacob Redding yesterday as part of his academic work on open source communities. We talked a bit about the early times of Drupal, including the heady days in Antwerp in 2005 when the ideas for what was to become CCK and then fields-in-core were being explored, debated, and scrawled on whiteboards. I thought I'd share this creation by Steven Wittens. He whipped it up late one night after a long day of architectural discussions. It's been on the wall of my office for years.

iSCSI on RHEL6: Targets, Initiators and SANs

Here are the slides from the presentation I gave in the 2013 Spring Linux Presentation Series at Iowa State University.

iSCSI on RHEL6: Targets, Initiators and SANs (1.5MB PDF)


This adapter takes the guesswork out of iSCSI configuration. Just plug it into your USB port! Apologies to Brian Campbell.

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Solved: yum says TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, list found

You to run a simple yum update and yum gives you a traceback full of python info. Huh?

up2dateErrors.py212__init__TypeError coercing to Unicode need string or buffer, list found

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