Category: Tech Stuff

My router has a text editor

Tom July 25, 2011 Tech Stuff, Work

So I’m trying out the features in IOS-XR instead of doing the usual “conf t”… but found out you have several editors to chose from! RP/0/RSP0/CPU0:router#edit route-policy UPSTREAM-OUT ? emacs  to use Emacs editor nano   to use nano editor vim    to use Vim editor <cr> RP/0/RSP0/CPU0:router#   Editing the config via the terminal results in […]

Galaxy Tab Dock

Tom January 14, 2011 Hong Kong, Mobile, Tech Stuff

I got the Galaxy Tab HDMI dock yesterday, works quite well, although saw this note included when I opened the packaging. It’d be great if this was truthful, but unfortunately the only way to upgrade your galaxy tab is via Kies. which is crap! Fail.

New Toy

Tom November 7, 2010 Hong Kong, Life, Tech Stuff

I got a new toy – and no, its not a tablet computer (yet). My new kindle is wonderful, with many books already downloaded and I’m more than half way through a very interesting book ‘Gweilo: Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood‘. Wonderful too for entertainment while I’m off my feet post-op.

Maximum MTU Discovery

Tom May 28, 2010 Tech Stuff, Work

Learnt this neat little trick to discover MTU on a link: pe1.zzz1#ping Protocol [ip]: Target IP address: Repeat count [5]: 1 Datagram size [100]: Timeout in seconds [2]: Extended commands [n]: y Source address or interface: Type of service [0]: Set DF bit in IP header? [no]: y Validate reply data? [no]: Data pattern […]

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