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Entries for date "July 2016"

Sunday Music Post - "heroegodramafakeout"

Was thinking of our friend Tom, a comrade in arms we lost recently... lead to this simple fragment of a song... though I didn't know you that well, I hope you're in a better place, friend. [audio src="/music/heroegodramafakeout.mp3"] nights of long winded words and songs that never left your head...
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Ubuntu + MacMini + Harmony 650 + OpenPHT + Plex Media Server

Before we start with the harmony/lircd configs, follow instructions for building OpenPHT on ubuntu here: https://forums.plex.tv/discussion/197005/building-openpht-for-ubuntu Start with /etc/lirc/hardware.conf: # /etc/lirc/hardware.conf # #Chosen Remote Control REMOTE="Apple Mac mini USB IR Receiver" REMOTE_MODULES="" REMOTE_DRIVER="macmini" REMOTE_DEVICE="/dev/usb/hiddev2" REMOTE_SOCKET="" #REMOTE_LIRCD_CONF="apple/lircd.conf.macmini" REMOTE_LIRCD_CONF="apple/lircd.conf.harmony" REMOTE_LIRCD_ARGS="" #Chosen IR Transmitter TRANSMITTER="None" TRANSMITTER_MODULES="" TRANSMITTER_DRIVER="" TRANSMITTER_DEVICE=""...
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Reviewboard: ERR_SSL_PROTOCOL_ERROR or SSL_ERROR_INTERNAL_ERROR_ALERT but only about every 3rd page load

This seems to be related to a very interesting bug involving locks and subinterpreters in mod_wsgi using python. See: https://cryptography.io/en/latest/faq/#starting-cryptography-using-mod-wsgi-produces-an-internalerror-during-a-call-in-register-osrandom-engine https://github.com/pyca/cryptography/issues/2913 It seems like an upcoming OpenSSL version (1.1.0) should fix this. I first started encountering it after upgrading both ReviewBoard and the CentOS install its running...
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