January, 2005

simulpic: new upstream version for more than 8 years!

I have just uploaded a new version of simulpic. This software is a simulator for Microchip PIC16F84 microcontrollers. The initial version was a student project of the University of Pisa, and the development has stopped 8 years ago. Well, not really stopped as they were some patches in the Debian package. Recently, a new upstream […]

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High server load

During the last few days, I experienced a high load on my server (sometimes up to 15). Each time it happens, I observed that apache was unable to serve pages. Restarting it regularly seemed to fix the problem. Yesterday, I started to investigate the problem. Actually it was “referer spam”. The stats of my blog […]

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Do some kind of greylisting on Debian bugs?

Over the last few months, it seems that the number of silly bugs is increasing. Of course, in most of the cases, the severity of such silly bugs is set to critical. I won’t list all that silly bugs (it would take too long ), but I’ll take two examples, that are very recent as […]

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