Barracuda Failed to open backup # for reading

Barracuda, System: Recovery 813, version: 8.2.0-6.201509121625 Problem: Archive Job reports failure, Failed to open backup #(######) for reading. Example: 188495  vCenter.company.corp|SERVERNAME   VMwareFull   09-10-16 02:35  54330MB  Failed to open backup #188495 for reading 188766  vCenter.company.corp|SERVERNAME   VMwareIncr   09-10-16 21:13  19059MB  Failed to open backup #188766 for reading 189104  vCenter.company.corp|SERVERNAME   VMwareIncr   09-11-16 21:15  19086MB  Failed to open backup #189104… Read More »

_deviceImage-0.iso was not found while deploying OVF (or OVA)

Minor issue, but slowed me down. Seems so simple after the fact. Also, sort of a follow-up to unsupported hardware errors previously covered. Recently while deploying an OVA that I created and tested on another host (ESXi 5.5), I was presented with the error: File ds:///vmfs/volumes/52c252-0b-bf765663-bffd-0026b95-d10a0/_deviceImage-0.iso was not found Expecting I left a .ISO mounted… Read More »

Putty Connection Manager

Tabbed view, session manager, etc. Free. Not bad. Gave up on commercial BS like SecureCRT & Reflections years ago (unless work will pay for it). Can’t be bothered. Don’t know why I didn’t think to look for a putty session manager until now, but I’m glad I did. Some things it do. 1.Display Multiple PuTTY Sessions… Read More »

Rooting the Coby Kyros 8024

A coworker recently picked one of these up. Currently there are no official releases of Cyanogenmod or anything else for the Kyros, so the next best thing is just to root  it since its basically running a vanilla Android 2.2 already. I was going to simplify and post the detailed steps it took to root the Coby Kyros 8024 using ADB from the Android… Read More »

Processing – simple fade technique

A basic sketch that shows how to use millis() for basic animation, in this case a fade-in of a rect(). millis() returns the current runtime of the sketch in milliseconds. Left-click for Fade-In, Right-click for Fade-Out. The transparency (alpha channel of fill/stoke) is calculated evenly across the duration, meaning you only have to change 1… Read More »