Archives: 2012 March

German: Suprisingly Hilarious for a 2-Year-Old

March 23rd, 2012, 2 Comments

The other night, I was tucking the boys into bed. I occasionally use a few German words with them (I don’t know all that many myself, but hey). They’d been rather bored with it, so I had dropped it for a few months. I said to Oliver, “Gute Nacht, Oliver. That means good night in […]

Unreported Disk Data Corruption – Kernel Bug?

March 3rd, 2012, 9 Comments

Well this is new, and I’m utterly baffled. Here’s a file that’s not in use by anything. $ md5sum xppro.vdi 589cbb5501dcddda047344a3550aaa95 xppro.vdi $ md5sum xppro.vdi a69806ec60d39e06473edbb0abd71637 xppro.vdi Every time I run md5sum on it, I get a different answer. Same story with sha256sum. If I grab just the first 100MB, it gives the same answer […]

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