Adventures in CEC

Our trusty Harmony 880 has decided to start a somewhat rapid plunge into non-usefulness, started with the light no longer coming on when picked up and buttons are taking progressively more pressure to register. Gotten some good years from this remote and generally good experiences from the Harmony line, but with CEC becoming more prevalent […]

Fedora 19 Upgrade Gotcha

While updating my primary VM server at home, I ran into a problem where dracut failed to mount my partitions when it rebooted into the fedup environment. Turns out dracut changed behavior from f18 > f19 and no longer automatically activates luks/raid/lvm devices at boot. The fix is to edit /etc/default/grub and either add ‘’ […]

OctoPrint Win

Just to follow up my previous post, my Raspberry Pi OctoPrint setup worked entirely as advertised. I expected tweaks and problems, but the stack Just Worked and we were able to concentrate on tweaking the various temperature/calibration settings for the printer instead and managed to get some damn good prints for our first real trial. […]