Debian 11 “Bullseye” failing to connect to network with Intel XL710 10GbE adapter

Having taken delivery of a brand new server with an XL710 card in it, I booted it up after setting up the DHCP reservation, and while the reservation for the dedicated BMC/IMPI interface kicked in immediately, it failed for the interfaces on the XL710 adapter.

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A look back at some older 16-bit shareware games for Windows

I went looking for some information on the old Balistic.exe (for some reason the spelling is incorrect for the executable) game for Windows the other day, and couldn’t find any information online. So instead I decided to do some digging and document some information on older 16-bit Windows games here for posterity. In cases where the games were published as shareware, I have uploaded them to the Internet Archive, and linked to them here.

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Fixing a purple/green colour effect during gamma adjustments using the Nvidia driver on Linux, and enabling the RGB colour space and full colour range

I had a peculiar problem where the colours on my Television looked washed out when connected to my Nvidia GTX 960. I’m using the proprietary drivers, and tried a few different driver versions to see if that helped, but in the end that didn’t seem to be the problem.

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