Archive for January, 2022

Straightening a Bent 1U Server Chassis

I recently acquired a new (used) server which was damaged in shipping.1 Luckily the damage wasn't anything serious, just a slightly bent frame.

In order to have any hope of fixing this I'd first have to remove the motherboard. As you can see, none of the internals appear damaged. It seems like the PCI riser's bracket [...]

Running MP-WP on a Modern Musl-Based Gentoo

A lot has changed since I last wrote a guide on installing and running MP-WP. For one, the previous article reads like pure cringe when I go back and look at it now. I was more concerned with exhibiting the right affectations than producing something truly useful. Whatever usefulness (if any) it served at the [...]