Greg Hewgill (ghewgill) wrote,
Greg Hewgill

slow boat

After being in the care of the international postal system for just over eight weeks, our three remaining boxes arrived from Canada! These boxes contained things that we had kept with us while we were in Canada, and things that we would have liked to receive and use right away on arriving in New Zealand. Because of various delays and super slow shipping, we received them about three months after we had wanted them. But thanks Mom and Dad for the fantastic packing job!

Among these boxes was my desktop computer. I fired it up today after unpacking everything:

Mar  1 13:54:37 elise syslogd: exiting on signal 15
Jul  7 19:35:34 elise syslogd: kernel boot file is /boot/kernel/kernel

Clearly I remembered the critical point - to switch the power supply from the 115V setting to 230V. I'm curious, does anybody know what actually happens if you forget to do that?

Now that I finally have the master copy of our web sites, I can update them with some pictures we have taken over the past four months.

Now, to figure out where to put all the rest of the stuff that arrived...


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