#introduction Hello! I'm Hamzah. I'm a #linux engineer at a large video games company in #London.
I consider myself a hardcore geek, but these days most of my time is taken up by my son and wife. While I don't really consider myself much of a gamer, I do love the #FinalFantasy series.
I'm very interested in automation, and have a small addiction to #ansible, #kubernetes and home-assistant.io.
I tried to run the bit Bitcoin Core wallet, and the node it was assigned to decided nope out. I had to physically reboot it. Not sure why that happened. 😓
I suppose I could just always use GNS3 or VIRL (if it's still called that) if I ever feel like playing with Cisco equipment again, but that's not the same as physical hardware!
I really wanted to buy the NPE-G1 module for all 3 of the 7204s, but it was a bit expensive at the time.
I particularly wanted to play with the Cisco 7204 VXRs a bit more, but they were so power hungry, and noisy that I didn't really get a chance. I remember being extremely pleased that I got all three for £1 each. My manager at work at the time was head of network infrastructure, and even he was shocked that I got them for so cheap.
Someone is coming to collect a bunch of my old home lab routers and switches from when I was interested in #cisco certifications. They are quite old devices, but I'm still kinda sad to see them go. Need the space though. :(
Mean while I'm worried my wife will go into labour while I'm here with my son, at a different hospital. There is only around 12 days till the due date. So realistically, it could be any minute now.
Self-proclaimed genius, and ruler of the Internet. System admin the rest of the time.
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