Electric Vehicle Conversion Project

Recently I’ve been thinking an ideal family engineering project would be an electric car conversion. A bit of googling reveals that this is not outrageously expensive and is well within the realm of our abilities and tools, though it will provide an excuse to buy a welder.

The primary components are:

Donor vehicle (engine optional) […]

EMC Networker NDMP index oddity

We have had a real headscratcher with our backups of late. The setup has the tape jukebox connected to the dual-head NetApp 3170 as an NDMP device. EMC (formerly Legato) Networker runs on a CentOS Linux box and directs the NDMP jobs on the filer. This worked just fine for months, backing up multiple volumes. […]

Blackberry wordpress client

Finally loaded some updated blogging code to ye olde Powweb site. WordPress. Very nice and simple to use. Trying to post something from the Blackberry client … Now!

Batteries

I finally got around to investigating what went wrong with the my Ariel NH last time out – very weak spark and general loss of electrical power. The Boyer Bransden unit really is not happy with low voltage. After a lot of low speed puttering I did get home. I assumed that my rewired (again) […]