AIX NIM NFS issues

Recently ran into a problem with NIM communication between an LPAR and the NIM server. The errors looked like this:   Permission denied rc=175 0042-175 c_mkbosi: An unexpected result was returned by the “/usr/sbin/mount” co mmand:   The problem was that my “/etc/exports” file on the NIM server contained some stale entries that resulted in…

VSixty aluminum pedal actual weight

There doesn’t seem to be a lot of info out there on these pedals.  At this weight and approx $99CDN, these seem to be a pretty good deal! These have a chromoly axle, and aluminum platform with removeable pins.  These are not the V-Sixty magnesium pedals.   184 Grams per pedal – 368 Grams per…

Avid BB7 mtn and FR5 lever actual weights

  Here’s actual weight of an OEM Avid BB7 Mountain kit with Avid FR-5 levers.  These came off a 2015 Kona Wo.   Front: 322 Grams   Rear: 366 Grams

Avid DB-3 Brakes Actual Weighs

Here’s actual weight for Avid DB3 hydraulic disc brakes: Front: 316 grams   Rear: 336 grams

2015 Kona Wo spotted

Just saw the new Kona Wo at my local shop. Looks like a great build! A few things I noticed: -Very wide bar at 30in measured. -Nice short stem -Tons of tire clearance. If those are really 4.5’s on there, it almost looks like 6in tires would fit! -The XL weighs 35lbs 10oz with pedals….

Fantastic Guitar Scale Charts

I spent a while looking for decent guitar scale charts I could print as a poster for reference. Many are just way too busy or complicated. Many others aren’t available in vector format. Then I found these. Many thanks to brandon7s from Reddit for these. Here’s a sample: Here are the charts in image format:…

Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29×2.25 actual weight

Nobby nic 29er 2.25 evolution snakeskin 694grams

Schwalbe Nobby Nic 29×2.35 actual weight

Nobby nic 29er 2.35 evolution snakeskin 778grams

Fix stuttering video audio on iTunes under Windows 8

I just bought an HD movie on iTunes, and much to my chagrin, I wasn’t able to watch it. The video was OK, but the audio was out of sync, and constantly stuttering. Here’s the solution: Control Panel -> Sound Right click the speakers you’re using, hit “properties”. Click the “advanced” tab. Choose “24-bit 44100Hz”…

Adding new VLAN to SEA

I have a 2 VIOS SEA failover setup. When adding a new VLAN to the SEA, I create a new Virtual Trunk adapter with the new VLANs to be added. This process has worked well, however the most recent time I performed it on 4 servers, 2 had problems – no traffic whatsoever to the…