Quitter la plantation

Post by Maxime Rousseau

politique, parti quebecois, quebec, catherine fournier, independance, souverainte

Aujourd'hui, Catherine Fournier a quitté la politique pour les bonnes raisons, et va probablement en payer le prix d'une défaite électorale cuisante aux prochaines élections provincials, en plus de se faire allégrement invectiver jusqu'à la fin de son mandat. Quand on lit les commentaires sur le statut Twitter qui annonce…

Fixing a Bricked Unifi Security Gateway (USG)

Post by Maxime Rousseau

unifi, security, gateway, networking, repair

I thought I was being real smart when I hooked up an eBay-bought 802.11af-compliant 12v POE extractor to my Unifi Security Gateway. The whole idea was to get rid of all the power-warts and AC-DC conversion devices hanging off my UPS to make the makeshift rack in my parent's…

FreeNAS + RancherOS, my NAS Docker Stack

Post by Maxime Rousseau

I've been a FreeNAS user since the 8.x days, having decided to ditch a self-hosted file server based off Fedora with a pretty basic MDADM + ext3fs storage setup. Running on commodity hardware, the prior setup was fine, but little other than an extensible NAS that was somewhat of a…

Easy Fix for Dead Unifi AC-Lite Access Points

Post by Maxime Rousseau

ubnt, ubiquiti, repair, ac-lite, networking, no power

I've been deploying Ubiquiti's Unifi gear for a while and I absolutely love it. While the development cycle of firmware and software is somewhat uneven, the products are great, inexpensive, run off a self-hosted management portal and don't have any licensing costs attached to them. Except for firmware-induced hiccups, I…

Rona, le fisc et la dérive de fonction - Prince Arthur Herald

Post by Maxime Rousseau

prince arthur herald, rona, fisc, revenu canada, vie privée

Bien peu de gens y verrons un problème à ce que Rona soit défait en cour. La défenderesse est une compagnie, un monstre sans visage ayant comme seule motivation le profit; dans un cas traitant d’évasion fiscale, son opposition est suspecte au mieux. Pourtant, l’enjeux me semble plus…