Simulated Alpha Gentoo acrobatics show

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This is serving no other purpose then just a show what you can do with the system simulation now-days.  So take it with a grain of salt. I have enjoyed hacking through this and hopefully some others might find some … Continue reading

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Computer Archeology – ULTRIX

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Todays exercise we are going to concentrate on the MIPS architecture, particularly on the DECstation 5000/200 If we have no access to the actual hardware, we will use the excellent machine emulator called GXemul which runs quite well (after some … Continue reading

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OSX 10.11 on Linux via VirtualBox

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This has been covered about million times already, but I needed to get a relatively new OSX up and running and I have no access to an actual Mac to create the bootable ISO to use in VirtualBox. So here … Continue reading

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CFEngine 3.11.01b on Bashbunny

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This is meant for autonomous non-networked systems where we take the advantage of CFEngine and Bashbunny automation. I liked this exercise as it shows the great potential of CFEngine as well as the Bashbunny. Now the Bashbunny is an attacking … Continue reading

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Building CFEngine2 on Tru64 5.1B UNIX

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Now this is retro computing once again, and I always love to get back to it.  I have used the process described in my previous article https://astr0baby.wordpress.com/2017/04/27/pkgsrc-on-tru64-5-1b/ and used the pkgsrc/sysutils/cfengine2 environment to build cfengine2 like so: ===================================== —- OSF1 … Continue reading

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CFEngine-3.11.0b1 install/compile on Alpha Gentoo

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With my colleague @ work we have made a bet that if I would ever make a CFEngine run on Alpha systems I would get a diploma for CFEngine. So “Clouseau” here is a build of CFEngine 3.11beta running on … Continue reading

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Metasploit Framework running on Alpha (Gentoo) Matrix Style

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Has anybody managed to run Metasploit framework on other architecture than x86, amd64, ppc, arm, sparc ? I would love to know, please ping me. I have managed to run it on Alpha architecture via Alphavm_free simulator running recent Gentoo … Continue reading

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