How to add gold coins for eshop on Nintendo switch for physical games

I figured with Christmas coming, it might be a good time to add this. If you want to claim your eshop gold coins on physical games that you received, you can do so by going to the main Switch screen. Then highlight a game, press +, select My Nintendo Rewards Program, select Earn Points. Easy! ...

idrac6 Unable to boot on Virtual iso file

idrac6 Unable to boot on Virtual iso file
I was playing around with an older idrac 6 server Dell R210 ii and discovered this when I was trying to run a memtest remotely. It was a simple fix, although I wish the error was a little more obvious. The fix is to go to: In the idrac 6 interface; go to system > ...

%ILET-1-AUTHENTICATION_FAIL on 2960X after IOS Update

I ran into this after updating a few 2960x’s with build dates of 2015. I attempted to down grade and had no luck with fixing. The research I did found 3 reasons the error popped up. Besides the error message popping up every 5 minutes or so, it killed all ip routing, making the switch ...

How to import database through webmin

How to import database through webmin
This took some digging, but here’s the method to import a database (.sql extension) into your webmin. Webmin -> Servers -> MySQL Server If the database already exists and you want to overwrite it with the contents of a .sql file (a mysqldump), click to select the database in the list. Otherwise, click to create ...

ssh to reset dell idrac ip address and other variables

I was working on something with an IP conflict, and then locked myself out of routing via the VPN, so the quickest way to do a fix, was to change the IP of my idrac via command line. Apparently, you can do almost everything through command line. First step is to get onto your idrac, ...

Issues adding passwords on MySQL 10 or newer

Issues adding passwords on MySQL 10 or newer
I was trying to create a password for a new user on a new install of webmin. I was trying out the latest everything, latest MySQL (MariaDB 10), PHP 7.3, Kernel 5.0.2.12 running on Centos 7. But for some reason, when adding a new SQL user, I kept getting: failed : Password hash should be ...

Need a replacement for speed test by ookla?

I’ve been using fast.com, powered by Netflix and it’s been working great. I was getting annoyed with ooklas somewhat intrusive ad tactics and was looking for something a little better. Fast.com works great and has a great little application door Android as well.

microsoft surface pro 6 battery bar stuck at 100%

You would think this is a good thing, but no, haha. It’s nice to know what your battery is actually at. While the tablet was logged in, I did this key combo, and that resolved it: hold volume + and power button for 15 seconds and that should fix it.

nvidia color settings resetting after reboot

I am using the nvidia settings to manage some color settings, and as of a recentish anniversary update for windows 10, it kept resetting every reboot. Luckily someone at Tom’sHardware found the resolution, which I am shamelessly posting here with source: This issue is caused by the WindowsColorSystem scheduled task running at user logon. The ...

Cisco VLAN is created but still down and unresponsive

I was having issues with my older cisco switch not properly routing new vlans. I saw the interface was down, but the vlan interface existed, and it had an IP bound to it. When I would test ping I would get TTL expired in transit. So I would do something like this: int vlan 55 ...