eeePC 701 error: “This kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detected an i686 CPU.”

I keep coming across this issue on my eeePC. I’ve solved it more than once, but I never make note of how I solve it. The issue arises when I botch an OS install. The lastest iteration of this error was caused by a failed ubuntu mini image installation via PXE. Halfway through the […]

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Nagios “NRPE: Command ‘check_disk_root’ not defined”

I had this error on nagios for the longest time. “NRPE: Command ‘check_disk_root’ not defined” This problem server, called derp is running NRPE under xinetd. Today I solved the issue! Big thanks to this answer on stackoverflow. In this answer by Jim Black, Jim says, “Be sure you killed off all the old daemons, including […]

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