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It has been an eternity, but I finally carved out the time to migrate the most popular items from our experimental Drupal 4.7 site to our shiny new Drupal 6 site. More content still awaits migration, namely video astronomy, but most of the technical elements are present.

This task was complicated by the experimental nature of the old install. It was one of the very first Drupal configurations we did, and as such was a hodgepodge of settings, modules and hacks to make it do what we thought it should. ... Click to read more

A couple of “critical” updates I received on 7/11/2007 failed to install. The update is in regards to .net:

  • KB92836
  • KB92835

The following is the procedure I finally used to fix the problem. It is tedious and I am not alone in being adversely affected by this update. This is not the first time that a Microsoft update has bit me. I may have to turn off updates until they are proven to work. Having systems go down without notification due to a failed update is not acceptable. ... Click to read more

  1. You may wish to clone your drive first.