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Finally managed to get my x86 assembler to output MZ EXE correctly, not just .COM binary format. Hopefully the next step is an binary file which I can run outside of Dosbox.

Writing an assembler is harder than expected but also rewarding when things work πŸŽ‰ :win3_progman:

Because I can't find documentation, Trying to debug the DOS MZ EXE format by making a series of test applications and using fasm to assemble them...

I finally got my web based x86 assembler to be able to assembler a simple example.

It re-assembles as you type and if it's valid you can download the output executable. This example runs in dosbox (or dos if you have an install) and will print 'hello world!' then wait for a keypress. In this case it creates a .com file.

Reverted and uninstalled for now and back to the setup I had for services, will need to do more testing to work out a solution :thonk:

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It turns out Traefik doesn't support TCP forwarding until version 2 and, but 1.7 is the latest stable version and what is installed on k3s by default 😬

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It turned out that setting up & with TLS from Let's Encrypt was a big pain in the ass.

❌ Using HTTP Challenge
❌ Using TLS Challenge
βœ… Using DNS Challenge

I'm still not exactly sure what was wrong with HTTP challenge except it didn't seem to be answering the .well_known requests correctly.

TLS challenge requires complained that it didn't have the right certificate (isn't that the point of this, to get a certificate?)

At least I have wildcard certs now 🀷 but lost 8 hours of my life πŸ™„

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Now I'm having to read up on to work out the correct way to setup Lets Encrypt for certificates on :thonk:

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The cherry tree thinks it's spring already, I think it's in for a surprise πŸ˜”

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Arduino lib updated 6 days ago and it has support for the e-ink display i received

Today's coffee, an oat milk flat white. I switched to using a bigger milk jug for steaming which has helped a bit for the foam texture.

Who to people recommend for server hosting given scaleway seems to break randomly and have rubbish support?

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leave PHP users alone.

they get enough shit. they don't need more.

you don't need to be the hundredth person to tell them why PHP sucks and that they're bad programmers for using it

you don't need to be the tenth person that week to link the same anti-PHP blog post

Some flowers in a park in Borough, London. Hopefully we don't get any frosts now the trees think it's spring 😬

And that, my friends is the end of today's journey. We didn't see the deer today, but I'll leave you with a photo I took last time.

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From here we start our journey back out of the park towards Richmond and the station there. On our way we see a tree with interesting bark.

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Walking back to the entrance to the area, some plants are flowering. It feels early in the year for this. On one of the shrubs we spot a bumble bee.

Stopping to look more closely we smell the sweet scent of the flowers.

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At the distant end of area from where we entered is a pine tree with some twisted branches. As we stand below it we can hear some insects making loud clicking sounds.

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