HTTP 400 Bad Request with docker-maven-plugin

TL;DR: Check your Dockerfile (try to build it manually) before anything else! Today I was struggling with a 400 error: Exception caught: Request error: POST 400: HTTP 400 Bad Request -> [Help 1] when building an image with the docker-maven-plugin. After installing and uninstalling docker, cleaning up certificates etc, I figured out my setup […]

Mining Rig Build Log – 1

I’ve decided to join the recent trend of mining cryptocoins with GPUs. First, I got a GPU (an EVGA 1070) to complement my 970 and stuck it in my desktop. This is nowhere near profitable because I’d have to block an I7 machine to mine on 2 cards, and also get annoyed because I can’t […]

SoundMachine Build Log 02

I’ve decided to put in a knob to control the volume directly on the box itself. It will be controlled by volumio itself via a plugin, much like the GPIO Buttons plugin. Since this is really a development kit approach, the hardware consists of: A KY-040 rotary encoder and A screw-based prototype board Both are […]

Build Log 01

A while ago I’ve decided to try my hand at replacing my Sonos system with a DIY version of a sound system. I have two reasons to do this: I think it’s going to be fun and I have a bunch of FLAC files at odd resolutions which are not really playable by the Sonos […]