As you might have seen, I’ve been building, and setting up my home server, and during that time, I had a lot of issues getting things working. Some were from my own stupidity (like installing the GRUB loader on the wrong hard drive so it wouldn’t be read at boot time) and others weren’t so much my fault, but the fact some of the hardware I have doesn’t have open source drivers.
After posting my intention of building a home file server for storing my movies, pictures, music and probably other files, I had to order some new hard drives to give me the space I think I will need. They have now arrived so I get to install those into the case, and then set up the operating system to run everything.
I’ve not forgotten to post about my file server, I just haven’t finished setting it up yet, and therefore haven’t finished the post. I’m running into some issues getting the operating system to work how I want it. It sound picky, but there’s some hardware issues involved too, which are being a pain.
I mentioned back in my blog post for “Yet another change” that I was looking to use CakePHP for a project I had in my head that I wanted to start on. Today I had some time free so I thought I would get set up with CakePHP V3.0, and follow their user guide. I went through the various steps within the tutorial, and when I came to load the page, I was presented with a blank screen. Completely blank, no error message, no indication of what might be wrong, and not even any mark-up. Nothing in the logs folder to guide me. After a while of trying, I decided to use the terminal to see if it could help, so I did the following: