Using a custom boot logo on Lenovo ThinkPad T460s
Lenovo makes it possible to change the boot logo of my refurbished ThinkPad T460s. So let’s turn the big red rectangle into something BSD.
Accented characters using a US keyboard layout on OpenBSD
My refurbished ThinkPad T460s shipped with an International US layout keyboard. And with the default Xenocara configuration, I couldn’t type accents. As I write 90% of my real-life emails in French, this was an issue.
Enforce IP filtering on ESXi
My ESXi is provided by Online.net and accessible from Internet. Reading the VMware documentation, one can see: ESXi includes a firewall that is enabled by default. At installation time, the ESXi firewall is configured to block incoming and outgoing traffic, except traffic for services that are enabled in the host’s security profile. But the default security profile is way too loose! So here’s how to harden it a bit.