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Why and how to use `pthread_join()`? - PThreads

Posted 05-23-2012 at 01:00 AM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 08-24-2012 at 01:50 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

  • Q: What is join with respect to Pthreads?
    A: Join is a functionality of Pthread library which allows the originating thread to wait for the completion of all its spawned thread's tasks.

    Without join the originating thread would exit as soon as it completes its chores, completely ignoring the states of its spawned threads. Due to this, even if any of the spawned threads is in middle of its chore, it'll simply get aborted.
  • Problem statement:
    In the below code I have
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LFS 7.1 on Ubuntu 12.04

Posted 07-21-2012 at 11:33 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 03:23 AM by druuna (Updated to current situation.)

I noticed that a lot of people try to build LFS using Ubuntu as host and are struggling, this article describes how to make Ubuntu compliant, create the partition and lfs user and set up the toolchain (basically chapters 1 to 5.9).

Warning: The latest stable LFS version is not 7.1.
The information below can be used as a reference for newer LFS versions. Do keep in mind that steps/actions are probably (slightly?) different in newer versions!

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In place upgrade from RHEL 5.x to RHEL 6.x

Posted 08-17-2012 at 02:25 AM by iamswift
Updated 10-11-2012 at 01:02 AM by iamswift

Inplace upgrade from RHEL 5.x to RHEL 6.x

Recently I contacted RH for in-place upgrade from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6 and got the standard reply from RH that this kind of upgrade is not supported.
I pressed for any document that gives steps carried out when the “upgradeall” option is selected while upgrading from RHEL 5 to RHEL 6 but got the same reply, saying in-place upgrade is not supported across major releases.
Below is the list of steps I followed to get in-place upgrade...
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How to catch an elephant in Africa?

Posted 03-07-2013 at 06:27 AM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 03-08-2013 at 02:58 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

A technicians joke worth sharing...of course in my personal opinion

How to catch an elephant in the Africa
  • MATHEMATICIANS hunt elephants by going to Africa, throwing out everything that is not an elephant, and catching one of whatever is left.

  • EXPERIENCED MATHEMATICIANS will attempt to prove the existence of at least one unique elephant before proceeding to step 1 as a subordinate exercise.

  • PROFESSORS OF MATHEMATICS will prove the existence of
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Asus EEE-PC X101CH

Posted 04-18-2013 at 04:40 AM by markyd
Updated 12-03-2013 at 05:47 AM by markyd

Friday 6th September 2013

First of all I must thank the lovely wife Emma who hit the "Google Jackpot" with this one, as anyone with the patience to read the rest of this blog below will know I was "most peeved" with ASUS and their X101CH. I wish I had all the Google articles to support this post but I did not make notes sorry but here is a summary as I see it. It appears that Intel "outsourced" the drivers for the Cedar Trail chipset and they are only...
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