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Red Hat 5.7

Posted 03-25-2015 at 05:35 AM by jheengut

Last week I installed the Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution for the first time and unlike Fedora it felt smoother than a breeze.

The installation GUI is polished as an Enterprise grade toolkit. The general installation procedures were trivial but when a step regarding the Red Hat Subscription Management this needed to be skipped.

There was a problem in the partition table of the windows laptop and the vmware provided had a missing lua script, so virtualbox was chosen...
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BLDC Motor How To

Posted 02-24-2015 at 04:37 AM by jheengut
Updated 02-24-2015 at 04:38 AM by jheengut
Tags adc, bldc, odroid, pwm

I'm gathering data for running BLDC motor using my Odroid U3 Shield I/O.

First question what is a BLDC motor.

A BLDC motor is a Brushless Direct Current Motor meaning that the electromagnet coils are static but its the magnetic rotor that rotates.

It has many advantages to the motor used in toys and other types, but its complexity arises from the circuitry needed to drive this type of motor.

I have scraped some hard disks and optical drives...
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Hurr durr I'ma sheep

Posted 02-22-2015 at 11:32 PM by jheengut
Tags linux, makefile

Madness, madness

Hurr durr I'ma sheep , what is that ???

Do you call a that name or what !

Will you ever call your child like that.
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reinstalling slackware

Posted 02-04-2015 at 01:56 AM by jheengut
Updated 02-04-2015 at 05:49 AM by jheengut (completing)

I always have a knack for testing and deploying Linux/BSD distros on my Big Black Box.

But somewhere last week I pulled in the latest kernel, configured and compiled in less than an hour.

Some hours later when I remembered to reboot , to my distraught I realised that I managed to disfigure my lilo.conf file and bricked totally my slackware install.

Most of my time was lost into finding a good ide cable for my old 500GB hard disk and when I found one...
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Corsair Hackers Reboot:: The Birth

Posted 03-16-2014 at 02:57 PM by jheengut
Updated 02-04-2015 at 03:25 AM by jheengut

The LinuxFest 2013
was well covered by great topics on Linux and BSD and we have had a good and interactive audience.

I felt that there was not enough awareness of
FOSS, UNIX, OpenHardware here in Mauritius and the impact they have on our everyday life.
Secondly when
...
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