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Download of Centos DVD1 6.2 getting header error.

Posted 01-26-2012 at 03:44 PM by cdrolet

I am unable to download the Centos 6.2 DVD1 isos disk from any of the Centos Mirrors. I get a header error when I try to download to my hardrive. Any ideas ?
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Simple C: Beyond Bash Part 1 - String lists and pipes

Posted 01-26-2012 at 08:03 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 04-05-2012 at 07:54 PM by rainbowsally

[Note, this is marked for POSSIBLE deletion in the future by the author. This version is not exactly the same as the one in libLQ. In fact it may be removed a bit later, though it has some advantages over the the libLQ version in that it uses REAL char** types which behave exactly like any other char** type. The libLQ version monkeys with the base address in order to tuck an 'argc' below the first arg and thus avoid repeatedly literally 'count'-ing the string size. It is is a subclass of an...
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Assembler Stuff: Asm and Inline Asm

Posted 01-25-2012 at 07:15 PM by rainbowsally

Assembler Stuff: Asm and Inline Asm

  • Asm and inline asm examples
  • Using C macros to create global function names
  • Intel and ATT syntax
  • Viewing disassembly in a *.s file and using objdump

Let's get right to the point...

// main.c
// COMPILE: gcc main.c -o main --save-temps
// take a look at the C asm output file, 'main.s' afterwar

// 64 bit asm keeps part of the stack in registers in C, so let's
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Posted 01-25-2012 at 06:42 PM by XenaneX

I still use PCLinuxOS on one computer. Version 11.06 I believe it is called. It is very polished and I like it a lot. However, it is 32 bit and the lack of a 64 bit version caused me to go looking for another distro.

My other computer, the one I'm on now, has simply Mepis 64 bit on it and it runs nicely. There are some minor issues such as a volume slider that doesn't change the volume. I have to open the mixer and use the slider in it which works well enough. Also, M11, as...
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Holy Binary Blobs, Batman!

Posted 01-25-2012 at 02:58 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)

Just how many binary blobs are there in the kernel...!? I finally enabled "deblob" for my gentoo kernel sources, and it took the build five minutes to remove all the kernel blobs! Must have been hundreds of them. I think I saw my Ethernet driver scroll by... hopefully I have networking in my next boot. (*gulp*)
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