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OpenBSD/amd64: BIGMEM is default

Posted 04-05-2011 at 09:26 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 04-05-2011 at 09:47 PM by rocket357

Thanks to the work of Bob Beck and countless other OpenBSD developers, amd64 BIGMEM is now turned on by default in the April 4th snapshot of OpenBSD-CURRENT.

OpenBSD 4.9-current (GENERIC.MP) #865: Mon Apr  4 13:03:14 MDT 2011
real mem = 137428045824 (131061MB)
avail mem = 133755703296 (127559MB)
mainbus0 at root
bios0 at mainbus0: SMBIOS rev. 2.6 @ 0xdf79c000 (103 entries)
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mencoba yang positif

Posted 04-04-2011 at 09:47 PM by megasaputra

mencoba boleh2 aja, selama itu positif
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Building a Gentoo installation.

Posted 04-04-2011 at 06:00 PM by tekra
Updated 04-04-2011 at 06:24 PM by tekra

Four years ago I built my first Gentoo installation. It's a rather steep learning curve at first, but quite straight-forward for anyone with a technical background, and I soon had a basic install running. Within a few months it was the best-customized, most robust and most enjoyable working environment I'd ever used.

Some months later I went overseas for a time, and reverted to a package-based distro for practical reasons (Gentoo is source-based), and have stuck with it ever since....
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Amazing collection

Posted 04-04-2011 at 12:58 PM by myklmar (Linux Gimux)
Updated 04-09-2011 at 02:21 PM by myklmar

Linux Gimux Vol 1.

This is a 28 page PDF e-book of collected "tips, tricks, scripts and bits "

I have found these to be extremely helpful and so have collected them into one document, so that whenever I forget how to do something......there it is!
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Fedora 14 review on "low end" machine

Posted 04-04-2011 at 11:27 AM by DJ Shaji

I was personally very disappointed and disillusioned when I tried to install Fedora 14 on my system (1.5GHz Pentium 4, 256 MB RAM). The installer said that my system memory was too low for it to run. Anyhow, after some tinkering with the text based install - which doesn't offer much partitioning options, by the way - I was able to install it to my system. And that's when I was pleasently surprised !

First of all, let me clearly say that Fedora 14 outperforms both Fedora 11 that I...
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