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Warning: Rant Ahead!

Posted 01-12-2009 at 01:45 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 10-27-2009 at 06:46 PM by rocket357

Today a thought occurred to me...

If I want to "kill -2 1" any one of my Linux boxen, I can. Linux will happily oblige, and I will have shot myself in the foot and upset both customers and management. Obviously this isn't something I want to do, but Linux (and the BSD's, for that matter), make no judgement call. They simply do what you tell them to do.

Not so with Windows. Today I found the evil ATI driver bug that causes Terminal Services to go brain...
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Installing ATLAS LAPACK

Posted 01-12-2009 at 08:57 AM by vanKampen92

## ## ## ATLAS - LAPACK Installation

## Installing ATLAS in 10 'easy' steps
## (based on ATLAS Installation Guide by R. Clint Whaley,
## JAN 25, 2008)
#
## First: "Turn off CPU throttling"
## Since I have a dual machine (two processors)...

vankampen07:~$ cpufreq-selector -c 0 -g performance
vankampen05:~$ cpufreq-selector -c 1 -g performance

## Second: Find out my CPU speed
By typing:
...
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Linux BackUp through mt and Tar

Posted 01-12-2009 at 12:44 AM by your_shadow03

Magnetic tape is a non-volatile storage medium consisting of a magnetic coating on a thin plastic strip. Nearly all recording tape is of this type, whether used for video, audio storage or general purpose digital data storage using a computer.

Linux (and other Unixish system) use mt command to control magnetic tape drive operation. You need to use mt command while working with tape drive. It allows you to reading and writing to tape.

The default tape drive under Linux...
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SVN Replication

Posted 01-12-2009 at 12:42 AM by your_shadow03

How to SVN Replication?

svnsync is a tool for creating and maintaining read-only mirrors of subversion repositories. It works by replaying commits that occurred in one repository and committing it into another.
==== Basic Setup ====
First, you need to create your destination repository:


$ svnadmin create dest

Because svnsync uses revprops to keep track of bookkeeping information
(and because it...
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Relative Newbie Tries Things Out

Posted 01-11-2009 at 04:20 PM by and3583

I've only been using linux for a year or so, and I don't expect to set the world on fire with this blog, but I'm having lots of experiences as I try and work with different distros, and I want this to be a kind of diary so I can remember how I did things.

If it helps anyone to read it and join in, you're welcome, and I'd be glad to hear your advice if anyone sees me struggling with a problem they know how to fix.

Right now I'm using g OS 3.1, just an experiment because...
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