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Back to the wireless quest

Posted 01-14-2009 at 08:05 PM by ctroyer
Updated 01-14-2009 at 08:22 PM by ctroyer (recategorize)

I took a little detour to get my sound card working while I was waiting for the wireless card to arrive in the mail. Now that I can listen to music while beating my head against the machine, it will be much more fun.
Bad news when my wireless card arrived in the mail - they substituted a different cheap card for the one I ordered. For any other application, it wouldn't matter, but the substitute uses a chipset that is NOT supported, so I'll try to find something else to purchase; but I'll...
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kernel 2.6.28

Posted 01-12-2009 at 07:50 PM by Drakeo

Well keep playing with it and you will brake it. Usually I can fix 90 percent of the problem 2.6.28 you take the cake. Just real bad thinking on behalf of the community. I gues I will right my own kerenl. x86 is still alive.
Linus how did this crap get past you.
symlink to to a joke.
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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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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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