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Mar 5, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments


usenix, the advanced computer systems association. Visit the link for more information.

Mar 4, 2007 - 2 minute read - Comments

It's Sunday night again

Yep, Sunday night. Tomorrow starts another week of the standard stuff… or does it? I have spent some time adding new modules and things to the site, but not all of it is configured yet. I cleaned up the non-logged in main page to add info about the meetings, as it didn’t make sense to not have that on there. I also discovered that once you disable anonymous access from a number of items, everything vanishes when you are not logged in.

Mar 3, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments

Vista Review

For any of those who are interested, there is a write-up on yahoo about Vista. I saw this just after Vista was available in the stores and promptly forgot to post it. For those who care:;_ylt=ArUL.0rIZ1sp2JhxpDrz3yEDW7oF

Mar 1, 2007 - 1 minute read - Comments

New scam: phone calls regarding new lower interest rates on credit cards

It looks like there is a new scam on the go. You get a phone call offering you a low interest rate on your card. Just press 0 (or some number) to speak to a representative. After a moment you get a person on the other end who offers a very sweet deal on a credit card or some such and then asks some verification info from you to prove who you really are.

Feb 27, 2007 - 2 minute read - Comments

Testing blogging - Jumpstart oddity on Solaris 9

We had fun recently at a local company when setting up a Solaris 9 Jumpstart server. When installing a new client, it kept asking if we wanted to disable Power Management. Problem is, it was asking this question AT THE BEGINNING of the installation, and not at the end as usual. Everything was configured properly, we had the finish script to disable this question, but it still kept popping up.