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This was posted as a correction to a note I made about some character encoding errors that appeared on the LA Indymedia website. It's poorly written. If you need me to edit and clarify, send an email to email@example.com.
It's ISO 8859, not 8890.
Below this list is a story about a PXE boot problem I had with the Yukon PXE firmware.
Known DHCP options:
I got an Aironet 1200 and didn't have the serial cable, so I tried to use IPSU to find the IP address. I ran it in a VM, bridged the ethernet interface, and it failed.
I just submitted this idea to some hackathon thing. I wish I hadn't but I did.* The idea is a mobile app that, based on the sensor's location, will play audio files that pertain to the area.
Dell shopping tip:
MySQL has a feature to log slow queries, and it's nice, but the problem is, a lot of the queries look alike. So what you want is a backtrace so you can find the code that created the query.
(argh, forgot to back up my postfix work. i have to start fresh, so this is an opportunity to document work.)
# first get a superuser shell with sudo sudo -s apt-get install mailutils
There's a zillion ways to do it, and editing $PATH is probably the best, but I didn't want to do that, so I did this:
I've been working on learning postfix and migrating email accounts to it. The service I'm dreaming about is going to be "limited email" and differs entirely from the big email servers.
I got on a right-wing PAC's email list, and got this.
Dear Fellow American,
I was thinking a bit about the JS co-learning thing, and discovered that services, APIs and libraries really change the game, or have changed the game.
Prelims: HTML and DOM CSS and DOM
After a long afternoon of watching The Big Bang Theory on DVD, the loader stopped reading discs. I thought it was a software issue, so tried a bunch of different things, but this thread seems to say that DVD lasers wear out.
If you have a DVD that you're ripping that has bad sectors, and it's not a commercial one with intentional bad sectors for copy protection, you can try to salvage the files in parts.