July, 2005

Debian GNU/kFreeBSD build daemon upgraded

I am running a build daemon for the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD port. It was a bit overloaded by the high number of packages to build since the CXX ABI transition has begun. I decided to use the old mainboard of my main computer to upgrade it from an AMD K6-2 500 to an Athlon XP 1800+. […]

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New mainboard and new CPU

I have just upgraded my main computer with a new motherboard and a new CPU. It now has and Athlon 64 3000+ CPU, it is a lot faster than my old Athlon XP 1800+. I have four SATA disks in a software RAID 5 array, and with my old mainboard the SATA controllers were on […]

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Strange keyboard

Sam has got a laptop with a very strange keyboard. Have a look: No, it’s not a DVORAK one. Actually he explained me he tried to convert the QWERTY keyboard into a DVORAK one, but some of the keys can not be swapped because of the trackpoint. And he is using it as a QWERTY […]

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Hardware problems

I have got two hardware problems today. First my UPS died, leaving my servers at home as well as my ADSL modem without any power. The bad thing is that I am not at home, but in Helsinki for Debconf 5, so I had to managed to get it replaced by simple wires, by phone. […]

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