Chrome, Google und pawlowsche Reflexe ...

So … Google Chrome sendet also Tastendrücke an die eingegebene Suchmaschine (also nicht unbedingt Google Search) um die Bedienung zu vereinfachen. Und viele Schreiber verdammen dafür Google. Gähn …. Denn...

Virtualbox 2.0 released

We have released the 2.0 release of Virtualbox. You can download it from the Sun Download Center. The release notes describes a lot of changes in this version: This version...

Intel and Opensolaris

In a series of videos David Stewart (an engineering manager at Intel’s Open Source Technology Center) describes the work Intel put into Opensolaris: Intel and Opensolaris Powermanagement Performance Fault Management...

"Ich bin doch nicht dein Computerrepariertrottel ..."

Warum hat man bei einigen Menschen eigentlich das Gefühl, das sie nur mit einem befreundet sein wollen, damit man ab und an mal fuer sie den Computerrepariertrottel gibt? Und warum...

links for 2008-09-03

HOWTO: Create a Solaris 10 RAM Disk Image :: Col´s Tech Stuff (tags: ramdisk sysadmin)

links for 2008-09-02

Schneier on Security: My LA Times Op Ed on Photo ID Checks at Airport "No-fly lists and photo IDs are supposed to help protect the flying public from terrorists. Except...

Change request accepted for a different block allocator.

I wrote some days ago about the need for an different ZFS block allocator to enable the usage of an ZFS pool for an MAID. After thinking a little bit...

Cubes

Less known Solaris Features: Getting the command line and environment of running processes

There is a really interesting tool to gather informations from a running process. Let´s assume a fellow admin is in her or his well-deserved vacation and now you have to...

Less known Solaris features: Getting rid of Zombies

Once in a while you will see some strange processes with <defunct> instead of a process name. This happens when a child process terminates, but the parent process isn´t interested...

Back home

I´m back from my trip to Toulouse. I had great weather there. On Friday we were in the center of Toulouse. Saturday was filled with a trip to Carcassone (the...

Final approach ...

links for 2008-08-29

Big bucks, bigger hassle: Overbooking is less fun than ever - Upgrade: Travel Better (tags: aviation businesstravel) DasErste.de - [Panorama] - Egon Bahr: NATO-Beitritt Georgiens waere "abenteuerlich" (tags: politics geopolitics)...

Presentation about Rock

To end all questions and rumours about Rock … this is the presentation held by my colleagues at the recent HotChips conference. Rock is alive and very healthy. (click here...

Toulouse revisited

I´m just waiting for the aircraft to Toulouse. I´m looking forward to the better weather, the nice landscape and visiting friends there … :) I don´t know if i find...

A380-900

They don´t have their own A380 aircrafts but after Air France/KLM there is a second airline interested in a even bigger A380 as Mr. Gallois disclosed in a newspaper interview....

links for 2008-08-28

101 Atheist Quotes - The Atheist Blogger (tags: religion interesting humour science theology skeptic) TSA: Traveling with Film (tags: travel security photography film)

New multifabric NEM for Sun Blade 6000

You may have noticed, that the Sun Blade Servers don´t have Ethernet or FC on board. They just have 4 PCI-E connections to the outside world (2 to the NEM...

MAID, ZFS and some further thoughts ...

I had an interesting discussion with a blog reader and customer via icq (oh wonderful new world of business). It started with a question about the J4500 and it ended...

Fangorn found a new home

There is a new resident in my home office. I´m jumpstarting fangorn at the moment. fangorn is a Sun Ultra 60 workstation (dual-proc UltraSPARC II system with 450 MHz on...