Virtualbox 2.0.6 available

A new version of Virtualbox is available at the usual location. Version 2.0.6 fixes some bugs as described in the changelog. Thanks to Constantin for the hint.

links for 2008-11-25

Spin-down Copan spins itself down some • The Register (tags: copan maid) Headius: Noise Cancelling (tags: ruby jruby) Snatch for your iPhone - Get your mind out the gutter -...

SPARC Enterprise T3120 - you´ve read it at c0t0d0s0.org first ;)

TPM adds many speculations to the bits of truth in an article at the Register (fueled by this Flag Day announcement). No confirmations or declines about the stuff in the...

Hole in the clouds

787 Dreamliner production frozen as fastener issue paces program

The flight blogger published an really interesting article, again - 787 Dreamliner production frozen as fastener issue paces program At first it looks like there is finally a number of...

links for 2008-11-24

dim_STAT User's Guide (tags: dim_stat benchmark) JRuby: What, Why, How ... Do it Now! (tags: JRuby) MDB54131-prasentation_airport.pdf (application/pdf-Objekt) Pressepräsentation zur Flughafen S-Bahn .... (tags: EDDH HAM airport s-bahn)

Airbus says Boeing strike was big help

Airbus says Boeing strike was big help: "PARIS -- Airbus benefited from the recent strike by workers at The Boeing Co. as it gave stretched suppliers more time to focus...

Schäuble mal wieder ...

Der Rationalstürmer formuliert zu Herrn Schäubles neustem Angriff auf das Grundgesetzt sehr hart, aber ich bin mehr als geneigt ihm zuzustimmen: Ja, es gibt eine Bedrohung durch den internationalen Terrorismus....

No handshakes for Bush

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links for 2008-11-23

Strecke 1239: Eisenbahn-Tunnel und Tunnelportale, Informationen von Lothar Brill (tags: HAM airport) Flughafen-S-Bahn Hamburg – Wikipedia At last .... (tags: EDDH HAM airport) World Aero Data: HAMBURG -- EDDH (tags:...

What a contrast ...

A week ago i left the desert of Nevada … in the last night the winter came to northern germany …

iSCSI boot integrated to Opensolaris

I´ve reported back in August that the case for iSCSI boot was approved by the ARC. The PSARC 2008/427 (iSCSI Boot) and PSARC 2008/640 (iSCSI With DHCP) cases had their...

links for 2008-11-21

ongoing · 2008 Disk Performance (tags: disks rotatingrust) Scott Oaks's Blog: Simple Benchmarking with Faban (tags: webdev tools opensource performance http benchmarking faban) cooltools: Automatic Tuning and Troubleshooting System (tags:...

Road photo in the Valley of Fire

Making Apache privilege aware

Maybe you remember my RBAC/Privileges-Tutorial in the the LKSF series. In the third part i described how to take away some privileges from the apache processes. But this takes the...

Wikipedia uses Sun equipment

We announced in the press release “Wikimedia Selects Sun Microsystems to Enhance Multimedia Experience for Expanding User-Base Worldwide and Accommodate Explosive Growth of Rich Content”(who uses such fscking long headlines...

Hardware teaser: SPARC Enterprise T3120

Just a teaser. There is an interesting putback in Opensolaris Build 104: PSARC 2008/665 Tenaya Platform Software Support 6766865 Solaris support needed for SPARC-Enterprise-T3120 adds support for Tenaya platform to...

links for 2008-11-20

cooltools: Cool Tools at OpenSPARC T1 (tags: ultrasparct1 technology t2000 sysadmin sun software solaris performance tuning)

My thoughts about the future of Sun ...

I´ve stopped to think about all the articles from analysts or newspaper articles about Sun. Reading them leads to the instant urge to ask your doc for Prozac or Effexor....

Afterthought about the Transitive deal

Hmm, it will be interesting to see where the acquisition of Transitive by IBM will leave Apple (Rosetta is a Transitive technology) or SGI (their ability to execute Irix/MIPS code...