Archives Jan. 4, 2005

Nope, more Cinemoning (No wonder everyone else requires $100,000 servers...)


Bryan remarked on slow changes to the online views after the offline event yesterday. It's an artefact of our (delicately balanced) scanning method, which tries to make sure that we're not overloading the processor or network while still trying to quickly report changes to the status of groups in the network.

Problem is ...

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Time to restart the Mikey on Linux project? (Have to get off Microsoft eventually...)


As all my loyal readers will no doubt remember, I hit a rather annoying snag way back when that forced me to switch back from Linux to Win2K. I fixed that a while ago, but since then I've spent all of my time on Linux trying to get FreeVO installed and configured to work ...

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Quiet day of Cinemoning (Working on demos)


Improving demo-ing capabilities and handling CMTS failures and resets was today's focus. Nothing spectacular, just hooking up code in MockCMTS such that it can be accessed when the application is running in demo mode and then providing a UI for it.

The demo ui stuff showed a number of problems in how the MockCMTS ...

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Remembering (You'd think after 11 years I'd have written it down...)


Natasha and I have known each other for 11 years now. I still don't know the precise day of her birthday. I remember when it is (somewhere between the 4th and the 6th). The problem is that I got it wrong for 4 or 5 years (and always wind up seeing her on days ...

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