Archives Oct. 15, 2005

Meeting on a bus (Wherein I find the subject of my best photograph ever)

I insisted on doing the grocery shopping this afternoon, even though Rosey had volunteered (she was trying to get out of writing a cover letter). Nothing exciting, just getting a few odds and sods for having a few people over for coffee this evening.

However, on the way home, who should walk on the bus ...

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Another couple of hours down its gullet (nVidia still gives a blank black screen on startx)

Have now patched the nvidia-kernel drivers with two different x86-64 patches that are supposed to fix various problems, yet no change in the symptom. Takes a very long time for the change-test-reboot cycle on this. Oh well, for now I still have to run with the (flickery, slow) vesa driver. Not pleasant... a few minutes ...

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