Archives week 22 of 2007

May 28, 2007 - June 3, 2007

Slow weekend for work (Life getting in the way...)

We spent Friday evening helping set up the video blogger's thing at Linux Caffe. Weren't able to hang around while they were actually shooting though, so we headed off to a wonderful Ethiopian restaurant (Nazareth) a few blocks from the Caffe. The menu is quite short, but the food is wonderful and reasonably ...

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OLPC on CityTV (News at 6 and "international" news program on the all-news channel)

Amber Mac (formerly of G4 TechTV, now at CityTV) did a piece on the OLPC that aired this evening. Introduction by the anchor and a minute or two of interview. I'm told it will eventually show up on the web for viewing (hope so, as I managed to crash MythTV just as it was on).

No dual boot on this machine (First Gentoo-only machine (sort-of)...)

Around some paying work tonight I've been "working in" the new machine. That's included testing that various components are working, fixing minor configuration issues and the like; but the big event was playing with VMWare to create a Win32 image for doing the porting/testing work for various projects. I'm not finished yet, but it's a ...

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Linux Caffe has summer hours! (Meetings any day of the week...)

Dave of Linux Caffe has finally carried through on his threat to open until 11pm 6 days a week (all save Sunday). That means that we can gather at Linux Caffe and hack (while purchasing coffee) after work.

Of course, I actually work at Linux Caffe most days, so for me it just means I ...

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Back up (mostly) ($1200 and 18 working hours poorer)

I've got the server/workstation back up to limping shape. GRUB is corrupted in some weird way (doesn't show the menu, just a garble of text, but it chooses the first option in the list, so I actually get booted) and the HAL daemon hangs the whole machine if I let it run... other than that ...

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