Monthly Archive: November 2005

MythTV 0


I just saw some WD 400GB drives on sale for 200$ a piece. Make me really want to build a MythTV/RAID Box. Unfortunetly I have to save all my money at the moment for that Xbox 360 – but one of these days god damn I’ll actually get to build my RAID, so I can stop shuffleing data around on non-redundant external Harddrives. (Slow ones too). Sigh – Oh well.

NuFone 0


NuFone is once again trying to screw me over – this time for 7cents. I dont belive these people, more specifically that one person. I’m preety sure NuFone is just one person. Their service is really bad, and I cancled it after a week of using it last… January. I cancled my account then I asked for a partial refund, wouldnt do it. Filled a paypal complaint, didnt go very...

Aeon Flux 0

Aeon Flux

I really want to go see Aeon Flux this comming friday. I heard some rumors that its based on a comic? Dunno. But its sci-fi and it stars Charlize Theron (who kicked all ass in the Italian Job). Then again the 10 day forecast around here is snow from today (monday) through friday or satruday (2nd/3rd). So it may be difficult to get down the hill in the snow. Oh...

Installed Memtest86+ 0

Installed Memtest86+

Installed and ran memtest 86+ for 40 hours stait this weekend on my linux laptop. No errors, but yet my machine loved to IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL in windows (which is generally ram related) and has frozen up a few times in linux. I think it may be heat related as it only seems to have problems when its not on its “cooling” pad. (once or twice on the pad – but thats...

Linux on the Laptop 0

Linux on the Laptop

I’ve been muking with my laptop a good bit more, I found only one problem: Wireless is a bit iffy. There’s alot of times when I ifup wlan0 that it will sit there trying to get DHCP and end up doing nothing. Of course if I iwconfig the ap mac, essid and channel – the connection is alot more likely to work (though a script in /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ is supposed to...