Appeasing Europe

In the rare event of you’re living in a dark corner of the Universe and never heard of the Fitna movie (a film criticizing the Quran and Islamic Culture) from the Dutch politician Geert Wilders, the best reaction to all the leftists who are acusing Geert of being a selfish right-wing racist, is from Pat Condell, whom I do

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O país da liberdade

O país dos bufos continua bem vivo entre nós. Os histéricos que andam a gritar contra o “ataque à Liberdade” por causa de uns 2 ou 3 polícias que foram a umas escolas, devem achar que esta perseguição surreal da DGCI é perfeitamente legítima (a propósito desse grande bode-expiatório que é o combate à fuga

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e1000_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang

Today after installing CentOS 5.1 x86_64 (kernel 2.6.18-53.1.14.el5xen) on a server with a Tyan motherboard and when I’ve tried to do a yum update, got this nasty error on the console: e1000: eth1: e1000_clean_tx_irq: Detected Tx Unit Hang Tx Queue <0> TDH <31> TDT <31> next_to_use <31> next_to_clean <af> buffer_info[next_to_clean] time_stamp <1014b175c> next_to_watch <af> jiffies

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Project Pier

I’m a big fan of the KISS philosophy. Specially on software and most of day2day things. I’ve been into all the 37Signals ‘Less is More’ Hype for a while and from all the web services they have, I just keep using Campfire and Basecamp. Campfire is the fastest way to have a chat and share

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The Ranger

  Actually it’s in Texas, but it’s not Chuck Norris. Meet the world’s largest supercomputing cloud at TACC: Ranger is built entirely on Sun – to dip into geekspeak for a moment, here are the stats: In around 6,000 square feet datacenter space, consuming less than 3 Megawatts… More than 4000 quad core Sun/Opteron blades,

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