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Feeling High

February 27, 2009 Leave a comment

Still feeling high after the great concert with Tim Christensen (DK), my wife and I went to last night, The warmup was Mike Viola (US) was a nice surprice too.

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New notebook for my wife

September 5, 2008 4 comments

Today is was looking for a new laptop for my wife, the old one is not working to good any more. She use it for reading mails, browsing the web and to store our photos.

I was looking for one that could fullfil the following:

  • Should work out of the box in Fedora 9 (gfx,wireless etc)
  • No M$ Taxes, dont want to pay for something i dont use.
  • No close source drivers needed.
  • Looking good, a nice girl need a good looking laptop.
  • not to big and heavy, so no 19″ widescreen 🙂

I found this one

It almost only intel parts and they are well supported out of the box in Fedora, it is tested on Linux and can be bought without any OS and it looks good and is made in Denmark.

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Tour de France

July 28, 2008 2 comments

I am not much of a sports fan, but i have on weak spot, Tour de France, i followed the race in 20 years, sitting glued to the TV, 3 weeks every summer, this year it was better than it have been i a lot of years, an my favourite team CSC Saxo bank won the yellow jersey, the white jersey,  the team competition and 2 stages. I twas nice to see that Carlos ended up winning the race, i can’t think of any body deserve it as much as he does.

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Funny tagline

May 30, 2008 2 comments

It saw this tagline on a danish linux page, it make me laugh, so i must be some kind of a nerd 🙂

“There are 10 kinds of people.  Those that understand binary and those that don’t.” 🙂

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History

April 11, 2008 1 comment

400 nop
350 familly time
234 drinking coffee
123 browsing
100 reading mail
93  coding
33  eating
25  stuck in traffic
17  sleeping
9    working

Categories: Fedora, Misc

Better skip-broken support in yum

December 14, 2007 4 comments

For a while i have been working on making better support for yum to handle packages with dependency problems. The current skip-broken plugin has a lot of problems, so i have worked on building the the skip-broken support into yum, without needing a special plugin.

The first step was to make the yum depsolver collect the packages causing problems while it was depsolving.

The second step was to find a good way to skip the packages causing problems and all the deps they have pull in to the yum transaction.

In the latest couple of months there have been some very nice progress in adding a test suite to yum, so there is a good infrastructure for building test cases for the yum code, this is very important in testing the skip-broken functionality, because it is a good way to simulate all kind of dependency problems and to test if code changes is breaking something.

The new skip-broken code is now checked into the yum git HEAD and will be available in yum 3.2.9.

If you want to test it, you can check out the yum git HEAD and check it out.


git clone http://linux.duke.edu/yum/git/yum.git
cd yum
sudo ./yummain.py --skip-broken some-yum-action

The code conflict with then yum-skip-broken plugin, so it have to be removed if you want to test tje new code

Fedora Rawhide is a nice place to test it, there have been a lot of packages with dep problems lately.

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MadWifi moves away from binary-only HAL in favor of ath5k

September 28, 2007 Leave a comment
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