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mmmmm...mbed on OpenSolaris
A while back, Bob from hacman mentioned that there was a competition running for the mbed microcontroller, and that to encourage people to enter the organisers were giving away mbeds for free, so I filled in the web application form and promptly forgot ...
19-Oct-2010
22:34:00
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A Makefile for Arduino Sketches
When I started tinkering with Arduinos I started out with the standard Arduino IDE. It's great for getting started quickly but for more complex work, such as those involving libraries shared between Sketches, it quickly becomes limiting. What I wanted ...
04-Jun-2010
16:19:00
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Stephen, I wonder if you recognise this?
I was reminiscing with Stephen about work yesterday, It's very faded after much use, but I wonder if he'll recognise the hat :-)
22-May-2010
19:39:00
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Arduino on OpenSolaris
Ed Plese has kindly provided OpenSolaris x86 binaries for the Arduino development environment. This includes all the necessary dependencies such as avr-gcc. and will work on OpenSolaris x86 build snv_113 onwards. The tarball is hosted on the Sun Download ...
12-Dec-2009
01:09:00
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Upgrading from Nevada to OpenSolaris the easy way
The OpenSolaris installer is simple and quick to use but it has one significant drawback - it gives you no control of how your disk is laid out. I needed to upgrade my Toshiba R500 laptop from Nevada to OpenSolaris and I had the disk set up with 3 VTOC ...
21-Oct-2009
12:26:00
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The new opensolaris.org user management webapp moves into the light
As outlined here I've been working away on providing the infrastructure needed to break up the current monolithic J2EE application used to host opensolaris.org. I've just released the source code of the existing portal, a large J2EE application. As ...
28-Sep-2007
16:48:25
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Source code for the opensolaris.org portal released
After a long haul, I've finally released the source code of the J2EE web application that runs the opensolaris.org website. If you are interested, the source can be browsed online at: http://src.opensolar...
28-Sep-2007
16:41:22
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Hosting a community website using Solaris and Tomcat
Outside of work I'm also a member of a Community-based Samba band, Meninos do Morumbi Oldham, along with my son James. Like most people in the IT business, once people figure out what you do you inevitably get requests to help with anything related to ...
27-Nov-2006
02:54:59
9
Someone's noticed our Open Source strategy...
Greg Luck has done an insightful writeup of Sun's Open Source Strategy: For Sun rather than getting a large licensing revenue from a small number of customers, they potentially get a small amount from a large number. They will be getting money from me ...
02-Nov-2006
05:57:59
10
Readers of 'The Register' like us!
The Register have just published their yearly IT supplier perceptions report, and Sun come out on top. Well, the results are in, and they show Sun was the company with the most favourable impression amongst our readers. Yay for us, and thanks to all ...
06-Jan-2006
05:18:10
11
RAID for Dummies
http://www.epidauros...
03-Nov-2005
07:01:35
12
DTrace and Perl
After reading Bryan's DTrace and PHP and DTrace and PHP, demonstrated blog entries, I thought I'd better have a crack at doing the same for Perl - after all, anything PHP can do, Perl can do better - right? ;-) I posted a question on the perl5-porters ...
09-Sep-2005
06:31:25
13
Hacking loadable kernel modules with perl
I was reading Alan Coopersmith's blog entry on how he hacked the Xserver with the aid of perl, and that reminded me of a hack I did myself a while back, using perl. Here's the scenario: I work mainly from home, using a Solaris 10 machine running a ...
07-Oct-2004
07:06:40
14
MySQL - is there no end to my pain?
I've been doing all my MySQL development on an Opteron box running Solaris 10, but the production machine is an Ultra 60, and therefore sparc architecture. Having got everything ready to roll out, I set to to build MySQL on the U60 - a simple job, or so ...
18-Aug-2004
15:56:18
15
MySQL bites my ass... again.
Having got all my data shovelled into MySQL, I foolishly decided that I'd like some of it back. I'd carefully normalised all my tables, so in order to retrieve it I needed to join across several tables plus I needed some subqueries in the select field ...
11-Aug-2004
14:30:00
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Problems building and installing MySQL on Solaris 10
I'm putting this here in the hope that it will help someone else once it gets indexed by Google, as I certainly couldn't find anything helpful myself. I've been trying to build and install MySQL 4.0.20 on Solaris 10 x86. It was building OK, but when I ...
21-Jul-2004
09:05:07
17
Perl 5.8.4 lands in Solaris 10
********* This mail is automatically generated ******* Your putback for the following fix(es) is complete: 5040539 Perl 5.8.4 should be integrated into S10 4915255 perl tries to force -xc99=%none on embed clients 5059815 Perl should have ...
12-Jun-2004
10:50:10
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Open Source Solaris
Excerpt from http://www.infoworld...
01-May-2004
10:13:11
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Flag day
I've just completed the integration of perl 5.8.3 into Solaris 10. This probably doesn't mean very much to most people who read this site, but it sure means a lot to me :-)
04-Feb-2004
09:36:40