[Scottish] Virtualisation comparisons

2007-02-09 Thread Dan Shearer
many people are using it yet. QEMU 0.9.0 is out ( http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/qemu/ ) Regards, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

Re: [Scottish] Virtualisation comparisons

2007-02-09 Thread Dan Shearer
indicating there isn't a normal one this month... what's a meeting like? If there's scope for a computer and maybe a projector I'll have a go. Dunno how that would work in the 20-people-in-a-pub UK model of LUGs though :-) -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] Linux apparell in Glasgow

2007-02-09 Thread Dan Shearer
just for them, http://shearer.org/VistaForLawyers . Do what you like with it, eg make the heading Special Briefing for Company . Nothing like trying to be helpful. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish

[Scottish] Talk tonight

2007-02-22 Thread Dan Shearer
, but that's more in the realms of party tricks. Demos do make a lot of sense when it comes to virtualisation as a system and whole network debugging solution, but that's not what we're doing tonight. See some of you there. Thanks for the offers of help on irc. Regards, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] Talk tonight

2007-02-23 Thread Dan Shearer
. It needs hacking about, do please jump in with the things I've forgotton like the really good questions. And make links work, etc. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman

[Scottish] Welcome to the wiki, Edlug

2007-03-02 Thread Dan Shearer
for this as well as a little tidying. Jump in everyone, politely. Some Scotluggers had observed that the wiki was a bit dead anyway. Incidently one of the Scotlug regulars (nick MrLithic) is willing to come across and give a talk at EdLug. So Faye's nice new meeting room can get used. -- Dan Shearer

[Scottish] For comparing VM technologies: VMKNOPPIX released

2007-03-08 Thread Dan Shearer
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2007 19:56:02 +0900 (JST) From: Kuniyasu Suzaki [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [Qemu-devel] VMKNOPPIX is released To: qemu-devel@nongnu.org Dear, We released VMKNOPPIX. It was called Xenoppix but renamed to VMKNOPPIX because it became a collection of Virtual Machine Softwares.

Re: [Scottish] For comparing VM technologies: VMKNOPPIX released

2007-03-08 Thread Dan Shearer
to maximise performance - on the other hand, Hercules implements up to 4CPUs, which the others can't, so perhaps people would find this useful for testing. Not sure how that fits with the goals for VMoppix. If that matters. - anyway, it's fun -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] For comparing VM technologies: VMKNOPPIX released

2007-03-08 Thread Dan Shearer
Hercules as a 370. What they usually do is make assumptions about how computers work based on their experience and get it badly wrong. The instructions are accurate but obscure since computers Didn't Used To Be Like That! -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] For comparing VM technologies: VMKNOPPIX released

2007-03-08 Thread Dan Shearer
on this list probably can == now that's a Scotlug talk I'd love to turn up to. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

Re: [Scottish] Re: Fwd: rpmdb: DB.LOCK

2007-03-09 Thread Dan Shearer
. http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/projects/live/ What other disk testing/formatting tools can I try from Linux rescue disk or Knoppix? The error you reported didn't obviously indicate failed hardware to me, but there's a lot I don't know about rpm. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] Planet ScotLUG

2007-03-17 Thread Dan Shearer
of people were pleased when Linux Australia did this, aggregating from quite a few local contributors. http://planet.linux.org.au/ . It seems to suit the FOSS community approach. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish

[Scottish] Suggestion for this month's meeting

2007-03-19 Thread Dan Shearer
Someone could try to find the right sort of bribe for Nija, who's a security specialist in Fife. I just pointed at some of his work on http://www.scotlug.org.uk/wiki/Articles . I haven't spoken to him specifically, for all I know he's on holiday. But worth a go. D

[Scottish] More on VPN talk

2007-03-22 Thread Dan Shearer
More on James' talk: Talk details: http://www.scotlug.org.uk/wiki/2007-03-29 Meeting details: http://www.scotlug.org.uk/wiki/Meetings If you're coming from Edinburgh way, there's five seats free in my car there and back and possibly some also coming across on the train. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL

Re: [Scottish] April Scotlug

2007-04-01 Thread Dan Shearer
On Sun, Apr 01, 2007 at 10:30:02PM +0100, William Anderson wrote: Dan Shearer wrote: Gavin Henry just posted: http://www.edlug.org.uk/archive/Apr2007/msg7.html i Various people replied saying this would be good, yeah let's do it etc. Claudio replied saying it's Scotlug night

[Scottish] Freebie at tomorrow's Edlug

2007-04-04 Thread Dan Shearer
my walls are too think. This goes to the person who most deserves it on the evening, criteria to be worked out later :-) -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo

[Scottish] Re: [edlug] Freenode IRC Network

2007-04-06 Thread Dan Shearer
to maximising the useful energy rather than bothering about geography. I've yet to understand how an Apache problem is specific to Glasgow but I'm sure it's possible :-) :-) -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] PS Cc to scottish@ again ___ Scottish mailing

[Scottish] Talk: OpenLDAP by Howard Chu, Friday 27th April 2007

2007-04-13 Thread Dan Shearer
available from GLA, ABZ and EDI :-) Yes, we are aware of the clash with the Scotlug Paisley Beer Festival event. Psychologists will be on hand to help those forced to choose. Public transport is standing by for the rest. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Scottish] Eben Moglen (GPL author) lecture Edinburgh, 26th June

2007-06-08 Thread Dan Shearer
the issues Eben addresses will, for better or worse, form the nature of the world they will enter as adults. Cheers, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Scottish] Eben Moglen (GPL author) lecture Edinburgh, 26th June

2007-06-13 Thread Dan Shearer
On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 07:07:55AM +0100, William Anderson wrote: Dan Shearer wrote: This is a heads-up: Eben Moglen, the lawyer behind the GPL family of licenses, [snip] what? RMS wrote GPLs v1 and 2 long before Moglen joined the FSF. What I wrote is correct. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL

Re: [Scottish] Eben Moglen (GPL author) lecture Edinburgh, 26th June

2007-06-13 Thread Dan Shearer
On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 04:51:42PM +0930, Dan Shearer wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 07:07:55AM +0100, William Anderson wrote: Dan Shearer wrote: This is a heads-up: Eben Moglen, the lawyer behind the GPL family of licenses, [snip] what? RMS wrote GPLs v1 and 2 long before Moglen

[Scottish] Eben Moglen public lecture, Edinburgh 26th June

2007-06-13 Thread Dan Shearer
This is Eben Moglen, lawyer behind both the GPL3 and the GPL2 for nearly 15 years. You do need to book beforehand. (Depending on numbers the venue may be moved a little, another reason to book.) Regards, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [Scottish] Eben Moglen (GPL author) lecture Edinburgh, 26th June

2007-06-14 Thread Dan Shearer
source, maybe I got it wrong! -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Possible Sam Hocevar talk next week

2007-06-16 Thread Dan Shearer
I know it is last second and everything, but if Glasgow people wanted to it would be possible to export a little bit of Debconf to Glasgow next week. Sam Hocevar, recently voted DPL, said he could do Thursday. Over to the locals, just a suggestion. If it's on chances are a gaggle of others would

[Scottish] Wanted: Decent digital video for Eben Moglen talk

2007-06-16 Thread Dan Shearer
26th June etc as previously advertised. If you know something about recording talks (I don't) and you have suitable equipment I'd be interested in hearing from you. Regards, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish

Re: [Scottish] Eben Moglen lecture tonight

2007-06-26 Thread Dan Shearer
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Re: [Scottish] Eben Moglen lecture tonight

2007-06-26 Thread Dan Shearer
On Wed, Jun 27, 2007 at 01:11:04AM +0930, Dan Shearer wrote: On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 04:35:20PM +0100, William Hamilton wrote: Can I just confirm the venue for tonight? I take it that the venue was moved to South Bridge? Correct. Lecture theatre 183, Old College. That's the massive

[Scottish] Help with post-production on Eben Moglen talk

2007-06-26 Thread Dan Shearer
. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Wiki editing blocked?

2007-07-04 Thread Dan Shearer
Is it just me or has wiki editing been accidentally blocked in the course of anti-spam? No matter what IP address I come from or username I try, I get a message telling me that my address is 130.159.199.104 and I am a spammer :-) Thanks to our heroic administrators, -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL

[Scottish] scotlug.org.uk wiki down?

2007-07-05 Thread Dan Shearer
Hello all, Anyone know what's up with the wiki? -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Re: GPLv3 - history in action

2007-07-06 Thread Dan Shearer
On Sat, Jul 07, 2007 at 12:32:47AM +0930, Dan Shearer wrote: GPLv3 was released the week Eben was in Scotland, and some of his comments were directed specifically towards The Monopoly. Microsoft has now responded, the first time it has ever made a corporate-level statement that I can recall

[Scottish] Free Demo Microsoft operating systems under Linux

2007-07-20 Thread Dan Shearer
Free for up to six months (that's free as in Microsoft.) Download trial operating systems and things such as Exchange and run them on Linux. For those poor people who have to track interoperability. http://shearer.org/Microsoft_Demo_VMs Improvements sought. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED

[Scottish] [Fwd] Backgrounder for Court of First Instance decision Monday

2007-09-15 Thread Dan Shearer
For those that care about such things, an important case is happening soon that will be looking at how much access Microsoft is giving to people wanting to interoperate with them (as little as possible) and whether software patents are making this better or worse, and more. All the fun of the

Re: [Scottish] Moving house!

2007-12-01 Thread Dan Shearer
) and Linux runs on the Archimedes. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

Re: [Scottish] Moving house!

2007-12-01 Thread Dan Shearer
On Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 07:22:21PM +, Gordon JC Pearce wrote: On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 00:09 +1030, Dan Shearer wrote: snip I've contributed patches to SimH and written a PDP8 emulator and an SC/MP emulator. Thanks for the software, I'm an appreciative user. Conversely for people

Re: [Scottish] Drupal and the society.......

2008-02-25 Thread Dan Shearer
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 02:31:46PM +, Kevin McDermott wrote: I think it's helpful for people in the more remote areas of Scotland to be able to use the Scotlug list to contact one another...infinitely easier than setting up a Auchenshuggle LUG and hoping people find it. I think it is

Re: [Scottish] new user and study group

2008-05-07 Thread Dan Shearer
, would you be willing to do a talk about hacking emacs to the LUGs in Glasgow or/and Edinburgh? -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Two talks with demonstrations, EdLUG 5th June

2008-05-09 Thread Dan Shearer
around by me. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Listening to/participating in Ubuntu UDS

2008-05-19 Thread Dan Shearer
if you want to join in. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Cloba

2008-06-10 Thread Dan Shearer
Claudio's Bash Logger (subject of a recent Edlug talk) has a draft writeup at http://shearer.org/Cloba. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Linux Infrastructure help wanted

2008-07-24 Thread Dan Shearer
on a system I create for the occasion. -- Dan Shearer [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Copying PROMs

2009-02-06 Thread Dan Shearer
Hello all, I'm looking for someone in central belt who will copy some PROMs for me, off old SCSI hardware. Any ideas? Alternatively, if someone has a working tool (as opposed to should-work-thats-the-way-I-remember-it :-) for changing IRQ and I/O port settings on Adaptec 2940 cards I'd be only

[Scottish] ANSWER: Slow writes on large modern SATA disks

2010-09-30 Thread Dan Shearer
of installing Linux. -- Dan Shearer d...@shearer.org ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk https://mailman.lug.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/scottish

[Scottish] Scotland features in Microsoft ad regarding OOo

2010-10-15 Thread Dan Shearer
in Lothian and Borders Police from before my time in Scotland, possibly about 8 years ago. Is there someone conversant with the facts from the time who can comment? -- Dan Shearer d...@shearer.org ___ Scottish mailing list Scottish@mailman.lug.org.uk

Re: [Scottish] RHCE

2010-12-14 Thread Dan Shearer
On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 12:59:01PM +, Andrew Calverley wrote: In the enterprises I have worked in, LPI has never been asked for. RHCE has been the only Linux OS cert which I have seen on a Job Spec sheet. I've never yet had a problem when stating that people I'm bringing into companies are

Re: [Scottish] Cost of M$ in councils.

2011-01-27 Thread Dan Shearer
of reasoning follows that the bar for Linux is a lot higher, because Windows is compatible with everything currently in use. Thus Linux is introducing cost for no short-term functional gain. -- Dan Shearer d...@shearer.org ___ Scottish mailing list