I backed up everything in the /mnt/sd_card directory thinking that some dataloss could occur for some reason but purposely left my microSDHC unbacked up thinking that "it won't touch that since it's external" and Samsung's and other manufacturers website even say this (that it won't be affected and not to worry etc).
Apparently I was wrong, my microSD was "undetected" and asked to be formatted after the upgrade (there goes 3-months worth of family photos). No........
Replace "Administrator" with your username.
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsTemp
Ihave often found several gigabytes of temporary files in there! Just be warned that they may not all be deletable if the files are being used by open programs (so close everything you can).
This helped me in a pinch many times when for apparently no reason gigs of disk space are being used for an unknown reason.........
I had a system running a 128MB live CD image with 2.8 gigs of available RAM and the OOM kernel killer went crazy when using dd for more than 8 minutes and kept killing everything. I've read that this is due to a low-memory issue and paging in the kernel and 32-bit systems with lots of RAM.
I even enabled swapspace on my LiveCD and the issue happened 25 minutes into dd rather than 8 minutes, so what gives?
Also no swap space was ever used!
My mother needed a new laptop and I recommended her the same one I would have bought myself or my wife, that means the cheapest possible laptop with the most features for the money.
This HP shines at this price point and one thing that made me stay away from buying more and recommending HP/Compaq was the poor battery life. Not anymore, this model has an industry leading up to 4 hours of battery life.
Key Factors for Choosing It:
This was unbelievable how much the Xen kernel slows things down, keep in mind both tests were done on the hostnode, one was with the Openvz-Xen hybrid kernel and the other was just OpenVZ. You can see the performance difference is nearly 300% better when not using the Xen kernel.
OpenVZ-Xen Kernel Test Results (I was wondering what was wrong/so slow with my Core i5!)
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Out of memory: kill process 7559 (rsync) score 635 or a child
Killed process 7559 (rsync)
I was surprised to see this in my dmesg whenmy rsync backup suddenly stalled/stopped.
This system has 3 gigs of RAM and lots of free memory so I don't understand what is happening.
rsync invoked oom-killer: gfp_mask=0x200d2, order=0, oomkilladj=0
Pid: 7600, comm: rsync Not tainted 184.108.40.206 #83
The last transfer I was able to do was 16.77GB according to rsync's output and it worked fine.
16.77G 100% 10.66MB/s 0:25:00 (xfer#17484, to-check=234753/256249)
But on a file over 17GB (gigs) it stalls. Trust me, it really is stalled, it's been about 8 hours with no progression from that point for some reason.
17.24G 54% 10.65MB/s 0:22:07........
Telus Begins Enforcing Bandwidth CapsIt appears Telus has begun to send e-mails out and is planning on enforcing bandwidth caps of only 10gigs/month for their 1.5mbit plan and 20gigs/month for 2.5mbit
The state of Canadian ISPs is horrible :(
In the east coast, Bell Sympatico will allow you to have unlimited bandwidth and even Aliant will and they have 3mbit for a much more affordable price than our 2.5mbit on Telus.
Telus needs to get wit........
As much of a computer nerd as Iam, I'm usually a late adopter to technology for a few reasons. Ifeel most new hyped technologies and electronics are mainly fads, and I'm also cheap.
Adopting later means you avoid the bugs, kinks and most importantly pay the lowest price, that's me being cheap again :)
I never read much about the iPhone but Isaw all the hype around it and until recently I wasn't a big fan of anything Apple until a few years ago I realize........