Archive for September, 2005

Pizza – Prospect – Grade A+++

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

LEO’S PIZZA BAR & RESTAURANT 104 Prospect Rd Prospect 5082 (08) 8344 6832 This is a top notch pizza place.

Keeping Solaris updated the easy way

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

Download the Solaris Update Connection software from here install it and away you go. This Solaris updater is the easiest method to keep Solaris patched while you are starting out.

Solaris 10 – x86 – Getting intel 82562EZ (Asus P5GD1) working (Solaris Driver)

Wednesday, September 28th, 2005

I added iprb “8086,1050” iprb “8086,1064” to /etc/driver_aliases and then touch /etc/dhcp.iprb0 touch /etc/hostname.iprb0 followed by shutdown -i6 -g0 -y And I was able to get the Intel 10/100 VE Network Interface (82652 EZ) functioning as it should under solaris. The driver is included with Solaris 10 for x86 but you need to do the […]

Sony PSP – A quick play

Sunday, September 25th, 2005

Sony have released the PSP in Australia, and i have recently had opportunity to play with one recently, I thought I would post a quick summary of my thoughts on it here. Unit: Surprisingly larger than expected and quite a bit heavier also. Screen: Amazingly vibrant, detailed and so easy to view, it is the […]

Vista, Intel IDF and the Mac OS X Intel transition.

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

While reading my atomic magazine which arrived earlier in the week (which happens to have as its main feature set articles on Windows Vista/Longhorn there was a coverage of the Intel Developer Forum going into details about up and coming chipsets specifically the i945 express chipset which features onboard graphics compatible with the Vistas Windows […]

Opera is now free.

Tuesday, September 20th, 2005

The nice folks over at opera have freed opera for everyone. No more adverts and the like. I must admit that its behaviour is somewhat odd and will probably take a while to get used to, but it is nice to have choice as to running lots of browsers, especially seeing as its very secure […]

PC is just getting out of hand

Monday, September 19th, 2005

Transforming a molehill into a mountain Now I have respect for other people’s religions but seeing something where there is nothing to see (in a picture of an icecream no less) is just beyond silly. The guy who complained about this is just stupid. What next – being prevented from eating bacon because the franchise […]

WordPress – Thoughts

Sunday, September 11th, 2005

Well I have been using wordpress on this site for a little while and I thought I should make a comment or two about it when I got the chance. Having been required to upgrade from an older version due to some security fixes, I must say I am impressed. It did not break my […]

Setting up wordpress on OS X Tiger (10.4)

Sunday, September 4th, 2005

Oh what fun and joy it was, but the site has now been successfully migrated from the old G3-300 to a shiny Mac Mini (1.42 w/ 1GB RAM) running Mac OS X 10.4 Some things that may help people who follow me in setting something like this up: 1) Migrating databases is icky. But there […]

iPod infestation almost dooms New Zealand | The Register

Saturday, September 3rd, 2005

iPod infestation almost dooms New Zealand | The Register That explains the iPod Ad’s :P. M