Older blog entries for omnic (starting at number 3)

My cookie expired.

Luckily, Raph posted me my passphrase... so all is well. Im not sure what happened, because when I loaded up netscape yesterday, It said I wasnt logged in. after Raph had sent me my passphrase, I fired up nutscrape, and tried going to my account page.. which worked - dont know what happened. Either way, I now know my passphrase again.

I've started reading a textbook for one of my classes, "Operating System Concepts" by Silberschatz and Galvin. It is proving relatively interesting.

Some evil Genius wrote a driver for the H+. Im happy. I can now play audio via the sound chip on the card. (the audio chip has a /dev entry, so, just symlink dsp to it, instead of dsp0 (alsa)) - Hopefully the author will have the vga overlay thing done soon.

Woot, when you get a SO, you are going to be putting an ultimatum on me. I'll have to get one too. Geeze, that makes it sound like SO's are objects.

ramble ramble.. oh yeah, now I know what Culus looks like! BAHAHAHA!

I seem to have forgotten my Advogato Passphrase. hope the cookie doesnt expire.

The whole CSS thing makes me a little angry, if only the MPAA would see, that most people *just* want to watch DVD's in their OS of choice...

But, I dont know the whole story, and have not even begun to read enough on it, so, the above is just a frustrated clueless rant.

It would be cool if Sigma Designs released specs or *something* on the H+. I'd be happy then.

Away from the boring stuff, I got my *first* complaint about signing my mail with GPG.. the local lug mailing list has an over abundance of evil mail client users.... anyway....

Long, loooong weekend..

My residential college in NZ, had its "Fall Ball" on saturday night, and as tradition dictates, everyone gets totally inebriated. Luckily I managed to stop short of the vomitting stage. Although, I still woke up drunk on Sunday at 11am. Some others were not so lucky...

Good old Jack D, he's good at knocking you flat... But Tullamore Dew? thats another story.

Now, lets hope I find a little spare time this week to do something worthwhile...

Ugg... Spending 3 hours in a University Computer Lab, debugging a really annoying problem, sucks.

Turns out it was a dfference in the way Pascal and C evaluate conditionals for loops. (Spare time exercise, convert the Lab exercise from Pascal (DEC Pascal - even more Ugg.) to C).

I've decided to try and save some pennies to get a copy of K&R.

Anyway, learning lots about microprogramming, and instruction sets. hopefully I'll be able to grok assembly language at the end of it.

Back to the grind. finish that Delphi assignment. Ick.

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