Older blog entries for zoke (starting at number 5)

Currently i am "fighting" with gentoo... All is working fine, but one thing didn't work. NTPL. Now i got some clues. Not so obvious to me. It seems that my profile was to old. Switched it to 2006.1 and changed the architecture to i686, because it seems that it is disabled in i386.

More than 4 Years have passed. Like the previous entry many things happened. Got Work, got a child, build a house and much more :) While still having not much time to do the things i want to do. My dreams come clearer. Gained lot of experience in different areas. Some i am not proud of. After this long break i am at the point of being able to start to realize my dreams. I am a dreamer, nothing but a dreamer (like the supertramp song).

One of those things is to sketch some of my ideas. There are many things i like to have in different forms . e.g. Think of a normal radio controled clock. But why not integrating a bluetooth chip. So there are many things thinkable. e.g. as support for an internal ntp-server. Or the other direction. Showing events happening like incoming mail, jobs finishing, door bell ringing. There are many ways of communication possible in a house. Bluetooth, WLan, Infrared, TwistedPair, Powerline, "normal" sound.

Another is far more gigantic. More like a dream :) Dreaming of a new computer environment. Something like a nextgeneration unix. "New" Languages etc. That is a thing one person can impossibly achive. There are many steps to go. The way is the goal ;) More description and things will come. I hope. At this point it's all Vaporware.

Nothing but a dream. And i have a lifetime to realize it ;) I hope i am able to realize my dreams.

29 May 2002 (updated 29 May 2002 at 12:24 UTC) »

Many things happend. Some things done.

My homepage makes progress and i set up some projects i am working on. Most of my time i spend in getting a job.

I started the two projects uce (ugly compile environment) and bootdiskkit. Both are derived from older stuff i made with my friends.

More projects are in progress...

The things aren't gone as i wished. So i am heavily involved in learning till April :( But in my spare time i am trying to do something.

Currently most of my time i am reading some mailinglists and learn of the experience of other people. I decided that i don't publish my "Distribution" as a distribution. My intention is another. Those people of Rocklinux have to do really ugly things like care about initscripts in different forms. I won't support everything, especially if i thing they are going in the wrong direction. My primary intention is to create a suite for compiling sources under nearly every distribution and plattform. So i called my suite uce for ugly compiler envirenment. Currently i used rpmbuild and make. But that is unusable for publishing and ohter things. So i will first write some tools. A replacement for rpmbuild and a tool for fetching and maintaining the sources. I think the fetching tool comes first. I will soon publish more on this topic.

I have done something for the distribution. Currently i am in heavy learning... Got a domain from my wife ;) Next week i will put some stuff on it and publishing some documents. I think there will come some more interesting entries next week ;)

Currently i am crafting at my distribution... slowly it take Form. I am working with it but the automatism aren't ready yet. And if they are it isn't like i want them. But first i want a workable version from where i can go further... More details will hopefully on my homepage...

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