Kernel 2.6.30 is a Go

I initially thought this would be a rather uninteresting release, especially when we learned Xen dom0 didn't make the cut. Following the changelog line-by-line, this one still didn't seem very interesting to me. But analyzing the sum of parts, I have to consider 2.6.30 a 'golden ...

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I hate Ubuntu

I hate Ubuntu. I immediately lose respect for anyone who runs it, and especially those who advocate it. Here's why:

Name 20 features, release-for-release or year-for-year that have not come from Redhat. Redhat basically runs the show when it comes to Linux. This includes things like NetworkManager, Gnome, Xorg ...

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How to upgrade to ext4 in place

Here's how you upgrade to ext4. The process is pretty easy, but requires an fsck which means unmounting or rebooting if the file system is in use.

Make sure you are using at least e2fstools 1.41.3 and kernel 2.6.28 (or a vendor kernel with latest ...

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Linux and the PC Mentaility

Here's a minor thought dump of the moment: no hard numbers, just some general observations over the past year or two.

I've heard the comparison between Linux and other UNIX like OSes a few times in the past. Of course it is a bit hard to compare "Linux ...

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