Welcome back, Palm! The New Palm Pre

I've always been a fan of Palm hardware, and even had a soft spot for PalmOS until it was left to rot for so long.

Indeed, my Palm 800w is a fine piece of hardware even though it was quickly eclipsed by the Treo Pro, but Windows Mobile has ...

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I dream of pervasive virtualization...

I dream of a day where virtualization is pervasive.

Instead of thinking about services in terms of servers, CPUs or directly mapped resources, I should be able to to add virtual machines in terms of guaranteed throughput rate over a whole grid. Scaling out should be as easy as adding ...

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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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