Monthly Archives: October 2006

VIA Rhine PXE boot driver fix

If you PXE boot a machine that uses the via-rhine driver in Linux you will find that you can boot it only once. After that first boot you have to physically remove power to the box to restore the network … Continue reading

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VIA M10000 don't disable glx!

For some reason or another I disabled glx from my xorg.conf for my mythfrontend. When I did that dri stopped working and so did XvMC. I thought xorg was out of sync with my kernel so I built a new … Continue reading

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Updating my systems for MythTV 0.20

I recently took the time to update most of my computer systems. First I installed a new kernel on my Shuttle SD11G5 which is my desktop machine. It’s a silent machine that uses a pentium M. That went well once … Continue reading

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Tcl-Dox 0.5 released

Based on feedback from a few users I’ve released a new version of Tcl-Dox. Changes and fixes include: Correct handling of end-of-line on UNIX and Windows now. Vastly improved documentation including examples Corrected errors in the README file Corrected errors … Continue reading

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Ahhh, dri on my SD11G5

I have a Shuttle SD11G5 silent PC that I’ve been using for at least 8 months now. I run it diskless and use Debian “unstable.” I recently played a DVD and performance was horrible. I read through /var/log/Xorg.0.log and found … Continue reading

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Intel 915GM troubles

I own a shuttle SD11G5 silent PC. It has a Pentium-M chip and uses the Intel 915GM and ICH6 chipsets. I recently noticed that DRI wasn’t working (it’s amazing what you learn when you read log files). DRI was being … Continue reading

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Evolution

I’ve never been completely satisfied with an email client. The one I liked the best was Eudora version 3-dot-something. Since then I’ve used many other versions of Eudora (light). When I switched to Linux I couldn’t use Eudora anymore so … Continue reading

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