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Forum: Programming 04-28-2020
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Yes, I see it correctly on the new site but I see...
Yes, I see it correctly on the new site but I see replacement character symbol instead of the double quote marks on the old site.

What title do you see on the old site?
Forum: AIX 04-25-2020
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Posted By hicksd8
I concur with MadeInGermany that the next place...
I concur with MadeInGermany that the next place to look is the Windows NFS Server. Compared to our Unix world, Windows has weird and wonderful access rights settings that you will need to check out....
Forum: AIX 04-24-2020
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Posted By hicksd8
Let me say firstly that I am not an AIX expert. ...
Let me say firstly that I am not an AIX expert. So what I am posting here now is just a generic Unix world response.

What have you tried already? You may already have tried this,...
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Looks like that you've mounted the new disk on...
Looks like that you've mounted the new disk on /testmount and 'covered' the old disk mounted there.

You can only mount one disk on a single mountpoint.

If you umount sdb1 the old disk should...
Forum: Linux Benchmarks 03-13-2020
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Posted By hicksd8
So I reckon that RAID3 will be slightly better...
So I reckon that RAID3 will be slightly better than RAID5 (unless you're going to use RAID10 with a large number of members).
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-09-2020
3,315
Posted By hicksd8
Coronavirus maths anyone?
This is a really interesting watch.............. (well worth a few minutes of your time)

YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kas0tIxDvrg&feature=youtu.be)
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 03-03-2020
3,335
Posted By hicksd8
Microsoft are retiring many of their certifications
One of my colleagues has just posted on LinkedIn that Microsoft are retiring many of their certifications.
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Posted By hicksd8
You're not saying whether there are any errors...
You're not saying whether there are any errors logged by the system. It would be really useful if you can post what the system log says when the VPN connection fails.

Being a Fedora distro it...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 02-27-2020
3,638
Posted By hicksd8
Cybercrime marketplace
A quote from one of my colleagues on LinkedIn makes interesting reading................
Forum: Cybersecurity 02-25-2020
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Posted By hicksd8
If we can believe that we'll believe anything. ...
If we can believe that we'll believe anything.

Anyway, what the h*ll does that mean??

An emergency is......e.g. a fire........maintenance is........er!!......should be planned? How do you get...
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Posted By hicksd8
Another thought I've had is this. If you can...
Another thought I've had is this.

If you can afford to you could stop cron from the command line and see if the spikes go away.

If you can't do that (because you need the cron scheduled...
Forum: Programming 01-29-2020
7,842
Posted By hicksd8
It's quite amazing what we can do with a few...
It's quite amazing what we can do with a few pieces of Arduino electronics when we put our minds to it. New products can be created.

I always appreciate people who create "new knowledge" and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 01-24-2020
6,049
Posted By hicksd8
Congratulations to both winners. Well deserved.
Congratulations to both winners. Well deserved.
Forum: Solaris 01-23-2020
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Posted By hicksd8
My first questions are (1) What make/model of...
My first questions are (1) What make/model of storage is it? (2) What make/model of FC cards?

The first place I would be looking is the link configuration(s). The expensive FC cards are highly...
Forum: Programming 12-27-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Oh, and I forgot about this heavy stuff: Top...
Oh, and I forgot about this heavy stuff:

Top 100+ Arduino Projects for Engineering Students - Pantech Blog...
Forum: Programming 12-27-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Quote by Neo.............. Yes, loads!!! ...
Quote by Neo..............


Yes, loads!!! How many "Crazy Ideas" would you like?

http://duino4projects.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Arduino-Projects-PDF-Download-List-Feb-2015.pdf

And if...
Forum: Programming 12-20-2019
8,568
Posted By hicksd8
I notice from your photos that you are relying on...
I notice from your photos that you are relying on USB power only so far. You have no direct PSU plugged into the Arduino.

So a word of warning as you get into adding stuff to your projects that,...
Forum: Solaris 12-19-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
One thing for sure is that only one of the nodes...
One thing for sure is that only one of the nodes (Solaris 11 Global or Solaris 10 LDOM) can have control of the volume. In any situation, having two operating systems writing to a volume...
Forum: Programming 12-19-2019
8,568
Posted By hicksd8
FWIW, the WS2812b LED strip 3 connections are: ...
FWIW, the WS2812b LED strip 3 connections are:

5V line to 5V on Arduino
GND line to GND on Arduino
Signal line (LED control) to configured output pin on Arduino via a 100 Ohm resistor.

That's...
Forum: Programming 12-19-2019
8,568
Posted By hicksd8
@neo..........I've sent you an email with the...
@neo..........I've sent you an email with the code attached.

I cannot drop this into the public domain right now, however, anyone else who wants a copy just give me a shout.
Forum: Programming 12-19-2019
8,568
Posted By hicksd8
Ok, if you have an LED strip I can send you some...
Ok, if you have an LED strip I can send you some code that I wrote for a SMET2 (in the UK that's a Smart Electricity Meter that can be read remotely by the supplier) demonstration. The LED strip was...
Forum: Programming 12-19-2019
8,568
Posted By hicksd8
You can do some pretty rinky dink seasonal...
You can do some pretty rinky dink seasonal (Christmas) stuff with an Arduino and strips of LEDs like WS2812b (Google that).

You just need to connect a pin of the strip to 5V, another to GND, and a...
Forum: Hardware 12-10-2019
3,998
Posted By hicksd8
I'm thinking............... 1. Perhaps the...
I'm thinking...............

1. Perhaps the new mobo is faulty as far as this peripheral is concerned
2. Have you accidentally bent a pin on the mobo socket where this device plugs in?
3. Does...
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Posted By hicksd8
Yes, well, Lenovo has had all sorts of issues...
Yes, well, Lenovo has had all sorts of issues with Ubuntu concerning their BIOS and graphics chipset. On some Ubuntu distributions, the way the kernel was compiled was known to corrupt the BIOS on...
Forum: Solaris 11-09-2019
10,497
Posted By hicksd8
No, it's not only necessary in x86. On x86...
No, it's not only necessary in x86.

On x86 the hostid is computed at random at installation time. On SPARC the hostid is a hash of the hardware NIC address so in situations where you cannot move...
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