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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 2 Weeks Ago
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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? 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By hicksd8
Congratulations to both winners. Well deserved.
Congratulations to both winners. Well deserved.
Forum: Solaris 3 Weeks Ago
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Posted By hicksd8
I'll start by saying that I'm not an AIX user or...
I'll start by saying that I'm not an AIX user or familiar with mksysb but I found this (old) page which has people discussing some of the exact same error lines that you are getting:

restore...
Forum: Solaris 11-01-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Yes, not seeing the network interfaces when...
Yes, not seeing the network interfaces when installing Solaris on VMware is expected behaviour.

Please search this forum for answers using keywords like "Solaris VMware vmxnet"

Also, the VMware...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 10-26-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
"Server Dashboard" appears to be broken. It told...
"Server Dashboard" appears to be broken. It told me that the page was "Only available to authorised users" but I was logged in at the time.

At another time it continuously said that it was...
Forum: SCO 10-25-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
SCO Openserver Installation ISOs - Tachytelic.net...
SCO Openserver Installation ISOs - Tachytelic.net (https://www.tachytelic.net/sco-openserver-installation-isos/)
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Posted By hicksd8
I reckon your NVRAM contents are still screwed...
I reckon your NVRAM contents are still screwed and the console output is being redirected somewhere (probably to the first serial port).

If you can't get to the OBP to change this then the only...
Forum: Solaris 09-07-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
@MadeInGermany........................That's an...
@MadeInGermany........................That's an interesting point you make. AFAIR port aggregation was around long before multi-pathing (IPMP) as it's a simpler technology (isn't it??).

I assumed...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 09-06-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your...
Welcome. Well deserved. I've been reading your valuable contributions to this community for some time now.
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Posted By hicksd8
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think...
I'm not sure what you're asking here but I think it's about how to stop crontab running a job.

If you use the crontab command to create or cancel or modify a schedule then the crontab daemon...
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Posted By hicksd8
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can...
Do you have any other Sparc platforms??? You can virtualize Solaris 8 on a Solaris 10 platform. The requirement to move a Solaris 8 system off creaking hardware that might fail is quite common and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 08-18-2019
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Posted By hicksd8
Welcome to the mod team Peasant. Thank you...
Welcome to the mod team Peasant.

Thank you for your past contribution to this community and we look forward to your future input.
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