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SunFire Information

Ok, an update is a long time coming, and I’ll post one this weekend with status of a lot of my projects, as well as some new information.

For now, I’m installing two beautiful SunFire x4150’s at work, and here’s a little bit of information on ...

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SunSPOT Update

Well, I got the SPOTs working on my system. It was a bit of a pain, but it worked.

  1. Uninstall ALL of java, jdk, netbeans, and remove user’s SunSPOT directory.
  2. Totally remove /usr/java /usr/lib/ /usr/lib/java-1.4.0 /usr/lib/java-1.4.1 /usr/lib/java-1 ...
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Getting SunSPOTs working under OpenSuSE 10.1

So I’ve been playing around withSunSPOTs lately. Or trying to. My only x86 (32-bit) machines are an old desktop running OpenSuSE 10.1 and my eeePC. It looks like I just killed my new install on the 8GB SDHC card, so I gave the desktop a try ...

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SunSPOT; CarPC; MediaWiki Logging

Well, finals season is upon me. That’s probably why I haven’t been posting much lately (I haven’t even been checking Google Reader - I’ll have to delete a few thousand entries when I get back into the swing of things). I’ve been pretty busy, between studying ...

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Rutgers Student Linux Group and Sun

The next week will be quite busy. For one, I’m going to attempt an OpenSolaris operating system installation on my Asus eeePC. Last I heard, there were some compatibility issues - though this was my first attempt at running the Solaris operating system on a laptop, and it took quite ...

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Rainy Day Link Updates

Well, today happens to be my 21st birthday. Now, not only can I vote or die for my country, but I can finally buy a drink when a president I didn’t vote for sends me off to war! All kidding aside, almost every year I can remember, it’s ...

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Sun and MySQL

I’ve got a lot to update about in the next few days. I’m back in my apartment for the new semester of school, I’ve got a lot of infrastructure work to do here (most importantly getting net-to-net VPN with DynDNS at both ends working from here to ...

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Sun Blade 150 working!

Yes, it’s 3 AM here, and I’ve been working since about 6 PM on this. But I finally got one of my two surplus (and fully locked down in NVRAM) Sun Blade 150 workstations up and running. I encountered a few problems along the way, but managed to ...

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*nix

First off, my Sun blog should be coming sometime this weekend/early next week. If I post anything interesting there, I’ll be sure to cross-post it.

This morning at work, while reading Digg, I came by two interesting links that got me thinking: 5 Reasons Your Parents Should Use ...

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