2011-08-17

Wednesday 2011-08-17

Wow today is humid here in the desert. While 50% sounds little to the 110% I remember showing up in South Carolina as a kid.. it feels heavy and dead everywhere you walk. [I am not sure if it was really 110%.. the air was foggy and supersaturated so that if you opened up a refrigerator or freezer it would "rain" where the two airs would meet.]

Laptop running F16 alpha didn't shutdown from overheating.. so we are better with GNOME3 than we were in F15. it still runs very hot though.


Tasks for the day
  • Start the day with the overnight email queue..
  • Do my morning Astronomical Photo of the Day
  • Read through more javascript code
  • Search through DHCP logs. Your packets move, but I can't hear what they are saying.
  • I tip my hat to the new desktop revolution..
  • Fight a long fight with the qxl,vmvga, and cirrus video drivers.
  • Find lost IMM management cards
  • Spend some learning about the undocumented evils of IPMI
  • Looked over allura for project sources

Background Music Albums
  • Pink Floyd - Ummagumma (or what acid soundchecks are like)
  • The Who - Who's Next
  • Pink Floyd - Obscured By Clouds
  • Clannad - Clannad
  • Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
  • Pink Floyd - Echoes (Best of...)
  • The Police - Synchronicity
  • Queen - Classic Queen
  • Rachael Yamagata - Happenstance
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