Dear lazyweb, it’s well known that PostgreSQL is not multi-threaded, but runs multiple instances that can run on different CPUs/cores. We have lately bought a dual quad core system as our new database server and everything is neat and fine as long I’m testing the database locally via socket or TCP on either IP and… Continue reading No wanna-build access since DSA-1571 for m68k
Most people will know that it’s hard for the m68k port to keep up with unstable. Mostly because the hardware is not the fastest anymore, but usually we could work around this problem by throwing more hardware onto it. But there are sometimes non-m68k problems that prevent the port from keeping up like, let’s say,… Continue reading Google StreetView in Berlin
Within the last few days, Spiegel Online (German) reported that Google is taking pictures in Berlin for their StreetView service. Today I spotted from my balcony this one: Google StreetView car Google StreetView car (zoomed) So, if you these cars driving around it might be a good idea to hide yourself from being photographed and… Continue reading Font-Rendering: to file or not to fle!
When I just started to read planet.debian.org today, I realized that Russel Coker was speaking of an unknown tool to print the UUID, but that Debian version doesn’t seem to do that. broken font rendering It’s called fle apparently. Sadly, an apt-cache showed that there’s no package named fle. Then I realized that he was… Continue reading Xen and NFS performance
Today I discovered that one of my domUs at work is performing slow on its mounted NFS share. Bonnie++ and dd tests showed a network throughput of just 300 kB/s whereas the throughput was up to 110 MB/s from dom0 to NFS server. Some Google searches revealed that Xen has problems with NFS performance with… Continue reading UPS – it’s always nice to have one!