Benchmark Results at Phoronix Results indicate that the Fujitsu-Siemens® Celsius R550 is nearly as fast as an EC® Spartan server in the Super-pi benchmark. Given that the Celsius costs more than twice as much, I’m reasonably pleased with the results. I’ll bet Fujitsu-Siemens® is NOT. According to this test result, the ECC® – Spartan is… Continue reading Fujitsu Siemens® Celsius R550 competitive with ECC® Spartan in Super-pi benchmarks!
To keep it simple I’m referring only to the versions in the title of the post unless otherwise noted. Initial Cost (retail and otherwise) Windows $99-349 Fedora $0-$59 Speed about equivalent for both. Minor variances on this or that but overall not significantly different for everyday tasks. Security Risks: Windows – connected to Internet 18… Continue reading Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit edition VS. Fedora 11 64 bit edition
I was wholly unable to get GRUB2 (v1.96) to perform everything I needed at the same time. I have spent a good portion of the last two days trying. I needed it to be able to boot to ext4 partitions directly. This it performed with ease. I need it to boot to three operating systems.… Continue reading GRUB2 Ongoing …. and Outta there!
Yes, it’s another security update. Thank goodness WordPress is relatively easy to upgrade. You know the place.
Yesterday I installed Kubuntu 9.10. The process was fairly straight forward and painless. Then I went to my /boot/grub folder, searching for menu.lst to update with all the proper partitions. Much to my surprise there was not a menu.lst in sight. Kubuntu 9.10 uses GRUB2 not GRUB legacy. Especially when you want ext4 partitions that… Continue reading GRUB2. Well 1.96 …. Something like that.
There is a new security update for Adobe Acrobat Reader. There is a new version of Adobe Flash Plugin for security. All operating systems. – 10r32 There is a new version of WordPress for security. 2.8.3 There is a new release of Firefox for security – 3.5.2 New Kernel for F11. 126.96.36.199-217.2.3.fc11.x86_64 An entire rollover… Continue reading Recent UPDATES