Monthly Archives: September 2017

Safety-critical Realtime with Linux

LWN has a nice article on “Safety-critical realtime with Linux.” The intro has a good overview of real-time concepts, and the rest of the article has a summary of Linux implementation techniques. (RTLinux is not mentioned. The company was bought … Continue reading

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Fix for Apache httpd Update Causing WordPress Redirect Loop

The recent CentOS 6 Apache httpd 2.2 server update changes the envariable HTTP_HOST from ‘domain’ to ‘domain:port’, causing cookie domain match and redirect issues with web apps, especially in a reverse proxy setup. /var/log/yum.log: Sep 23 23:55:25 Updated: httpd-2.2.15-60.el6.centos.5.x86_64 The … Continue reading

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Domain News Links

Commonly-used country Top Level Domains (TLDs) are often mismanaged. One of the most popular TLDs is .io, which is owned by The Chagos Islands, known as the British Indian Ocean Territory, hence the .io country domain. Bloke takes over … Continue reading

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PSA: Acer Aspire D150 Netbook Still a Viable Notebook

While my Macbook Pro was getting the battery replaced recently, I used my Acer Aspire One D150 netbook daily. The Acer Aspire is an Intel N270 Atom-based 800×600 notebook running Windows XP, so I wasn’t expecting much overall, but it … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Ohana Express, Redwood City

Ohana Express is a Redwood City restaurant located on the site of the former landmark Dairy Queen on Woodside Road at Hudson St. (same owner) opened in May, 2017 The concept is American diner supplemented with Asian entrees and boba … Continue reading

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