MCB Guru

Planet MCslp RSS feed links

I noticed today that the feed links on Planet MCslp were linked incorrectly to Coalface. This only affects the links that were provided in the panel – if you’ve subscribed by clicking on the Subscribe button in your browser, or just supplied the m…

Sun Studio 11 Commands

I’m really only just getting used to the Sun Studio 11 environment after years of using gcc, so quick guides to the Sun Studio 11 command line environment are a great way to get familiar. There’s just such a list on BigAdmin: Commands for Sun Stud…

Ultra 20M2 Arrived

Sun have very kindly me a sun Ultra 20M2 to test. I’ve only had it a few days, and already I’m hooked. The spec of the unit they have sent me is: 1 AMD Opteron Model 1218 Processor (Dual Core) 4GB RAM 250GB SATA HD NVIDIA Quadra FX 3500 Graphics C…

Video guide to setting up the X4200

A Sun engineer provides a detailed (and occasionally light-hearted) look at how to set up an X4200 server through a series of video guides on YouTube. Step 1: Anti-Static Setup Step 2: Hard Drive Install Step 3: PCI Card Install Step 4: DVD Instal…

Cool tools for hot laptops

Belkin have announced two cool tools for using your hot laptop – and I’m talking about the temperature here. You can see them at Gizmodo: Belkin Releases Lap-Friendly CushTop, PocketTop Laptop Accessories. The CushTop is the one I’m most intereste…