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by spiroyster
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 163
Views: 6668

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

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If we didn't learn then, I don't think we are going to learn anytime soon :roll:
by spiroyster
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 163
Views: 6668

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

Tell that to those of us who still using win32 apps from 15 years ago that need a COM port or the windows networking stack to interface with a wacky CAN/LIN/MODbus or whatever network.. Granted there are specialist cases where you need some old bit of kit/software to interface with some archaic bit...
by spiroyster
Fri Feb 16, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 163
Views: 6668

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

Most modern is crap. And in Apples case, it's gonna get crapper :roll:

...unfortunately, some of us have to care :shock: :(
by spiroyster
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 163
Views: 6668

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

The requirement bestowed on software/computers that we use and the way we use them is changing and isn't the same when the last PPC->x86 transition happened. If what is required is moooaaar powaaah then yes, it wouldn't make sense to migrate to ARM over x86, but thats not the way the computer/softwa...
by spiroyster
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)
Replies: 163
Views: 6668

Re: A Guide on Your Options for non-x86 Computers (2017)

Is Apple prototyping ARM workstations? Or did I get what you meant wrongly? This has been rumoured for a while now. It is also rumoured that Apple want to bring their iOS ecosystem to macOS (might even see it in June or whenever is national macOS day), and various ARM support has been found in macO...
by spiroyster
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Optical storage lasts 14 billion years?
Replies: 10
Views: 277

Re: Optical storage lasts 14 billion years?

:shock: 14 billion,.. why 14 billion? why not say 15 billion, or even 13.9 billion... thats only a million years less...which is like nothing when we talk about lengths of time 3x greater than the age of the planet. :lol: Think I might want to see some examples and logevity tests before I commit my ...
by spiroyster
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: SGI: Computer Graphics
Topic: Blue Moon Render Tools Renderman
Replies: 10
Views: 400

Re: Blue Moon Render Tools Renderman

Whats used for GI in the cornell box? Radiosity?

I've never heard of bluemoon o.0... thats the second time this month!
by spiroyster
Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Hardware Wanted
Topic: WTB: Cherokee PSU FOUND
Replies: 8
Views: 252

Re: WTB: Cherokee PSU

Pm'd ;)
by spiroyster
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Introducing D1
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Introducing D1

Dodoid wrote:
spiroyster wrote:Does it go in the 'machine' or sit outside?

PCI.

Excellent :) ... sooo ... hello interwebs, my name is O2 and I am a R10K 8-)
by spiroyster
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Introducing D1
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Introducing D1

Does it go in the 'machine' or sit outside?
by spiroyster
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: Introducing D1
Replies: 27
Views: 876

Re: Introducing D1

:shock: Franken-SBC to use as a proxy with an O2 o.0 :?:

... hello interwebs, my name is O2 :lol:
by spiroyster
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Windows 10 Enterprise help needed
Replies: 14
Views: 317

Re: Windows 10 Enterprise help needed

Reset the key back to c:\ProgramFilesDir and now Windows cannot open any programs, get an error saying Windows cannot find the program. Set the key value to C:\Program Files You can change the regsitry keys/values from the command line if you can't open regedit.exe REG ADD /f HKLM\Software\Microsof...
by spiroyster
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Windows 10 Enterprise help needed
Replies: 14
Views: 317

Re: Windows 10 Enterprise help needed

I really wouldn't recommend changing the program files, especially on an 64-bit Enterprise machine o.0 for one, no support (extra important on Enterprise machine?): https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/933700/microsoft-does-not-support-changing-the-location-of-the-program-files for two, an impor...
by spiroyster
Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Sun
Topic: Would you like some Java with that JavaStation?
Replies: 22
Views: 1126

Re: Would you like some Java with that JavaStation?

The number of pins looks the same, but the layout looks different to me? I have a boxed Qube3 at home, can look through the docs later see what it says if you want. Might be some PSU diagrams?
by spiroyster
Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Intel backdoor: not a bug, a feature (buy a new processor!!!)
Replies: 46
Views: 1238

Re: Intel backdoor: not a bug, a feature (buy a new processor!!!)

I have found a lump on the front of my O2 :(, does it have bit-rot?

.... upon further inspection I have discovered its the power button.

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