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by Dubhthach
Wed Nov 08, 2006 3:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: so if Ubuntu Linux isn't a good one, which distro then?
Replies: 146
Views: 5573

Been using Redhat since version 6.0 or thereabouts. Fedora is generally alright but one problem with it is once they push out next release they end support fairly fast on the old ones. So if you want redhat flavoured Linux ye probally best to go with Centos, as it's based on "Redhat Enterprise ...
by Dubhthach
Sun Nov 05, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Now that seems to affect everyone on here ...
Replies: 28
Views: 1198

Generally just the winter months and parts of early spring, one thing about weather here is it's just poxy temperate all year around. So it's about 12c outside during the day at moment but it's rare to see snow here beside ocean, heck havn't seen any snow in close on two years. Of course it doesn't ...
by Dubhthach
Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:27 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Cardinals!
Replies: 7
Views: 345

Re: Cardinals!

josehill wrote:
Oskar45 wrote:You mean Aleph 0 :?: :?: :?:

:lol: No. He means the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team (just won the 2006 "world" championship). Not exactly big news in Austria, eh?


And here was me thinking of a bunch of auld fella's in a red outfit talking about religious matters :lol:
by Dubhthach
Sun Oct 29, 2006 3:46 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: STRICTLY for native English speakers...
Replies: 25
Views: 964

Re: STRICTLY for native English speakers...

"That's a lot of ice..." I say. "I like ass" she says. My brain does a couple of backflips, reruns the scene a couple of times, keeps coming up with the "404 - file not found error" She then says, "Wahl, down in Texas w'all like lot's of ass in ahr drinks." <...
by Dubhthach
Tue Oct 24, 2006 2:05 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ATI sued by SGI
Replies: 25
Views: 1310

Patents do really suck :x Matthias Indeed they do, it's amazing how easy it seems to get patents on things, I think the problem is that there isn't enough technically minding people reviewing applications etc in the Patent Office. What next a patent on "blood-oxygen diffusion" (i mean bre...
by Dubhthach
Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:57 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: ATI sued by SGI
Replies: 25
Views: 1310

ATI sued by SGI

http://theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35299

Well that's one way to try and balance the books, i hope the lawyers come cheap!
by Dubhthach
Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Looking for a job in New Mexico / Colorado, USA
Replies: 3
Views: 355

I recalled getting interviewed by google a couple of times, it tends to be quite a drawn out procedure, by the time they called me back for the 4th interview I had already gotten a job! Getting in through Workforcelogic might be easier, though i hear of late that google are reducing the number of in...
by Dubhthach
Tue Oct 24, 2006 12:43 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: NEW NEKO LOGO!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2178

MisterDNA wrote:Goth can be sexy. It isn't just for excessively fat or thin kids who paint their faces white.


Given the level of cloudcover here in Ireland they don't have to paint their faces white! :lol:
by Dubhthach
Mon Oct 23, 2006 1:15 am
Forum: Nekochan Net
Topic: NEW NEKO LOGO!!!!
Replies: 19
Views: 2178

VenomousPinecone wrote:Just noticed the logo too, gotta love the samhain spirit.


Kudo's on the proper name for the feast after Halloween :) it's also the name of month of November in irish.

Nice logo change @ Neko , maybe we should have a poll on character's name eh?
by Dubhthach
Thu Oct 19, 2006 5:41 am
Forum: SGI: Discussion
Topic: SGI cuddles up to BOXX
Replies: 62
Views: 5379

DaSeitz wrote:been bankrupt..been there again...failed there again


"Try again, fail again, fail better." - Samuel Beckett
by Dubhthach
Wed Oct 18, 2006 6:10 am
Forum: Sun
Topic: Sun BlackBox: I WANT ONE!!!
Replies: 60
Views: 2003

foetz wrote:what's the deal?
just a bunch of x86 in a black container.
cool presentation doesn't make the contents any better ;-)


Well ye can 250 Sparc boxes (Niagra) or 250 AMD64 so there is a degree of choice :wink:
by Dubhthach
Wed Oct 18, 2006 2:20 am
Forum: Sun
Topic: Sun BlackBox: I WANT ONE!!!
Replies: 60
Views: 2003

According to theregister it will set ye back $500,000 (400k euro) for one of them, for which ye get 250 servers (either Niagra or x64) and 1.5 Petabytes of storage. Not bad if you ask me.

Supposdly it can withstand an 8g impact, what's the odds we see these things slung under Chinooks eh?
by Dubhthach
Tue Oct 17, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Spoken Languages
Replies: 27
Views: 1324

well, I speak spanish all day.. of course! ;) I'm trying to learn english, right now I can read it at 100% but I need more practice, my pronuntiation is really bad... but just enough to go and drink some beers with all that blonde american girls that come to mexican beaches in winter and summer!!! ...
by Dubhthach
Mon Oct 16, 2006 1:28 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Buff geeks?
Replies: 23
Views: 1366

Frapazoid wrote:Me and my girlfriend exercise 3 times a week.


"exercise" eh? :lol:

I was going to the gym quite often (3times a week) until I put my back out, since then havn't been doing anything, use to train alot in Tae Kwon-Do, heck I was even a black belt.
by Dubhthach
Fri Oct 13, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Operating Systems/Hardware
Topic: Microsoft Unix
Replies: 18
Views: 1149

Re: Microsoft Unix

zahal wrote:
Frapazoid wrote:
That reminds me of when I showed it to my girlfriend;

It looks ugly.



Hmm...they usually tell me "IT"S HUGE". :lol:


Or is that what the voice in ye head has ye belive they said? :lol:

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