Underwater Kinetics C4 eLed

I bought a Underwater Kinetics C4 eLed from a friend of our local diving club The Abyss The item was new in his box. It is really nice, light and bright….. I am waiting to find some time for a night dive to test it. I am a fun of Underwater Kinetics lights, but of […]

One year using gmail

Today i celebrate one year using the gmail. 2GB was more than enough. I use it for all my mailling lists and after one year i still use only 85MB of my space. It contains about 6000 conversations and counting It is a relief for my normal mail account 🙂

GMail Sign-Ups Via Mobile

With a blog entry on Google Blog (http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2005/08/sign-up-for-gmail.html) Google announced that gmail is open to public, It now accepts sign-ups via mobile. The Beta logo on the gmail page still exists, also our invitations remain there. I cannot see the sign up page maybe cause i am located to Greece, but if i do that […]

CompactDrive PD70X

Going on vacations without a lot of memory cards or a laptop is a really big mistake, so i bought a CompactDrive PD70X from eastgear. The device came with a set of 2500mAh batteries from Sanyo, and a car charger. It is really small and is fast. You can use it with one hand if […]

openvpn 2.0

Dag hasn’t provided yet an rpm of the openvpn 2.0 for Fecoda Core 4. Here is one, just builded a couple of minutes ago 🙂 [url]http://www.billy.gr/downloads/openvpn-2.0-1.i386.rpm[/url]

Sveasoft Talisman 1.0.5 Problems

I am using the Talisman firmware on my WRT54GS for about 2 months. The last 2 days i was having problems with the connection to the internet. I am not sure that it was a problem with my adsl provider but i could connect at all 🙂 On the dmesg i was seeing messages like […]

Building kernel modules the debian way

What i hate after upgrading a kernel ? Compile all your modules that there are not part of the main stream kernel. If you use a custom kernel is easy. But if you want to stick for a reason with a prepackaged kernel sometimes is difficult. The debian way = Allways build a package for […]

ipw2100 and kernel 2.6.12 issues

After upgrading to kernel 2.6.12 with software suspend2 the ipw2100-1.1.0 driver stopped compiling. The following patch take care of it. It solves the[b] is_multicast_ether_addr[/b] and [b]create_workqueue[/b] errors. diff -Naur ipw2100-1.1.0/ieee80211.h ipw2100-1.1.0.test/ieee80211.h — ipw2100-1.1.0/ieee80211.h 2005-03-14 18:54:24.000000000 +0200 +++ ipw2100-1.1.0.test/ieee80211.h 2005-06-21 11:48:06.000000000 +0300 @@ -643,10 +643,12 @@ #define MAC_ARG(x) ((u8*)(x))[0],((u8*)(x))[1],((u8*)(x))[2],((u8*)(x))[3],((u8*)(x))[4],((u8*)(x))[5] +#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(2,6,12) extern inline int […]

Upgrading to Fedora Core 4

The machine that holds my blog, holds also everything for my domain 🙂 It was running fedora core 3 and it hasn’t been switched to Debian sarge (yet ?) due to the reason above. After the release of Fedora Core 4 i had 2 options: Download the CDs and use them for the upgrade or […]

Hare Krishna spam

Today i received a strange email in my gmail account: Subject: Gouranga Call out Gouranga be happy!!! Gouranga Gouranga Gouranga …. That which brings the highest happiness!! With a little search on google i came across on references on Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gouranga and the following blog. http://www.juju.org/archives/2003/04/06/call-out-gouranga-be-happy It appears that is know also as the “Hare […]

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 released

Finally after 3 years the new debian sarge waits for us in the mirrors. For as that we were using testing upgrading is simple: Change the sources.list to point to sarge instead of testing and do aptitude update && aptitude -f –with-recommends dist-upgrade. I had allready done it when the sarge was frozen last week […]

LAUNCHcast Radio Limits

And the music stops playing….”Cause i have listened to over 600 songs this months. For the rest of the month, your free service will be reduced” 🙂 Yes it is allways open 🙂

Yahoo mail upgraded to 1 GB

My yahoo mail account has just been upgraded to 1 GB. Yahoo has started to follow Gmail. Even gmail is in 2 GB and counting yahoo has started to follow the competition. Let’s see if hotmail will follow also, cause my hotmail account is still in the 250MB limit