IRC logs of #boinc for Wednesday, 2008-07-23

00:09 <efc> moo

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01:31 <freakazoid0223> &wx 19020

01:31 <Romulus> freakazoid0223: Temperature: 74.7F / 23.7C | Humidity: 76% | Pressure: 29.20in / 988.7hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Rain | Wind Direction: NNE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Overnight - Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. South winds around 5 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.; Wednesday - Showers and thunderstorms likely. Locally heavy rainfall possible in the (1 more message)

01:31 <freakazoid0223> &more

01:31 <Romulus> freakazoid0223: afternoon. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.; Wednesday Night - Showers and thunderstorms. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows in the mid 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.;

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01:36 <Soul_keeper> who here is on a quad with boinc ?   i wanna compare benchmarks

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05:18 <CoderForLife> &wx 45140

05:18 <Romulus> CoderForLife: Temperature: 67.1F / 19.5C | Humidity: 82% | Pressure: 29.58in / 1001.6hPa (Steady) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: SSE | Wind Speed: 0.0mph / 0.0km/h ; Today - Partly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.; Tonight - Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 50s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.; Thursday - Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 80s. East winds around 5 mph...becoming (1 more message)

05:19 <CoderForLife> &more

05:19 <Romulus> CoderForLife: light south winds in the afternoon.;

05:31 <efc> moo

05:31 <CoderForLife> moo

05:35 <efc> we (or at at least I) are in death-march mode at work

05:36 <CoderForLife> welcome to modern project management

05:37 <CoderForLife>

05:37 <Romulus> <> (at

05:37 <efc> I know there must be worst Code on the planet than what I work on, but its got to be up there

05:39 <CoderForLife> one measure is if bad code is not removed, just new code added to ovveride the bad code

05:39 <efc> oh yeah Yourdon, I wiped my a, err, read many of his esteemed works

05:39 * CoderForLife recoils

05:39 <CoderForLife> o i c

05:39 <efc> They have been doing that on this code base for 25 years

05:40 <efc> what they do is they hex-patch to figure out to fix stuff, then later put an equivilient jump in the source code

05:40 <CoderForLife> soory you feel that way about my old buddy Ed, Ed

05:41 <efc> Over time, this gets really, really bad

05:41 <efc> I'm sure his stuff is great, I just like taking the opportunity to say something nasty

05:41 <CoderForLife> i c

05:42 <CoderForLife> on that happy note, I need to get ready for w@#%

05:43 <efc> i'll send that photo back to work. It will raise morale.

05:43 <CoderForLife> bbiab

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05:52 <xcamel> off to work - heap big rains coming...

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06:08 <sacarde> hi

06:09 <sacarde> do you know Lars Baush ?

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06:19 <CoderForLife> not me

06:20 <CoderForLife> out the door

06:20 <CoderForLife> laterz

06:22 <CoderForLife> your predicted 24hr precip looks impressive, hawmps

07:07 <hawmps> it's already starting to roll in...

07:09 <hawmps> &ping

07:09 <Romulus> pong

07:10 <wdsmia> &ding

07:10 <Romulus> DONG!

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07:48 <sacarde> do you know Lars Baush ?

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10:46 <hawmps> 'lo BK

10:59 <sacarde> do you know Lars Baush ?

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13:17 <hawmps> &wx 12020

13:18 <Romulus> hawmps: Temperature: 71.1F / 21.7C | Humidity: 100% | Pressure: 29.81in / 1009.4hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Mostly Cloudy | Wind Direction: East | Wind Speed: 2.0mph / 3.2km/h ; Today - Showers and chance of thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Highs in the mid 70s. South winds up to 5 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.; Tonight - Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the (2 more messages)

13:18 <hawmps> &more

13:18 <Romulus> hawmps: evening...then rain and chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. Rain may be heavy at times after midnight. Humid with lows in the upper 60s. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain near 100 percent.; Thursday - Showers and chance of thunderstorms in the morning... then showers likely with chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 70s. (1 more message)

13:18 <hawmps> &more

13:18 <Romulus> hawmps: Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.; Areal Flood Watch for Saratoga County in effect until 8:00 AM EDT on July 25, 2008;

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13:49 <MTughan> Too many messages in boinc_dev about credits...

13:50 <Didactylos> Too many of the windbags are contributing.

13:51 <Didactylos> I don't mind a lively discussion, but reading dozens of essays is not my idea of fun.

13:53 <hawmps> it's a big deal to people, that they choose to ignore in any realistic fashion

14:17 <Didactylos> How many times have SETI inflated their credit? Or is it some other project that does that a lot?

14:19 <saenger> seti hasn't that much, they only distribute a sloppy app and give a lot credits to those optimised but still not included after many month

14:19 <saenger> the top notch of inflated ones are milkyway and Cosmo

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14:59 <yoyo[RKN]> again a credit discussion?

15:02 <bryanUC> heh, I figured that since we (RS) were offline, the credit discussions would cease

15:04 <yoyo[RKN]> I should double the credits ;)

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15:14 <zombie67> need quick help

15:15 <MTughan> Here.

15:15 <zombie67> where are all the project files for BOINC with 6.2.14?

15:15 <zombie67> on windows

15:15 <MTughan> C:\ProgramData?

15:15 <zombie67> no such tihing

15:16 <MTughan> How about C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Settings?

15:16 <Didactylos> Try All Users

15:17 <zombie67> no such thing

15:17 <Tank_Master> what OS?

15:17 <Romulus> hmm... what OS are you on, Tank_Master

15:18 <MTughan> Windows he said.

15:18 <zombie67> xp64

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15:19 <Tank_Master> Vista stores things in different places, which is why I asked...

15:19 <Tank_Master> the project files are still stroed in (by default) programs files\boinc

15:20 <zombie67> I seem to recall during the installation, there were dwo different paths shown

15:20 <Tank_Master> the data files are stored in the user profile for the newly created account (I believe)

15:20 <zombie67> which is where?

15:21 <Tank_Master> c:\docs n settings\whever the new account it creats\

15:21 <sacarde> do you know Lars Baush ?

15:21 <zombie67> yeah

15:22 <zombie67> there are 3 folders in docs & settings

15:22 <zombie67> Admin, all users, and boinc_master

15:22 <Tank_Master> are you seeing hidden folders?

15:22 <Tank_Master> ahh, boinc baster

15:23 <Tank_Master> can you see in there?

15:23 <zombie67> under there, are

15:23 <zombie67> desktop, my docs, favs, start

15:23 <Tank_Master> you need to unhide system and hidden folders

15:23 <zombie67> how?

15:23 <Romulus> how is breakfast, zombie67

15:24 <Tank_Master> tools - folder options

15:24 <Tank_Master> view tab - show hidden files and folders

15:25 <zombie67> still nothing

15:27 <zombie67> dangit, why is this so hard?

15:28 <MTughan> C:\Documents and Settings/boinc_master/Application Settings?

15:28 <zombie67> according to search, there is no "Projects" folder

15:29 <zombie67> there is no aplication settings

15:29 <zombie67> there is application data

15:29 <zombie67> and local settings

15:30 <zombie67> Aplication Data has only one folder called Microsoft

15:30 <zombie67> yet there it is, BOINC is running and crunching.

15:31 <zombie67> this was a clean install too

15:31 <zombie67> not upgraded

15:32 <zombie67> I am going to try reinstalling to see if it will show me the paths again

15:32 <zombie67> first I have to uninstall

15:33 <zombie67> it says docs & settings/all users/application Data/BOINC

15:34 <zombie67> now completing the install

15:36 <MTughan> Seems I don't remember all that I should... Guess it is Application Data, not Application Settings.

15:36 <MTughan> Maybe I'm getting it confused with /Library/Application Settings/BOINC Data.

15:36 <zombie67> Ding!!!

15:36 <sacarde> some experienced in boinc on linux ?

15:36 <zombie67> there it is

15:36 <zombie67> it shouldn't be that hard

15:36 <sacarde> in linux powerpc !

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15:45 <zombie67> bbl

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15:51 <xcamel> 'lo

15:52 <xcamel> hacker kills >>,

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16:25 <Soul_keeper>,news-2045.html

16:25 <Romulus> <> (at

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16:29 <xcamel> a real ground pounder just to the south of me...

16:29 <xcamel> flash-bang

16:41 <xcamel> raining cows and goats too...

16:41 <PovAddict> lol

16:43 <Soul_keeper> &weather 91977

16:43 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: Temperature: 82.0F / 27.8C | Humidity: 43% | Pressure: 29.38in / 994.8hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: WSW | Wind Speed: 6.0mph / 9.7km/h ; Tonight - Mostly clear in the evening...becoming partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight. Lows 55 to 62. Winds west 15 mph in the evening becoming light.; Thursday - Partly cloudy in the morning...becoming mostly sunny. Patchy fog (1 more message)

16:44 <xcamel> there are flash flood warnings up all over now...

16:44 <Soul_keeper> 90F  according the the thermometer on my wall, and that's after running the aircon for half an hour ...

16:44 <xcamel> 67F/100%

16:44 <Soul_keeper> &more

16:44 <Romulus> Soul_keeper: in the morning. Highs 76 to 81 in the western valleys to 88 to 93 near the foothills. Light winds.; Thursday Night - Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 64. Winds west 15 mph in the evening becoming light.;

16:50 <xcamel> that one was close..

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16:56 <xcamel> bryanUC: Did you say RS was down?

16:57 <MTughan> Been down for a while.

16:58 <xcamel> reisel, right?

16:58 <MTughan> Riesel Sieve, yes.

16:59 <Soul_keeper> corn flakes are the best cereal

16:59 <Soul_keeper> the ants don't eat it :)

16:59 <MTughan> lol

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17:05 <CoderForLife> hello

17:07 <xcamel> Hi Don..

17:08 <xcamel> want some rain?

17:08 <bryanUC> xcamel: yes, it's unfortunately down, and there's not much I can do to fix it :(

17:09 <xcamel> OK Bryan - I have to take that project off pete and repete then

17:09 <xcamel> thanks..

17:09 <CoderForLife> I need no rain, but I'n guessing you have plenty.

17:09 <xcamel> over an inch already..

17:09 <xcamel> will be pushing 2 before too long.

17:10 <CoderForLife> I asked the wall bidders what utilities (power, water) they would need from me.  One replied - I don't need water, water is my enemy.

17:12 <xcamel> lol

17:14 <CoderForLife> The 24hr GFS precip map puts a black spot on your house xcamel

17:16 <xcamel> gulp - 1.82" so far..

17:17 <CoderForLife> western Mass and Conn will get more

17:17 <CoderForLife> Stephen is in Chelmsford, MA ATM

17:19 <xcamel> I'm on the bullseye just north of the Catskills

17:23 * CoderForLife thinks a bullseye is a bad place to be

17:24 <xcamel> missed most of them this year

17:24 <CoderForLife> statistics are not your friend today

17:28 <wdsmia> re-hi

17:28 <wdsmia> &wx 50319

17:29 <Romulus> wdsmia: Temperature: 79.1F / 26.2C | Humidity: 52% | Pressure: 30.08in / 1018.5hPa (Falling) | Conditions: Overcast | Wind Direction: South | Wind Speed: 1.0mph / 1.6km/h ; Tonight - Partly cloudy. Numerous thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the mid 60s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.; Thursday - Thunderstorms likely in the morning...then a chance of thunderstorms in the (1 more message)

17:29 <wdsmia> &more

17:29 <Romulus> wdsmia: afternoon. High in the upper 70s. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.; Thursday Night - Mostly cloudy until early morning then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the upper 60s. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph decreasing to up to 5 mph after midnight.;

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17:35 <xcamel> 2.15" of rain now...

17:35 <xcamel> and it let up a little bit...

17:36 <xcamel>

17:36 <Romulus> Title: APOD: 2008 July 23 - High Cliffs Surrounding Echus Chasma on Mars (at

17:37 * wdsmia jumps into the nearest phone booth and changes out of his coding clothes

17:37 <xcamel> good idea..

17:39 <xcamel> veeeery interesting....

17:39 <xcamel>

17:39 <Romulus> <> (at

17:44 <xcamel> any ideas on what patent #361 might be?

17:44 <MTughan> The article said it was something about paid search.

17:45 * CoderForLife opens the Area 51 case file

17:45 <Soul_keeper> 6269361

17:46 <xcamel> was reading that...

17:47 <Soul_keeper>

17:47 <Romulus> <> (at

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17:56 <xcamel> could be one hell of a catfight...

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18:12 <Soul_keeper> must be a major coincidence that i payed my taxes with check # 1040  ....

18:12 <xcamel> frame it - that's a keeper...

18:13 <PovAddict> why?

18:13 <Soul_keeper> i guess i'll just mail them out even if i don't have the money in the bank yet ...

18:14 * PovAddict doesn't get the significance of #1040

18:14 <xcamel> rain finally calmed down a bit..

18:14 <Soul_keeper> for 1040

18:14 <xcamel> form 1040 is the official federal tax form number

18:15 <PovAddict> thought it may be something like that...

18:15 * PovAddict agrees - frame it

18:17 <xcamel> one of the most hated numbers - it might as well be form #666

18:17 <Soul_keeper> :)

18:19 <xcamel> my longwave antenna is singing like an electric birdie..

18:19 <Soul_keeper> hmmm i gotta come up with over 1000 bucks in a week ...

18:20 <xcamel> sell your neighbors car...

18:22 <Soul_keeper> the neighbor is a poor mexican plumber, his truck is probably worth 500

18:22 * CoderForLife understands money demands

18:22 <CoderForLife> I called 811 today

18:22 <PovAddict> 911 - 100?

18:22 <Soul_keeper> i got two paychecks in front of me, and should get another one tomarrow,  still short

18:23 <xcamel> sell the plumber then...

18:23 <CoderForLife> yeah, PovAddict - a discount 911

18:23 <PovAddict> lol

18:23 <PovAddict> not sure that's legal, xcamel :)

18:23 <CoderForLife> 811 is the national "call before you dig" number

18:24 <PovAddict> oic

18:24 <xcamel> ah yes - UFPO

18:24 <CoderForLife> folks from the utilities come out and mark where the underground services are

18:25 <CoderForLife> OUPS in my case

18:25 <xcamel> they paint up your lawn with ugly marks..

18:25 <CoderForLife>

18:25 <Romulus> Title: Ohio Utilities Protection Service (at

18:25 <CoderForLife> rather that that digging up the lawn to fix the pipes

18:25 <xcamel> here comes another pop...

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18:28 <CoderForLife> I'm going to go work on the tablet PC, and sit with the wife

18:28 <CoderForLife> cya nice folks back here again soon

18:29 <Soul_keeper> late

18:33 <xcamel> looks like 2.5" and counting...

18:33 <Soul_keeper> fun

18:42 <xcamel> er not

18:47 <wdsmia> [15:23] <xcamel> another very low entertainment value storm.

18:47 <wdsmia> [15:24] <wdsmia> Thats a good thing

18:47 <wdsmia> [15:26] <xcamel> naaah...

18:48 <wdsmia> lol

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18:50 <PovAddict> looks like we're getting a storm tonight too

18:53 <xcamel> entertainment, ie: lightning, wind, cool cloud formations. torrential rain not required.

18:54 <xcamel> lightning rate holding at 70-75, but not much close by...

18:54 <xcamel> the big pond is about half full now...

18:56 <PovAddict> looking at your website

18:56 <PovAddict> nice lightning graph

18:58 <xcamel> thanks

19:06 <xcamel> did the java app run for you?

19:06 <PovAddict> no, it never worked here

19:06 * PovAddict tries Firefox

19:06 <PovAddict> oh great, Firefox can't even load the Java runtime

19:07 <KathrynM> what did you break PovAddict?

19:07 <PovAddict> I just never tried Firefox with Java, KathrynM

19:07 <PovAddict> the plugin must be somewhere different from where Firefox is looking

19:07 <Soul_keeper> yes

19:07 <KathrynM> ah

19:07 <Soul_keeper> where is your firefox installed ?

19:07 <xcamel> always..

19:07 <KathrynM> I'm using icetea at the moment.

19:07 <KathrynM> it's meh

19:08 <PovAddict> Soul_keeper: huh?

19:08 <PovAddict> firefox itself in /usr/bin like everything else

19:08 <xcamel> several local roads closed for flooding

19:08 <Soul_keeper> ls /usr/lib/firefox*/plugins

19:09 <xcamel> and a tree or two..

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19:09 <PovAddict> flash and unixprint

19:09 <xcamel> I know it seriously overloaded my 'land plumbing'

19:10 <Soul_keeper> make a symbolic link to your

19:10 <KathrynM> ah yes, I remember doing that

19:10 <KathrynM> and screwing it up the first time ;)

19:10 <Soul_keeper> probably  /usr/lib/java/plugin/i386/ns7/

19:10 <KathrynM> there should be a poorly written faq on sun's site

19:10 <Soul_keeper> by default many plugins still use  /usr/lib  or /usr/local/lib/mozilla/plugins

19:11 <xcamel> that's the one - it does run well in FF/javaplug

19:11 <PovAddict> I have OpenJDK

19:11 <xcamel> same diff

19:11 <Soul_keeper> just make that symbolic link, then restart FF  and open   about:plugins   in your address bar

19:11 <xcamel> 1.6 ish?

19:12 <PovAddict> I don't have any libjavaplugin

19:12 <Soul_keeper> ln -s /usr/lib/java/plugin/i386/ns7/ /usr/lib/firefox*/plugins/

19:12 <xcamel> search for Robert Wexler

19:12 <PovAddict> /usr/lib/java has only three SWT-related files

19:12 <xcamel> er not..

19:12 <xcamel>

19:12 <PovAddict> "locate libjavaplugin" returned nothing

19:13 <Soul_keeper> then it isn't installed right

19:13 <xcamel> find /* -name 'libjava*'

19:14 <Soul_keeper> they should have compiled the browser plugin with whatever package you installed

19:14 <PovAddict> /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-openjdk/jre/lib/amd64/

19:15 <Soul_keeper> you can try that

19:15 <Soul_keeper> never really messed with openjdk

19:16 <xcamel> weird.. now mine is broken..

19:16 <PovAddict> hmm looks like Konqueror has special handling of Java

19:16 <PovAddict> doesn't show in Konqueror plugin list

19:16 <PovAddict> instead, if asks for path to the 'java' command line app in a different configuration panel

19:17 * Soul_keeper runs off

19:21 <PovAddict> I hate how they compare BOINC credits with money

19:22 <PovAddict> as if the world's economics worked so well...

19:23 <PovAddict> in the real world, if better tools make you produce stuff twice as fast, you as a worker don't get paid twice more; so? just because it's done that way with money doesn't mean we have to do the same

19:24 <PovAddict> projects wouldn't lose anything paying twice more in that case

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19:44 <Soul_keeper> shoulda just stuck to counting WUs  :)

19:46 <PovAddict> indeed

19:46 <PovAddict> if you do work twice as fast (due to an optimized app), you instantly get twice the credits that way

19:46 <PovAddict> same credits per WU (1), more WUs per day = more credits per day

19:50 <KathrynM> the stats used to excite me.  not anymore though.

19:50 <KathrynM> maybe it's the whole burnout thing

19:51 <KathrynM> i should hit the million mark in about 2 days

19:51 <KathrynM> woo freaking hoo

19:51 <KathrynM> :/

19:52 <xcamel> congrats..

19:52 <KathrynM> thanks

19:52 <KathrynM> once you hit a million, it takes forever and a day to get to another meaningful (whatever that means) milestone

19:52 <Soul_keeper> i need to go bowling

19:52 <PovAddict> substract a million from the number

19:53 <PovAddict> so you can say "yeah I reached a thousand!" again :)

19:53 <Soul_keeper> boss just called me and offered me tomarrow off work as well, not sure how i wanna handle that

19:53 <KathrynM> lol

19:54 <Soul_keeper> nobody wants to go bowling with me, so i have to rent a whole lane for myself ...

19:54 <KathrynM> I'll go with you.  exceptt the distance might be ap roblem

19:54 <KathrynM> and the whole i have to go to w@*@ thing

19:56 * xcamel used to love bowling

19:57 <xcamel> hmm... 2.72" of rain - pond plumbing totally overloaded

20:01 <blkno1> Anyone here have an N800?

20:09 <xcamel> wazzat?

20:09 <MTughan> Nokia N800. Miniature PC.

20:10 <blkno1> yeah I just flashed the firmware, it worked.

20:10 <blkno1> 1st time I tried it didnt.

20:10 <MTughan> Runs Linux, right? Trying to run BOINC on it?

20:10 <MTughan> I read about the N800 in Linux Pro Magazine.

20:10 <blkno1> yeah, take about 3 years for a WU

20:10 <PovAddict> first *5* times I tried jailbreaking my iPod touch, I made it unusable :)

20:10 <blkno1> be neat though

20:10 <MTughan> Heh.

20:11 <PovAddict> (on the next 5 times, I got each time one step further and broke something in a way I had to start over; but at least I could still use it)

20:11 <MTughan> Hardly unusable then.

20:12 <PovAddict> on the first attempts, I did make it unbootable

20:16 <KathrynM> more fun when you make your entire computer unbootable

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20:16 <PovAddict> or not

20:16 <KathrynM> heh, kernel panic :O

20:16 * KathrynM freaked out

20:17 <PovAddict> if you make your computer unbootable, at least you know you can fully format and reinstall to get it back working

20:17 <KathrynM> true

20:17 <PovAddict> (as a last resort)

20:17 <KathrynM> it helps to have a second distro install

20:17 <PovAddict> with the iPod, first time was OMG I BRICKED IT?!

20:17 <KathrynM> failing that, live cds are a life saver

20:17 * KathrynM is eager to upgrade her firmware on her ipod

20:18 <KathrynM> just waiting for an itunes gift card from home.

20:18 <PovAddict> careful with the AppStore

20:18 <KathrynM> oh

20:18 <PovAddict> it's like buying ringtones, you could end up paying for silly stuff without conciously knowing :)

20:19 <KathrynM> ah

20:19 <KathrynM> I told mom to send a 20 dollar card.

20:19 <KathrynM> Enough for the firmware and a few apps

20:19 * KathrynM wonders where I could get a giftcard in Korea

20:19 <PovAddict> ...the bay is the place to be...

20:21 <KathrynM> heh, I love reading the spam akismet catches on my blog

20:22 <PovAddict> ...♪ do what you want 'cos a pirate is free ♪...

20:23 <MTughan> ...

20:23 <KathrynM> ;-)

20:23 <KathrynM> err .-)

20:23 <PovAddict> (I'm *not* suggesting that the 2.0 firmware is available on the 'net in thousands of sites)

20:23 <xcamel> er X)

20:23 <KathrynM> and I don't want to brick my ipod either

20:23 <MTughan> For some reason, I thought you meant a pirate radio station...

20:24 <PovAddict> it's technically safe for sure

20:24 <KathrynM> <----  w*@& over there --------------------------------->

20:24 <PovAddict> (not legally safe)

20:24 <KathrynM> laters

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20:48 <xcamel> looks like another huge slug of bad weather in here by midnight

21:04 <xcamel> oh.. and negotiations on the new car are going well..

21:07 <xcamel> ip kill >>

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21:27 <xcamel> 'lo ed

21:28 <efc> Hey

21:28 <xcamel> exit

21:28 <xcamel> oops

21:28 <efc> I'm sorry Dave, you can't do that.

21:29 <MTughan> Isn't that Jay?

21:32 <xcamel> wrong winduh..

21:32 <xcamel> damn.. lightning again...

21:34 <efc> &math convert 230 kilograms to pounds

21:34 <Romulus> efc: 507.063203025

21:35 <xcamel> 2.57" of rain and climbing again...

21:35 <xcamel> about 20 roads around me washed out or flooded...

21:37 <efc> We could still use more here. Quit hogging.

21:40 <xcamel> this is a bit over the top...

21:40 <efc> &weather 31088

21:40 <Romulus> efc: Temperature: 78F / 26C | Humidity: 75% | Pressure: 29.96in / 1015hPa (Rising) | Conditions: Partly Cloudy | Wind Direction: SW | Wind Speed: 10mph / 17km/h ; Tonight - Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Lows around 70. West winds up to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.; Thursday - Partly sunny. (1 more message)

21:41 <xcamel> and another mild tstorm wave to go with it...

21:45 <xcamel> My daughter flew down to DC today (GWU) and they just got hammered by a storm...

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22:37 <quail> afternoon all

22:37 <quail> &wx ypad

22:37 <Romulus> quail: Temperature: 54°F / 12°C | Humidity: 47% | Pressure: 30.30in / 1026hPa | Conditions: Clear | Wind Direction: North | Wind Speed: 12mph / 18km/h | Updated: 11:30 AM CST; Clear. High:59 F. / 15 C.; Scattered Clouds. Low:39 F. / 4 C.; Scattered Clouds. High:57 F. / 14 C.; Overcast. Low:44 F. / 7 C.; Clear. High:62 F. / 17 C.; Scattered Clouds. Low:46 F. / 8 C.;

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23:00 <Soul_keeper>

23:00 <Romulus> <> (at

23:00 <Soul_keeper> my team is ranked 5th   :)

23:01 <PovAddict> I saw

23:02 <Soul_keeper> when ?

23:15 <quail> g'day Soul_keeper & PovAddict

23:22 <Soul_keeper> hey

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23:22 <Soul_keeper> anyone looking to join a wcg team ?

23:22 <quail> how are things?

23:23 <quail> what does wcg do?

23:24 <MTughan> Various human projects.

23:24 <MTughan> is where you can find all the subprojects.

23:24 <Romulus> Title: World Community Grid - Home (at

23:26 <Soul_keeper> we only have 3 members and we are beating teams with like 300 members

23:26 <Soul_keeper> lol

23:27 <quail> Soul_keeper: what team?

23:27 <Soul_keeper> linuxsociety

23:28 <quail> kewl

23:33 <KathrynM>

23:33 <Romulus> Title: xkcd store (at

23:33 <KathrynM> I so want that Linux cheat shirt :)

23:34 <Soul_keeper> cool

23:35 <KathrynM> yup

23:35 <KathrynM> just sent an email to my brothers requesting it for my birthday.

23:35 <KathrynM> if my baby brother really loves me, he'd get it because I've just had my first Linux birthday

23:35 <Soul_keeper> :)

23:36 <KathrynM> my baby brother is a big geek.  He's a senior CS major interested in embedded systems programming

23:37 <Soul_keeper> fun

23:58 <quail> KathrynM: kewl

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