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Monthly Archive August, 2005

CMOS Battery for ThinkPad 600X

August 23, 2005

When the CMOS battery in my ThinkPad died, the machine became unusable. It would not boot because it could not remember the time. I think that this is a bad way to design a BIOS, but I don’t get to choose which BIOS I use (yet, keep your eyes peeled for OpenBIOS as it matures). […]

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Debian Common Core

August 16, 2005

This interview with Bruce Perens is pretty interesting, and many good points were made. I know that I would love it if all of the Linux distributions did things the same way at the lowest levels. Of course, I’d also like the kernel developers to take security as seriously as the developers at OpenBSD, but […]

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