Dell C521 suspend/resume problems
I have a AMD based desktop from 3-4 years ago that’s working perfectly fine as a Linux desktop box - except that it doesn’t suspend to either ram or disk when I’m not using it. I’m about to get rid of the PC, unless I can get this fixed somehow. Dell doesn’t have any more BIOS updates and the ubuntu bug has expired and no one seems to care. Based on the bug trail,...
libunwind 1.0.1 is here
This was a minor dot release with a bunch of bug fixes for the 1.0 release. Download, enjoy and unwind.
MSFT vs Linux on desktop: still relevant?
10-15 years ago, a post like this would’ve gotten the slashdot crowd all riled up about free software and the “evil empire”. I’d say it doesn’t matter any more. There is increased competition in the market and don’t know of anybody dual booting. I buy hardware to run Linux and if it allows only crypto signed kernels via UEFI, I’m going to buy something...
After 3 years
Things are roughly the same (including the pricing). December 2008: HP Pavilion dv5t Entertainment Notebook - Onyx - Genuine Windows Vista Home Premium with Service Pack 1 (32-bit) - Pentium(R) Dual-Core Mobile Processor T3200 (2.0 GHz) - 15.4” diagonal WSXGA+ High-Definition HP BrightView Widescreen Display (1680 x 1050) - FREE Upgrade to 4GB DDR2 System Memory (2 Dimm) - Intel(R)...