Monthly Archives: July 2011

Game of the Month: The Orange Box

A few years ago I played Half-Life 2 on my PC. To this day it is one of the best 1st person shooters I have ever played. It features excellent graphics, elaborate level designs, a good story and so much … Continue reading

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My Keyboard is shouting

When I came home from work on monday I couldn’t login into my computer because all the letters i typed came out in uppercase. I pressed the caps lock and all the shift keys multiple times which had no effect. … Continue reading

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Using S.M.A.R.T. under NetBSD

NetBSD has supported S.M.A.R.T. for a long time. But this functionality is well hidden. You can enable S.M.A.R.T. and check a single disk like this: # atactl wd0 smart enable SMART supported, SMART enabled # atactl wd0 smart status SMART supported, … Continue reading

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