Glorified Markov Chain

Identifying concurrent tasks in Bitbake logs

One fun problem in massively parallel OpenEmbedded builds is when tasks have bad dependencies or just bugs and you can end up with...

Dynamic source checksums in OpenEmbedded

Today we were cleaning up some old bugs in the Yocto Project bugzilla and came across a bug which was asking for the ability to specify...

So long Wordpress, thanks for all the exploits

I've been meaning to move my incredibly occasional blog away from Wordpress for a long time, considering that I rarely use my blog and...

Cycling Dad Nirvana Approaches

Last week Alex wanted to go for a bike ride so we had a play on the local pump track and some of the cheeky trails hidden away nearby....

UEFI Validation

The Linux UEFI Validation Project was announced recently: Bringing together multiple separate upstream test suites into a cohesive and...

Reproducible builds and GPL compliance

LWN has a good article on GPL compliance (if you're not a subscriber you'll have to wait) that has an interesting quote: Developers, and...

Misc for Sale

As we're moving house we are having a bit of a clear out, and have some techie gadgets that someone else might want: Netgear DGN3500...

Better bash completion?

Bash completion is great and everything, but I spend more time than is advisable dealing with numerous timestamped files. $ mv...

Remote X11 on OS X

I thought I'd blog this just in case someone else is having problems using XQuartz on OS X as a server to remote X11 applications (i.e....

Network Oddity

This is... strange. Two machines, connected through cat5 and gigabit adaptors/hub. $ iperf -c melchett.local -d...


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