There are a few resources online for setting up an empty project in Urho3D - even a github repo by the same name Urho3D-Empty-Project, but after having tried myself to create a basic “hello world” from scratch, I found them to either be a misnomer (as in the case of the “empty project” repo) or incomplete. This assumes you are going to use the Urho3D CMake build system as much as possible.Read More...
Having figured out the surface details of how
ectool sets fan speed, it’s time for us to try to do the same on our own and begin building our little fan control daemon in the process.
For whatever reason, I always find that any printer at work will always be the one that doesn’t work with Linux. Maybe that’s just because all printers don’t work with Linux ;p But luckily to get the printer to work all it took was a ppd file.Read More...
As part of the move away from a proprietary in memory database
madb, last.fm is moving to Apache Cassandra. Cassandra is far more easier to deploy to a public cloud (in our case GCE), scale up/down and query.
madb, being completely in memory does have pretty good performance characteristics, but scaling requires machines with more ram, sharding by user and in has some weird and interesting bugs.
I have been trying to debug an initramfs hook that I wrote, which wasnt doing what I wanted it to (namely it did literally nothing at all). Some debugging was in order. I wanted get into the initramfs image environment and see what was going on and what assumptions I have made that turned out to be incorrect.Read More...