Infrastructure Linux News for Apr 05, 2002
LinuxPlanet: Exploring the ext3 Filesystem (Apr 05, 2002, 23:30)
If you have ever had to run fsck on a large hard drive during
boot then you are familiar with those long pauses that make you
feel like you're starting a Windows machine. Bill Von Hagen shows
you the inner mechanics of the ext3 journaling filesystem and shows
how it can make your restart times lower and how it can be tuned to
make your performance better.
Mandrake Linux Advisory: Various Packages (Apr 05, 2002, 23:30)
"A few packages are being provided as bugfix updates to the
Mandrake Linux 8.2 release..."
Red Hat Announces Skipjack Public Beta 2 (Apr 05, 2002, 18:59)
"In today's episode, the young Cups McDriver continues her quest
to wrestle away control of Printers, Ltd. from the powerful L.P.R.
Meanwhile a visitor to Skipjack, Alternatives de Debian, tries to
mend fences between Hendrik Postfix and Pixie Sendmail..."
NVidia Linux Drivers Released (Apr 05, 2002, 16:00)
NVidia has released new versions of their Linux support drivers
for GeForce4 and Quadro4. Download link within.
MandrakeSoft: The Future of Mandrake Linux? The Answers! (Apr 05, 2002, 14:30)
"We've been impressed by the response to our latest message
regarding the MandrakeClub. Our recent appeal to the community has
generated many reactions, but also many questions. We'd like to
take this opportunity to provide the appropriate response..."
NewsForge: Using the /dev and /proc File Systems (Apr 05, 2002, 07:57)
"These two directories, /proc and /dev have no Windows
counterpart, and are not at first glance easily understandable.
They are, however, powerful tools for understanding and using
MP3 Newswire.net: Linux Home Stereo Component Plays OGG Vorbis (Apr 05, 2002, 03:00)
"Patnode started MP Sharp Technologies last October to 'Design,
develop and manufacture a remote control, LCD, OGG/MP3 player and
CD ripper for use in a home entertainment system.' The MPST Digital
Jukebox is the fruit of his endeavor..."