Category Archives: Technology

posts of a technological nature

New Job

I am now working at AMD in Software Research & Developement as a BIOS QA Analyst.  It is very similar to my product test analyst job at Dell, but more about low-level code valadation.  I preform testing of AGESA & … Continue reading

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Solaris in VMware

I loaded OpenSolaris 2009.06 (Solaris 10) in VMware (Workstation 6.5.0 build 118166) on a AMD Athlon 64 X2 6000+ with x32 Vista, and upon powering up I get a message: “You are running a 64-bit guest operating system, but the … Continue reading

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AMalum detections

I had some Win32/AMalum infections turn up this morning in CA Anti-Virus (Vista, 2007, ver. 8.4.0.28, engine 31.6.0) after updating to sig. 6604. I’ve seen that others are experiencing the same problem. I believe theses are false positives found with … Continue reading

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VMware with Linux guest

I was having a problem with running Red Hat in a virtual machine with VMware. The OS was reporting the platform as a “?86”. Which caused “wrong platform” errors with all the rpms. The fix was rather than choose the … Continue reading

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superfetch

Why did Superfetch just freakout on me??? I noticed that my system had started slowing down a few days ago.  Then it got to where the cpu was tied up so much that it took a couple of minutes to … Continue reading

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single-catagory wordpress export

Here’s a simple way that I was able to export one category from my worpress database to a new worpress installation. Create a new user as an author.  (I used “export-author”) Goto Edit Posts and Filter by chosen category. Bulk … Continue reading

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webpage

Well, I finally have it the way I want it.  At least until I change my mind in the next minutes, ha 😉

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TSU Astronaut Lecture

Astronaut Charles M. Duke, the youngest of only 12 astronauts to walk on the moon, will speak on “The Adventure of the Apollo Moon Landings” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Flowers Hall Room 341 on the Texas State … Continue reading

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new site design

I’ve been working on a new design to my site.  I created a static entry page branching out to all the other stuff.  I am still working on some of it, but it is mostly setup.

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funny OCR

I was scanning my “State of Texas” drivers license with a program that automaticaly performs an OCR on all scans…  So when I went to save the pic, it showed the default title as “pestsex.tif”.  I thought wth where did … Continue reading

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