Linux, musical road-dogging, and daily life by Paul W. Frields
Day: <span>August 21, 2004</span>

Arggghh… The new Fedora kernel, 2.6.8-1.521, fixed my IDE VFAT bug, but it is very s-l-u-g-g-i-s-h after exercising RAM. It apparently overuses swap for some reason. My tests were not on a powerhouse per se, but a perfectly respectable Athlon Tbird 1.4, with 512 MB RAM. It rocks under 2.6.7-1.494.2.2, …

Note to self: Emacs – Learn It, Love It! To wit, I offer this addition to .bashrc: unalias vi function vi() {   zenity –warning –text=”You are commanded to only use Emacs!\nGo now and sin no more.”   if [ $? = 1 ]; then     gvim “$@”   else     emacs “$@”   fi }