linux OS

S-ATA cables – more guilty than you might think

If you get sth. like this (and best case your raid 1 goes crazy) daywalker kernel: [  498.324514] ata5.00: status: { DRDY } [  498.324516] ata5.00: failed command: WRITE FPDMA QUEUED [  498.324520] ata5.00: cmd 61/60:e8:e2:7d:0e/01:00:9c:00:00/40 tag 29 ncq 180224 out [  498.324520]          res 50/00:d8:7a:87:0f/00:00:9c:00:00/40 Emask 0x10 (ATA bus error) [  498.324522] ata5.00: status: { …

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unrarall

I’ve written a tool for unrar extraction in python. Basically you can feed it with *.rar and it will do the rest for you. Additionally it can perform cleanup after a successful extraction including a working partYX.rar detection and it’s got passwordfile support. For usage use -h For install make it executable and put it …

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slow firefox under linux

The speed firefox handles multiple tabs, popup-windows  and the content itself is much better under vista than in (gtk-world) linux. Kind of frustration. But there is swiftfox, an optimized version of firefox for linux (and its different architectures) and I should have found this thing much earlier! Update It seems as if there is no …

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