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Comment: Re:Wounded Not Dead (Score 1) 215

by Khyber (#49562531) Attached to: Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS

I hope your vendor bothered to check the architectural limitations of the processor you're using. The old Xeon E7 CPUs had a nasty problem where you could run 2CPU/4GPU or 4CPU/2GPU but you could not run 4CPU/4GPU. The E5v2s have the same problem, requiring multiple linked nodes in order to get around the issue.

Comment: Re:KDBus - another systemd brick on the wall (Score 1) 215

by Khyber (#49562483) Attached to: Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS

Make swapfile
encrypt swap
put swap in as loop
Memory overflow
hardlock, the end.

And it's been sitting there for at LEAST a decade. Still hasn't been fixed despite many others like myself making note of it and submitting reports.

Someone else even wrote a nice little blurb about it - http://spiralofhope.com/how-to... Though that one uses a slightly different method (but similar to mine.)

Comment: Re:Wounded Not Dead (Score 1) 215

by Khyber (#49559429) Attached to: Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS

"The upsides of Linux in 2015 are in spaces like huge range of software, IaaS, supercomputing "

Supercomputing? HAH!

Linux is so fucking weak that it can't even support my super-server with 12 GPUs PER BOX.

Yet, some how, Windows Server 2008 works just fine with ALL TWELVE, rolling Hyper-V and RemoteFX, delivering native performance REMOTELY.

Pretty sad a nearly decade old server OS rips the shit out of Linux in hardware support AND in usability.

Comment: Re:KDBus - another systemd brick on the wall (Score 1) 215

by Khyber (#49559369) Attached to: Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS

"What he and Linus disagreed upon was whether you should fix broken kernel features or not. Kay thought you should, Linus disagreed."

And it's exactly because of this that I can hardlock just about any Linux machine with five simple steps, and I'm not even a serious hacker. I don't even need admin priv to do it.

Linus is too fucking incompetent for his own good.

Comment: Re:None (Score 1) 472

by Khyber (#49554635) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Are the Most Stable Smartphones These Days?

"We get it, you're an idiot stuck in the past"

I get it, you're an idiot that can't be bothered to think critically, let alone even try refuting my points (all of which I can record video evidence of and shove right in your ignorant face) so all you can do is try to insult.

Well, while you think I'm stuck in the past - I own four of these.

I know what technology is worth purchasing and using. Smartphones are not one of those technologies. They've been nothing much more than a marketing gimmick, a dangerous distraction for those on the road, and a means for ever-increasing privacy invasion. Base fucking line price for a phone now days without contract runs you almost $500. I can get portable computer hardware ten times as powerful for the same price that actually performs multitasking.

Let's put down an example, starting with iOs. I used to do some side courier stuff for a university. I log into a webpage on an iPhone, find my order, load it up, then I tell Apple Maps to direct me to the address. Okay, now that I'm there, I go back to the webpage, only to find out that fucking Safari INSISTS on reloading the page. Except now I'm in an area where there's NO CELLULAR SIGNAL and thus I obviously can't refresh the page, which has gone blank because Apple is too fucking stupid to have any sort of intelligent swapfile. Now I can't get my order back up on the fucking screen and I have to step outside to get a signal and bring the order page back up.

ABSOLUTELY FUCKING USELESS. Meanwhile, I can do the same thing with a laptop, and I NEVER have to worry about losing the webpage when I go look at another program. And I haven't SINCE THE DAYS OF THE PENTIUM 2.

Smartphones are poorly-designed, loaded with gimmicks, and for the price you pay, you get absolutely shit performance and usability in comparison to any other piece of real computer hardware near the same price.

Comment: Re:Old Wives' Tales (Score 1) 286

by Khyber (#49553631) Attached to: Tesla To Announce Battery-Based Energy Storage For Homes

The batteries themselves are DC. You could drop an entire array in a pool full of people and you wouldn't do much damage as they'd all discharge at their individual cell voltage levels as they short. It's not that dangerous unless the individual cells are going past 24VDC in that particular type of environment and someone's within a couple of feet of that pack and acting as a ground path to somewhere else. The inverter equipment hooked up to the batteries, on the other hand, and the charging equipment, should be kept well off the floor. AC-charged water is much more dangerous.

Charging batteries generate hydrogen and oxygen, Hydrogen rises to the top, Oxygen can mix pretty well with a primarily-nitrogen atmosphere. Not a problem for a battery bank, single-level, on the floor. Cooling is about as simple as a large fan blowing across the array/pack, as that's where a majority of the cooling-capable metal (terminals) is located, anyways.

Comment: None (Score 1, Troll) 472

by Khyber (#49552301) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Are the Most Stable Smartphones These Days?

Almost every Win Mobile phone refuses to work with my WiFi point (thought it sees it.)

Droid phones aren't fully featured. They're feature-creep.

iOs is so much more of a horrible piece of crap now than it was before. It has drastically dropped the performance of my fiance's 4S with the latest revision.

My old Nokia does everything I need. Still works. I can turn on and dial 911 faster than you can get past your splash screen.

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