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Comment Re:As long as you don't use page breaks (Score 2, Informative) 91

I actually would not consider this ready for every day use. It does not even play nicely with what I have at home as the following are broken.

1: It can't handle multiple columns.
2: No real support for index work.
3: Can't create tables or modify number of columns/rows.
4: No header/footer support.
5: No footnote support.
6: Embedded images tend to overlap text.
7: The equation stuff is not supported.

That said this is still bad ass and I look forward to seeing how it progresses.

Comment Re:By default, SuperMicro IPMI attaches to normal (Score 1) 102

By default, SuperMicro IPMI attaches to normal ethernet. So if you hook up a server to a public connection, you've exposed your IPMI. We caught this in a security audit, we added a dhcp honey pot to our static network to see if we could get any devices to announce themselves. We about shat our pants! There's probably a ton of people at risk not knowing this motherboard is insecure by default!

Dedicated v. shared ethernet is going to vary per model and some models actually don't support shared ethernet.

Also even when using shared, that is only a danger when a DHCP server is present and the machines are being admined by a idiot who does not know what they are using.

Comment Re:Ugh... (Score 1) 102

Working on a product based around these now...

As far as I can tell, the Nuvoton WPCM450 is what contains the Matrox G200ew clone for graphics output. Thanks to XAA being discontinued in, the MGA driver is practically unusable for X at this point(even with an ancient, 2d window manager).

Yet another reason to avoid this hardware.

Blarg? People are using these as servers, not desktops. Given this X support is entirely irrelevant.

Comment Re:You misunderstand Idaho Stop (Score 1) 490

Not sure about else where, but here in Chicago cyclists treat it as giving them the right away. It is actually a very major problem when it comes to pedestrian traffic and vehicle traffic here. And that is IF they even bother to slow down instead of just blowing throw a red light or stop sight.

Comment Re:Pffft (Score 1) 723

Icy/snow roads: check
Incompetent/corrupt government: check at city and state level
no salt for that amount of snow/ice: check

Nah. The disaster here is bad drivers ed not properly preparing people for driving in diverse conditions, which should be must given the wide variety of climate found in the continuous continental US.

"The urge to destroy is also a creative urge." -- Bakunin [ed. note - I would say: The urge to destroy may sometimes be a creative urge.]