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Comment: Re:noatime,nodiratime (Score 1) 204

by goarilla (#49329985) Attached to: Apple Doubles MacBook Pro R/W Performance

Well, I'm a linux guy too, but to be fair to the windows folk HFS+ only achieves that performance by using a 16kb block size, not by having a performance filesystem and thus was very wasteful with disk space - especially when you consider how many small files exist on an fs.

What benchmark made you conclude that HFS+ is faster than NTFS when using big block sizes ?

No the disk performance crown still resides with Linux users that have access to enterprise grade filesystems like murderFS, ahem I mean reiserfs, xfs and other performance kings of that ilk.

Does anybody still use reiserfs and what makes it "enterprise grade" ?

I'm sure that there are macOS users out there who know how to retrofit such a filesystem into their BSD kernels, but that is hardly a stock MAC, it's BSD functionality. Even then I'm not sure if BSD supports configurable IO and CPU schedulers or a pre-emptable kernel - not that 99% of mac users would even understand why that is important.

Mac OS X still depends on old mac system 6/7 filesystem functionality like resource forks, these are not that easy to "retrofit" in ufs/zfs.
A lot of the IO schedulers are implemented mainly to have some IO fairness because mechanical hard drives are very easy to saturate.
These aren't that useful anymore when you can push 500.000 IOPS to a set of SSD's. And don't diss the FreeBSD storage subsystem: ufs allows for consistent backups without having to use volume management and creating a snapshot beforehand (LVM2+ext4).

Comment: Re:Your justice system is flawed, too. (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49262089) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

look at you: concerned because i dehumanize a mass murderer?

Yes because he is still a human.

you do not possess coherent morality

I never claimed I did. And I very much doubt you possess it as well.

you respect and tolerate all. until someone disrespects and lacks tolerance. then you give back exactly the same

O tell me oh wise one, where did I stop tolerating you ?

to tolerate intolerance is only to invite the destruction of your belief system

Cute very cute. Now give me one in Latin.

Comment: Re:Your justice system is flawed, too. (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49261509) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

why is this creature still alive, it is not a human being. it has lost the ability to call itself that by defiling basic morality to such a repugnant extreme. why is this thing still alive? so it can whine about video game privileges? this thing must die

In war we all defile morality to repugnant extremes.
Stop dehumanizing this man by calling him *it*. It's practices like that that help enable enormous atrocities (see Hutu - Tutsi genocides).

again, please note: we are here on the very edge of atrocity. the crimes that shock the conscience at the furthest extreme. the worst of the worst of the worst. they alone deserve death from the state

The atrocity scale edges' move according to the 'zeitgeist'. There is no real hard end.

so india has the closest approach to perfect on capital punishment in this world.

Yeah India. With their multilayered racist caste system. They know all about justice.

Comment: Re:Your justice system is flawed, too. (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49260663) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

I agree that (B) is becoming a lot more difficult, as available space fills up, and as nation-states impose moral strictures on other nation states; in that case, there is the suboptimal option (C) hide your differences from the larger society until such time as you can exercise one of the other two options, or until you die, or are caught.

Nobody wants to be a foreigner.

Comment: Re:Your justice system is flawed, too. (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49260649) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century
No confidence in the rehabilitative powers of the prison system :D ?
To be fair these people would never get out, even in Europe.
There are clauses that keep people a ward of the state after their prison time.
These are designed for these sort of people, although they sometimes get used for political prisoners.

Comment: Re:Better Arguments Needed (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49260625) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

You think you should kill people without remorse because they killed people without remorse.
It's psychopaths all the way down.

But you can learn to kill and the remorse lessens with "practice". A lot of soldiers approach psychopath.
So Isn't the government to blame a little bit for war-traumatised soldiers coming back from their stint of Hell and going ballistic (Timothy McVeigh) ?

Comment: Re:HOWTO (Score 1) 1080

by goarilla (#49260577) Attached to: How To Execute People In the 21st Century

Personally, I'm happy for the lack of availability of Euthasol for use in human executions. Anyone who deserves execution does not deserve a quick, painless termination, they deserve to suffer as much as possible. The only way to make it better is to make them suffer like their victims, and their victims are NOT JUST THE PEOPLE THEY KILLED, but also all the people left behind. When someone murders another innocent being, plans it out, does the execution and shows no remorse at all (all of these things are the requirement for the death penalty in most places) ... and it happens to be your loved ones ... then get back to me on your high and mighty horse, until then ... stop pretending you're so enlightened. You aren't, you're just naive and selfish and ignorant of reality.

But that's not justice that's revenge.

Comment: Re:Depends (Score 1) 205

by goarilla (#49240555) Attached to: Ask Slashdot - Breaking Into Penetration Testing At 30

The other day I found a security problem due to the way the linux and BSD kernels handle ARP in different circumstances, and the interaction there created an attack surface. If the guy doesn't know much about networks, he's going to have a hard time of getting into the nitty-gritty.

Hasn't ARP always been an attack surface (arp cache poisoning) ?

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