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Comment: Re:No longer supports 32-bit architecture (Score 1) 53

by jones_supa (#48470051) Attached to: DragonFly BSD 4.0 Released

Another OS that has dropped support for 32-bit architecture. This is probably not an issue for most users as 32-bit processors are less common these days. If you have an older machine with a 32-bit processor, you can't slap on the latest and greatest *nix OS.

PC-BSD also dropped 32-bit support a year ago.

Comment: Re:In Finland (Score 1) 466

by jones_supa (#48465921) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Why Is the Power Grid So Crummy In So Many Places?

Thanks to the underground cabling, in Finland the last time I witnessed personally witnessed a power outage was in 2006 in thunderstorm, lasting for 2 minutes.

I can confirm this. In Finland you get premium electricity in most places. On the other hand, the amount of "sick" buildings is cropping up: there's moisture in structures, improperly configured ventilation, poor heating, and whatnot. :( But hey, you get proper power to read Slashdot.

Comment: Re:For all the reliability worriers (Score 1) 414

by jones_supa (#48465411) Attached to: How Intel and Micron May Finally Kill the Hard Disk Drive

600TB total writes - http://techreport.com/review/2...
800TB total writes, and some of these consumer grade drives start to fail - http://techreport.com/review/2...

I know, it's amazing. :)

Actually that story seems to still continue with two of the disks approaching 1.5 PB written.

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