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Comment Re:Explanations: (Score 1) 378

Geode:

    processor : 0
    vendor_id : AuthenticAMD
    cpu family : 5
    model : 10
    model name : Geode(TM) Integrated Processor by AMD PCS
    stepping : 2
    microcode : 0x8b
    cpu MHz : 498.048
    cache size : 128 KB
    fdiv_bug : no
    f00f_bug : no
    coma_bug : no
    fpu : yes
    fpu_exception : yes
    cpuid level : 1
    wp : yes
    flags : fpu de pse tsc msr cx8 sep pge cmov clflush mmx mmxext 3dnowext 3dnow vmmcall
    bogomips : 996.09
    clflush size : 32
    cache_alignment : 32
    address sizes : 32 bits physical, 32 bits virtual
    power management:

    Linux fqdn.domain.tld 3.16.0-4-586 #1 Debian 3.16.7-ckt11-1+deb8u4 (2015-09-19) i586 GNU/Linux

This is from an Alix 2D3 which is (but not for much longer) my router.

Comment Re:Problem with the solution? (Score 2) 194

I think the problem here is that yes, you don't want to waste the time, but you (and few others) are willing to pay what it would really cost to offer fast airborne bandwidth.

A few Mbps are really quite adequate for 99% of the users that *need* in-air connectivity (or simply want it to prevent being bored, like me with IRC and web browsing). If people want to do heavy VNC work or video streaming on board aircraft, they're going to have to pay more than $20 for it. It's that simple.

Comment Re: Question from a non American (Score 1) 203

The largest Canadian airports have US preclearance, so you clear before you leave Canada. Smaller Canadian airports with US service still have passengers clear customs and immigration at the American airport where they land.

Some Caribbean, Irish, and Middle Eastern airports have US preclearance too but as far as I know, none of these airlines serve LaGuardia.

Comment Re:Try an M-DISC (Score 1) 169

In the cool and dark, colour film will last a long time - my earliest colour photos were taken in the 1970s and 1980s and are still doing well. It's a pity we lost Kodachrome; it's probably good for a century. But we did lose it.

That having been said, separate black and white rolls each shot with a different colour channel would be very archival. If correctly processed and kept dry and cool, they are probably good for 100-200 years minimum.

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