While on Christmas break, I purchased a few things to get started on the stock clock project. First was the Explorer 16 development board, which is the same one that I used while an a co-op (internship). I bought this particular one since I was already familiar with its features and the processors that came… Continue reading Microchip ICD 2 and Windows Vista x64
After using Dvorak for several months now, I am quite comfortable with the layout. Far from my initial struggles, I am no longer annoyed at the layout, but rather enjoy its benefits. I am faster than my Qwerty days, but am not quite to the level of touch typing. I was never much of a… Continue reading Linux and Dvorak Update
After several years of dabbling in Linux and a few months of server administration, I’ve decided to make the switch and use Linux, specifically Gentoo, on my primary machine. Although I do still have my Windows XP x64 install, it will be used only when necessary. Based on my experiences running Gentoo as a server,… Continue reading Switching to Linux
Now that I’ve had some time back from vacation, I decided to do a full investigation into what could be causing my primary Windows machine to fail. After a few hours of experimentation, I’m quite certain that the power supply is what was causing the issues. I currently running it from another 500 watt power… Continue reading Windows is Back
The motherboard in my one and only Windows machine (aka ompy) has threw in the towel after a few months of agony. The Asus A8N-SLI Premium motherboard has had problems coming online from a cold boot. When I try to turn the machine on, it only stay on for about 5 seconds and then shut… Continue reading Bye Bye Windows!