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bio website charm.cs.uiuc.edu
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Grad student in CS. Likes systems-y stuff, currently working on large-scale parallel programming.

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awarded  Yearling
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comment What does “rc” in .bashrc stand for?
ESR did not necessarily author the entries in the Jargon File. Especially for the older bits, they were quite possibly inherited before he took over maintainership.
Aug
19
answered What distributions have rolling releases?
Aug
19
comment How does a unix or linux system work?
The bits of assembly can be written in Haskell, too. Have a look at Potential
Aug
19
answered What does it mean when code is executed in [kernel|user] mode?
Aug
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answered What is/are the standard CLI program(s) to manage users and groups?
Aug
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awarded  Beta
Aug
10
answered Recommended reading to better understand Unix/Linux internals
Aug
10
answered Is their a 'friction free' way to convert RAID1 to RAID5?
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awarded  Teacher
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awarded  Editor
Aug
10
comment Where should I put software I compile myself?
The only stuff I've ever seen distro packages place in /usr/local was directory hierarchies that paralleled those in the standard tree, and maybe index files for things like TeX.
Aug
10
revised How can I set the processor affinity of a process on Linux?
Mention NUMA
Aug
10
answered How can I set the processor affinity of a process on Linux?
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awarded  Autobiographer