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Oct
8
comment Massive, unpredictable I/O performance drop in Linux
....and iotop, fio
Oct
8
comment Massive, unpredictable I/O performance drop in Linux
How are your filesystems and block devices configred? Are you using md? LVM?
Jul
19
awarded  Yearling
Jun
6
revised Anti-ghosting (NKRO over USB) keyboard
added 218 characters in body
Jun
6
awarded  Editor
Jun
6
revised Anti-ghosting (NKRO over USB) keyboard
added a reference
Jun
6
asked Anti-ghosting (NKRO over USB) keyboard
Apr
7
comment Linux cache evictions
decreasing surely. Yes they are (decreasing)
Apr
2
comment Linux cache evictions
No - vfs_cache_pressure controls the ratio of meta data vs pagecache retention (at least according to the docs I've read and the experiments I've run)
Mar
27
asked Linux cache evictions
Mar
27
comment What is the correct way of setting up a Squid Proxy in front of wireless router
What is this magic by which "The ISP's static IP will shift to the Linux box"
Mar
27
answered Grep of many keywords over many files: speeding it up
Mar
27
accepted Xorg key clicks?
Mar
27
accepted handling right click with single button mouse (tablet)
Mar
27
answered handling right click with single button mouse (tablet)
Feb
23
awarded  Scholar
Feb
23
accepted Can I read what CCFLAGS were used for building a binary?
Feb
21
comment Can I read what CCFLAGS were used for building a binary?
Thanks Shadok - if you add this as an answer I'll accept it. In my case the code was compiled with gcc 4.5 :) but the binary in question has been stripped :(
Feb
21
comment How to know if a disk is an SSD or an HDD
If this really is a SSD you might want to reformat it to align the erase blocks with the partitions.
Feb
21
comment How do I test that two connected serial ports really transmit data?
I'd have used minicom myself.