Using atomic ops in Solaris 10011 (4/17/2013 3:14:31 PM) comp.unix.solaris I have a number of variables in a multi-threaded application
which are frequently read but seldom modifies.
The obvious way to handle this is to wrap both read and write
accesses with a mutex. However, I ... A
Connecting Red Hat 9 to cable internet639 (6/8/2011 5:49:31 PM) comp.os.linux.misc I've been using DSL up to now, and just got cable internet. Up to now, I've been using static IP addresses and setting up the DSL modem as the gateway. They installed a modem, and my son is able to connect fr... A
rdesktop 1.6.0 -- can't send ctrl-alt-del11464 (3/24/2011 1:34:13 PM) comp.os.linux.misc I used to use rdesktop 1.1.0 to connect to my XP box at
work from my Linux system at home, and I noticed that I
could send ctrl-alt-del just fine.
I recently switched to 1.6.0, because I needed to also con... A
DDS-2 Tape drive -- setting density263 (4/15/2009 8:17:32 PM) comp.os.linux.misc I have a 4mm tape drive that I'm told is DDS-2. It identifies itself as an Archive Python 04687-XXX 6610 drive. (The fron panel says Seagate.) However, "mt -f /dev/st0 status" shows it set to DDS-1 (0x13), an... alan_mckenney1
"errno" value from fstreams6141 (4/1/2009 7:15:55 PM) comp.lang.c++.moderated I just ran into an issue with using C++ fstreams to read files vs. C stdio functions. I cannot figure out how to get the system error number if the open fails (or the read, but so far, the only errors come whe... alan_mckenney1
vi in linux to vi in unix2946 (8/22/2008 1:47:07 PM) comp.unix.programmer I use Vi editor in Backtrack 3.0 Beta version. As the kernel is Linux 2.6, all the features are enabled in the Vi editor..thereby making my life simple at home...but miserable at college, because in college I h... lipun4u(226)