Monthly Archives: November 2010

Git, The Kernel And Extenral Drivers: Look Ma I Can Version Magic

I was just compiling a module I’ve been given outside the kernel source tree got an error trying to load it: version magic ‘2.6.x.y-7aac9b1d2 mod_unload’ should be ‘2.6.x.y mod_unload’ Weird — as I’m compiling it against the same source tree … Continue reading

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Wifi roaming on the blackberry

here’s a problem I have with my blackberry that was not annoying enough to encourage me to research until now:it will not automatically connect to a wifi access point. I can find and setup a wifi network just fine and … Continue reading

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Guru Meditation: VirtualBox and Commodore 64

Just got this error “Guru Meditation -2701 (VERR_VMM_RING0_ASSERTION)” on my virtualbox-ose 3.2.8 hosting windows 7 on my Ubuntu 10.04.1 machine. Looking around for the error it turns out that the error text itself is a homage to an old Amiga … Continue reading

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