I just returned from an excellent week in the Pacific North West of America where I attended Intel’s Open Source Technology Summit (OSTS), our internal open source conference. Whilst there I presented a talk on Building Using Poky; the Yocto Project Build System the slides for which I’ve just uploaded to my Talks page. This… Continue reading Talking about Poky and Yocto
Last week I had a hell of a time when the Kingston SSD in my laptop started failing, badly. Poky is well known as a destroyer of disks but it seems cheap SSD’s are even more susceptible to it’s toothy maw. At first it was just (extremely noticeable) performance degradation, but minutes after telling my… Continue reading The Beaver bites (recovering from a failing hard disk)
I’ve acquired a bunch of new gadgets of late, I’m very excited about them all so I decided to promote them here. Reading A Sony PRS 600 E-Book reader was gifted to me this Christmas, and what a fantastic piece of kit it is. I’ve been enjoying several public domain texts from Feedbooks as well… Continue reading All the toys!