Please reserve a conference room for us at the Hudson Public Library.
Chuck, an exploration of how Intel secreted minix into everybody's cpu's would be a great talk!
On Thu, Nov 11, 2021 at 11:16 AM Chuck Anderson via WLUG < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Happy Birthday Tim!
I think we should do a talk on MINIX. Seriously! It is currently running on every Intel system out there these days, unbeknownst to most people, hidden away below your regular operating system:
On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 08:59:46PM -0500, Tim Keller via WLUG wrote:
- Thanks for the birthday wishes! My wife has pointed out that I've been
involved in WLUG for more than half my adult life at this point!
As for the dinner location, I have no idea, it's a surprise!
I'm totally down for having an in person meeting, we'd just have to
a venue. The Hudson library worked really well, I'd be cool for that, of other places are more central to others, we can figure something out. Please propose locations and we'll figure out what works. I'm also not opposed to having a rotating set of locations as long as it doesn't
- TrueNas Scale does look cool. There's talk of putting gluster on to of
ZFS for scale out storage, which slightly distresses me. I played with gluster back in the day and was rather unimpressed with it, maybe it's matured a bit) but last week poking at FreeBSD on a VM got me thinking about TrueNAS and it's partner project TrueNAS Scale (which is a debian based version of TrueNAS that supports containers, KVM, etc.
- I was given a Raspberry Pi Zero as a gift. Apparently there's a tiny
unix you can run on it!
On Wed, Nov 10, 2021 at 2:47 PM John Stoffel email@example.com wrote:
Tim> My birthday is on the 11th and the family is taking me out for
Where to? We can all meet up with you and sing. LOL!
Tim> We'll have the meeting on the 18th instead! I've got some ideas Tim> for topics, but if someone has a burning desire to talk about Tim> something, let me know!
Is this in person?
Tim> Otherwise I think I'll show off my experiments with TrueNAS scale.
That will be interesting to look at.
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