Using Cosmo / Bedework CalDAV with Evolution

This evening I was toying around with Cosmo, Bedework and Evolution v2.9.6 on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn. In a perfect world that only would have taken a few minutes… Unfortunately, Evolution did not really like  the URL I tried to feed it for Cosmo: caldav://localhost:8080/cosmo/home/testuser/Cosmo – for the current release Using a browser (and the HTTP […]

Yet another idea for a nfsroot pool …

Ok, seems I finally understood the magic around linux initrd.gz files. Basically, it provides a minimal rootfs with an optional /linuxrc executable. Using something like busybox (e.g. via ln -s /bin/busybox /bin/ash) that can even be a shell script. It should be possible to mount the nfsroot ro, create a tmpfs for unionfs changes and […]

New semester – with an easter egg?!?

My easter egg with a bad surprise was the failiure of the Xen server and any domain it hosted, after I tried to change a password … the easter egg with a nice surprise was having a long walk with Nicole, which turned more wholehearted than I had hoped for. If only I wouldn’t catch […]

blogging from within eclipse

Yesterday, we were talking about blogging and Leif said hewould like to see a client that showed him his last commits,to remind him what he did during the week. So I started lookingout for a blog plugin for Eclipse. I found JBlogEditor and am typing this post from within eclipse, right now. To do the […]

Am I a kernel hacker or what?

From: To:, Subject: + nfsroot-do-not-silently-stop-parsing-on-an-unknown-option.patch added to -mm tree Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2005 13:39:07 -0800 (22:39 CET) The patch titled nfsroot: do not silently stop parsing on an unknown option has been added to the -mm tree. Its filename is nfsroot-do-not-silently-stop-parsing-on-an-unknown-option.patch From: „Jorn Dreyer“ It would be helpful if the kernel […]

Short update …

Semester has started, and I am currently busy getting my stuff together for that. Luckily, the student computer pool is finally quite usable (only after I found one of those „one character bugs“ in the nfs exports file of our /home server). This semester will be mainly about semantic web with me also visiting XML […]