Archive for June, 2007

pkgcmp.sh – A package comparison tool for Slamd64

For anyone who’s interested, the latest version oh pkgcmp.sh can always be found here: http://files.strangeworlds.co.uk/pkgcmp.sh pkgcmp.sh is a shell script that compares PACKAGES.TXT from Slamd64 and Slackware, and reports all the differences in package versions, and missing/ added packages between the two (it doesn’t compare BUILD though, as there is no meaningful way to do […]

Posted on June 20, 2007 at 11:02 pm by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Slamd64

Hardware detection in acer_acpi (or lack thereof)

More from acer_acpi land; thanks to a nudge in the right direction, I’ve been poking around Launch Manager using ‘strings’, looking for any and all of interest that might come up. As some may have noticed, acer_acpi isn’t intelligent about detecting hardware (i.e. we don’t) – hence on my system, I get a /proc/acpi/acer/bluetooth, even […]

Posted on June 20, 2007 at 3:50 am by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: acer_acpi

UT2004 and Linux

1) Install UT2004 from DVD/ CDs 2) Install megapatch from liflg.org 3) Re-install 3369 patch (because megapatch buggers things up) 4) AMD64 only (e.g. Slamd64): In System, rename *-linux-amd64 to overwrite the 32 bit binaries (e.g. drop the -linux-amd64) 5) Enjoy

Posted on June 4, 2007 at 1:21 pm by Carlos Corbacho · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Games, Linux, Slamd64