It’s hardly a first, but I did find some of the information out there a bit spread out. So, just incase I need to go through this again, I figured a ‘blog post might be interesting - doubly so as I’ve not really got anything interesting from work, that I can blog about at the moment! So, a bit of background. The AppleTV (ATV) is basically a dumb x86 PC - Pentium M 1GHz, 256MB of RAM, 40 or 160GB PATA HDD, 1x USB 2, 1x IR receiver, 10/100Mb ethernet, 801.
Or some interesting links, if you’d rather be polite. I apologise in advance for those who might have already seen some of these links already appear on planet sysadmin. Visualizing DTrace is an interesting and amusing talk from Bryan Cantrill at this year’s LISA conference. Take the title with a pinch of salt as he also delves into the infamous Shouting in the DataCentre video and a whole load of other intersting things.
It seems that the new php.net website has implemented some soundex-esque system to automatically redirect bad links. It doesnt seem to be have any filtering on it at all, so you can get some rather interesting results; php.net/cunt -> php.net/count php.net/fuck -> php.net/faq php.net/dildo -> php.net/delete php.net/nude -> php.net/newt I’m so tempted to google bomb at least one of those, the childish person that I am. I apologise for anyone who I’ve offended with rude language, and hereby incriminate Theo as the source of said childishness.