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ISP Changed

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I as blogged about earlier I've now changed ISP to Goscomb Technologies. Quite a straight forward migration and although the downspeed isn't much better, it's a lot snappier which implies I was congested on the Demon line. However, my upload speed has doubled, which is good news for this server...

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I've been a loyal Demon Internet customer for a long time now (since 1989 I think). But the time has come to change as they're simply just not the same ISP I first joined, started going downhill when they were bought by Thus. Service speed degradation is now common and sometimes the PPP is just...

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Accelerated OpenGL on NetBSD on my laptop - '''FINALLY'''!

It took some time, but it looks like the NetBSD and Xorg devs have finally cracked ATI X600 laptop cards working :) The final bit on my behalf was enabling EXA acceleration as the older and default XAA caused the screen not to refresh prop...

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I bit of a development spurt recently, closing a lot of bugs including new feature requests. Anyway, the biggest change is new network script which replaces net.lo and friends. This will not doubt please a lot of people (like me) and make others angry. These angry people can toggle the MKOLDNET fl...

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