Tip: Compaq Presario X1000 Series mouse not recognized

October 29, 2006

On my Compaq Presario X1000 series laptop my mouse was not recognized after a kernel upgrade. I do not know if it broke because of the kernel or not, but here is how I fixed it. Open /etc/modules in a text editor Put in the line ‘psmouse proto=bare’ This happened on a Debian system but

HowTo: Building a remote kernel with Debian

October 29, 2006

Hopefully I will coherently explain how to build a remote kernel here. I recently (well if you are reading this in echo date(‘Y’); it was a while ago) recieved an older server from and upgrade a buddy of mine did. I needed to rebuild the kernel for smp (Symetric MultiProcessing) but I was too impatient

New Geckos! Frog-Eyeds

September 1, 2006

Pioneer West, a local petstore, recieved a couple neat looking geckos a few weeks back and after 3 weeks no one had purchased them, so I went in and made a deal with them. Got them both for $50 and also bought a tank and some crickets to go with it. Pretty good deal. The

Creation 2006

August 8, 2006

Every summer I wait with high anticipation for Creation to come around! Creation is a 4 day festival at the Gorge in Washington with dozens of great Christian artists playing, tons of free stuff, and cool shirts. So anywho I drove over on Wednesday with my youth pastor and four students to have a good

What a conundrum: Gnome or Fluxbox

March 25, 2006

Wow! Now before you get excited let me preface this by saying that I use a dual (At minimum) monitor system. So if you have been following my rantings along you will know that I installed Gnome on my desktop. Well right now I do not have a dual head card cause a friend sold