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Intel GMA 500 (Poulsbo) graphics on Linux: a precise and comprehensive summary as to why you’re screwed

So, poking around idly on Google this morning, I came across the interesting fact that there is, in fact, a native Linux driver for Intel GMA 500 – Poulsbo – graphics on Linux. Don’t get excited, though. It’s not like it’s actually any use. That was the summary. Here’s the gory details… As I wrote […]

Vaio P: suspend works

Quick update – after a full update of Fedora 10, suspend magically starts working on the Vaio P. Guess something got fixed in the kernel or suspend scripts. Either way, it works. Yay for that. Oh, and – hello Planet Fedora, since I seem to have managed to get myself on there now. 🙂 I’m […]

Vaio P Linux update: Fedora 10

So, an update on the Vaio P and Linux. Basically, it works, with one big caveat. I had some fun getting it to install Fedora 10 – the live CD ISO to USB converter script just didn’t seem to work right, whatever I generated would boot to a flashing cursor (on any system, not just […]


So tonight I’ve basically switched my main desktop to Fedora. I have dual Cooker and Fedora 10 installs, now, but I plan to stick with Fedora as much as I can. It was pretty easy, really – only took about two hours to make it pretty much identical to my usual desktop. Linux is Linux, […]

Job announcement

So, now I’ve checked I’m allowed to announce it. I’m happy to say that, from February 2nd, I’ll be working for Red Hat, as a Senior Quality Assurance Engineer (sadly, I can’t have ‘monkey’ in my job title any more). I’ll be working under Jay Turner in the QE department. Initially I’m going to be […]