Thailand’s limited international bandwidth tends to lead to somewhat slow bittorrent transfer speeds especially during peak internet usage hours. This short guide shows you how to uses Vuze with the Ono plugin in order to prioritize Bittorrent connections to peers closest to Thailand thus reducing bottlenecks and increasing upload/download speeds.
Joomla installation on hostgator fails with a “Database Error: Unable to connect to the database: Could not connect to MySQL” it has been discovered that this issue goes away when I change the mysql password from a whole range of characters (including special ones such as ” > < | / ) to a string of alphanumerical characters. Somehow I suspect that some of the special characters gets accepted by Hostgator’s MySQL database administration interface but not joomla.
As you can see, a flashcd downloaded from bootdisk.com boots up fine, but Intel’s BIOS Update CD just dies.
Original blog post is here
I downloaded the bios ISO for the Intel DP43TF motherboard and didn’t boot giving the error that implied that the cd was invalid. I opened up the iso file in magiciso and this is what I got:
The Image does not say “Boot” like it should and the iso image name has a bunch of invalid characters, I think something messed up in their ISO build process.
I was trying to install 64 bit vista on harddisks attached to Adaptec 1220SA adapter but was having issues where the installer was not detecting the drivers that I had inserted on to a USB thumbdrive. Apparently, it worked when I used the 32 bit drivers instead, even tho the installation was 64 bit.