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Today’s agenda, a custom Linux kernel for a new Intel D945GCLF-based system. Something in Gentoo’s default generic kernel caused the system to oops on boot, compiling a tailored kernel should fix that. PLD Linux Rescue disc boots correctly on the system though, so we can chroot into the Gentoo syste...

Two minutes to unpack, five minutes to install, three days to get almost everything working. The problem with trying to work with brand new hardware is that there is very, very little information anywhere to refer to. Still, how hard could it be?

The server in question needed a little preparatio...

Just as despair began to set in following the initial foray into the market for a low-power, mini-ITX replacement board for my rapidly aging VIA EPIA-PD, a glimmer of hope appeared on the horizon.

The internet rumour-mill began to whisper of a something altogether new. Intel’s first completely n...

It had been coming increasingly clear for some time that my venerable VIA EPIA-PD just wasn’t cutting it any more. Despite all that was great about it (mini-ITX form-factor, essentially silent after modding and low, low power requirements), the downsides finally caught up with it (maximum of 1GB...