Archive for July, 2009

Italiannies Sunway Pyramid

Friday, July 24th, 2009

This is an overdue post that I wanted to write right after I came back from there on Tuesday, but I couldn’t. That day, I went back home earlier than usual as my other half was craving for pasta. Pizza Hut and Kenny Rogers pasta were also candidates but we like the Carbonara at Italiannies […]

Do I need to reboot the machine after increasing the maximum number of open files at /etc/security/limits.conf?

Friday, July 24th, 2009

No, you don’t need to. This morning I struggled to convince someone that the server does not need a reboot. It was because of this: Increasing the number of file handles on Linux workstations. ulimit – Provides control over the resources available to the shell and to processes started by it, on systems that allow […]

Allianz Auto Assist

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

My car refused to start on Sunday, and as a car dummy I didn’t expect it was the battery. I thought the maintenance-free dry cell would last longer than acid lead batteries. That incident caused me to miss a friend’s wedding, but I am happy to see the pictures posted in many other blogs as […]

Yahoo! Mail is Down

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

I am unsure whether this is only effected Plus users, or everyone. When I failed to fetch my emails using Thunderbird, I tried the web interface and received this: