Recently, I had the chance to load Windows 2008 R2 on a relatively dated piece of equipment, a Dell Power Edge 2850. Unfortunately, Windows 2008 R2 does not natively support the PERC 4e/xx series.
Friday, November 18, 2011
While playing with Google's Go programming language, I discovered that it properly traps stack overflows. A basic concept for a compiler, but interesting to play with from a web browser (http://www.golang.org). This led me to wonder how complex of a stack could be built and properly trapped.
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A relatively common security practice is to rename the built-in administrator accounts and groups so as to obscure them from potential attacks. While this suggestion holds some merit regarding outside attacks, it does little to prevent even non-privileged users from discovering administrative accounts.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
I couldn't get my ASUS A8N-VM CSM to work with Windows Server 2008, but I came across a tip on "Microsoft Answers" where someone suggested using the drivers for Windows Vista from ASUS's page.