Ian Ward

CKAN contributor/tech lead
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Posted on 2008-07-05.

This article covers the process I used to create the screencast of Bart's first Kernel Walkthrough.

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Tags: Software Video Linux Python

OCLUG June Tutorial
Posted on 2008-07-02, last modified 2008-08-24.

This is a recording of the first Kernel Walkthrough given by Bart Trojanowski for the Ottawa Canada Linux Users Group. He starts with a presentation introducing some Linux development background, file layout and data types. The code walkthrough covers some important files and Linux list and bit modification APIs.

The talk was hosted by TheCodeFactory, a new meeting place for high-tech startups right in downtown Ottawa. This is the first time we used the space and I look forward to returning.

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Tags: Ottawa OCLUG Video Linux

Posted on 2008-01-01, last modified 2008-05-14.

I recently purchased a new Lenovo X61 laptop to run Linux for work. This article covers my experiences with three different distributions.

Executive Summary:

Lenovo customer support is excellent. Fedora 8 and Ubuntu 7.10 work very well, Centos 5.1 (and presumably RHEL 5.1) are not recommended.

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Tags: Hardware Linux

NASA 10240-CPU Supercomputer
Posted on 2007-07-04, last modified 2007-07-07.

OLS topics on the last day including Extreme High Performance Computing, the Linux Desktop Audio Mess and IOMMU Performance

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Puppies! (Lguest logo)
Posted on 2007-06-29, last modified 2007-07-03.

OLS topics on day three including Lguest, SMB2, Large memory allocations and Concurrent Pagecache.

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Posted on 2007-06-28, last modified 2007-07-01.

OLS topics on day two including Linux Kernel Development, EXT4, Cell Broadband Engine, Debugging Google clusters and LinuxBIOS.

All the OLS papers have now been posted. The talks were recorded this year, and the videos may be released online for free once the cost of production is covered by purchased copies. Contact Andrew Hutton if you can help by purchasing a copy.

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OLS 2007 Programme
Posted on 2007-06-27, last modified 2007-07-01.

The ninth annual OLS has begun in Ottawa's sweltering summer heat.

There are as many as three different talks and two different tutorial topics being presented in each time slot. This is a summary of the talks I attended in day 1.

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