Power consumption due to boinc running on host

Date Sat 07 February 2009 By JHF Category Linux. Tags Apps

Very pragmatic measurement of power (W) consumption of my server with and without boinc client running (99% CPU load on idle) shows 40W difference !

CPU is a 2GHz Intel celeron, no idea how this scales for more up-to-date processors and boards.

However, with current energy costs, disabling boinc means savings …

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Calling bash from SUID program

How do you make a shell script SUID ?

Unfortunately you can't directly set the 's' bit on the script. That is... you can but it will be ignored :-)

One of the possible hacks is to write a small C programm that will call the shell script. This executable can then …

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Testing websites in multiples IEs while running Linux

No need to run Windows in a virtual machine, wine can do the trick, thus having IE run as a single window within the Linux desktop.

Software is called IEs 4 Linux and is able to install several IE versions (5, 6, 7) in parallel.

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