BruceAdams

Bruce Adams

Email: <bruce.adams@acm.org>

I live and work in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I've been running Ubuntu on my desktop at work and laptops at home for several years now. I remain very impressed. My earlier Linux background was mostly Red Hat and Fedora. I continue to support Red Hat on servers at work. I've worked with many other Unix systems (AIX, AT&T, BSD*, HP-UX, Solaris, Xenix and more) over the years. I hope to be able to contribute in Ubuntu.

- Bruce

Interesting Stuff

Interesting stuff that I haven't figured out where to put in this Wiki.

  1. Suspend/Resume is finally usable in the beta of 9.04! There is a quirk. My external USB mouse does not track (clicks work) after the suspend/resume and needs to be unplugged and replugged in.
  2. There was a serious problem with Ubuntu on my IBM Net Vista (Pentium 4) desktop. The system clock effectively stopped. I called the problem "Time Slows Down". The ultimate resolution turned out to be adding the kernel parameter "noapic" (see GrubHowto for setting kernel parameters). Here is a Ubuntu Forum thread about the problem.


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