LJ Custom Menu Links Release Version 2.5

LJ Custom Menu Links Version 2.5 has been released to the WordPress Plugin Directory.

This release bring further customisation ability for those who need it. You can now take full control of how you want Custom Menu Links to operate, fully automatic integration or manual integration (modifying your theme for LJ Custom Menu Links).

Changes

  • Fixed compatibility issues by adding the ability to disable the core wordpress override and manually add the LJ Custom Menu Links code to your theme

WordPress Plugin Directory: LJ Custom Menu Links

Windows 7 and the trip to 64 bit and back again

Windows 7 is all shiny and new, and available to the masses. So I thought I would be purchase myself a Technet subscription so I can play with all the new toys that come out in the next year.

I run 4gb of ram in my laptop so I though that I would go 64 bit (and get back that extra 600 or so mb of ram that gets stolen on 32bit machines). The initial install went well, including the install and subsequent windows update yielded a full set drivers for my machine (except the fingerprint sensor, for which Dell haven’t released a Windows 7 driver for yet either).

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SUSE Studio

I have to say it has been a very long time since something on the web has impressed me to the point of being amazed. But today I found out about SUSE Studio.

SUSE Studio allows you to build/create your own Linux distribution based on SUSE linux.

“Build an appliance — or your own custom Linux distro — with a few mouse clicks. Customize it to your heart’s content, and share it with the world!”

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BMC Updating… Please Do Not Shutdown or PowerCycle System!

We have been having an issue with our HP DL160 G5 servers lately. After a BIOS update (and on one occasion it occurred without any other updates, just a power outage and a reboot) when the server boots the system fans spin at top speed (sounds like a jet engine) and the server screen shows

BMC Updating… Please Do No Shutdown or PowerCycle System!

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