tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.comments2010-01-09T20:16:28.067-05:00The Lewis FourScott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530scott@thelewisfour.comBlogger21125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-20899974821627085412010-01-09T20:02:07.031-05:002010-01-09T20:02:07.031-05:00There are ereaders for everyone...but is there som...There are ereaders for everyone...but is there someone for every reader?<br />http://www.ereaderuniverse.com/profiles/blogs/ereaders-for-everyone-butjerryhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00111314958125714424noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-5479372370887719292010-01-09T14:41:28.700-05:002010-01-09T14:41:28.700-05:00Great sleeve.Great sleeve.hlewis1332http://www.blogger.com/profile/11939955062562229590noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-30092011607853492162010-01-08T10:02:57.511-05:002010-01-08T10:02:57.511-05:00Scott, I totally agree with you re: the soap oper...Scott,<br /><br />I totally agree with you re: the soap opera aspect. I do wonder how well Alex will do compared to nook and Kindle and their much lower price points, but I think this partnership is huge for Borders. <br /><br />Interesting times ahead.<br /><br />BethBeth@nookversehttp://nookverse.myopenid.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-1131878799209446692010-01-02T16:19:56.196-05:002010-01-02T16:19:56.196-05:00With Kindle and nook at $259 with 3G pointing at a...With Kindle and nook at $259 with 3G pointing at a store with cheap eBook prices I think the Sony is overpriced. Given that competitive landscape, any reader without 3G/from a smaller manufacturer should be $150 to 189 to have a prayer. I&#39;d do $299 but much more is too high.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-5913350430783250512010-01-02T16:09:42.279-05:002010-01-02T16:09:42.279-05:00At What price are you a buyer for an ebook reader?...At What price are you a buyer for an ebook reader?<br />Join the conversation here:<br />http://www.ereaderuniverse.com/forum/topics/at-what-price-are-you-a-buyerjerryhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00111314958125714424noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-83106225553264614682009-12-29T11:33:35.170-05:002009-12-29T11:33:35.170-05:00Hi Exsistosane - an actual move must be done. Rega...Hi Exsistosane - an actual move must be done. Regardless of your platform, the nook is using FAT32 for it&#39;s storage. Moving a file/directory doesn&#39;t change it&#39;s physical order on the filesystem, and the nook is explicably relying on that for the sort order - as opposed to the create / modify time attributes that we&#39;d all love for it to use instead. Doing a touch, rename, etc won&#39;t upset that order, but creating a new my documents folder does. That said - it&#39;s a very fast process, at least.<br /><br />Thanks for posting where the nook mounts on Ubuntu, I know that can vary by distro, so hopefully that will help others.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-12150752220543076062009-12-29T11:21:36.858-05:002009-12-29T11:21:36.858-05:00Interesting. Do we know if the file has to actuall...Interesting. Do we know if the file has to actually be moved or will a simple touch work? It might simplify things if so. Also, the path on Ubuntu is /media/nookexsistosanehttp://exsistosane.blogspot.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-18634323547879535612009-12-28T22:12:59.475-05:002009-12-28T22:12:59.475-05:00By all means, Beth, thanks. Looks like a great sit...By all means, Beth, thanks. Looks like a great site, I&#39;ve bookmarked nookverse and will be browsing regularly.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-85224545355577306442009-12-28T22:03:32.421-05:002009-12-28T22:03:32.421-05:00Scott, this is a great work-around for Mac/Linux u...Scott, this is a great work-around for Mac/Linux users. Mind if I link to it at nookverse? (BTW, Steve10 is a user on the official BN board and not at nookverse. I used the information he provided at the official forum for the work-around. Sorry for any confusion.)<br /><br />All the best,<br />BethBeth@nookversehttp://nookverse.myopenid.com/noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-33901870079756722972009-12-28T09:59:59.479-05:002009-12-28T09:59:59.479-05:00Hey Fantom - I'd write you but your profile is pri...Hey Fantom - I&#39;d write you but your profile is private so I don&#39;t have your email. You are absolutely correct that some of those settings aren&#39;t great. I don&#39;t torrent, but more importantly I couldn&#39;t comment on performance issues, since I continued to have complete network dropoffs like seemingly so many others.<br /><br />On the OFF chance that this helps you, I found the definitive solution for me here: <br /><br />http://www.thelewisfour.com/2009/12/network-connectivity-via-59-hertz.html<br /><br />Quite literally, my machine was hooked up to a 720p Vizio TV in my bedroom as this machine doubles as my main media server and this eliminated half of my network streaming since we watch so many of our movies in that room. <br /><br />The nVidia drivers would always detect my TV as 59hz (yeah it&#39;s a cheap set, not a 120hz or 240hz LCD), and I saw that as &quot;wrong&quot; and set it to 60hz. As you&#39;ll see in the post I linked to, 60hz was for whatever reason single handedly causing the problem. Changing it back to 59hz IMMEDIATELY eliminated ANY drop offs/long ping times.<br /><br />So on a lark, check your screen refresh and maybe you&#39;ll get lucky too. Incidentally, I am not using the GeForce chipset to drive the monitor, I have a dedicated video board... but it happens to also be a GeForce, so there ya go... same drivers!Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-91706717134481614402009-12-28T05:09:29.822-05:002009-12-28T05:09:29.822-05:00this is not a very good solution for those who got...this is not a very good solution for those who got better internet connection....<br /><br />like downloading using torrents and seeding :)<br /><br /># receive side scaling: Enabled<br /><br />This is a must have for everybody who want to use torrents.<br /><br />As i using it (3 MegaByte/sec down 2 MegaByte/sec upload)<br />i got nforce chipset too<br />win 7 driver works perfect but no WOL<br />i need that WOL feature so i installed nforce driver and now i got connection problems because nvidia give some suxxx into that driver....<br /><br />nforce 570 SLI , AMD chipset<br /><br />if you know some way to get that this work write me pls <br />Thank you :)Fantomhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/17498564962063424477noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-48356860610324740982009-12-06T22:48:45.638-05:002009-12-06T22:48:45.638-05:00That was the funniest thing I have seen in a long ...That was the funniest thing I have seen in a long long time!!!!!!Rachelhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09323383022606214739noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-76413724127996941572009-10-28T15:05:51.677-04:002009-10-28T15:05:51.677-04:00Completely and utterly agree....effective octogon ...Completely and utterly agree....effective octogon control....just short running...and in the 5th he certainly didn&#39;t look like the karate kid!Patrickhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/06982695080804078556noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-75909496970978160642009-10-13T00:19:12.833-04:002009-10-13T00:19:12.833-04:00This is the funniest thing I've seen in a long tim...This is the funniest thing I&#39;ve seen in a long time.hlewis1332http://www.blogger.com/profile/11939955062562229590noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-78312010165931230362009-09-17T14:08:22.955-04:002009-09-17T14:08:22.955-04:00Hi John, You're welcome to respond via comment, o...Hi John,<br /><br />You&#39;re welcome to respond via comment, or email me directly at scott@thelewisfour.com. Quite honestly, this is 90% a family blog, 10% occasionally I post random technology entries, but the readership isn&#39;t much more than 20-30 unique people per month, so don&#39;t feel like you HAVE to defend yourself to a large audience. :)<br /><br />What I found interesting in re-reading this post is that I did exactly what I accused NetApp of doing (nasty, mean spirited posts). That said, there is a difference in that I don&#39;t represent a storage vendor nor am I posting to a vendor sponsored blog. That said, I can be a bit harsh at times.<br /><br />I&#39;ll be shooting you an email shortly, but feel free to comment here as well.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-67826238150504862472009-09-17T04:46:27.735-04:002009-09-17T04:46:27.735-04:00Scott, I'm sorry you feel that way, I've exchanged...Scott, I&#39;m sorry you feel that way, I&#39;ve exchanged a number of emails with the guy that wrote the article in question, he&#39;s passionate about what we do as are many of us who wore at NetApp. As far as why we&#39;re so agressive towards EMC, there&#39;s a long history there underlying that agression, and a good chunk of it is justified, though personally I try to avoid it in my posts.<br /><br />Its a shame your NetApp implementation didnt live up to your expectations, and I hope you stay happy with your new EMC kit, if however you find that things dont stay bright and shiny, keep an eye on what we&#39;re doing, I think you&#39;ll be pleasantly surprised at what we&#39;ll be rolling out over the next 18 months.<br /><br />If you&#39;re interested, I&#39;ll respond to the points you raised above in detail, otherwise feel free to contact me privately at john.martin@netapp.com<br /><br />Regards<br />John MartinJohn Martinhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15873122328644253529noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-28565150966260106962009-07-23T20:28:37.213-04:002009-07-23T20:28:37.213-04:00By the way, as an aside, should MB-NS ever make hi...By the way, as an aside, should MB-NS ever make his way back here, I was just quoted a price of under $12,000 for an EMC AX-4 with all available iSCSI ports (and far more than a one cabinet Equallogic supports), fully populated with 12 1tb SATA drives and 3 year support. Granted the support was 12x5xNBD, but it had two storage processors, redundant iSCSI cards and redundant power supplies. For a grand less I could drop one SP and add 24x7x4 response.<br /><br />The AX4 can expand to 60 drives/5 DAEs, takes SAS or SATA (in the SAME DAE mind you - mix and match), runs Navisphere (familiar, comforting) and has snapshots and available mirroring.<br /><br />I&#39;ve talked to Equallogic and Lefthand, and I just don&#39;t get it - is thin provisioning that cool?<br /><br />I&#39;m doing a new buildout, and it&#39;s AX4 for some low performance stuff and a CX4 for the heavier hitting stuff. Time to look back to the big guys, the pricing is very competitive again. CX4 with 12 450gb 15k RPM Fibre Channels, 8 iSCSI, 4 Fibre Channel ports, a second DAE with 6 1 TB SATA drives, 3 years 24x7x4 support, snapshots, mirroring, Navisphere, etc for 62k including install.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-88387069596309572622009-07-03T23:13:50.654-04:002009-07-03T23:13:50.654-04:00You know what, for SMBs, you're probably 100% righ...You know what, for SMBs, you&#39;re probably 100% right. I think it&#39;s not so much the product line that I resent, but rather the hard sell Dell&#39;s trying with customers that are clearly not a good fit for an EqualLogic solution. <br /><br />Although, to be honest, I question anyone who isn&#39;t at least a little interested in dedupe these days, and I&#39;d certainly want to know that I could tack it on. I&#39;m not familiar with the pricing, but doesn&#39;t HP offer some lower end storage products these days with dedupe capabilities?Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-703376374904047132009-07-03T16:51:09.564-04:002009-07-03T16:51:09.564-04:00Hello, I'm curious as to why you seem to dislike ...Hello,<br /><br />I&#39;m curious as to why you seem to dislike EqualLogic so much ?<br /><br />Some of your points are correct, but EqualLogic definitely fits some companies needs, who don&#39;t care about dedupe (because they have less than 5 TB), nor long-retention snapshots (SnapClone), and so on.<br /><br />Disclosure : I do not work for them, but I have deployed EqualLogic arrays for customers, and they really fill a void in the SAN market.<br />Both feature- and cost-wise.<br /><br /><br />Regards,<br />MB-NSMathieuhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00565054024597708243noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-48116886250051436642009-06-28T22:54:53.298-04:002009-06-28T22:54:53.298-04:00Seems like I'll get 99% of your mail...Seems like I&#39;ll get 99% of your mail...Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-8710793467737543255.post-49089992969406781652009-06-27T21:36:24.119-04:002009-06-27T21:36:24.119-04:00Easier solution: Swap her old and new SIM card. Si...Easier solution: Swap her old and new SIM card. Since AT&amp;T has no followup skills, this should work forever. If they ever bother to activate her new SIM, I&#39;ll switch it back.Scott G. Lewishttp://www.blogger.com/profile/08451808892528231530noreply@blogger.com