I've been involved with an open source software project,
http://www.bitcoin.org , for about the last 5-6 months.
If anybody is interested, I can come along to one of the meet ups for a
show and tell and get people up to speed with various aspects of it.
Happy new year, WLUG.
I moved house this week.
My new contact details are:
48A Southey Street
Landline: 07 827 8449
Cell: 027 451 2688
Hope you've all had a happy and safe holiday.
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> Subject: wlug Digest, Vol 235, Issue 6
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> Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 12:00:03 +1300
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> 1. Thursday Night Christmas Curry (David Hallett)
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> Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2011 15:19:40 +1300
> From: David Hallett <david(a)pulsar.net.nz>
> To: Hamilton Thursday Night Curry
> <hamilton(a)list.thursdaynightcurry.com>, Waikato Linux Users Group
> Cc: waikato(a)nzcs.org.nz
> Subject: [wlug] Thursday Night Christmas Curry
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> We're looking to start running Hamilton curry nights again.
> The recent Christmas Curry had a good number of registrations. It was there
> that a suggestion was made there to reinstate the Hamilton Thursday Night
> If you are interested in attending (even irregularly) please let me know you
> intention, and whether you prefer weekly, fortnightly, or monthly.
> I'm going to use the NZCS Events System (
> http://www.nzcs.org.nz/events/waikato_bop) to manage RSVPs and booking, thus
> significantly reducing the administration overhead.
> Kind regards,
> David Hallett, BSc, MNZCS ITCP
> P.O. Box 15-516
> Hamilton, New Zealand
> Phone: +64-7-210 5520
> Mobile: +64-21-802 256
There's a WLUG meeting tonight:
Bitcoin p2p monetary information technology:
A demo for geeks & techies.
We begin with a brief historical background of monetary information technologies, digital currencies
and p2p currency. Next is an introduction to the open source bitcoin protocol, block-chaining, the coin
issuance algorithm, the recording and securing of transactions. After these preliminaries, the talk will
be an open-floor format discussion with demonstrations.
A short user-space demo of web wallet, bitcoin client and send/receive public key address usage will be
given. Next we'll go "under the hood" and look at how the code and the network is functioning. Topics
that can be covered include, but not limited to; location of significant files, configuration of the
bitcoin.conf file, securing the private keys contained within wallet.dat file, running "bitcoind" on a
linux machine with the command line query/response interface, building the code from source and
alternate clients. Finally, we'll finish up with a demonstration of a 6 node GPU OpenCL GPGPU
cluster, aka bitcoin "mining rig" in action.
You are basically running it already without a battery. Taking the battery out should not affect the operation of your laptop any further.
If you take it out you can also look at it a bit more to determine the voltage of it.
John <jaytee(a)clear.net.nz> skrev:
>The advise I have been given is no cmos battery no boot but I am unsure
>of the facts in that regard.The cmos battery has been dying for some
>time as the rtc needed to be reset when ever I allowed the main battery
>to go flat
>There is a (10) battery available at Ebay but I was hoping for something
>On Fri, 2011-06-24 at 22:54 +1200, noel villamor wrote:
>> I bought mine from Ebay. The item was shipped from Hongkong and it
>> took two weeks to arrive.
>> The plastic connector broke in mine and so I have to replace the whole
>> thing. In your case, you should be able to just replace the battery.
>> I may be wrong for your specific laptop but I thought you could still
>> boot a laptop even with no cmos battery. If you could not then the
>> problem may be something else.
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