Monthly Archives: November 2012

Wireless networking in the Forum

Wireless networking spectrum is a scarce resource.  In the 2.4GHz band (“802.11b/g”) there are essentially only three non-overlapping channels available.  Things are not quite as tight in the 5GHz band (“802.11a”), but there is by no means generous provision there … Continue reading

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Backing up users’ crontabs on DICE

I’d like to draw users’ attention to the following, recently posted on one of our CO blogs: “The Research and Teaching unit recently noted that users’ crontabs (sometimes required, for example, on research servers to start or check on custom … Continue reading

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