Linux Journal Contents #136, August 2005
Ultimate Linux Box 2005
by Justin Thiessen, Matt Fulvio, Philip Pokorny, Trevor Sherard and Don Marti
This is our first Ultimate system to offer 52 channels of audio and Fibre Channel—just in case you need both.
Memory Ordering in Modern Microprocessors, Part I
by Paul E. McKenney
What's your processor doing while it waits for data to come in from slow main memory?
A User's Guide to ALSA
by Dave Phillips
Understand how the 2.6 kernel handles audio, and unleash the synthesizer and mixer inside your sound card.
Editors' Choice Awards 2005
by Don Marti
We want our servers stable, our graphics non-jagged and our drivers GPL. Here's a shopping-cart load of the stuff that makes us happy.
The Prime Internet Eisenstein Search
by Bob Bruen and Phil Carmody
2, 3, 5, 7...pretty soon you're talking big numbers. Fire up your Linux box and join the quest.
Porting LinuxBIOS to the AMD SC520
by Ron Minnich
LinuxBIOS doesn't just boot fast. Other advantages include a fallback copy and the ability to maintain BIOS code in C.
At the Forge
by Reuven M. Lerner
Kernel Mode Linux for AMD64
by Toshiyuki Maeda
Cooking with Linux
The Ultimate in Small Linux
by Marcel Gagné
The Future of Linux Security
by Mick Bauer
by Don Marti
Inside the Ultimate Linux Box 2005
Ubuntu Linux 5.04
by Steve R. Hastings
Building the Perfect PC
by John Kacur
The Definitive Guide to Linux Network Programming
by Antonio Magnaghi
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- The Humble Hacker?
- Server Hardening
- Download "Linux Management with Red Hat Satellite: Measuring Business Impact and ROI"
- EnterpriseDB's EDB Postgres Advanced Server and EDB Postgres Enterprise Manager
- The Death of RoboVM
- The US Government and Open-Source Software
- Open-Source Project Secretly Funded by CIA
- ACI Worldwide's UP Retail Payments
- Varnish Software's Hitch
- Tech Tip: Really Simple HTTP Server with Python
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