Tuesday, September 30, 2008

09/13/08 - 09/16/08

[08:22:56] Thumb mode is a mode on ARM processors that allows improved code-density. [08:22:45] 'cmp' is a command line program for Unix operating systems. It compares two files and writes the results to the standard output. Standard output is a stream where a program writes it's output data. It is the text terminal that initiates a program. [19:20:46] Enterprise Volume Management System (EVMS) is used to manage storage systems under Linux.

[00:31:55] LHC stands for Large Hadron Collider, the worlds highest-energy particle accelerator with the purpose of colliding with opposing beams of protons or lead (two types of hadrons) at up to 99.99% the speed of light. It is used to test various predictions of high-energy physics. [19:21:51] International Building Code (IBC) is a model building code developed by ICC. A model building code develops and maintains a standard organization independent of jurisdiction responsible for enacting it. IBC is also a trade show were several BeagleBoard.org community members participated.

[08:31:36] Koen mentioned on 9/16/08 that "...angstrom supports uclibc and eglibc, so it adds the libc-type in the directory tree".

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