Now along comes this ACM TechNews article, referencing Prof. Keith Decker's work on loosely coupled distributed autonomous systems. See also the Univ. of Delaware press release. I'm very glad to see that Prof. Decker is specifically working to improve the ability of organizations to adapt their plans successfully to real-time events (such as Katrina) and constraints (e.g., bureaucracy and physical limitations).
Saturday, June 24, 2006
Monday, May 22, 2006
Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
ls: error while loading shared libraries: librt.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I figured out what was wrong today (5/22):
I had this in my
~/.bash_profile from some much earlier Java installation:
I commented out that line with LD_ASSUME_KERNEL, which apparently is no longer supported, and that fixed everything.
Monday, March 27, 2006
yum couldn't find repositories, it couldn't read repomd.xml files, it really couldn't do anything at all. Firefox would load a repomd.xml off the net just fine, but wget would act as though the file didn't exist.
I traced the problem (in my case) to /etc/nsswitch.conf:
< hosts: files nisplus dns
> hosts: files dns