Reboot to Another Kernel (or Windows) with grub2

Update: Updated below for 11.04/Natty.

So I had some trouble getting grub-reboot to work, since it only seems to like numbers, but I figured it out. I made a script to reboot to another kernel or OS (Windows for me) once, leaving the default unchanged.

First one must ...

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Why Windows is a Pain

AKA: .NET Sucks

I just had to reinstall a Windows XP virtual machine. To make all my programs run I had to manually hunt down and install four versions of the .NET runtime (1.1, 2.0, 3.0 and 3.5. Soon it will be five with 4.0 ...

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LZMA Streams for BlitzMax

As promised, here is a BlitzMax module based on my LZMA module that handles automatic compression of streams. By using it reading and writing compressed files is as easy as using "lzma::" as a prefix to OpenStream.

It should also work fine with other types of streams, eg. IncBin streams ...

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Solving Vista Networking

My first impressions after using Windows Vista extensively are somewhat positive. The only major problem that remains is that I'm completely unable to have Windows Network work between the Vista machine and another desktop with XP. However, there were other problems, one of which had to do with "limited ...

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