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2001.01.15 Meeting Notes


  • Linux Kernel 2.4 is out! Z-World burned 50 copies for us to give out!
  • Roseville Linux Training Center announces advanced Linux 2.4 workshop program.
  • France will be taxing blank computer media, to compensate (artists, or publishers?) for pirating.
  • Police arrest teen, Christopher Hennah, for making web sites that mocked the Salem, Oregon police department.
  • Strong link found to cell phones and eye cancer.
  • Ken Starr says Microsoft has a monopoly, and it's bad (well, DUH)
  • VA Linux Systems is hiring. Contact Rick Moen.
  • Some members are buiding Athlon systems (buying in bulk to reduce cost)
  • John Alden donated 2 RedHat 6.3 CDs, 1 floating penguin desk accessory, 1 Lexmark color inkjet, 1 NEC SuperScript 750C inkjet, and 1 IBM 8512 UGA monitor to the club for giveaways. We gave them away!

Committee Reports

  • Demo - No demo will be held in January. The machine is happy.

  • DCN - No news.

  • Other LUGs
    • 1/21 - LUGOD Installfest
    • 2/1 - SVBUG: Ernest Prabhakar - Apple Open Source Product Mgr.
    • 2/6 - LUGOD: Matt Bishop of UCD
    • 2/19 - LUGOD: Henry House and Eric Engelhard - PostgresSQL, Perl and PHP.
    • 3/1 - SVBUG: Jef Raskin - The Humane Interface.

  • Installfests - The next IF will be January 21st. As usual, EUII Room 1131 at UC Davis. RSVP online. http://www.lugod.org/if/

  • LERT - One call will occur tomorrow.

Other Business

  • Financial Report - $???.?? in voluntary dues were collected.

  • LUGOD T-Shirts - T-Shirts are in, and were passed out to those who ordered them. If you missed out, and would still like one, LUGOD bought a number of extras.

  • Games - We played "signal charades," where people had to mime different Unix signals (interrupt, alarm, segfault, etc.) Prizes were given out (see above).


  • Jeremy Allison from VA Linux Systems (and co-author of Samba) talked about Samba.

    Presentation notes available (COMING SOON)


  • Bill Kendrick
  • Jen Rutherford
  • Pete Salzman
  • Mark K. Kim
  • Alex Chan
  • Joel Baumert
  • Nicole Carlson
  • Eric Engelhard
  • John Lin
  • Ian Bowman
  • Rick Moen
  • Rick O'Shaughnessy
  • Lee Welter
  • Jeff DeFay
  • Henry House
  • Stephen Helms
  • Rusty Minden
  • Alfredo Lopez
  • Jim Riffel
  • Jeff Newmiller
  • Cornell Chesnick
  • Alderian Chesnick
  • Allan Hollander
  • Steve Nguyen
  • Dan Shapiro
  • Jan Wynholds
  • Kimberly Horan
  • Joe Arruda
  • Matt Snellham
  • Geoff Herteg
  • Zach Johnson
  • Mike Simons
  • Brenon Reynolds
  • Kevin Murakoshi
  • Dale B.
  • Kevin Atkin
  • Jeff Duncan
  • Don Foster
  • Joe Hudson
  • George Finch
  • Christine Scobee
  • Robert Jackson
  • Verbus Counts
  • Evan Scarisbrick
  • Marianne Waage
  • Gabe Rosa
  • Rhonda Bailey
  • Melissa Hardenbrook
  • Paul Bertain
  • Ken Godwin
  • John Lalaine
  • Chuck Ritchie
  • Foo Lim
  • Seth Nagao ...and two others

Photos of this meeting

Quotes of the Meeting

  • "If you understand this, then you'll understand 99% of MicroSoft security" - Jeremy Allison
  • "After doing a talk on exactly how SMB works, someone from MicroSoft walked up and asked 'can we have a copy of that?'" - Jeremy Allison
  • "We (Unix servers) hate clients!" - Jeremy Allison
  • "I AM 'FTP!'" - Jeremy Allison, pounding chest
  • "Challenge/Response Authentication Protocol... C.R.A.P." - Jeremy Allison
  • "You guys rule!" - Rick Moen of BALE.

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