/dev/shm not there?

Today a strange problem happened while installing Gentoo Linux. In fact, it was /dev/shm not existing. Quite disturbing if you rely on a stable build system and python. The latter one bails out because of that. Having a look at an old fstab file I figured that /dev/shm should be a simple and plain tmpfs: shm /dev/shm tmpfs […]

Winter and its joys

Winter is cool – especially regarding snow. Snow everywhere! Late, but yeah – finally the weather switched to winter. But the last days were a big mess on the roads around here and everybody wonders, that traffic suffers that much under the snow.If we look at snow chains or tires, it’s pretty obvious why.