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Monthly Archives: January 2009
In December, a team of hackers took the time to implement a full exploit of SSL certificates signed with a broken hash function (MD5). The paper is entitled MD5 Considered Harmful Today (a charming reference to the classic MD5 Considered … Continue reading
I finished off the last major patch implementing support for creating, fscking, etc. ext4 file systems with more than 2^32 blocks about 12 hours before my shoulder surgery. Hurrah! It will at some point be pulled into Ted T’so’s mainline … Continue reading
I had shoulder surgery yesterday (SLAP tear repair) and it went fine. I’ll be off work until next Monday and typing one-handed for a while, so expect fewer emails and more phone calls.
Yo! Forget not! The next FAST (USENIX File systems And Storage Technologies) conference is coming up February 24 – 27: http://www.usenix.org/events/fast09/ The best part: It’s in downtown San Francisco! Compare and contrast with the location of the last two FAST … Continue reading
It’s like a real-life XKCD comic: The California Academy of Sciences is turning into a nightclub every Thursday night starting February 12th: http://www.calacademy.org/events/nightlife/ Stick Figure Girl would love it. I already ordered my tickets. Tickets are only $10, as compared … Continue reading
You may remember my first post about semantic patches, which was mainly about how difficult Coccinelle (spatch) was to use. The authors got in touch with me and fixed most of the problems I was having as of version 0.1.4. … Continue reading