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Carsten Strotmann

Is it possible to run MIPSel inside QEMU?

Or to cross-build ports from amd64 to MIPSel?

Almost done compiling LLVM 5.0.1 on OpenBSD 6.3 MIPSel (Lemote Yeeong)

took only 5 days

I just want to use the "i3" window manager, but that port has gcc49 and llvm501 as build dependencies :(

Check out my (~15m) talk at where I explain why it's critical that free/libre/open source software projects shouldn't rely on proprietary tools:

It's a talk version of from 2010. Sadly still relevant.

Good read: "Efail: A Postmortem"

The IETF OpenPGP WG needs more participation from real users (same is true for other IETF WG). Participation online (mailing lists, Jabber, Meetecho video casts of meetings) is possible, investment is "time" (not money).

Maybe it is possible to revive the WG with some more care from the PGP user base.

@gargron if you're interested, here is @bortzmeyer 's presentation about the Fediverse at the RIPE meeting:


Executive summary: DNS over TCP works, and scales. Just buy some hardware. #RIPE76


As it turn out, we can really keep calm.

Here we go:

Just continue your day and use PGP as usual with forced plaintext mails and signed + encrypted mails.


To anybody who used my #Gmail, #Gnus and #GPG Guide: Something seems to have surfaced regarding PGP And GPG, so maybe switch to some other technology such as Signal for the moment.

I wrote the #1 best-selling Unix book! Glad to see the kids are finally beginning to realize that they need ed(1).

Current Music: ProgRock from Iceland -- Agent Fresco -- Destrier

There will be a Linux / Debian m68k meeting @ Linuxhotel early September

(m68k = Motorola 68000-line like Amiga, Atari ST, early Sun workstations)

get details from

Ein paar Bilder vom Vintage Computer Festival Europe 19.0 (VCFE) am letzten April-Wochenende 2018. Unsere Cray Y-MP EL ist auch dabei, die wiegt immerhin stolze 1400kg. Enjoy:

So entstehen Vorträge. Konkret: über die Entwicklung der Cray-2, halten werde ich den kommenden Samstag beim Vintage Computer Festival Europe in München:

Das Ding mit dem Powerpoint – bzw. hier Keynote – kommt übrigens erst ganz am Schluss.

On the weekend I learned about roundup at , and today I'm using it on site to automate a few `dig' queries. Nice and simple, and that's good. :)

#RIPE has assigned the last block from the 185/8 space.

This means there are no more pristine IPv4 addresses available in Europe, Middle East, or CIS.

RIPE still has a /9 of issuable space, but that is returned/revoked addresses from LIRs, and from the IANA returned pool.

Starting to scrape the bottom of the barrel for #IPv4.

I'm pleased to announce that the 2018.4 source release is now available.

This includes a number of internal improvements to the language, new examples, and portability improvements to the interfaces.

The source should now be buildable on most systems using GCC 2.95 or newer (tested on Haiku), or CLANG, or TCC.

Binaries for and are finished; updates to the and will be out soon.

Get it at or gopher://

So, das MINOS2-Framework ist jetzt endlich so weit, dass ich für net2o eine GUI bauen kann. Das ist jetzt erst mal Mockup ohne Funktionalität.