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bio website xmmedia.net
location Calgary, Canada
age 32
visits member for 4 years, 11 months
seen Apr 16 at 4:47
I am a website and web application developer in Calgary, Alberta. I have been doing PHP for 7 years and general web development for 9.

Aug
6
asked Why does my .screenrc only trigger the opening of 2 screens?
Aug
6
awarded  Scholar
Aug
6
accepted Is there a way to have GNU screen automatically open a number of screens the first time it starts a new session?
Aug
6
revised Is there a way to have GNU screen automatically open a number of screens the first time it starts a new session?
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Aug
6
asked Is there a way to have GNU screen automatically open a number of screens the first time it starts a new session?
Jul
8
awarded  Nice Question
Jul
3
awarded  Commentator
Jul
3
comment OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
In the mean time I have converted the cron into launchd jobs and I'm not getting the same error. Although launchd has some really nice features, it's missing the ability to run at the 0s of each minute. I need this because I have 2 scripts that need to alternate running every 60s. Right now I have to start them 60s apart to get the 60s difference. Cron does this really nicely with 1,3,5... and 2,4,6... in the minute "field".
Jul
3
revised OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
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Jul
2
revised OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
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Jul
2
comment OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
@k3ri those are 2 links that come up in Google. As I said, I searched and neither of those links actually provide any solution other than removing the crons.
Jul
2
comment OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
BTW, I just tried running the cron under a different user and I still get the same error.
Jul
2
comment OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
The script doesn't cause the same error when run at the command line (outside of cron). The cron is running under root. What other info could be helpful?
Jul
2
asked OSX Cron causing the following error: Could not setup Mach task special port 9: (os/kern) no access
Jun
26
awarded  Beta
Jun
19
comment Should I expect problems with a different version of the MySQL PHP extension vs the MySQL server?
No, I suppose there aren't any new features we need, although 5.1 does have some nice features and fixes (specifically related replication) that we will probably find useful in the near future. Mostly, because 5.1 is almost 2 years old, we think it'd probably be a good idea to move up as we don't like staying on old versions.
Jun
19
asked Should I expect problems with a different version of the MySQL PHP extension vs the MySQL server?
May
13
asked What configuration options for MySQL provide the biggest speed improvements?
May
13
comment Is there a way to get OSX to use more RAM and less swap?
I don't have proof that the VM system (VM or swap) is the problem, but I do know on my desktop I have 6GB of RAM, of which usually 2-3GB is usually free. When I switch programs, you would think it would be blazing fast because it's all in RAM, but instead, it takes 2-15s to switch back to something like Illustrator. I'm thinking similar things are happening on the server--something like the caching for MySQL or temporary tables. I am using top to determine the VM, RAM and swap usage. Any ideas?
May
13
awarded  Student