Archive for November, 2009

November 09, 2009
Filed Under (MS Windows Vista 7, 8 etc, Open Source, Samba) by Ollie Cronk on 09-11-2009

Further to my blog posts involving vista (and the tweaks that can help make Vista/Windows 7 compatible with Samba) I came across a registry setting that needs to be changed to get offline files to work correctly:

“Set the following registry key on the Windows Vista client to prevent files from getting pulled down to the client again right after synchronizing¬†changes to the server (due to Linux file systems having coarser timestamp resolution than Windows):

Create a DWORD value named RoundUpWriteTimeOnSync under the HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\NetCache¬†key (create the key if it does not exist) and set it to 1.” from the Storage Team at Microsoft’s Blog: http://blogs.technet.com/filecab/archive/2007/03/16/using-offline-files-with-samba-emc-servers-nas-devices.aspx



November 08, 2009
Filed Under (Cycling, Mountain Biking) by Ollie Cronk on 08-11-2009

Went out for a great bike ride along the Ridgeway from Compton to Letcombe Bassett yesterday, sky was clear and it wasn’t too wet but the round trip to home made it 33 miles!

I stopped a couple of times en route as I had the SLR camera (good excuse to stop!) and took some autumnal photos – very pleased with this one:
Autumnal Leaf

Been pretty bad with blogging recently – have been using twitter a lot, will have to put my twitter feed on here so it looks less deserted! Still with the cold wintry nights there will be more time for me to blog I guess!

Cheers

Ollie