My taking steroids for my arthralgia was in vain, not only in vain but detrimental, the medicine has just about been tapered off and I can feel all the aches and pains returning add to it an inch and a half around my tummy. So life goes on. We have decided that all three of […]

How am I weird?

tagged me with a meme where I have to write 6 weird things about myself. Well I wouldn’t ever do things which *I* felt were weird…. So please tell me what you feel is weird about me – fire away I will not delete or screen *any* comments howsoever weird they may be from my […]


It is once again the time for our annual pilgrimage to Bangalore to participate in foss.in. This time I am more keen than ever because I will be meeting people whom I have not met for years and some whom I have known for eons but never met IRL. The who’s who of Indian FOSS […]

Solving Fedora Core 6 Kernel Panic + ipw2200 issues

More a note to self than anything else for how I got FC6 working on my Thinkpad R51 For – kernel panic: Cannot execute a PAE-enabled kernel on a PAE-less CPU! Do not choose virtualization during package selection and for a good measure select Legacy Support. For – ipw2200 wifi not detected Download latest V30 […]

Growing Up and acting ones age…

Like Swati wrote Aasim turned nine yesterday but he had his party on Saturday. Playing the part of host does have some benefits… A gorgeous lady to me “Aasim will soon look like your younger brother than your son” Me “Thanks for complimenting me but it is Aasim’s party!” She – starting to blush.. Me […]