Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2006:April:21 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2006/4/21-23 [Computer/SW/WWW/Browsers, Computer/SW/OS] UID:42791 Activity:nil
4/21    I guess short-GOOG-at-100-guy hasn't gotten his account turned
        back on yet.  -tom
        \_ I think he retired after he vested, exercised, and sold most of
           his GOOG options and unit stocks at around 300-350. It coincided
           with the time frame when wall logs disappeared.
        \_ By the way I wonder what the quant says about GOOG:
2006/4/21-25 [Politics/Domestic/President/Bush, Finance/Investment] UID:42792 Activity:nil
4/21    That's some pretty awesome fox polling there...
        \_ Aww.  They didn't have "Religion/Christian Morals" as an option in
           the list of reasons to disapprove of the President.
2006/4/21-23 [Uncategorized] UID:42793 Activity:nil
4/21    The number of users up from last time. Yay!
        grep -v sorry /etc/passwd | wc
            193     451   12862
        \_ So you know the undergrads have over 400 (and counting) requests
           to reactivate accounts? -dans
2006/4/21-25 [Politics/Domestic/President/Bush, Politics/Foreign/MiddleEast/Iraq] UID:42794 Activity:nil
        After watching this, wouldn't you support tactical nukes on Iranian
        nuclear sites, too?
        \_ Um, even if his "if" weren't such a friggin huge one, and (another
           big one) if there were such a thing as a "tactical nuke," no.
        \_ It's funny and scary at the same time.  She is SOOOO way off the
2006/4/21-25 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Motd] UID:42795 Activity:nil
4/21    Um, does anyone miss the Berkeley MOTD? I guess not :(( -kchang
        \_ I'll massage your ego.  Yes I miss it but I figured it was still
           down pending more important fixes.
           \_ Ok good. I was thinking about turning it off for good, as
              it may cut down on time wasted on it and maybe even
              increase productivity, or something to that effect  -kchang
           \_ useful for the search feature -- better than skimming
              cvs diffs.  But I don't need to search all that often anyways
        \_ It's very useful when the motd is hoppin', especially the
           diff feature.  However, the motd isn't as busy as usual right
           now, since not everyone is back from the crash yet.  I like
           Berkeley MOTD, but I don't need it so much right now. -jrleek
2006/4/21-23 [Recreation/Food, Reference/RealEstate] UID:42796 Activity:nil
4/21    the Vice guide to Russia - danh
        \_ heh, it makes me want to go back to rediscover my russian roots.
           - Zhirinovsky's #1 fan.
2006/4/21-23 [Computer/SW/SpamAssassin] UID:42797 Activity:nil
4/21    This spam made me laugh out loud:   re: secks
        If we ever contact aliens they will ultimately destroy us
        because of our spam. And because we're a bunch of hooting
        sex monkeys.
2006/4/21-24 [Recreation/Activities, Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/Unix] UID:42798 Activity:low
4/22    ok, so maybe a dumb question, but a coworker just asked me and I'm
        not sure the answer: so is it possible to view the standard
        output of a process running on your system? I do have root. thx
        \_ truss/strace, with the option to print the entire syscalls
           \_ ok, let me rephrase: there is a process running on my system.
              I did not start it. I am root. I have just the process id
              (from ps) ... is there some way I can see std out/err? thx
              \_ you can't see what has -already- gone out to stdout/stderr
                 if you look at the write() calls for stdout/stderr (by fd)
                 you can see what it is putting out -now-.  truss -p pid
        \_ try /proc/<pid>/fd   \
                 \_______________\_  this was all helpful. thanks.
Berkeley CSUA MOTD:2006:April:21 Friday <Thursday, Saturday>