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Hurricane isabel
Hurricane Isabel hit us last night. Using xplanet I generated some pseudo-satellite images of what it looked like. These images are large. They’re not a lot of data (around 300-400K). They’re 2048×2048 pixels. We’re looking at the whole earth, after all. ......
I wanna see all the kprintfs!
When I was reading some OpenDarwin docs on how to debug the kernel, I discovered that there are these wonderful kprintf statements in the kernel that you can turn on with a simple debug option. Unfortunately, those get printed to a serial port, which I don’t have on my PowerBook. I found a really simple way around this, for doing some simple debugging. ......
Ethernet MAC Spoofing works under Darwin
Update in 2018: This is totally unnecessary in the last 10 years of MacOS. I’m using xnu-344.34 from Apple’s download site. I’m using the software and patches like I document in this blog. I created one more supplementary patch that I needed to apply, and it worked. ......