Archive for February 3rd, 2006
We’ve got Northwest Airlines tickets to go to Florida to spend spring break with my family. But now, I’m not even sure it’ll happen.
While the pilots stated Friday that they would have the right to strike, Northwest management has argued that a strike under these conditions would be illegal. Northwest has informed the bankruptcy court that it would seek an injunction to block a strike.
In 1998, Northwest pilots went on strike for about two weeks and the carrier lost about $1 billion.
A Northwest executive testified last month that a pilots strike could lead to liquidation of Northwest Airlines.
I’ve added VIDEO_CARDS capabilities to x11-drm and mesa in addition to xorg-x11 now, so you have complete control over which video cards and input devices your X will support. If you happen to use binary drivers, you’ll probably want to set VIDEO_CARDS=”none fglrx” or “none nvidia”; that will prevent the 3D drivers in mesa from building.
Makes for a nice reduction in space — each 3D driver on my system takes up about 13M, when built with debugging. Installing 7 instead of 15 makes quite a difference. Also there’s the savings in build time.
If people clamor enough, I might split ati out into r128, radeon and mach64, as well, but probably won’t split radeon up any further.