Intel(r) PineView PCI Accelerated SVGA BIOS Error When Installing Linux From a USB Thumbdrive

So, you have yourself a netbook or some equally underpowered laptop with an Intel Atom processor, and you are finding your computer getting stuck with a message reading like Intel(r) PineView PCI Accelerated SVGA BIOSBuild Number:1818 PC 14.34 06/19/2009 01:29:40DECOMPILATION OR DISASSEMBLY PROHIBITEDCopyright (C) 2000-2003 Intel Corp. All Rights Reserved.“ when trying to install Linux. […]

This Garbage Post Belongs on Facebook

I was dead-set on making a sandwich for dinner tonight, but ending up burning the last two pieces of bread while toasting them because I was engrossed by a video about a salt mine and lost track of time. The resulting carbon wafers went into the trash. All of the sandwich ingredients were already laid […]

North Korea TV

My lovely fascination with North Korea has been dwindling lately. Every news article follows the same pattern of addressing a current situation, reminding Americans that North Korea is a nuclear state, including the term “bellicose rhetoric”, and generally closing with “North Korea and South Korea are still technical at war, as hostilities only ended in […]

Show Databases, Tables and Columns in PostgreSQL

Man….why is it that every time I stop using PostgreSQL for more than a month I immediately forget how to list tables and columns? Here’s a listing for posterity. Show Databases MySQL: SHOW DATABASES; PostgreSQL \l Show Tables MySQL: SHOW TABLES; PostgreSQL \d Show Columns MySQL: SHOW COLUMNS; PostgreSQL \d+ tablename Show Yourself Out (exit) […]