Hot-patching a buggy TV's EDID under Linux

Posted on 21/03/2014 in misc • Tagged with hardware, linux

Disclaimer: Try the following at your own risk, it may brick your TV/monitor

My TV set (an "old" LG 32LG5000 model) never played well with Linux. Whenever I connected to it via an HDMI port, the kernel would complain:

kernel: [  869.677850] [drm:drm_edid_block_valid] *ERROR* EDI  has major version …

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GanetiCon 2013

Posted on 10/09/2013 in misc • Tagged with ganeti, opensource

Last week I had the honour of co-organizing the 1st Ganeti Users & Developers Summit. The event spanned 3 full days and was sponsored by Google, GRNET and Skroutz and hosted at the new Skroutz headquarters in Athens.

The goal of the event was to bring developers and current and prospective …

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