[opensource] Re: [colug-432] July presenter(s) needed

Richard Troth rmt at casita.net
Wed Jul 6 10:48:45 EDT 2011


>>        "Extreme Filesystem Sharing"
 ...
>>        IPv6 - 4th Dimension Info Superhighway
 ...
>
> These two look the most interesting, to my eye.
> I don't know how many IBM Z Series users we have on the list,
> so I worry that that topic may be a shade too esoteric
> for the bulk of COLUG's membership.   ...

I understand.
I was going to suggest that the above two were/are
likely to be most relevant anyway.  The "z specific" stuff is
fun for me personally because I have used mainframe HW
off and on throughout my career.  I also love beating HW
into submission (by porting Linux and other FOSS things).
But mainframe access and interest are not universal.

-- R;   <><





On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 08:43, Scott Merrill <skippy at skippy.net> wrote:
> We're tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, July 27 at 7 PM at TechColumbus.
>
> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 8:32 AM, Richard Troth <rmt at casita.net> wrote:
>> I'm overdue to make it to a meeting anyway, so if I should also
>> present, no problem!
>
> Huzzah!
>
>>        "Extreme Filesystem Sharing"
>>        how to share substantial parts of the op sys across virtual machines
>>        works on Xen and KVM, also works on z/VM, used to work on VMware
>>
>>        IPv6 - 4th Dimension Info Superhighway
>>        how to do IPv6 on z/VM and on Linux
>>        (but I could drop the z/VM parts for a COLUG show)
>
> These two look the most interesting, to my eye. I don't know how many
> IBM Z Series users we have on the list, so I worry that that topic may
> be a shade too esoteric for the bulk of COLUG's membership. But maybe
> I'm wrong, and everyone but me is living it up on mainframes!
>
> An hour for one of these presentations would leave an hour for open
> discussion, or a number of quickie-style presentations. Brians' SFTP
> script would be a good candidate for the latter. Can we get a couple
> more brave souls to step up for 5 or 10 minutes?
>
> Quick presentations need not focus on a completed solution. Asking for
> input on half-baked ideas is often as stimulating as a thorough
> how-to! :)
>
>> On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 10:01, Scott Merrill <skippy at skippy.net> wrote:
>>> I had planned for the July COLUG meeting to take place at FreeGeek
>>> Columbus, with a presentation about the same. They're not quite ready
>>> to host us yet, though, and have asked to reschedule for August.
>>>
>>> That means we don't have a presentation lined up for July.
>>>
>>> Anyone doing anything really interesting they'd like to share? Don't
>>> feel obligated to give a 2 hour presentation: I'd rather see several
>>> short presentations than no presentations at all.
>>>
>>> If there's sufficient interest, we could something like an Ignite
>>> (http://ignite.oreilly.com/) or Pecha-Kucha
>>> (http://www.pecha-kucha.org/). It need not be so formal, either: we
>>> could just have a series of lightning talks: 5 minutes to share
>>> whatever you wanted to share (Linux-related, or otherwise).
>>>
>>> Do we have 5 or 6 people willing to give a quickie presentation?
>>> Spread the word to your colleagues. Let's get some fresh faces!
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