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APC Wireless day 1

Submitted by msameer on Thu, 13/07/2006 - 1:22am

OK, So to continue the last part. We spent the 12 hours in Istanbul in the Airport Hotel. They gave us a room for free. The flight to Casablanka was really boring. 5 hours is too long especially when it was delayed and the end result was a 2 hours late departure.

The moment they announced that we are going to "El dar El Baida" which is the Arabic name of casablanca (As I knew later) I started to panic.
Damn! We are supposed to go to casa. What the HELL are they doing ?? I then discovered (Diaa told me actually) that they are the same.

We arrived at 8 pm Casablanca time (GMT). The trip to Ifrane took like 4 hours but we stopped to eat. We arrived at the university by 1 am (24 hours travelling).

We slept and woke up next day. The first day was mainly an introduction to wireless, we also configured some access points. We had a small introduction to wikis.

I'm unable to exchange money until now which means that we can't even get water to drink.

The food here is mainly a mix between sweet and non-sweet things. Like chicken (Among other things) plus sugar!

I can say that I'm eating like a PIG! Damn, A lot of food here.

In the class, We can find WiFi and I can check my mail but in the room, you they blocked both pop and SMTP. I managed to bypass this but I'll put it in another post ;-)

It's now 1:15 am (Which is 4:15 am EET). Diaa is sleeping. We had a lot of jokes today during nd after the dinner ;-)


The reverse path to Morocco.

Submitted by msameer on Tue, 11/07/2006 - 3:58am

First, I'd like to say that it's stupid to fly from Cairo to Istanbul and then to Casablanca. But this is the only flight I found.

OK, The fucken guy in Cairo airport announced that it's the last call for the flight, The flight was supposed to depart at 0345 but the announcement was at 0240 so we (Me and Diaa) had to leave the smoking area and discover the trick afterwards,

OK, I slept like a (whatever) during the flight. The food was not bad, Wish they gave me a bag of bread. It's completely strange that they give you a metal fork, spoon and knife.

Is the aircraft crashing ?? No, We are landing. God damn this landing!


To Morocco...

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 09/07/2006 - 2:17pm

Yes! I've got the visa and booked today.

I will attend the APC North Africa Wireless Workshop held in Ifrane from the 12th to the 16th of July.

Will be flying with Diaa of EGLUG on the 11th and returning on the 18th.

Will have roaming soanyone can call me for any emergency but if it's not an emergency, You'd better dig your grave if you phone me ;-)

Poor Alaa, You didn't make it ;-)


The first Egyptian 3D game is out.

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 09/07/2006 - 9:43am

Yes, Looks like it's true.

يالله يا عم هاتشيل سنجة و نبله و شومه و هاتجرى من الميكانيكى علشان عايز الربع جنيه اللى عليك

مافيش لا ديمو ولا مكان الواحد يشتريها منه. مافيش غير حبة صور

لما نشوف!




الافراج عن علاء سيف

Submitted by msameer on Tue, 20/06/2006 - 11:59am

صدر قرار النيابة بالافراج عن علاء احمد سيف


الحركة المصرية من اجل التغيير كفاية - العودة

Submitted by msameer on Mon, 19/06/2006 - 3:16pm

كفاية عادت من جديد و يمكنكم زيارتها على http://www.harakamasria.com

مع تحيات الجناح التقنى - 30 فبراير


Acer Embedded Controller no spinlock patch updated to 2.6.16.20

Submitted by msameer on Mon, 12/06/2006 - 1:25pm

OK, Without this patch, My laptop suffers from jumpy touchpad and sticky keys. It's mainly because the Linux ACPI implementation is trying to access the battery state through the laptop embedded controller. The problem is that this access causes lost interrupts which leads to the above problems.

The patch was only for 2.6.14 and was not updated to 2.6.16. It doesn't apply. I was stuck until I decided to port it. It's working fine since a couple of minutes ;-)

Here it is anyway. But be aware. I feel the touchpad is not in the usual state I used to. I'm not sure how.


القبض على شرقاوى و كريم الشاعر

Submitted by msameer on Thu, 25/05/2006 - 9:06pm

خبر من شموسه و تاكيد من نورا يونس و تفاصيل من منال:

شرقاوى و كريم الشاعر الان فى نيابة امن الدولة العليا بمصر الجديده

تم القبض عليهم بعد المظاهرات و ليس فى اثنائها كما جرت العاده

يعنى بعد ما ناس مشيت

لا توجد عندى تفاصيل اكثر


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