[sf-lug] Berkeley TIP - Great 1st Meeting Success Report - July5 Sat Next Mtg
amittri13 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 00:53:39 PDT 2008
Today i am compiling one program under CGAL library on fedora 8 linux
. I lost access to my screen during compilation . when i reboot the system I
/sbin/init:error while loading shared libraries :/lib/libsepol.so.1:invalid
EL F header
kernel panic not syncing : Attempted to kill init !!
can this community help me in this regard.
thanks & regards
On 7/1/08, john_re <john_re at fastmail.us> wrote:
> Contents: Berkeley BSD / GNU-Linux Talks Installfeest Potluck (TIP)
> 1) June 7 - 1st Meeting - Summary
> 2) July 5 Saturday - Next (2nd) Meeting - Some preliminary info
> Hi everyone - We had a great first meeting.
> I hope you can come to our Great Improved second Meeting on July 5
> Saturday - more info in a soon upcoming announcement.
> Since people came from most of the LUG's & sw group mailing lists I
> posted the first meeting announcement to,
> I just wanted to let you all know how the meeting went,
> and to give you a heads up awareness &
> invite you to our next meeting.
> Next (2nd) Meeting: July 5 Saturday, 10AM-6PM, Berkeley
> CARPOOL CARPOOL CARPOOL!
> I'm about to set up a google group for the meeting. So for now, you can
> follow progress on the buug.org mailing list:
> ===== First Berkeley - TIP Meeting Summary/Report
> We had a fantastic first meeting.
> I created this event as an unpaid, unreimbursed,
> "volunteer for the community" effort,
> in my part time, on very short notice, on my own,
> without any assistance, with no $ but that out of my pocket,
> when I have a number of primary responsibilities &
> other things to do with my time.
> In less than 2.5 weeks
> we went from non existence
> to having 12 people attending
> from as far as Sacramento & Pleasanton,
> 75% of the announcements going out and
> 60% attendees coming with only about 24 hours advance notice -
> the BSD / GNU-Linux attendees are very capable people.
> Thanks to the preparedness, effort & enginuity of the attendees
> we had electric power, networking & net access.
> We enjoyed conversations,
> people doing installs & system improvements,
> a beautiful summer veranda afternoon at UCB's Free Speech Cafe,
> and discussion, idea input, & improving suggestions
> for next month's meeting.
> My personal hopes & goals before the meeting had been:
> 1 person besides me attend = that would be a success.
> 4 people attend = fantastic success
> 10 people attend = flabbergasting success.
> I posted a note on the mailing list 12 hours before the meeting with the
> latest details.
> 14 people came for the meeting.
> The first one apparently didn't find the open building entrances,
> and didn't meet the second arrival,
> and both left before the third attendee arrived at 12:40 PM,
> for a meeting I had announced as running from 12N - 6PM.
> The third person had plugged his laptop into an outlet in the hall
> & was hard at work on his actual work when I arrived about 12:50PM.
> About another 5 people arrived in about the next 15 minutes.
> Several more in the next 20 minutes.
> The rest scattered throughout the next several hours.
> One of our attendees, a CS grad student, from Sacramento,
> is working on a Google Summer of Code project,
> and gave a us a 4 minute mini talk about that project.
> Our youngest attendee was a high school senior & GNU-Linux enthusiast
> from Pleasanton, who came with his father, an EE who had attended
> He was also the first person to offer to give a talk at a future
> on the Digital Mars D Programming Language.
> [UCB needs to offer this guy a scholarship quick!]
> Our oldest attendee was a retired physicist who described himself as
> currently a hobbyist & volunteer sysadmin for various non-profit
> We had the following attendees who heard about the meeting from these
> groups, and came from these cities:
> Bay Area Debian 2 Moraga, ??
> Bay Python 1 San Francisco
> NBLUG 1 Berkeley
> SVLUG 3 Plesanton, Hollister
> LUGOD 1 Sacramento
> UCBOCF 1 Berkeley
> BUUG 4 2 Berkeley, Concord?, ??, Oakland
> The two attendees who arrived & left before I arrived came from SVLUG &
> BUUG/BAD list announcements.
> Probabilistic prior RSVP % attendance was ~5??
> Actual arrivals = 14
> Prob Multiplier = 2.75??
> I encouraged everyone who came from out of town
> to post carpool notices to their local groups for the next meeting,
> to save gas, save $, enjoy conversation on the trip to & from, & make it
> easier for others to attend.
> We had 1 high school senior, 2 undergrads, one grad student, one to be
> grad student.
> We had academic backgrounds: CS, EE, Linguistics, BioInformatics,
> Physics, Math, that I remember.
> We had at least two consulting programmers or internet infrastructure
> developers, and many systems administrators, and several hobbyists.
> potluck - 2 people, 3rd later suggested order pizza & probably doesn't
> know he has come up with an idea that LUGOD uses at their installfests.
> The president of SacLUG saw my notice on LUGOD & forwarded it to SacLUG
> - thank you.
> Two people came for installfest help & got it - one for X windows
> config, another for Ubuntu? install help.
> We didn't even get started on my goal of establishing a test video
> Several people posted meeting summary & feedback on BUUG & SVLUG.
> That's great - thank you.
> If everyone would post a short summary of this meeting announcement to
> their group's mailing list, that would be fantastic - maybe it would
> encourage others from that group to attend July 5, & raise carpool
> I wish to thank everyone for attending & contributing, the mailing list
> maintainers where I posted announcements, & extra thanks to Michael
> Paoli for cleanup help!
> ===== July 5 Saturday - 2nd Meeting B-TIP - Preliminary
> Announcement/Info =======
> Meet probably at UCB Berkeley, 10AM - 6PM, Evans Hall.
> Installfest, Talks, Potluck, ProgrammingParty
> CARPOOL CARPOOL CARPOOL - Post Carpool message to your local group!
> New: ProgrammingParty
> New: Simultaneous events around the Americas,
> New: Technical talk video download & maybe streaming
> New: Bring microphone headset & laptop
> & VOIP & IRC w/ attendees at other locations.
> ===== Goals:
> TALKS: Tom Belote from Untangle has passed word he could talk about
> Backups. Scheduling in process - Probably for August meeting.
> Audio/Video streaming of talk to other simultaneous/parallel group
> Announcements need to go out to US LUGs BSDs Unix & programming &
> ??other groups encouraging them to set up simultaneous/parallel meetings
> in their cities for reception of live talk video stream.
> GOAL: CARPOOL CARPOOL CARPOOL (have I said that enough?)
> Hope you can attend this Saturday, July 5.
> I'll post an actual meeting announcement for that soon.
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