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Wednesday, October 29, 2003

Again Running Out of Time

Mon got to submit an assignment but then that topic involved is yet to be taught by the lecturer. Sigh...
7th got to submit another assignment.
In 2-3 weeks time, exams will commence.


Saturday, October 25, 2003

Very Late Now And...

Very late now and yet I am here doing my OS assignment. Heard that the previous assignment is easier with only 1 shell separator to interpret but now, I have got quite a lot to interpret.


Thursday, October 23, 2003

When Can I Resume Normal Life?

I've been not myself these few weeks.
Must be too much work plus too little rest.

Sunday, October 19, 2003

Infernal Affairs 2

Watched Infernal Affairs 2 yesterday. Nice show...reminds me of the Ekin show Gu Hwa Chai.

Friday, October 17, 2003

WinXP Security Patch

To All,

Please note that Microsoft has just announced/released the following
patches on their website:

1. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-040:
Cumulative Patch for Internet Explorer (828750)

2. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-041:
Vulnerability in Authenticode Verification Could Allow Remote Code Execution (823182)

3. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-042:
Buffer Overflow in Windows Troubleshooter ActiveX Control Could Allow Code Execution (826232)

4. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-043:
Buffer Overrun in Messenger Service Could Allow Code Execution (828035)

5. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-044:
Buffer Overrun in Windows Help and Support Center Could Lead to System Compromise (825119)

6. Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-045:
Buffer Overrun in the ListBox and in the ComboBox Control Could Allow Code Execution (824141)

To know about the vulnerability that prompts the release of this patch, please click on the following link:

Thursday, October 16, 2003

Rejected print job 019 at psmrc-dx

JobName:Microsoft PowerPoint - lecture10.ppt
Reason: You have exceeded this month's paper quota.
Remedy: Wait till next month.

I have used up this month's and next month's 100 printing quota. My printing usage is now -8. My home's printer runs out of black ink. What can I do now? I think I would have print my subsequent printings in CBLC. 4 cents per page isn't really expensive.
WAP Site Updated

Finally uploaded some wallpapers.

Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Dangerous Ride Home

My friend offered me a ride home and I agreed. The ride was indeed a challenging one. CTE was rather heavy with traffic at around 7pm and the speed my friend was going was just too fast. He squeezed through in between columns of vehicles and many times we escaped the risk of being knocked down. Many cars especially taxis signalled only after they changed lanes and my friend had to react these many unexpected dangers.

How I wished I will reach home soon and here am I, safe and sound. This is my many times on a bike but this is my most "memorable" one (being the most dangerous ride).

Tuesday, October 07, 2003


OK I got 27/35 for my OS test. hm... I did not get >=30 not because of the 2 silly mistakes but has got to do with many other mistakes.

Got to do better than that in the exam.
Declare Holiday Myself

I have worked non-stop for almost 14 days in a row with average 4 hours of sleep per day. I deserve a break.
What the hell am I doing? I made 2 stupid mistakes for today's OS MCQ test. (12-9) > (16-12)??? I actually made this mistake and there goes 2 marks. If I don't get more than 30 out of 35 for this MCQ because of this 2 silly mistakes, I only have myself to blame.

Hope the result will be out soon.

Sunday, October 05, 2003

Finally completed my part on assignment3. The rest is up to my partner.
Got to go study for my Tue OS test now.

Time is running out for me.

Saturday, October 04, 2003

Figuring out and trying to code out the stupid Huffman's Compression Algorithm. A bit abstract but got to try to come out with something for the "meagre" 10%.
Gone Case For Calculus

Sigh... Just had a calculus test an hour ago. I know how to do Q1-Q3 but then don't know how to do for the remaining 2. Only if I can get full marks for the first 3 will then I be able to pass this irritating test. Weightage for last 2 questions is 45% and to pass I got to make sure I got full marks for the first 3 which is almost possible.


Friday, October 03, 2003

Calculus Test Tomorrow

I would say this will be the hardest.
Good luck to myself.
One Test Cleared

Had an easy test on Programming Language today :)
20 out of 20!

Hope the final exam will not be anything harder than this.

Thursday, October 02, 2003

She is not my friend anymore

Lent my unix notes to her few years ago. Last week, I called her for my notes but then she said "I am busy", "Do you really need it?", "Can't you borrow a textbook from the library? Isn't it the same?". Yes she shouted at me as if I were in the wrong. She promised to find the notes end of this week because she has to work everyday till LATE NIGHT which means she will not be at home at night. But then I received a sms from her this evening saying she could not find my notes and accused me that they were with her in the first place! SMS from her in the evening -> she is at home but then this contradicts with what she said about her working everyday till late night. I guess she did not even attempt to search for my notes.

So disappointed.

Wednesday, October 01, 2003

Just finished studying for my calculus test. Uni calculus is so different from what I learnt in sec and poly. Spent 3hrs doing tutorial 6 and as usual definitely there bound to have some questions I don't know how to solve. Sigh... How to take the test with this kind of standard!!!

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