creating swap on the nokia 770

there seems to be several blogs and sites that describe how to create swap but few actually give step by step directions.

the nokia 770 is a great device, but occasionally when browsing graphic or media rich websites, the error ‘not enough memory’ is displayed.

to solve this, a swap file is needed.

as root: # touch /media/mmc1/swap # dd if=/dev/zero of=/media/mmc1/swap bs=1024 count=16384 # mkswap /media/mc1/swap 16384 # swapon /media/mmc1

count=32768 can be substituted for a 32 MB swap file…

it doesn’t make processing faster, but it should allow you have more applications open…

T-Mobile GPRS

With Cingular, one could get away with using their “Unlimited MEdianet” data plan ($19.99 per month) to have full internet access (which they try to charge you $44.99 per month for) by simply bypassing their proxy server. Unfortunately, T-Mobile is smarter than that, and forces you to buy their $19.99 internet plan if you wan’t unrestricted access to the internet without using a proxy server. I don’t consider this a down side since its essentially the same price I was paying with Cingular, except I’m no longer breaching my terms of service agreement by tethering my phone to my laptop. Since I didn’t buy a T-Mobile phone (but kept my

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Confirm that your SiteKey is correct

Bank of America just mandated this new “security feature” called SiteKey. Apparently, it is to help reduce phishing attacks to the bank of America online banking website. Well, since I just wasted 25 minutes of my time setting this thing up, I’m going to waste your time forcing you to read about it rather pointless “feature”.

Essentially, the theory behind SiteKey is that you enter your “Online ID” on the front page and hit the submit button. If the server detects your browser, it will present you with a customizable picture and text that only Bank of America would know … that way you can quickly ensure you’re on

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