ALSA and the intel-hda mixing from hell

I believe most people who have experienced the power (should I say pain?) of the Intel HDA chipset know what I am talking about. It starts nicely, you play one file (audio or video) and the chipset behaves (almost) nicely in ALSA. Before you know it, you try mixing sounds and playing a second file […]

All your DNS are belong to us

So many news sites actually relayed this information today, BBC being one of them. The issue seems to be related to the lack of randomness in ports. If a query is sent to a recursive DNS, the UDP port actually used remains the same. A much more technical explanation can be found here. Long story […]