Tuesday, January 16, 2007

how to get the imei for a nextel phone

Every Nextel phone has a unique number that identifies it. Depending on your phone model,
you will need to locate a SIM ID or an IMEI number.

SIM ID phones

i30sx, i35s,
i50sx, i55sr, i58sr, i60c, i80s, i85s,
i88s, i90c, i95cl, i99cl, i205, i305,
i530, i730, i733, and 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series™ phones
1. In a quick sequence, press # * MENU right arrow on your phone's keypad
to pull up the Trace Mode menu.
2. Scroll down to IMEI/SIM ID and press the option button (•) under VIEW,
or press OK to display your IMEI and SIM ID.
3. Add a zero to the end of your SIM ID for the complete, 15-digit number.

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Adding unix services on startup

As root run:

/sbin/chkconfig --add mysqld

then run

/sbin/chkconfig --list to check

Monday, January 08, 2007

Should I do it? Should I modify my old controllers to make a xbox 360 controller?


Launching new blog

Hey folks!

I am launching a new blog at evil pufferfish.com!

please visit and click on links! Add a link on your blog please!

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Good Log4j documentation

This page here has good log4j documentation.


I usually do not need to modify my log4j.xml very often, but it's often pretty hard to find good documentation.

Monday, January 01, 2007

Happy New Year!

Happy new year everyone!

I'm amazed it's 2007 already. I am such a lucky person, my amigos and wife pitched in and got me a xbox 360!

Anyone on xbox live? what is your friendtag?

Happy new year!

Alert tabby saves family from fire

Timmy the tabby sprang into action by waking his unidentified owner when a mattress caught fire as the family slept early Friday in Cairns in Australia's tropical north.

"The cat was probably the best smoke alarm system ... it was clawing at the occupant's face and got him up and out of bed," Cairns fire service spokesman Robert White-Macfarlane told reporters.

Alert tabby saves family from fire

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