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Netflix Streaming Error 8156-6003, Silverlight Update

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010 Posted in geek out, popular | 5 Comments »

I'm getting a streaming error "DRM Error" while trying to stream netflix. I watched an episode of Lost when I got home last night, soon after midnight, and it worked fine. What could be causing this error today? Since everyone knows ...

Cygwin Vs. Hadoop – DFS Copy

Thursday, December 17th, 2009 Posted in general, popular | 2 Comments »

Cygwin makes Hadoop MUCH harder to run. If you're having problems setting up your DFS file share under Cygwin, see what happened to me. Notice that you have to use the WINDOWS path (C:\\cygwin\\home\\Rajat\\.....) With escape characters. Rajat@rtde ~/hadoop-0.20.1 $ bin/hadoop dfs -copyFromLocal ...


Monday, December 14th, 2009 Posted in popular, travel | 1 Comment »

Finals are over. Two projects still due, but Exams are over!! In a week, Melissa and I will be en route to India with Tania, Viraj, Anu, Sonia, and many others. Whenever I go to India, I have a few strange feelings ...

Can’t compile the example WordCount.java (Hadoop)

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009 Posted in from the road, geek out, popular | 5 Comments »

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-common-user/200907.mbox/%3Cd6d7c4410907201717t672e4caet3f369d7e4327ff7b@mail.gmail.com%3E Seen this? Rajat@rtde ~/java $ javac -classpath /home/Rajat/hadoop-0.20.1/hadoop-0.20.1-core.jar -d wordcount_classes WordCount.java WordCount.java:5: package org.apache.hadoop.fs does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.fs.Path; WordCount.java:6: package org.apache.hadoop.conf does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.conf.*; ^ WordCount.java:7: package org.apache.hadoop.io does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.io.*; ^ WordCount.java:8: package org.apache.hadoop.mapred does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.mapred.*; ^ WordCount.java:9: package org.apache.hadoop.util does not exist import org.apache.hadoop.util.*; And running CygWin ...

ScrubyT traverse_for_match: undefined method each for nil:NilClass

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in geek out, popular | 1 Comment »

Using ScrubyT, a Ruby on Rails plugin, on a Linux system such as my CentOS 5 VPS, you can get an error message and stack trace like this: /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/scrubyt-0.4.06/lib/scrubyt/utils/shared_utils.rb:43:in `traverse_for_match': undefined method `each' for nil:NilClass (NoMethodError) If you see this, go to ...

auto_complete with Rails 2.2

Saturday, January 17th, 2009 Posted in geek out, popular | 1 Comment »

This page is about the auto_complete plugin for scriptaculous & Ruby on Rails 2.2. After looking through tons of pages and following countless dead links, here are the problems I had and how to fix them. Error: undefined method `text_field_with_auto_complete' for #<ActionView::Base:0x478d5e4> Answer: Install ...