Posts Tagged ‘windows’

More functional GPS in minutes

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

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Sparky with his hack to allow interaction with the core of an Aldi GO Cruise 4300 GPS Windows CE OS. All that’s required is a few programs and registry edits to the GPS, which anyone can accomplish within a few minutes. But, suggested you go slow and double-check your work, anyway; nobody wants a bricked system. After you’re done you can run such great programs like the one Sparky suggest for 4WD enthusiasts,Ozi Explorer.

via Hack a Day

Change the default PostgreSQL data directory on Windows

Monday, May 19th, 2008

pgsql logoOur database which is storing every minute telemetry data is now getting bigger and need to be relocated to another newly mounted drive. So, I need to relocate the old data to a new disk. Actually, I don’t need to do this if my drive is a dynamic drive.

As we already know, PostgresSQL for Windows installs the PGDATA directory by default into “C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\data”. This mini-HOWTO explains how to change the default PGDATA directory to another location. Note that 8.3 is the version number of my current PostgreSQL installation. It could be varied based on your installed version. (more…)