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Profile Joseph Stateson
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Message 91810 - Posted: 12 Jun 2019, 14:58:48 UTC
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This week, all my windows 10 systems are installing or have installed the huge "Version 1903" release even though I thought I had set group policy to prevent such stuff. I assume it includes required security updates that override the policy but my gut feeling is they needed to update the advertising.

I do occasionally update my Ubuntu 18.04 but have never had a problem although I know better than to upgrade to 19.

Finally got rid of my R1100RT. 80000 miles on it in 19 years with only 5000 since I retired 7 years ago. Pass it down to my grandson who I hopes sells it. Wil have to change my nickname.

[EDIT] Check that -- seems an October 2018 update snuck in, not just the 1903 one. Need to find WTF is going on. Since these are headless possibly somethign went wrong, I didn't see it, and windows restored itself to the time before the group policy change. ?? Only Redmond knows for sure.

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Message 91813 - Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 6:23:17 UTC - in response to Message 91810.  

Wil have to change my nickname.
ex-Beemerbiker?
Beemerlessbiker?
Beemerbikerless?

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Message 91815 - Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 6:42:14 UTC

I do occasionally update my Ubuntu 18.04 but have never had a problem although I know better than to upgrade to 19.


Nothing wrong with 19.04. One of my two boxes upgraded and on the other I did a fresh install to clear out the detritus. Both working well. (But I don't have any fancy graphics cards to get working with BOINC!)
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Message 91819 - Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 12:58:19 UTC

I am only going off of memory, but I thought I read/heard that there was a worm patch in the 1903 update. Additionally, the 1903 update now allows you to pause any updates so you don't have to unexpectedly restart. My unprofessional opinion is you should update to 1903. I also heard on Paul's Hardware that for AMD users, the 1903 update is better optimized for the Zen architecture.
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Message 91822 - Posted: 13 Jun 2019, 15:03:19 UTC
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Yes, the May update handles chiplets better. If it's a single die zen chip, I'm not sure there's the same level of benefit.
https://www.anandtech.com/show/14525/amd-zen-2-microarchitecture-analysis-ryzen-3000-and-epyc-rome/3
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Message 91885 - Posted: 18 Jun 2019, 14:40:28 UTC - in response to Message 91813.  
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Wil have to change my nickname.
ex-Beemerbiker?
Beemerlessbiker?
Beemerbikerless?

😁


Bikerless Beemer is correct as a "Beemer" is BMW motorcycle rider whereas a "Beamer" drives the BMW auto.
However, I am not going by any of those and discovered that when I changed my name it shows up immediately on all my posts even historical. Seems not possible to update nickname at Einstein at home.

Difference between a man and a boy has always been the price of his toys and I finally outgrew one.
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Message 91908 - Posted: 18 Jun 2019, 23:00:30 UTC - in response to Message 91885.  

Wil have to change my nickname.
ex-Beemerbiker?
Beemerlessbiker?
Beemerbikerless?

😁


Bikerless Beemer is correct as a "Beemer" is BMW motorcycle rider whereas a "Beamer" drives the BMW auto.
However, I am not going by any of those and discovered that when I changed my name it shows up immediately on all my posts even historical. Seems not possible to update nickname at Einstein at home.

Difference between a man and a boy has always been the price of his toys and I finally outgrew one.

To change nick at Einstein https://einsteinathome.org/account/prefs/community

but like all projects, you really are a number and they just look up in a table and replace the number with the current nick.
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