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Howto fix long boot delay with "Starting MTA:" (Common Issue)

Posted 06-10-2010 at 01:20 PM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Tags debian, exim4, mta

A common issue when setting up servers in a lab is that the Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) delays the boot process waiting for a very long timeout. In the forums on the web this reads as ...
  • "boot process slow when 'Starting MTA' offline"
  • "Can I get rid of MTA?"
  • "Starting MTA delay"
  • "I see a line saying Starting MTA: It takes ages until Debian comes."

The issue is typically related to an unsuccessful reverse DNS lookup that the Mail Transfer Agent...
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Cleaning up the cruft...

Posted 06-09-2010 at 02:25 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)

From the Wikipedia entry:

Quote:
Cruft (occasionally kruft) is computing jargon for "code, data, or software of poor quality". The term may also refer to debris that accumulates on computer equipment. It has been generalized to mean any accumulation of obsolete, redundant, irrelevant, or unnecessary information, especially code. An alternative usage is becoming more generalized to refer to any unneeded or unwanted computer hardware or obsolete equipment.
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Howto automate interactive Debian package installations (debconf preseeding)

Posted 06-08-2010 at 08:44 AM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Updated 06-08-2010 at 07:59 PM by bittner

Fully automatic installations make sense when you need to install a vast number of machines. For Debian (but not limited to it) there is the FAI project that helps you with those kind of undertakings.

When FAI uses Debian packages (i.e. .deb files) for installation the automatic installation process gets into trouble when such a package asks for manual configuration interactively. Really, this is not specific to FAI: The Debian installer (the installation wizard guiding you through...
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DeaDBeeF - Ultimate Music Player For GNU/Linux

Posted 06-08-2010 at 06:56 AM by sridhar11

DeaDBeeF (as in 0xDEADBEEF) is an audio player for GNU/Linux systems with X11 (though now it also runs in plain console without X, in FreeBSD, and in OpenSolaris).

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cluster storage

Posted 06-06-2010 at 03:42 AM by er.surendersharma

dear sir,

I am trying to do the cluster storage with the Rock Cluster storage operating system . I have install the rock cluster on the main server . and I want to connect the client with the PXE boot . when I starting the client then it boot from the PXE boot into the mode of compute node. but it ask the where is to be stored the I have give the path..then server says that not able to find the directory path...
Steps:-
1) insert-ethers
2) client is started with...
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