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Broken IBM 390E Now runs Antix

Posted 07-23-2009 at 10:30 AM by rokytnji

I own a old IBM 390E, 14.1 inch LCD Screen, Pentium 2, 366mhz, 64mb of ram, 3 gig hardrive. It had been collecting Dust in the computer room. It had been dropped by the previous owner on the left Hinge corner breaking the corner of the base to where the Hinge snapped loose and there was no plastic on the base to attach the hinge and screen to. Also the monitor would not display a screen but I checked it with a External CRT monitor and it would display with it. It had Windows ME on it. (Notice the...
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Update Fedora by off line

Posted 07-23-2009 at 12:51 AM by mahasen

Thank you
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The Latest Fad: Open Source?

Posted 07-21-2009 at 03:13 PM by pereb

Im sure it comes as no surprise that Im a huge fan of open source development, as Im sure most of you on here are. Ive never really understood the mindset of, We want you to buy and use our software, and youre able to look at it far more objectively than we can much of the time, but we absolutely do NOT want you to be able to implement your potentially ground-breaking ideas into our software! And well fix our own bugs, on our own time, thank you very much!

Offering software...
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startup process

Posted 07-21-2009 at 01:55 PM by john test

Originally Posted by kevinalm View Post
/etc/rc.d/init.d contains all of the scripts to control all services. Any of them accept a start/stop/restart argument. Now, you have /etc/rc.d/rc1.d,rc2.d, and so on. These correspond to the various runlevels. For example, rc3.d is for text mode console, and rc5.d is x windows. In each of the rcn.d directories are a bunch of symlinks to scipts in init.d. They all begin with S or K (start or kill aka stop). They are arranged in order by the numbers following S or K. Here's the clever bit, the scripts
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Inode and its corresponding filename

Posted 07-21-2009 at 08:58 AM by Mr. ameya sathe (Tantra Yantra Swatantrya)

We refer to a file by its name. Computer refer to the file by its inode numbers. For every filesystem; there is an inode table. This table consists of Inode numbers & its correspondingmetadata. On the contrary; the mapping of filenames to inode numbers is stored in the directory containing the file.
To display the inode number of a file; say hindu one must issue the command
ls -i hindu
To display the total number of inode numbers in the filesystem ; you must issue the command...
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