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OOM Killer and acquisitions...a match made in heaven!

Posted 11-25-2009 at 09:17 AM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 11-25-2009 at 09:28 AM by rocket357

Yesterday afternoon one of my coworkers enlisted the help of employees company wide to load test a project we'd worked on together about a year ago. He'd made significant changes to the application server and wanted to see how much the server could handle in raw traffic/requests. So at 2:30 PM, half of the company I work for started hitting the application server running bogus reports...

I watched the PostgreSQL database backend while all of this was going on. By 2:34 PM, the system...
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RHEL 4 Linux Installation Problem

Posted 11-25-2009 at 01:41 AM by paragnomulwar

Hello all,

I am new to this plz help me out .

When Linux (RHEL4) started on my laptop dell inspiron i get following problem

Starting udev :
Initialization hardware .... storage networking disabling IRQ#11
stop for around 40-45 minutes
then start Linux normally.

My question is that why it will take so much time to start? and
what's the solution on that .
plz let me know.
Thanks in...
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"What is a good distro for my old computer?" (1)

Posted 11-24-2009 at 10:35 PM by ofaring (Debian, This That and the Other)

Toshiba Satellite 2590CDT, ~1999, 400 MHz Celeron, 192 MB RAM.

Yeah, baby. I'm using the old girl right now with Kate (based on KDE 3.5.10, more on that later.)

It seems to be a common question. Truth is, most of them would work. You just have to learn some of their ins/outs and then set up according to your needs. Of course, there are some which are almost entirely inappropriate for this 400 MHz Celeron processor with 192 MB of RAM. Take source-based distros like...
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simple bash password generator

Posted 11-24-2009 at 02:04 PM by roybal (Subjectively)

Here's a quick way to create arbitrary length passwords on most any *nix flavor.

Password generator

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mounting DVD on suse linux 11.0

Posted 11-23-2009 at 12:02 PM by goldeneye075

Originally Posted by bigrigdriver View Post
You may have a problem with your hardware configuration for the DVD drive.

I have OpenSuSe 10.3 installed, with an IDE cd-rom drive (/dev/sr0) and a SATA DVD drive at /dev/sr1.

Start the YaST control center. Click on Hardware in the left hand column, then Hardware Information in the right hand column. When YaST is done probing your hardware, click on CDROM in the listing and verify that your DVD drive is /dev/sr0.

If that is correct, then you may have
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