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SDLT320 driver configuration in RHEL4

Posted 08-05-2009 at 12:39 AM by viral_Ahire

I want to configure HP SDLT320 drive in RHEL4 server.

I have attached the same in server but it is not showing in linux,

device file /dev/st0 file not found ,also
cat /proc/scsi/scsi not showing device information.

Please help to resolve this problem....

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Slackware pre- and post-installation routine...

Posted 08-04-2009 at 02:34 PM by Lufbery (The Slacker's Blog)
Updated 11-07-2010 at 08:02 PM by Lufbery

Slackware is a great Linux distribution. It is fast, stable, and easily maintained. It is also easy to customize to users' tastes, which is a good thing because a certain amount of customization is necessary for a fully useful installation.

That's not because Slackware is somehow "incomplete," its maintainers simply refuse to monkey (much) with the upstream products that go into the distribution. So, for example, there's a bug in the coreutils utility that results in the...
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chnage the default openSUSE hostname

Posted 08-04-2009 at 05:07 AM by theacerguy

hi all,
if you hate that the suse installer called your pc linux-sqj4 or something then here is how to change it!
1) bring up a terminal
2)su to become root
3)vi /etc/HOSTNAME
4)change the bit before .site to whatever your new hosname will be by pressing i then deleting the bit that says linux-(random sequence)
5) esc :wq to quit and save
6) reboot!
note i used vi but you can use any editor if you do alt+f2 then kdesu kwrite /etc/Hostname then...
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udev and network devices

Posted 08-03-2009 at 06:57 AM by stureedy

After all these years, I finally figured out how to configure udev to load my network devices in the correct order.

In the past I compiled my own kernels and could force the card I wanted to be eth0 by compiling it into the kernel, then loading the card I wanted as eth1 as a module. This worked well. Of course, udev provides a "better" way, and now that it's five years old, I finally decided to learn it!

As with most things Linux, it was easy to do, once...
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My new Linux-frienly online backup service

Posted 08-02-2009 at 09:53 AM by xri
Tags backup, online

I've been looking for a simple and secure ('relatively secure', I should say) online service.

So far, I have my mind set on Amazon S3 for business purposes. A number of experts recommend it.
Another one I can say that drew my attention was

However, for personal purposes, I have settled on this one: SpiderOak. I like it for the following reasons:
  1. Automatic backup
  2. Privacy guaranteed (I'm not going to store unencrypted crucial data
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