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Due to a combination of misconfiguration and a buggy bootprom/kernel interface, I just spent several days digging around in the 18.104.22.168 kernel bring-up code, looking for why my nominated RFS device was being ignored.
On the journey I noticed several things that may be worthy of comment (or on the other hand, maybe all of the following is well-trodden territory for the guys on here - judge for yourselves).
There is a macro __setup() which is used to link bootargs to...
In my ongoing effort to understand how this works, I am now posting a second entry. The first one was called "Is this a blog?"
Interestingly, the title is in fact visible on the list of blogs. However, when I click on the title "Is this a blog?", then I get one of several enteries by other people. Not my own. It would appear that these "blogs" are cross-linked in some strange way.
What happened to my original entry? My profile says that...
That was the argument used by my grandfather when I told him to reboot...into Archlinux if he wanted to work efficiently. "What doesn't Linux have?" was my natural response. "Linux doesn't have my documents, Linux doesn't have the software for my Kodak digital camera, and for my pulse monitoring device" I admit I had to concede the last point. Try explaining the difference between storing/accessing data and running a program : in both cases its just a click on an icon. So Linux...
I'n new to the linux world. I have a question. what is the easiest most reliable way to send files from Centos (red hat) to a windows server/pc. Or better yet, the procedure of transfering files from linux to Windows. ex. FTP? Telnet, etc. Ive been told I need to have Samba running on the Linux server.
is there a gui availabe for linux? or just command line procedures?
I have a Kerio mailserver in the linux environment thats a part...
I have tinkered with Linux on and off for many years. I have to confess that I was one of those who would start an installation (and sometimes succeed) only to blow it off and install Windows. I was easily frustrated.
My company made a concerted effort to go 100% Windows just as Windows 2003 was about to go RTM so with help from a consultant we build and deployed our first forest. Shortly after that we discovered that there were legacy UNIX apps that would not port over. Hot on the...