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new Kernel up+running

Posted 08-02-2006 at 09:55 AM by baikonur

Compiled my new Kernel yesterday. Now, acpi works great. I have a little battery-icon on one of my gnome panels that right now shows me that I still have 57 minutes to go... enough time to finish this blog entry.
I used 'time' with the make-kpkg command. This is what I got:
real 11m46.257s
user 9m14.727s
sys 0m37.918s
Wow, not bad. When I compiled the first version of the 2.6.17 Kernel, then running a 2.6.8-debian-standard-kernel-image, it took the...
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Easy SNMP Server and Client Configuration Steps

Posted 08-02-2006 at 06:37 AM by sridhar11

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is a widely used protocol for monitoring the health and welfare of network equipment (eg. routers), computer equipment and even devices like UPSs. Net-SNMP is a suite of applications used to implement SNMP v1, SNMP v2c and SNMP v3 using both IPv4 and IPv6.

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I can't access Intranet web page thru browser from my desktop PC

Posted 08-01-2006 at 03:27 PM by jtchenx

But, It is working from localhost, Intranet server itself.
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Portmap is just so obnoxious

Posted 08-01-2006 at 09:51 AM by baikonur

fixed some things on my Laptop yesterday - it's got SOUND now.
also played around in my next Kernel's configuration. Like:
CONFIG_HZ_1000 and ACPI_ASUS enabled and low latency and
more fancy stuff.
I shut down the system, but later on I rebooted to do some more
stuff. But... the stupid portmapper was hanging everytime, trying
to connect to the nfs-shares on our corporate server. *grrr*
Had to boot from a rescue-CD and edit /etc/fstab to get it going...
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Basic Things to Know When Switching to a Linux Desktop

Posted 08-01-2006 at 04:57 AM by raldz

Recent releases of Linux Distributions totally amazes me. What was once an OS that is easy to use and configure, has gotten even better. For me, one of the easiest distribution that I had my hands on is MEPIS (3.4-3, with upcoming 6.0 release on June/July 2006). Of course there are other Linux distributions that are great in their own sense. Ubuntu, Kubuntu, SUSE, and Kanotix are among my favorites. As of now, I use MEPIS, Ubuntu, and SUSE on three different machines, and just couldn't make up my...
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