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Upgrade to Slackware -current

Posted 08-02-2006 at 01:21 PM by truthfatal

Iím quite sure that everyone who does this has their own method. This is the method that works for me. I go about things like ths because Iím far to cheap and lazy to install a CD burner on my machine. If I did that I would just burn a -current ISO and install. I donít use tools like Slapt-get, swaret, or slackpkg, because I donít want to. I have in the past used the method described in Slackwareís UPGRADE.txt, and thatís probably what Iíll do when Slack 11 is finally released, but I wanted a clean...
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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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