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Old 03-04-2004, 05:10 PM   #1
Yin
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I need help with some commands plz!


1. setup your system so that the command "mount /dev/cd" will attached a CD-ROM to the directory "/mnt/cd"?

2. setup your system login banner to say "Open System - Open for Business" (to be displayed on all virtual consoles before the login prompt)?

3. setup your system login message to say "If you cannot remember the syntax, check out the man pages." (User should see this after login to the system)?


I need a command for each question. I;ve been doing research and i am having trouble finding the answers to these plz help me!!! Thank you
 
Old 03-04-2004, 05:18 PM   #2
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1. Change the /etc/fstab entry for the device to something like:
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/dev/cd      /mnt/cd    iso9660   noauto,user,ro    0     0
 
Old 03-04-2004, 05:24 PM   #3
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2. Edit /etc/issue for local, /etc/issue.net for net logins
3. Edit /etc/motd to say whatever you want upon login
 
Old 03-04-2004, 10:01 PM   #4
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thanks alot


I also need help on some ls commands:
(a) A listing of all the files under the /etc directory and its sub-directories that have been created or changed since the system was booted.
(b) A listing of all the files under the /dev directory and all its sub-directories that have been created or modified in the last 30 minutes.
(c) A listing of all the files under the /home directory and all its sub-directories that have been created or modified within the last 7 days.
(d) A listing of all the files under the /tmp directory and all its sub-directories that were more than 30 days old

I can't seem to find the ls commands that execute them?
 
Old 03-04-2004, 10:09 PM   #5
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Yin, did you read the rules? You do realize we won't do people's homework here.

As for your last question, type man find to get started.


Håkan
 
Old 03-05-2004, 11:36 AM   #6
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This is not homework this is how the office wants me to setup their redhat linux 9 and I dunno how to do it. The head technician resigned so i have to do all the crap temporary.
 
Old 03-06-2004, 05:48 AM   #7
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Yin, I think what he was getting at, is you have to RTFM every once in a while. If you actually read "man find", I think you'd have an answer to all the questions you presented last. Volunteers would much rather help people with real problems, rather than having to think for somebody and spoon feed them answers they should be able to obtain themselves.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 09:02 AM   #8
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LOL

Hey Yin.

Good thinking, posting your OPS235 assignment on a message board.

Here is the full assignment:
Complete the flowing tasks on your system (5 points for each completed task).

(a) setup your system to boot to run level 3
(b) set the timeout for LILO to boot to the default OS in 15 seconds
(c) setup your system so that the command "mount /dev/cd" will attached a CD-ROM to the directory "/mnt/cd"
(d) install the Red Hat rpm package for the "tree" utility (from the 2nd Red Hat Linux 9.0 CD)
(e) setup your system login banner to say "Open System - Open for Business" (to be displayed on all virtual consoles before the login prompt)
(f) setup your system login message to say "If you cannot remember the syntax, check out the man pages." (User should see this after login to the system)
2. Research on your Red Hat Linux 9.0 system to come up with sets of commands to accomplish the following tasks (10 points for each completed task):

(a) A listing of all the files under the /etc directory and its sub-directories that have been created or changed since the system was booted.
(b) A listing of all the files under the /dev directory and all its sub-directories that have been created or modified in the last 30 minutes.
(c) A listing of all the files under the /home directory and all its sub-directories that have been created or modified within the last 7 days.
(d) A listing of all the files under the /tmp directory and all its sub-directories that were more than 30 days old

Put each set of commands in a seperate file. Name the file for task (a) as "asgm1a.sh", task (b) as "asgm1b.sh", etc.



LOL.

I have reported you to the academic dishonesty department.


LOL
 
Old 03-08-2004, 09:42 AM   #9
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I don't know who hwestell is but I am the REAL wendigo!

Yin -- can't you do your own assignment! Why don't you think for yourself?

I am warning the other professors about this!

h
 
Old 03-08-2004, 10:21 AM   #10
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Yin said:
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This is not homework this is how the office wants me to setup their redhat linux 9
Yeah right. The other followups to your post seem to prove otherwise.


Håkan
 
Old 03-08-2004, 11:45 AM   #11
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Quote:
Originally posted by Yin
3. setup your system login message to say "If you cannot remember the syntax, check out the man pages." (User should see this after login to the system)?
(My italics)

Good advice.

This is clearly a homework question, the wording and requirements of each question give that away immediately.

Quote:
From the Rules
Do not expect LQ members to do your homework - you will learn much more by doing it yourself.
I am going to leave this open, for now, since the answers may be of use to other users. However, please do not use this forum as an easy answer site. Reading the man pages and the how to pages, as well as online documentation, will be of greater use to you than simply asking others to complete your assignment for you.
 
Old 03-08-2004, 01:08 PM   #12
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OPS235 Assignment

Dear Moderator

I am an instructor at Seneca College - Don Mills Campus in Toronto, Canada

I have given out the OPS235 assignment for my students to work on. This is NOT something resulting from the "head administrator resigning" bull___

Expecially having the &*&*(& to post the assignment word-for-word tells anyone "listening" that this is not "from the office" but a college/university assignment.

I would appreciate any information that you can give me about the identity of YIN....

Also, deleting the thread would help me crucify the student in question!

Holly Westell
holly.westell@senecac.on.ca
 
Old 03-08-2004, 02:04 PM   #13
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