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Board Room: 16.2"x13" space required..

Posted 06-25-2009 at 01:50 AM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-25-2009 at 02:06 AM by Shingoshi

Large space is required for community board room. Many participants will be attending. Luxurious amenities should be provided.

That's not very far off from what I'm thinking about my new motherboard. Contrary to my mentor Spock, I am very emotionally bound to a Tyan S4989WG2NR motherboard. Given just how large this board is, you really could say it's the mother of all boards.

This won't be my first four-socket motherboard. But the first didn't come any where close to the...
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Where do I go from here?

Posted 06-25-2009 at 01:08 AM by Shingoshi

Ok. So I told you about this project that just drove me nuts. And now I'm having to start all over again. In the process of doing that, I'm having to make some essential decisions. The first item on my agenda is, "what do I intend to do with this new system I'm in the process of building?

I have been wanting to build a system which would allow all the developers of a single distribution to build all of their applications in a single unified environment. That means that every application...
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PAM Authentication

Posted 06-25-2009 at 12:55 AM by vap16oct1984

PAM - Pluggable Authentication Modules for Linux
Linux-PAM Is a system of libraries that handle the authentication tasks
of applications (services) on the system. The library provides a sta-
ble general interface (Application Programming Interface - API) that
privilege granting programs (such as login(1) and su(1)) defer to to
perform standard authentication tasks
Linux-PAM separates the tasks of authentication into...
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Much ado about Nix...

Posted 06-24-2009 at 08:39 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-24-2009 at 11:57 PM by Shingoshi

I want to introduce some of you to a system you may not be aware of. The system is called Nix. It has it's own package manager, which in some ways may behave/perform like Gentoo's emerge. The major difference between Nix and virtually every other Linux distribution, is that Nix has none of the directories common to Linux. Every package is essentially it's own filesystem.

I'm inviting Nix users to come and discuss this in detail, so others can get a more authoritative view of how things...
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smb service starting file error

Posted 06-24-2009 at 10:40 AM by niyaz

i wanted to do some r&d in my samba file so i took a backup of smb.conf smb.conf_ori
when i tried to start the service it says,

smbd dead but pid file exists
nmbd (pid 4845) is running...

plz guide me to resolve this problem..
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