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Linux Kernel Magic SysRq keys in openSUSE for crash recovery

Posted 09-28-2008 at 12:17 PM by rbkumaran

The Linux Kernel offers you something that allows you to recover your system from a crash or at the least lets you to perform a proper shutdown using the Magic SysRq Keys. The magic SysRq key is a select key combination in the Linux kernel which allows the user to perform various low level commands regardless of the systemís state using the SysRq key.
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KDE in Gnome---Mandriva 2007

Posted 09-28-2008 at 11:52 AM by mahesh mallan


once i ran kde in gnome it worked nicely

but next time i entered KDE the gnome panel was under my KDE panel how can i getred of the gnome panel i cant just remove the panel
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package does not update

Posted 09-27-2008 at 06:01 AM by walter81

Hi there,

I have a working Mandriva Free 2008.1 distribution and want to update glibc.
My current version is 2.7-12.

The Software Manager did not find glibc as an independent package.

I have downloaded version 2.18.0. ./configure, make, make install work without any errors but rmp -q glibc returns the older version.

I have tried searching for an RMP package of glibc but till now I did not find it.

Any ideas?
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How to access Linux drive in windows using samba.

Posted 09-26-2008 at 10:51 AM by ajay.parashar


i installed VMware player on WinXP , now i am running fedora 8 image using vmware player.
I want to access linux drives in windows so that i can map these linux derive in windows using map network drive.
How to enable samba , what are the steps for this please let me know.
I do not know how to use samba?

After installing vmware i can see two network connection named "vmware Network adapter".

Timely help would be appreciated....
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Ubuntu scp stall resolved

Posted 09-24-2008 at 06:34 AM by Vermind

I had been troubled for long by my Ubuntu server not uploading files with scp or rsync properly. The transfers would hang at a little bit over 2MB, and never proceed from there. I asked on the Ubuntu forums about this, and yesterday received a fix suggestion that worked for me. The fix entails adding lines to /etc/sysctl.conf that change the default net and IPv4 behaviour, like so:

net.core.rmem_default = 524288
net.core.rmem_max = 524288
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