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benchmark my own servers

I have a pile of old and assorted servers. I want to benchmark, stress test and collect all hardware info from them before putting them into test lab environment. I would also like to be able to ...
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Dell OpenManage On Ubuntu Server 12.04 Cannot Log In

I have a Dell Poweredge 2950 with 2X130GB and 2X2TB drives. I need to set them up in a RAID 1 array so that the 130GB Drives are mirrored and host the OS, while the 2TB drives are mirrored and are the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Dell T410 Raid

I have a Dell T410 server with a RAID (Perc) card on it and 3 disks of 500GB. When I boot the server, I can see the configuration as Raid 5. But when I try to install Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, I always see ...
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Installing ubuntu server as linux distro on dell server - what drivers will be missed

Dell (via USC) unpacks specific drivers for both RedHat and Suse to use after installation on its servers. As Ubuntu server isn't officially supported, this clearly isn't happening for Ubuntu. Is ...
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Very slow disk performance on Dell PowerEdge 2950 w/ PERC 6/i running RAID 10 [duplicate]

I recently set up a server running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a Dell PowerEdge 2950 server - it has 6 500 gb 7200RPM SATA drives setup in a RAID 10 config. I am seeing extremely poor disk performance - the ...
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iDRAC 6 Express and Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS Server

I have a Dell R610 server with the iDRAC 6 Express remote management extention. The problem is that this thing is using the NIC1 interface in some kind of shared mode. Dell is talking about NIC ...
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ubuntu: 8Gb machine just get 239m on display

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 with 8Gb memory on DELL 1850 server. And I just got 239m by using "free -d" ... free command $ free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: ...
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Ubuntu Server 11.04 apt-get not functioning after several fresh installs

Apt-get update errors I have been searching for hours to try and bring an end to these errors. sudo apt-get update W: Failed to fetch ...
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How to install Ubuntu server on a Dell R210 with S100 raid controller

I'm trying to install Ubuntu server on a R210 with a S100 raid controller. It's a software controlled RAID, and it's not recognized in Ubuntu. So I guess I have to disable it and use the software raid ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.04 Lucid Lynx stops responding at exactly 10 minutes

I'm running ubuntu server lucid on a Dell Dimension 3000. I'm running headless and when I have a display plugged into the VGA, it's fine, so it must have something to do with the display drivers. When ...
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Dell Precision 670 Disk Mirroring

i have a Dell Precision 670 server with SCSI disk drives, i have a 74 gb disk and I want to add another 74 gb to make disk mirroring. Any suggestions. I am using it for ubuntu 8.04
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Updating Dell PowerEdge firmware on Ubuntu?

The company I work for recently got hands on a batch of second hand PowerEdge SC1425 machines. We'd like to put these to good use. Our operating system of choice is Ubuntu Server 10.04 64-bit, which ...
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Ubuntu wake-on-lan for Dell 4550?

I'm asking this question on behalf of a friend. I don't have access to this hardware, but I can contact my friend to get more info as required. Does anyone know how to get wake-on-lan to work on a ...