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DHCP server hardware [closed]

I have a user who needs to set up a DHCP Server for about 8000 users. Can I set it up on regular PC hardware. So far we have not set it up for more than 200-300 users. Are there anything which I need ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 server and Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8

I am having some trouble. I have a Supermicro AOC-SAS2LP-MV8 controller card that I am trying to get to work on Ubuntu 12.04 server (x86_64). The card is based on a Marvell 88SE9485. So far lscpi ...
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IPMI drivers missing

I am trying to monitor and manage some servers using OpenIPMI in Ubuntu, and for some reason, when I start the OpenIPMI service, it says: Starting ipmi drivers [fail] ...
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Can't sync filesystem without reboot

I'm having an issue with a linux server. Once a week the running mysql instance hangs and there is no way to fully stop it. If I kill it, it remains in zombie status and init does not reap its pid. ...
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What Testing for Secondhand Servers?

I've recently bought a used rackmount 2950 server on Ebay to use for a specific project. I'm going to be spending a lot of time on this server, so I want to try and identify any major problems before ...
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Power-flickering Apple Cinema Display in Ubuntu 12 [closed]

Web search hasn't turned up anything diagnostic for this. User has a 2008-era 30" Apple Cinema Display with a newer workstation running Ubuntu 12.04. Video card is GeForce GTX 550 Ti. Keyboard and ...
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Two server freezes with in two weeks

Two consecutive server freezes with in two weeks. We are running ubuntu 11.04 64bit on Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5620 @ 2.40GHz with 48 Gb RAM on 2.6.38-13-generic kernel dedicated server. after making ...
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Moving a linux server to new hardware

We currently have a working coldfusion 9 server running on ubuntu. Its hardware is a lenovo thinkserver running raid 1. We want to move this server to a different lenovo server (slightly different ...
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What is faster hard drive system for a server, SSD, SAS, RamDisk?

I hope this is the correct section, this is my first time here, I have a question please. I think that a lot of people are asking this question in this period. We are managing a server of a game ...
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What can I do about the 2 SATA harddrives no longer showing up even in BIOS?

I've been trying to setup Ubuntu but have been running into countless issues. Both the 500GB drives has now become undetectable and don't even show up in BIOS. I've detailed below the process I've ...
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Can Cisco MCS 7845 I2 K9 server be repurposed for Ubuntu Cloud?

This may be a stupid question but you never know with proprietary equipment. We trying to build an internal development Ubuntu Cloud and looking for cheap hardware to use. It looks like there are ...
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What cryptographic accelerators are recommended for use with Linux in the enterprise?

I've been investigating hardware cryptographic accelerators, and have come up against a dizzying array of possibilities. There are boards that range from $20 to $10,000 - and CPUs that have ...
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367 views

Looking for a pci wireless card for a ubuntu-based access point. Any recommendations?

I have recently been trying to setup a wireless access point on a small ubuntu server, but the wifi card doesn't seem to be compatible. Its a Dlink DWA-552, which I was hoping would work, but the ...
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377 views

move Ubuntu to RAID

I have an Ubuntu Server up and running on LVM2 partition. My motherboard supports RAID 0 and 1. I bought new, second HDD, the same as the system one. I want to set up RAID mirroring to ensure my data ...
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Installation of Ubuntu Server Edition on HP Proliant DL360 G3

I want to buy a HP Proliant DL360 G3 server, but I have heard there are some problems with installation of Ubuntu Server Edition on such a server. Is that true and is there any way to fix the ...
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How to know the number of CPUs and spec for each CPU/Core in Ubuntu Karmic?

How to know the number of CPUs and spec for each CPU/Core in Ubuntu Karmic?
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How can i easily gather hardware information for bug report submission?

I think I have found a bug in Ubuntu 10.04 beta, but since its a fairly vague problem of non booting after an install (Question Here) i wanted to know what information to gather? Summary of question: ...
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Ubuntu Device-mapper seems to be invincible!

I'm working on a hopefully unrelated question question and I've got to a strange situation. First: I know very little about the very low level hardware kernel storage driver magix, so I'm hoping a) ...
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Get server hardware details for ubuntu server

I want to know what is command which will show me servers hardware [through ssh access], like how much Gb RAM is installed, cpu speed, and so on. Thank You.
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Adding another HardDisk to my server

I have a ubuntu server and I am planning to add another harddisk to it. Currently installed harddisk is iSCSI drive and I can add new SATA2 harddisk using NAS or SAS. I lack knowledge of linux in ...
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6answers
953 views

Upgrading mobo and CPU without reinstall (Ubuntu)

I have a workstation with Ubuntu 9.04 running on it. I am looking to upgrade it to another cpu/motherboard. What should I expect after I boot it up after upgrade? Will full reinstall be required? ...