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comment last loggedin users in linux showing 8 characters only
This is incorrect; while utmp stores only 8 characters, last actually reads from wtmp which can store full domain and user name. last -w is the answer.
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comment Do you have any useful awk and grep scripts for parsing apache logs?
+1 for simple byte-summing apache log with awk
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comment Create NTFS symbolic links from within Linux
ln -s "worked" for me in that it didn't fail, but the resulting link was not usable when mounted under Windows. If you can actually test this, let us know what happens.
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comment Apache failing with a 500 error
beware that if code uses @ to suppress errors per-line, no change to php.ini can help you. see the Big Red Warning at php.net/manual/en/language.operators.errorcontrol.php
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comment Create NTFS symbolic links from within Linux
The question is, would your symlink function properly if that ntfs.image were mounted under an actual Windows installation? The whole point was that I wanted to use Linux to rearrange a physical Windows partition's directory structure.
Mar
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comment other than manually changing it, how is MTU set?
@ShaneMadden I've found I can replicate the behavior on other networks by manually setting MTUs higher than 1500 on both ends, which leads me to believe the location itself was causing Windows to choose 1504. Should I be able to see these dropped ICMP packets on Wireshark somewhere? cat /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_no_pmtu_disc returns 0
Mar
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comment other than manually changing it, how is MTU set?
@MarkWagner +1 for the first plausible explanation of 1504, but in this case the client machine was directly connected to a combination cable modem/gateway from Comcast that had been reset to factory defaults and I didn't see any VLAN settings enabled in the web interface
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comment other than manually changing it, how is MTU set?
@Zoredache the only non-binary instance of 1514 found was in /etc/services (port naming)
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revised One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
more accurate title, update on resolution, link to new related question
Mar
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asked other than manually changing it, how is MTU set?
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accepted One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
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comment One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
this isn't a PPPOE connection, but we did investigate MTU values and found that the Windows 7 machine was set to 1504 and the Linux server was set to 1514. putting either of these back to 1500 fixed the problem, now we have to figure out how/when they got this way
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comment One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
+1 for the LiveCD - we used Ubuntu to verify it wasn't a hardware problem
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comment One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
how can I test to be sure my Linux server isn't "criminally braindead"?
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comment One machine blocked from a single server, and only when it's at this physical location?
client's router is a combination cable modem/gateway that's been factory reset. replacement might be on the table if we can narrow it down to that.