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Jun
11
comment Biggest command-line mistake?
This is exactly why I put the host in my prompt!
Jun
10
comment Recommended file systems
That's true, @womble. In that case, you'd need a cluster-aware filesystem like GFS and probably some sort of cluster-aware software for the lock manager.
Jun
10
comment Vmware host time drift
Different host/guest installs need a different combination of solutions, I'm afraid. I worked with a virtual box in another job that we just could not fix the timesync problem with, no matter what we tried.
Jun
10
comment Linux gateway forwarding issue
It hasn't logged onto your ISP properly, I'm guessing it hasn't been given the external gateway address. Use it's admin screen to disconnect and then reconnect.
Jun
10
comment Recommended file systems
An EC2 machine is a virtual machine. And the stated spec of an EC2 compute unit is far from a cutting-edge hardware equivalent.
Jun
10
comment Server 2003 takes alot of DHCP addresses, althought DHCP is disabled
It doesn't look like the server is, in fact, taking any of those addresses. Is there another box on the LAN?
Jun
4
comment Poll: What is your favourite terminal program?
Although I like the simplicity of xterm, sometimes I need the UTF-8 support of gnome-terminal. And I can configfure the colours! xterm's blue is horribly dark...
Jun
1
comment How long have “find” and “findstr” been in the windows CLI?
Just for completeness, I think FIND appeared in DOS 2.0.
Jun
1
comment Debian 5 Install Login Password
I think only the 'expert' install will ask for a root password.
May
12
comment Determining MySQL Settings
Could you include some of the error messages you see?
May
6
comment What useful things can one add to one's .bashrc?
It's the "except for" bit that I don't use \w. :-)