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bio website markashields.com
location Atlanta, GA
age 31
visits member for 3 years, 1 month
seen Jul 10 at 19:39

I work for a small, business consulting company as their sole system administrator. Previously, I worked for one of the largest web hosting companies in the U.S. as a linux sysadmin.


Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
Dec
6
comment 3ware: Drive power on reset when trying to rebuild
Edited to add that, thanks
Dec
6
answered 3ware: Drive power on reset when trying to rebuild
Jul
20
suggested suggested edit on How to integrate /home back into main partition, then grow partition
Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
Jan
30
comment Caching/preloading files on Linux into RAM
this is a great utility and does exactly what OP requested. If only he would accept this as an answer.
Nov
15
comment How to automatically copy a file uploaded by a user by FTP in Linux (CentOS)?
I 2nd this. Definitely put them in a chroot'd environment. Why exactly do they full read, write, exec permissions anyhow?
Nov
15
comment How to delete files quicker than rm -rf?
Use find /var/lib/php5 -delete
Jun
6
awarded  Yearling
Feb
16
comment netbios-ssn Port 139 open on Linux machine
You're scanning locally? Scan from a remote location to the public interface; this is the same interface your PCI scan vendor is scanning.
Feb
7
answered netbios-ssn Port 139 open on Linux machine
Jan
7
revised Who can delete a file?
Explained how to prevent this from happening using the sticky bit
Jan
7
suggested suggested edit on Who can delete a file?
Nov
11
answered How to keep cron from stampeding?
Sep
4
comment How to save and exit crontab -e?
You can also hit ESC then :x to save and exit, or hit ESC then ZZ (that's shift+zz).
Sep
2
answered RAID Mirror with difference HD types
Aug
7
answered Very simple SMTP server for Ubuntu wanted
Aug
7
comment Port 3306 stopped working
Changing to bind to 10.10.10.99 is a bad idea, unless you're also binding it to 127.0.0.1; better to bind to 0.0.0.0, in case he accesses the MySQL server directly from the server.
Aug
4
accepted Why is Memcached not working with vBulletin?
Aug
4
answered Why is Memcached not working with vBulletin?