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Forum: BSD 06-05-2011
3,834
Posted By brightstorm
HBA cards on older FreeBSD's
Hi,

The title is a bit misleading, but it seems I can't re-edit the title after creating the post - apologies.

I have been handed a variety of servers, whereas quite a few of these are older...
Forum: BSD 05-16-2011
2,315
Posted By brightstorm
Hi Celtic, Thanks for the response and sorry...
Hi Celtic,

Thanks for the response and sorry for my lack of response, I was pretty busy the rest of the week. I have dug deeper into this and while there are "repository servers" there are no...
Forum: BSD 05-11-2011
2,315
Posted By brightstorm
FreeBSD abnormal permission changes in /home
Hi,

I have a bit of a headache with a server doing some rather mysterious yet static changes to permissions in /home. The server in question is a FreeBSD server. It's an older beast with quite a...
1,297
Posted By brightstorm
Thanks to you both! The solution from Ahamed...
Thanks to you both!

The solution from Ahamed works great in korn shell (but not SH), but still very nice to know.

I guess scripting never stops to surprise me, I didn't for a moment think it...
1,297
Posted By brightstorm
Convert perl-statement to /bin/sh shell
Hi,

I'm doing a small shellscript which is going to take each line in a "queue file" and do stuff to them. I can do the script easily, but I'd like this one to be a bit prettier.

Consider the...
Forum: IP Networking 03-14-2011
2,854
Posted By brightstorm
Hi, Thanks for the advice. I'm going to...
Hi,

Thanks for the advice.
I'm going to see if I can get it done, otherwise I'll have to go onsite and see if I can find its "neighbors".

I actually know nmap but it didn't cross my mind...
Forum: IP Networking 03-12-2011
2,854
Posted By brightstorm
Identify unknown LAN server from IP or MAC address
Hi,

I just got a little task trying to seemingly find a needle in a haystack.

I have a server (FreeBSD) where several NFS mounts are established from a host somewhere on the local LAN with...
Forum: Linux 11-04-2010
7,588
Posted By brightstorm
Hello Pludi, Thank you very much for your...
Hello Pludi,

Thank you very much for your time!

After a closer inspection I realised that I received "martians" in my /var/log/warn. Having absolutely no idea what it meant, I googled it...
Forum: Linux 11-04-2010
7,588
Posted By brightstorm
Interesting challenge getting SSH from outside to my VMWare guest
Hi,

I'm working on getting more acquainted with VMWare and the SUSE SLES OS, so I've downloaded and created a guest running SLES 11 SP1. This works great, no problems. However, there's some...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
To sum up what have happened so far; 1. I...
To sum up what have happened so far;

1. I mistakenly moved the entire /usr dir to /export/usr
2. /usr was replaced with a link (usr -> /export/usr)
3. Problems become obvious after reboot
4....
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
You are absolutely right on that. I've also...
You are absolutely right on that.
I've also reverted the "usr"-link plan and doing an on-going restore attempt (since it's acting up a bit).

Should a reinstall be needed, it's just a question of...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
Haha, sure thing, no problem - we're doing great...
Haha, sure thing, no problem - we're doing great - at least it's a good opportunity for learning ;)

Mountall has taken a turn for the worse and is not able to mount /dev/rdsk/c0d1s7: (which...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
Yeah, it could look like it's still missing...
Yeah, it could look like it's still missing something here and there.
Here is the result of our little detective work:


mount:
/ on /dev/dsk/c0d1s0...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
I got a little further. Now, it complains that it...
I got a little further. Now, it complains that it cannot mount /dev/fd. I copied all files from /sbin -> /usr/sbin with the exception of the two links which were fairly broken.

Here's some...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
Actually I just thought the same thing, I fixed...
Actually I just thought the same thing, I fixed it with /etc/mount instead, but the result should be the same :rolleyes: I hit a few others bumps on the road.

I have mounted / with write and...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
Strangely enough, my system does not recognize...
Strangely enough, my system does not recognize mount.

-bash-3.00# mount -o remount,rw /
-bash: mount: command not found
-bash-3.00# mount
-bash: mount: command not found

...Even though it...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
That sounds cool :) I have been looking...
That sounds cool :)

I have been looking around in search for a "remount" but was unable to find one (attempted a find / -name remount too). Instead, I found mountall in /sbin/.

When I...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
It's quite okay, no worries - after all, it's...
It's quite okay, no worries - after all, it's still a whole lot of learning and I would never store critical data on a Solaris server before I get more confident in doing stuff like this, so we're...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
I now tried to do the following sequence: ...
I now tried to do the following sequence:

mkdir /export/usr
mv /usr/* /export/usr
/export/usr/bin/ln -s /export/usr usr
rm -rf /usr
/export/usr/bin/mv usr /

Since the ls, mv etc reside in...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
That sounds interesting, Scott. Is there...
That sounds interesting, Scott. Is there something in /usr/ that I should *not* move or can it all be moved safely to /export without corrupting any dependencies, links etc?

(I think you are...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
That sounds good. I am more than open for...
That sounds good. I am more than open for suggestions, if it can save me a reinstall ;o)

Here's the result of a du -sk /*:

bash-3.00# du -sk /*
6 /Desktop
1 /Documents
1 ...
Forum: Solaris 06-28-2009
10,013
Posted By brightstorm
Increasing allocated space to a mount - possible?
Hey guys,

I am somewhat new to Solaris - and very new when it comes to mounts.

My problem is that when I installed Solaris, I allocated way too little diskspace to my / mount (it first became...
Forum: BSD 10-31-2008
3,728
Posted By brightstorm
Deny logon for x hours if login failed x times
Hello,

I have a small inquiry.
Sometimes, my good friend, Charlie Root, sends me security notifications that a possible breakin attempt has occured. It looks like this:

Oct 29 06:58:17 cigva...
Forum: BSD 10-22-2008
2,711
Posted By brightstorm
glen.barber, Your "make deinstall distclean"...
glen.barber,
Your "make deinstall distclean" followed up by a new "make install" was right on, it fixed the problem and my Apache is now again up and running.

sysgate,
Thank you for the tricks,...
Forum: BSD 10-21-2008
2,711
Posted By brightstorm
Problem with re-installing ports
Hello,

I am fairly new at FreeBSD. I tried searching existing topics for a similar problem, but I found none :)

I have a problem reinstalling apache22 which I had to remove in my...
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