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Forum: Linux 06-21-2012
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Posted By mark54g
here's a simple answer you may not like. STOP...
here's a simple answer you may not like. STOP USING RSH. Use SSH. There are few if any reasons to use antiquated, risky, and insecure methods nowadays.
Forum: Red Hat 06-04-2012
1,197
Posted By mark54g
for memory, I would even suggest the following: ...
for memory, I would even suggest the following:


vmstat -s -S M | egrep 'mem|swap'


Also, realize that if you are in a virtual server, you are NOT guaranteed any "MHz" value, per se. You are...
Forum: Linux 02-25-2012
2,874
Posted By mark54g
Seeing as how they are products that come with...
Seeing as how they are products that come with support and support documentation, perhaps trying to contact Atlassian would be your first step.
Forum: Linux 07-20-2012
3,561
Posted By mark54g
susestudio might be your best bet.
susestudio might be your best bet.
Forum: Red Hat 06-27-2012
2,762
Posted By mark54g
It doesn't support it, but it will work. The...
It doesn't support it, but it will work. The reason they don't support it outright is because it competes with their RHN satellite server. There are lots of ways to make it work.

Using...
Forum: Red Hat 06-26-2012
2,762
Posted By mark54g
That would be a question for IBM. You...
That would be a question for IBM.

You could also look at RHN Satellite (costs money) or Spacewalk, the more "bleeding edge" but free implementation of RHN Satellite. You will still need...
Forum: Red Hat 06-25-2012
2,762
Posted By mark54g
It all depends. Some people patch nightly, but...
It all depends. Some people patch nightly, but that can cause issues when the programs break due to bugs introduced in code. It is going to depend on your ability to regress or fix an issue in case...
Forum: Red Hat 06-25-2012
2,762
Posted By mark54g
How long is a piece of string? This is...
How long is a piece of string?

This is determined by how easily you can update the machines, what sort of outage windows you can manage, as well as how well your applications can be regression...
Forum: Linux 06-11-2012
1,518
Posted By mark54g
Any particular reason you are bent on that one...
Any particular reason you are bent on that one distribution/version?
Forum: Red Hat 04-27-2012
2,005
Posted By mark54g
sounds so much more convoluted than aliases or...
sounds so much more convoluted than aliases or bind mounts.
Forum: Linux 05-04-2012
5,310
Posted By mark54g
Coming from a UNIX engineering perspective: ...
Coming from a UNIX engineering perspective:

If your software ever tried to update other packages in this way, I would uninstall it, create an incident, and bring my legal team together to get you...
Forum: Red Hat 05-02-2012
3,946
Posted By mark54g
You would work against the dm device like you...
You would work against the dm device like you would /dev/sdb, et al.

You can fdisk it (unless it is too large, then you may need to use parted)

Then you can use mkfs on it to create a file...
Forum: Red Hat 04-27-2012
3,946
Posted By mark54g
You need to find out what the multipath device...
You need to find out what the multipath device name is.

Depending on what multipathing software you are using, it could be something like /dev/emcpower<letter>

or /dev/mapper/dm-0,1,2,3 etc
...
Forum: Red Hat 04-11-2012
1,146
Posted By mark54g
Any penalty usually associated with having more...
Any penalty usually associated with having more memory is offset by having... more memory. Memory is faster than disk. This saves swapping operations.

The things to look out for are not as much...
Forum: Red Hat 04-16-2012
8,333
Posted By mark54g
This might help you out also: vmstat -s...
This might help you out also:


vmstat -s -S M | egrep 'mem|swap'


Memory is faster than swap. If you have a lot of unused memory, then you are wasting it.
Forum: Red Hat 03-15-2012
3,639
Posted By mark54g
You can modify the reserved blocks, but they are...
You can modify the reserved blocks, but they are often used by root to fix problems like this. I tend to reduce the 5% overhead when I am dealing with disks of over 100GB. 5GB is a large amount to...
Forum: Red Hat 03-12-2012
2,074
Posted By mark54g
I would also seriously recommend NOT using Red...
I would also seriously recommend NOT using Red Hat 9 for your testing. As it has been end of lifed and support has been terminated, I would suggest you go with a distribution that is not 9 years old...
Forum: Red Hat 03-09-2012
14,502
Posted By mark54g
The reason is you are querying the object instead...
The reason is you are querying the object instead of the package. Don't query Java to find out what package it came from. It doesn't know.

You must do this:

rpm -qf `which java`


then you...
Forum: Linux 03-02-2012
2,586
Posted By mark54g
Would that administrator object to logging to two...
Would that administrator object to logging to two places? Syslog does allow for that. However, it does introduce additional overhead.
Forum: Linux 02-10-2012
3,329
Posted By mark54g
Why would you want to clear it? The cache is...
Why would you want to clear it? The cache is available as free memory if an application requires it. This is a better use of memory in case you need to recall the contents of a file that has been...
Forum: Red Hat 02-06-2012
2,869
Posted By mark54g
Check the time on the server. Set it to the...
Check the time on the server. Set it to the correct year/date and you should be fine.
Forum: Red Hat 02-03-2012
6,599
Posted By mark54g
Also, what you may want to do is this: ...
Also, what you may want to do is this:


cat /proc/cpuinfo | egrep 'core id|cpu cores|physical id'


The reason for this is that while the CPU may have hyperthreading on it, you can always...
Forum: Red Hat 12-27-2011
1,698
Posted By mark54g
You can assign the whole disk, but some people...
You can assign the whole disk, but some people suggest you instead create a partition.
Forum: Red Hat 12-16-2011
15,074
Posted By mark54g
Corona, Properly configured NTP will not be...
Corona,

Properly configured NTP will not be as convoluted as you seem to make it out to be. I worked at an exchange, and when we needed precise time, we got it down to 300us. If and when we...
Forum: Red Hat 12-13-2011
15,074
Posted By mark54g
Absolutely not using cron. ntpd is a daemon. It...
Absolutely not using cron. ntpd is a daemon. It is constantly running and should be set up via an appropriate ntp.conf file to ensure that it stays within milliseconds, not minutes. You may need a...
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