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Forum: Linux 12-01-2015
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Disk Performance
I have a freshly installed Oracle Linux 7.1 ( akin to RHEL ) server.

However after installing some Oracle software, I have noticed that my hard disk light is continually on and the system...
2,628
Posted By jimthompson
Confusion over Multi Threading
Hi, I am trying to get my head round Multi Threading and I have a few queries to try and clear up my confusion

Q1. Is multi threading a hardware / chip level concept, an OS level or an application...
Forum: Linux 01-10-2014
9,051
Posted By jimthompson
Logical Volume to physical disk mapping
When installing Linux, I choose some default setting to use all the disk space.

My server has a single internal 250Gb SCSI disk. By default the install appears to have created 3 logical volumes
...
Forum: Linux 01-08-2013
2,053
Posted By jimthompson
Yes it is a DVD in fact. What should I be using...
Yes it is a DVD in fact. What should I be using to mount it then ?
Forum: Hardware 01-08-2013
2,217
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Linux Driver for SafeCom ( Texas Instruments ) Wireless Card
hi,

would anyone know where to get a Linux ( Red Hat ) driver for a SafeCom ( i.e. Texas Instruments ) 11g WLAN card SWLPT 54108 ?

It's quite an old card that only seems to come with windows...
Forum: Linux 01-07-2013
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Posted By jimthompson
Oracle Linux DVD that I install from wont mount
Hi, I am trying to mount my Oracle Linux 6-2 bootable disk that I installed from in order to manually copy off the packages directory onto the server ( to create a local YUM repository )

I have...
Forum: Linux 12-17-2012
3,045
Posted By jimthompson
No, I burned the ISO image ok and ended up with a...
No, I burned the ISO image ok and ended up with a proper bootable DVD. However I am not convinced the image on the Oracle site is correct in the first place ( bold statement ! ). I downloaded it for...
Forum: Linux 12-14-2012
3,045
Posted By jimthompson
OEL 6.3 install disc not booting
Hi,
I downloaded the OEL 6.3 install disc from Oracle. It is an ISO image ( of around 3 Gb ) and its readme states it is bootable.

However when I try to boot this disc I am getting the error ...
Forum: AIX 10-22-2012
2,903
Posted By jimthompson
was told by a unix admin that the preprocessor...
was told by a unix admin that the preprocessor was a compiler - thanks for the correction
Forum: AIX 10-16-2012
2,903
Posted By jimthompson
Explanation of C Compiler for AIX
Hi, I have the following packages installed on my AIX server

xlC.aix50.rte 10.1.0.2 COMMITTED XL C/C++ Runtime for AIX 5.3
xlC.cpp 9.0.0.0 COMMITTED C for AIX Preprocessor
xlC.msg.en_US.cpp...
Forum: AIX 02-08-2012
6,647
Posted By jimthompson
there were no errors in the listener log at all (...
there were no errors in the listener log at all ( it doesn't get a chance because the tnslsnr process simply gets killed ). Also checked the database alert log and there is nothing in there either....
Forum: AIX 02-08-2012
6,647
Posted By jimthompson
SIGHUP killing Oracle Listener Process
I have a cold backup script which backs up my database and then restarts the oracle listener and database at around 01:30
I can see at this time that my database and listener are indeed running....
Forum: AIX 01-20-2012
2,492
Posted By jimthompson
oracle process appears to die
periodically my oracle 11.2.0.1 listener process 'tnslsnr' seems to crash and disappear ( I am using an AIX 6.1 unix platform ). When this happens I am able to restart my listener ok. However when...
Forum: AIX 03-02-2010
4,417
Posted By jimthompson
Creating Exceed X Server for Aix
HI I am trying to create an X Server on my laptop for displaying X Applications from an AIX platform.

Normally I would just use the Exceed Client Wizard to create my X Server on my laptop. However...
Forum: AIX 03-01-2010
17,415
Posted By jimthompson
Unable to Switch tasks when trying to open console window in HMC
Hi,

I am trying to open a console window through the HMC. When I choose to do this the toolbar at the top left of the HMC screen show 'Open Terminal Window'. However when I click on it I am...
Forum: Red Hat 08-04-2009
2,160
Posted By jimthompson
once I updated BIOS the performance improved but...
once I updated BIOS the performance improved but I am not convinced by the memory as every so often the server hangs for no apparent reason
Forum: Red Hat 08-04-2009
4,861
Posted By jimthompson
Linux disk performance
I am getting absolutely dreadful iowait stats on my disks when I am trying to install some applications.

I have 2 physical disks on which I have created 2 separate logical volume groups and a...
Forum: Red Hat 07-20-2009
2,160
Posted By jimthompson
1Gb+ memory problem
Hi, I have a Linux distribution ( Oralce Enterprise Linux 5.3 i.e. Redhat ) that I have installed. It works fine when I used 2*512Mb dimms or replace them with a single 1Gb dimm. However when I try...
Forum: AIX 10-30-2008
4,254
Posted By jimthompson
Aix backup error
Hi I am receiving the following backup error when using backup -0uf /dev/rmt0.1 for the file system

backup: Backing up /dev/rfslv00 (/u04) to /dev/rmt0.1.
backup: 0511-251 The file system is...
3,356
Posted By jimthompson
Mounting a USB device with a persistent name
When I attach a USB storage device to my Solaris server, the mount point is coming up as /rmdisk/unnamed_rmdisk

Is there anyway I can have this device come up as a mounted device with a...
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 08-04-2008
3,083
Posted By jimthompson
Mounting a USB device with a predetermined name
When I attach a USB storage device to my Solaris server, the mount point is coming up as /rmdisk/unnamed_rmdisk

Is there anyway I can have this device come up as a mounted device with a...
Forum: Solaris 07-31-2008
59,284
Posted By jimthompson
How to copy a symbolic link
Hi I am trying to find a copy command that will copy a symbolic link itself and not what the link is actually pointing to. I am trying to copy a directory that has some symbolic links within it

in...
3,551
Posted By jimthompson
ROS.60050 error
hi, I have a unix script that I am running as a program through Oracle and I get the following error :

syntax error at line 1: `ROS.60050' unexpected

ROS.60050 occurs nowhere in my script and...
Forum: Solaris 03-03-2008
44,341
Posted By jimthompson
LDOM vrs Container
Does anyone know the difference between a Logical Domain and a Container ?

Both seem to be virtualisation technologies from Sun.

Also I know a Domain can have containers within it but I don't...
3,744
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Spoofing a From Address in SMTP
Hi, I am currently using Mailx to send a mail message from my unix account via an SMTP relay. This is working ok.

However from the recipient end the FROM address they see on mails received is...
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