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Forum: Ubuntu 10-22-2009
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A Breakthrough... Sorta
I booted up with the installation DVD and went into "rescue mode". I then activated the volume group for the root filesystem, mounted root and chrooted so that I essentially have the same system as...
Forum: Ubuntu 10-22-2009
5,311
Posted By deckard
/var/log/messages doesn't contain anything...
/var/log/messages doesn't contain anything suspicious. In another forum someone else suggested I try doing an rsync locally via 127.0.0.1 to see if that works. It did. So this seems to...
Forum: Ubuntu 10-22-2009
5,311
Posted By deckard
Data Transfers Lock System Up Completely
I have two laptops on which I've installed Ubuntu Studio 9.04. The first laptop (Acer) has a Centrino 32-bit Intel CPU in it and the second (HP) has a 64-bit dual core Intel CPU. I'm running the...
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cfajohnson: Thanks very much for the...
cfajohnson:

Thanks very much for the feedback. UUoC! I didn't know what that was until a little Google help... I'll demoggify the original script in a few minutes. :)

The reason I didn't...
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I would either dot them in within the shell I'm...
I would either dot them in within the shell I'm currently in, or I include them in my scripts with '. ~/bin/resleep'. Since I just wrote this I haven't made extensive use of it outside of one main...
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Wrapping 'sleep' with my 'resleep' function (Resettable sleep)
This is a very crude attempt in Bash at something that I needed but didn't seem to find in the 'sleep' command. However, I would like to be able to do it without the need for the temp file. Please...
Forum: IP Networking 09-25-2009
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Posted By deckard
Using 'whois' to Retrieve all IPs/Subnets for an Organization
I manage a spam filter for the organization I work for. I've been trying to get the others here to stop white listing by domain name since that can be easily spoofed. One of the obstacles, however,...
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Posted By deckard
Better Solution Found: Run SSSU Native to HP-UX
I found a simple solution. There is an SSSU application that is native for HP-UX 11.23 on Itanium servers. Instead of needing to mess with Cygwin, I can just run a native application on Unix. In...
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Posted By deckard
Cygwin <--> CMD App Problem (Terminal Type?)
I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this, but here it is. We have a nightly process that runs on an HP-UX box to stop our application and backend database servers, unmount their SAN...
Forum: HP-UX 05-28-2009
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Posted By deckard
Snapshots on an HP Storageworks EVA4000 SAN. Our...
Snapshots on an HP Storageworks EVA4000 SAN. Our general processing works like this:

1. Stop application server (with file system on SAN)
2. Stop Oracle DB (with data, archive logs, redo logs...
Forum: HP-UX 05-21-2009
3,776
Posted By deckard
Any Way to pause/unpause system execution in HP-UX 11.11 and 11.23?
This may seem like an odd question, but I've heard that on old Alpha servers running OpenVMS, you could pause the system so that the OS is essentially suspended for a small period of time, then...
4,368
Posted By deckard
I could try doing multiple instances, that's a...
I could try doing multiple instances, that's a good idea at least to test and see if it has any speed increase over the single rsync process. The OS itself is HP-UX 11.11 but we expect to be moving...
4,368
Posted By deckard
Copying Thousands of Tiny or Empty Files?
There is a procedure I do here at work where I have to synchronize file systems. The source file system always has three or four directories of hundreds of thousands of tiny (1k or smaller) or empty...
Forum: Linux 04-02-2009
4,471
Posted By deckard
This isn't the project, but this looks even...
This isn't the project, but this looks even better than what I saw in 1998! Thanks for the link, I'll definitely be trying this out. I'll have to see if I can get Xen to run one of these newer...
Forum: Programming 04-01-2009
4,190
Posted By deckard
I got a nice simple response from a friend on...
I got a nice simple response from a friend on another forum. (I can't be sure he didn't cheat and just post the answer from the K&R answer book, but I'll give him the benefit of the doubt)


int...
Forum: Programming 04-01-2009
4,190
Posted By deckard
Wow! Thank you everyone! As always unix.com...
Wow! Thank you everyone! As always unix.com comes through with some good insight. It's quite encouraging and inspiring. So I will press onward. I especially appreciated the suggestion that...
Forum: Programming 03-31-2009
4,190
Posted By deckard
When I've seen him do PHP queries against a MySQL...
When I've seen him do PHP queries against a MySQL DB, he doesn't just do a single query. He'll usually pull in multiple bits of information even though to me it doesn't seem relevant. But...
Forum: Linux 03-31-2009
4,471
Posted By deckard
Can USB Devices Be Exported Over a Network?
While I know that it's possible to use something like SANE to share a USB scanner over a network, or use NBD or iSCSI to share a USB flash or external HD over the network, I've been wondering about a...
Forum: Programming 03-31-2009
4,190
Posted By deckard
C Beginner Looking For Suggestions
A few weeks ago at the recommendation of people I trust, I bought and started reading Kernighan and Ritchie's (K&R) C Programming Language. For one thing, it's damn thin compared to the O'Reilly...
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Posted By deckard
Exactly what I needed! Thank you very much. Now...
Exactly what I needed! Thank you very much. Now we'll see if I can actually make my plan work...
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BASH: Any Way to Get User Input Without Requiring Them to Hit the Enter Key?
I'm working on making a menu system on an HP-UX box with Bash on it. The old menu system presents the users with a standard text menu with numbers to make selections. I'm re-working the system and...
Forum: HP-UX 01-16-2009
3,104
Posted By deckard
MirrorDisk UX: Should DUMP Be Mirrored?
Follwing up on what I was working on yesterday, I noticed that at this (https://forums11.itrc.hp.com/service/forums/questionanswer.do?admit=109447626+1232031907893+28353475&threadId=216203) thread,...
Forum: HP-UX 01-15-2009
5,614
Posted By deckard
Boot Options on HP PA-RISC and Itanium Servers
I've never really explored the options available in the boot firmware on our servers. Outside of needing to change boot device paths a few times for various reasons, I'm wondering what the...
Forum: HP-UX 01-15-2009
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Posted By deckard
Booting from a "broken" MirrorDisk UX device
I'm setting up mirroring on five different HP servers (2 Itanium and 3 PA-RISC) this week. The PA-RISC boxes are running HP-UX 11.11 with the latest patches and the Itaniums are on HP-UX 11.23 with...
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Posted By deckard
Xnest vs. Xephyr? What Are the Differences?
I've been using Xnest extensively for the past eight years for various purposes. However, just this morning while looking through some old bookmarks and following one of them to a Debian forum, I...
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