gurus rpm site – since it is down right now i am mirroring this part of it

Here’s a quick wrap up of how to install APT for RPM: For SUSE 9.2, install apt4rpm SuSE packages by executing the following command from a shell (as root): rpm –install -hv{-libs,}-0.5.15cnc6-rb.suse092.6.i586.rpm For SuSE 9.1, run the following command: rpm –install -hv{-libs,}-0.5.15cnc6-0.suse091.rb.5.i586.rpm For SuSE 9.0, run the following command: rpm –install -hv{-libs,}-0.5.15cnc6-rb5.i586.rpm … Read More

simple php preview_cgi.php fix

this is a fix for the damaged preview feature (pre-post) in simple php blog (i am using version 4.4, not sure about any other versions): open file preview_cgi.php goto line 48 (default): $str = $str . ‘<option label=”‘ . $label’ . value=”‘ . $id_number . ‘”>’ . $label . “</option>\n”; line 48 should say: $str … Read More

netbsd dhcp temp fix (sparc64 + hme0)

ifconfig lo0 ifconfig hme0 netmask route add new ———- temp fix for network setup in netbsd 2.0.2 (sparc64)

symbol scanner

decided to sell the symbol scanner goto specs.txt for link and details

ultra sparc enterprise 2

just traded the ultra 5 for an ultra 2 e – i think it was a good trade. 2gb ram 2 x 300 mhz proc 2 x 4 gb hd 13w3 video onboard scsi (the ultra5 was all ide) no os – probably going to load netbsd 2.0.2 on it only problem was that the … Read More

uptime script for linux (suse 9.2)

first script – puts uptime and w to file #!/bin/bash rm dmesg_linux.txt # removes existing dmesg file uptime > dmesg_linux.txt # uptime piped to dmesg w > dmesg_linux.txt # w piped to dmesg chron set to once per hour – maybe every half hour or 15 minutes second script – places dmesg_linux.txt on server every … Read More

dmesg from netbsd 2.0.2 vpc

NetBSD 2.0.2 (GENERIC) #0: Wed Mar 23 08:53:42 UTC 2005 200503220140Z-obj/home/builds/ab/netbsd-2-0-2-RELEASE/src/sys/arch/ i386/compile/GENERIC total memory = 199 MB avail memory = 187 MB mainbus0 (root) cpu0 at mainbus0: (uniprocessor) cpu0: Intel Pentium 4 (686-class), 1008.31 MHz, id 0xf24 cpu0: features 7c0a97b cpu0: features 7c0a97b cpu0: features 7c0a97b cpu0: I-cache 12K uOp cache 8-way, D-cache 8 … Read More

dmesg from suse 9.2 machine

Linux version 2.6.8-24.16-default (geeko@buildhost) (gcc version 3.3.4 (pre 3.3.5 20040809)) #1 Thu Jun 2 12:09:57 UTC 2005 BIOS-provided physical RAM map: BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 – 000000000009f800 (usable) BIOS-e820: 000000000009f800 – 00000000000a0000 (reserved) BIOS-e820: 00000000000f0000 – 0000000000100000 (reserved) BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 – 000000004fff0000 (usable) BIOS-e820: 000000004fff0000 – 000000004fff3000 (ACPI NVS) BIOS-e820: 000000004fff3000 – 0000000050000000 (ACPI data) BIOS-e820: 00000000fec00000 … Read More

locate, crontab & netbsd

to update the locate db –> /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb to add this on a daily update –> crontab -e * 0 * * * /usr/libexec/locate.updatedb