mrtg cpu, mem, swap, tcpopen and oracle connections cfg

i am posting a quick mrtg cfg file which will check for free memory, cpu usage, swap, tcp connections and oracle connections. these were tested with solaris 10, various linux distros and snmp v1. ## specify mrtg workdir ## WorkDir: <work dir> RunAsDaemon: Yes ## interval for mrtg can not be set to less than … Read More

old kernel mount issue

while trying to mount my nas box (debian 2.4.25 armv41 kernel) from my gentoo box, i kept getting these weird errors in dmesg: rpcbind: server localhost not responding, timed out RPC: failed to contact local rpcbind server (errno 5). lockd_up: makesock failed, error=-5 the command i was issuing: $ sudo mount -t nfs /media/pluto … Read More

firefox extension sync — sort of

so i have been plagued with a pain in the ass problem, “how do i keep the same extensions across multiple machines ?” being the lazy fuck that i am and not looking for an extension that can sync other extensions, i found a half assed way of copying / syncing all extensions to one … Read More

quick mrtg memory graph

this graph is for all memory available to processes. this is just a snippet for mrtg: Target[test.mem]: . + . + . PageTop[test.mem]: <H1>Free Memory</H1> Options[test.mem]: nopercent,growright,gauge,noinfo Title[test.mem]: Free Memory MaxBytes[test.mem]: 1000000000000 kMG[test.mem]: k,M,G,T,P,X YLegend[test.mem]: Memory ShortLegend[test.mem]: bytes LegendI[test.mem]: Total Free: Legend2[test.mem]: LegendO[test.mem]: Total Free: Legend1[test.mem]: Free memory, not including swap, in bytes # memAvailReal.0 … Read More

pfsense workin its magic

so i replaced my router, since the original pfsense box died due to a power surge, with a hacked up thin client. has one pci slot which is housing a 4 port 10/100/1000 network card hard drive has been replaced with an ide to cf adapter 256 MB cf card (i don’t think it needed … Read More