'SysAdmin' Category

  • Jan
    28
    2007

    GVim vimrc on WindowsXP

    It took a long time to figure out how to turn off the blinking cursor in Gvim. Here are two ways, and all of my other changes to GVim on WinXP. ” MY changes: :color torte set nohlsearch set noincsearch set shiftwidth=4 set nobackup set noshowmatch ” Turn off blinking for the n, v, & […]

  • Jan
    09
    2007

    ZyXEL X-550, Dynamic DNS, RapidSVN

    Installed my new ZyXEL wireless router, which solved the hanging problems of my two older BEFW11S4’s. The improved uptime, plus support for reserved DHCP addresses and dynamic DNS updates has got my Subversion server on line. Notes regarding the install: Gave my httpd workstation a reserved IP address in the dhcp server and then forwarded […]

  • Dec
    28
    2006

    Linksys, SuSE, Firefox 2.0, Athlon 64

    After switching from dhcpcd to dhclient, I was in a position to complete the conversion to SuSE 10.2 or revert to 10.0. I wanted to move forward for a number of reasons: newer php5 w/XML, newer Apache, better hardware support (power, ACPI, etc). Also the install was done such that the natural resolution of the […]

  • Dec
    24
    2006

    dhcp Solution

    There is an incompatibility between dhcpcd and the dhcp servers in my Linksys BEFW11S4 original and v4 routers. Converting SuSEs 10.0 and 10.2 from dhcpcd to dhclient solves the problem. SuSE dhcpd Notes: SuSE supplies two clients: dhcpcd and dhclient. man 8 ifup is used to start the configuration and will call either client (via […]

  • Dec
    21
    2006

    dhcp Failure

    After a recent YOU update to SuSE 10.0, Linux became unable to reacquire a DHCP lease. When booting everything worked, but after the first lease expires, an infinite loop would occur: Dec 21 21:13:24 sr1650nx dhcpcd[11655]: DHCP_NAK server response Dec 21 21:13:24 sr1650nx dhcpcd[11655]: DHCP_NAK server response Dec 21 21:13:25 sr1650nx modify_resolvconf: restored /etc/resolv.conf.saved.by.dhcpcd.eth0 to […]

 
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