Cisco CatOS GBIC Information

I have a Cisco WS-G4912 (12-port Gigabit aggregation switch) that I’m using to bring my network up to Gig-E. It’s about all that I could afford, and works fine. Most of my older servers are running 1000BASE-SX multimode fiber, but I decided to use copper GBICs …

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HP Prolaint iLO SSH Problems

There’s a known issue with the SSH implementation in the iLO firmware for HP Proliant servers (specifically G2 and G3) and OpenSSH 5.1p1. There was a thread on the OpenSSH developers list that referenced this problem and suggested a solution, but it doesn’t seem to be a …

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Changing the title of a Konsole window

For those of you who use KDE and Konsole, you can easily change the title of the Konsole window with the command:

dcop $KONSOLE_DCOP_SESSION renameSession 'NewSessionName'

this is pretty handy if, like me, you end up having a bunch of screen sessions running in different Konsole windows.

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SunFire Information

Ok, an update is a long time coming, and I’ll post one this weekend with status of a lot of my projects, as well as some new information.

For now, I’m installing two beautiful SunFire x4150’s at work, and here’s a little bit of information on …

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Madwifi on the eeePC

So, I’ve started a new OpenSuSE install on my eeePC. The 4GB SDHC card that I originally used was getting a bit cramped - I couldn’t even fit the kernel source! So, I bought a new 8GB SDHC card and started from scratch. I know that OpenSuSE 11 is …

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Centralized Storage via SFTP

For quite a while, I’ve been planning on centralizing a lot of my personal storage (documents, miscellaneous stuff) on one machine at home. The biggest problem that I have is that, while a VPN would be a good solution for my apartment (if I could get IPcopto do …

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