Problem: Inside a Laboratory Farm of 5 Samba Servers sometimes one or more Servers are sporadically hidden at Windows XP Client Neighbourhood (Netzwerkumgebung), but they are still sharing the files and are still online. Or XP Clients hangs up at browsing the Local Network for some minutes. Solution: Open /etc/samba/smb.conf with Editor set domain master = No set local master = YES set preferred master = No restart samba service with /etc/init.d/samba restart Background: The nmbd service is browsing at your network and if he find the option domain master he will ignore the information of the other server (data […]
Warning: If you setup a Server with LVM and Software Raid 1 – 5 and a Crash happens the LVM blocks the saving of the EXT-3 File Journal to the HDD. Solution: Do not use LVM with Software RAID !!! to keep DATA save. Same with Luks Encryption and LVM!!!
Solution: go http://phpsysinfo.sourceforge.net/ download Version 2.5.4 extract it to /var/www/phpsysinfo enjoy it now
Problem: The default installation setup some unneeded services like pcmcia or sound or cpuspeed Solution: log into your server as root run/sbin/chkconfig –list to see active services run/sbin/chkconfig –level 2345 pcmcia off to disable pcmcia cause a server does not have pcmcia edit the /etc/modprobe.conf and switch off sound-modules with alias "name-module" off run after reboot #/sbin/lsmod to control the disabled sound modules if they are not seen they are not active NOW you have reduced memory load and processes at cpu can speed up your CPU and save energy (at my Epia 533Mhz may be 3Watts at hour)
Solution: Create a new Application Button with Mouse-right-klick Menu add at command line gnome-session-save –kill and now take you loved icon at /usr/share/icons/ it is very good for Kids PCs or public Internetstations cause you can remove the Systemmenubars Loesung: Mit dem Kontextmenue der Maus einen neuen Starter Knopf am Desktop erstellen aus /usr/share/icons das Logoff Icon aussuchen in die Komandozeilegnome-session-save –kill setzen
Solution: to speed up Window minimize disable black frames run a user #gconf-editor go /apps/metacity enable reduced-resources close gconf-editor go Desktop->System->help technology (handicappted) enable help technology ready.. now gnome windows speed up and do not show a black frame at open minimize