A few days ago i've noticed ati has released version 8.42.3 of it's proprietary drivers package for radeon, http://ati.amd.com/support/drivers/linux/linux-radeon.html
I was using previously the 8.40.* version on my Samsung R20 Notebook running Debian Etch, that has an ...more…
vnStat is a network traffic monitor for Linux that keeps a log of daily
network traffic for the selected interface(s). vnStat isn't a packet sniffer.
The traffic information is analyzed from the
/proc vfs, so vnStat can be used
without root permissions. However at least a 2.2 ...
A quick solution for blocking dos attacks can be
mod_evasive on an apache2 web server:
# mkdir -p /root/tmp # cd /root/tmp # wget http://www.zdziarski.com/projects/mod_evasive/mod_evasive_1.10.1.tar.gz # tar zxvf mod_evasive_1.10.1.tar.gz # cd mod_evasive # apxs -cia mod_evasive20.c
I always liked the Slackware distribution, everything (well, almost) is really simple and straightforwar. For some time i'm using Zenwalk, a slackware-based distro, on my laptop.
At some point, i needed to connect to a nearby access point, and fortunately this samsung r20 has built-in an Atheros wireless adapter ...more…
It appears Attansic was recently bought by Atheros. However, getting it to work on GNU/Debian Lenny is as simple as:
apt-get install atl2-modules-2.6-686 modprobe atl2
And here it is:
root@gw # ifconfig eth1 eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1e:8c:18:88:a6 BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 ...
On the machine you want to log to (i have a slackware one):
root[floyd]# nano /etc/rc.d/rc.syslog
echo -n "/usr/sbin/syslogd"/usr/sbin/syslogd
echo -n "/usr/sbin/syslogd -r "/usr/sbin/syslogd -r
root[floyd]# /etc/rc.d/rc.syslog ...
A useful utility for backing-up network devices configuration i have recently stumbled upon is RANCID, (Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ) which allows for backup automation. It also allows for keeping a history of changes done to devices' configuration, using either CVS or SVN, also all changes can be automatically ...more…
Yep, this is the first post on this blog, welcome to all of you :)
On these pages you will be able to read my posts on my systems administrator position and also some news/notes from the IT world.
I hope real soon i will manage to find some spare ...more…