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  1. Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400 - Installing Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

    Answer to an earlier query about:

    Dell PowerEdge 1400 User's Guide
    ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_ser_stor_net/esuprt_poweredge/poweredge-1400sc_User%27s%20Guide_en-us.pdf

    Dell...
  2. Re: Problems installing Ubuntu on old Dell PowerEdge 800

    Wallace -

    The DVD-ROM drives have been so cheap past few years (surplus pulls),
    I swapped out the CD-ROM for a DVD-ROM in my old PowerEdge 1400 server -- and never looked back!
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from End-Of-Life Ubuntu

    Identical issue (blank video) when I upgraded from 10.04.4 LTS to 12.04.2 LTS Server versions this evening.

    I ALWAYS install OpenSSH Server on my Ubuntu servers.
    THEN I can work with the server...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading from End-Of-Life Ubuntu

    IF you are using UBUNTU SERVER editions -- stick to the LTS releases.
    Leave the intermediate and development releases for Desktops and Experimental PCs.

    At a minimum, I would do a fresh install...
  5. Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400 - Installing Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

    Speaking of FANS, this is a design shortcoming with the 1400 model (minimum speed, rpm, required).
    Some have started to Hack the BMC, since Dell has ignored -- and no BIOS adjustment selection....
  6. Dell PowerEdge 1400 - Installing Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx)

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 10.04.4 LTS (Lucid Lynx)
    Finally time to update my earlier 2009 (stable) Ubuntu Server 8.10 installation.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/archive/index.php/t-1063456.html

    I...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400 Install

    Dell System Management ISO Files
    Installation and System Management (ISM) v 4.5 was last to
    support Dell PowerEdge 1400/1400SC
    ===
    http://ftp.us.dell.com/sysman/4.5_DOC_A00.ISO...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Regular 8.10 as a Server - Why Not?

    Mistypotato -

    Based on you command line experience, I would highly recommend the "How To" guides (Ubuntu and others) for basic setups of server functions.
    Here is Sam Davis' Ubuntu list:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wildcards and Bind9 Not Working

    I would also suggest for anyone setting up DNS to look here:
    http://lani78.wordpress.com/2008/08/09/setting-up-a-dns-for-the-local-network/

    which is a condensed verison of Sam Davis's work on...
  10. [ubuntu] Re: Installing Ubuntu 8.10 on External Harddrive partition

    Jarige -

    I could not figure out what you were trying to do.
    After some additional posts and details, I THINK you desire to have a USB "bootable" Flash drive or external hard drive.

    1. This...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Regular 8.10 as a Server - Why Not?

    IF you are running Ubuntu Server 8.10 and desire a GUI instead of the command line, this command line will install Ubuntu's default desktop environment (Gnome).

    IF you desire KDE, I think this is...
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    [ubuntu] Re: I want a media server, which one????

    I use FireFly, mt-daapd for my personal media server usage (primarily audio for iTunes).

    FireFly Media Server web site
    http://www.fireflymediaserver.org/

    I have installed FireFly on computers...
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400SC (NO RAID) w\ SCSI AIC7899 won't install

    I have sucessfully installed Ubuntu 8.10 on the Dell PowerEdge 1400 (no RAID controller) using just the AIC7899 built-in SCSI controller.

    My install documentation and notes:...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Updating drivers?

    Well, if you expected this surplus acquistion to be "game ready" -- that was a poor assumption.
    NVIDIA makes several video cards, and older models are available CHEAP either surplus, eBay or...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Updating drivers?

    Yes, very familar with that chipset. It was used in the the early Shuttle-X computers (I still use mine, built in 2002 as a daily driver).

    I would not recommend the Intel chipset for games,
    go...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dell PowerEdge 1400 Install

    As a follow-up, some additional notes for the Ubuntu 8.10 Server installation.

    These 3 errors appeared on monitor (ACPI and CDROM issues)


    The Ubuntu installer configured the server for DHCP...
  17. [all variants] Re: U3 on SanDisk Cruzer Micro prevented use for net install

    Good advice.

    Excito uses the same advice (Remove the U3 software) when using the SanDisk USB flash drives for installing the linux image on their Bubba|Two MiniServer.
    http://www.excito.com/
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: ubuntu 8.10 installation freeze

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 8.10

    TRY THIS for your BusyBox error during installation
    Thanks to earlier posts, suggestions and answers from:
    rjromero10; movingover; Albinootje

    Install...
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    [all variants] Server 8.10 - Dell PowerEdge 1400 Install

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 8.10


    Thanks to earlier posts, suggestions and answers from:
    rjromero10; movingover; Albinootje

    1) This retired server previously ran Windows NT 4.0
    2)...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Selling Ubuntu on Refurbished Dells? Business Idea

    I would recommend focusing on the small business Server market.
    Significant cost savings for businesses here, who do not desire to "shell out" thousands of dollars for Windows 2K/2K3/2K8; Mail...
  21. [ubuntu] Re: 8.04.1 Server on PowerEdge 1550 install errors

    Assure that you have ALL firmware and BIOS updates!

    Last PowerEdge server I received took me a DAY, to check and load ALL of the updates: motherboard BIOS, Archive tape drive, 2 of the 3 types of...
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    [ubuntu] Dell PowerEdge 1400 Install

    Installation of Ubuntu Server 8.10


    Thanks to earlier posts, suggestions and answers from:
    rjromero10; movingover; Albinootje

    1) This retired server previously ran Windows NT 4.0
    2)...
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    Re: Chicago Team Artwork?

    I attached an Nero Cover Designer file for the Ubuntu CD
    (Lightscribe CD)
    This one is for Ubuntu 8.10 Server edition.

    You can edit the Text portion in Nero's CoverDesigner software
    for other...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Dual Boot Partition Setup

    IF this PC already has WinXp installed -- It is usually easier just to take the quick guided tour. Of course you should clean-up (de-frag) the WinXP installation first -- before adding any version of...
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