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  1. [SOLVED] Virtualized NAS ESXi, anybody done it?

    Nevermind, I figured it out.
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    [other] Re: VMs over RAIDed CPUs?

    This is probably what most accurately answers his question.

    Although you don't need to physically have all those computers connected together in the same box (like a blade server). You can indeed...
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    [ubuntu] Re: RAID Alternatives

    Going back to the original question here... The correct answer is, "it depends". How critical is the data and how much work do you want to do?

    If you just want to be able to have the server back...
  4. [ubuntu] Re: HP Proliant DL380 G3, HP diagnostic/configuration tools

    if anybody still needs to figure this out, i had to figure it again when i upgraded to 9.10

    along with the links above, you will need...
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    [ubuntu] Re: new ubuntu powernap?

    this is really all that i found: http://blog.dustinkirkland.com/2009/07/introducing-powernap.html

    i'm running a DL380G3 Proliant server and it doesnt like to go into sleep mode. it will not come...
  6. uptime, idle and distributed computing

    i was thinking this morning. i bought a huge 2x 3ghz Xeon w/ HT server, 2GB or ram, and a pair of 15k drives... for what? to serve a few files on the network, to host a couple personal websites, and...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Server 8.10 wont boot after install on HP ProLiant ML110 G5...RAID? SATA?

    Try 8.04 LTS. On my Proliant DL380G3, 8.10 installed fine for me, but at boot time I had issues also. It would hang after about 10-15 seconds into the boot. I don't know how to fix it, but 8.04 works...
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    [ubuntu] Re: My web server got hacked

    I hate to bring back up an old topic, but try this: http://freshmeat.net/projects/ssh-faker/



    i had some random IP's (a couple from nigeria and a couple from china) trying to SSH into my...
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    Re: 15k RPMs of MADNESS!! argh!

    The basement is my home office. Living room, bedrooms and kitchen is above. The basement is fairly clean, nobody really comes down here to bother me, etc.

    How would you guys suggest making a...
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    Re: 15k RPMs of MADNESS!! argh!

    It really didn't cross my mind. :) You know the story, it was a really good deal and I did a quick research to see if Ubuntu installed on it without hiccups. It was all fine. I didn't think of...
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    Re: 15k RPMs of MADNESS!! argh!

    i was considering moving it. but i really can't. i already drilled holes and ran wires to this location. (wireless will be too slow for the frequent data transfers) it's the most ideal location...
  12. Poll: Re: What Star Trek invention would you like the most?

    holodeck for sure. there's plenty of philosophers out there i would like to meet.

    ok, the truth is: there's lots of hot ladies (who are too old or too stiff for me now) that i would like to meet....
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    Dual P3 600mhz motherboard

    Anybody interested in a cheap server? I have an Intel board, i think its like an LX440+ or 440LX+ or something similiar. (I can pull it out of storage if someone's interested.) It was working fine...
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    Re: Linux Based Hosting

    unless you are going with straight html, stay away from shared godaddy hosting. my wordpress site sure loads slowly on it. i think im gonna jump to Xen VPS hosting (with Linode.com)

    domains at...
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    15k RPMs of MADNESS!! argh!

    I recently picked up a Proliant DL380 G3 to replace a couple older dual p3 servers. holy mother of goodness, this server is LOUD!! i tried to silence it by pulling out two fans which helped a little...
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    Re: Show Us Your Server

    Craigslist. A nice IT guy was giving it away for free. Seriously.

    It was destiny, as the rack fit snugly in my 89 'Yota pickup. (Another millimeter and I would've had to take my top off) Brought...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: HP Proliant DL380 G3, HP diagnostic/configuration tools

    Error? Anybody with any advice?



    $ sudo dpkg --install hp-OpenIPMI-7.8.0-108.etch26.i386.deb
    Selecting previously deselected package hp-openipmi.
    (Reading database ... 37205 files and...
  18. [ubuntu] HP Proliant DL380 G3, HP diagnostic/configuration tools

    Well.. I was surfing around trying to figure out an easy way to configure and diagnose the SCSI Smart Array 5i Plus that came with my server. It turns out HP does include some software for Debian...
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    Re: Show Us Your Server

    wow. this is an old thread.. but it's staying alive :)

    Here’s a list of what goodies I have:

    (Top to bottom)
    * IBM RS/6000 Server Rack 42U
    * D-Link 24port 10/100 unmanaged switch
    ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: need some HDD diagnostic tools

    Try this thread. I used these diagnostic tools for SCSI, but maybe it might work for IDE
    hard drive utilities (from remote ssh)
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    [all variants] Re: hard drive utilities (from remote ssh)

    thanks but no thanks. i already tried that method. it gives me super block errors. i don't know how to get pass that. (yes, i tried supplying random super block numbers)

    i was using ubuntu on...
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    [all variants] hard drive utilities (from remote ssh)

    are there any tools (other than fsck) to check the integrity of a SCSI drive? if it makes a difference, these are 9.1gb SCA 80pin hot-swap mounted in a hot-swappable backplane. i put one in, i do a...
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    Re: HOWTO: Brother HL-2070N network install

    i tried root. it didnt work, so i dont think thats what it wants. i used the original username which i setup with original password. (keep in mind this is a fresh install)

    so far, EugeneH's way...
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    Re: time to buy stock in dell?

    it wouldn't be a *bad* time to buy. given that dell also announced recently to offer Windows XP on their machines again (which people will flock for). and because of declining sales they were going...
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    Re: why did you switch to ubuntu?

    im in the process of switching as we speak. i've played with computers since i was 5 yrs old. i remember 28.8k modems and dialing into BBS around town. at 13 i was computer programming while all the...
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