This week’s TechRepublic tip is on Auto-reboot Linux after a kernel panic. It’s a pretty simplistic post regarding automatically rebooting the Linux kernel if it encounters a panic. The posts on it are good too, indicating on how to tell the kernel to treat an oops like a panic, thus forcing the reboot.
Sigh. I love it when things get thrown out of context and misinformation abounds. I’ve gotten used to this with proprietary vendors and ignorant news sources, but to get this within the open source community? And from a web site that is supposed to be pro-OSS? Come on. Yes, this is a “follow-up” to the(…)
Well, wow, if I didn’t expect to get the “anti-Mandriva” coverage based on a previous post. So, as a result, I determined to get the ATI drivers working. The big difference here is that this time I’m using the 32bit Mandriva rather than 64bit; no idea if that’s making a big difference but I did(…)
This might sound a little harsh coming from a guy who’s worked for a Linux company for over six years, but things never seem to get easier. Oh sure, the stuff that was hard to deal with last time is easier, but the new features and the stuff you want to check out this time(…)
I get a lot of people asking me why, when it comes to my own servers, Annvix, and my own personal recommendations to people who ask what kernel to use, I whole-heartedly do not recommend the 2.6 kernel and instead advocate the stability and greater security of the 2.4 kernel. Well, for kicks I downloaded(…)