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Enable core dump files on Linux

Here's how to enable core dump files to write for analysis on application crashes: # cat  /etc/sysctl.conf|grep core # Controls whether core dumps will append the PID to the core filename. kernel.core_uses_pid = 1 # Core patterns, if you want to write to directories other then where the process is currently running from (which could [...]

Linux: e1000e kernel panic with Intel 82574L kernel panic and ASPM

So I bought myself an intel GigE card with the 82574L chip to deal with a certain problem I've been having with the RealTek one (cough).     So I wanted to try another chip other then RealTek ones to see if that would make a difference.  I suppose one could argue I should have done more [...]

Windows / Linux: The local device name is already in use. This connection has not been restored and IP checksum offload

While setting up my gigabit ethernet network, during simulataneous Windows 7 file transfers to the HTPC+B setup, I've received a number of disconnects, virtually every time while transferring my files.  At the point, I not only lost connectivity with the HTPC+B but also my web access most of the time.  Here are the culprits and [...]

LINUX: Persistent naming of SATA devices through UDEV rules.

Here we'll look at obtaining persistent naming rules for SATA devices so we can reference these hardware devices through a constant name.  This is particularly useful when one needs a persistent name to a device through unique serial and model numbers that remains the same throughout reboots / restarts and shutdowns.  In this post, we'll [...]

Linux Networking: Persistent naming rules based on MAC for eth0 and wlan0

PROBLEM You've got a set of devices but their names, such as NIC / Network card names keep changing on each reboot or reconnect.  This is a continuation of Linux Networking: device eth0 does not seem to be present, delaying initialization.  where we resolved a similar issue due to naming but here we'll make it [...]

RedHat Linux Fedora: Fedora 9 to Fedora 10 upgrade.

Well folks, it's upgrade time again.  It's been raining releases from Fedora lately, each one coming out almost every 6 months so here we are.  My own installation is over 4 years old and I took it from Fedora 1 to Fedora 10 in that time. (You can search here for the older upgrade procedures)  [...]


     
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