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vmware: no healthy upstream

After a hard reset, a greeting of: no healthy upstream pops up from the vSphere Client.  Login as root and issue: service-control –start vmware-vpxd to see if there's any  additional information in regards to this error.  You may  or may not receive more info.  Check the time and NTP settings. There's a good chance time […]

NTPD: Setting up an NTP server on DD-WRT

Recent power outages and ISP outages left my network without a proper internal NTP server which was, coincidently, installed on an ESXi host.  Having to revert to an external NTP server for the time being, a recent outage with my ISP highlighted the fact that even that isn't enough.  The ISP outage () made it […]

DD-WRT: DHCP not working not assigning IP – Local DNS fix

Not getting a DHCP IP?  Instead getting: 169.254 169.254.149.164 The tcpdump of the traffic from the affected DD-WRT router shows the DHCP sending over a valid IP yet said IP address is not assigned to the 5Ghz WIFI band? 23:54:16.735841 bb:bb:bb:bb:bb:bb > aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:aa, ethertype 802.1Q (0x8100), length 366: vlan 1, p 0, ethertype IPv4 (0x0800), […]

DD-WRT: Missing 5Ghz settings and kern.warn kernel: wl driver 7.14.164.18 (r692288) failed with code 1

If the Wireless setup page is missing the 5GHz or any GHz settings, or other pages are missing this info:it could be a sign of exhausted nvram.  A clue to this is when resetting the nvram to defaults, all options become available again.  But what about this message? kern.warn kernel: wl driver 7.14.164.18 (r692288) failed […]

r8169 0000:09:00.0: no dedicated PHY driver found for PHY ID 0x001cc912, maybe realtek.ko needs to be added to initramfs?

After regenerating the initramfs using dracut -f, we end up seeing the following, rather disappointing message: r8169 0000:09:00.0: no dedicated PHY driver found for PHY ID 0x001cc912, maybe realtek.ko needs to be added to initramfs? More specifically, in order to fix a QLogic card firmware issue on the following Linux kernel level, which foced the […]

gnome-session[2995]: WARNING: Unable to find required component ‘gnome-shell’

Gnome session issues: Apr  9 17:02:55 rfc1178-01 systemd[1]: Cannot add dependency job for unit sys-kernel-security.mount, ignoring: Unit sys-kernel-security.mount failed to load: Invalid argument. See system logs and 'systemctl status sys-kernel-security.mount' for details. Apr  9 17:02:55 rfc1178-01 systemd[1]: Stopping Remote desktop service (VNC)… Apr  9 17:02:55 rfc1178-01 gnome-session[2885]: gnome-session[2885]: Gdk-WARNING: gnome-session: Fatal IO error 11 (Resource […]

FATA[0000] listing images: rpc error: code = Unknown desc = layer not known

Getting this? [root@rhcpm03 ~]# crictl images FATA[0000] listing images: rpc error: code = Unknown desc = layer not known [root@rhcpm03 ~]# Solve it with this: mv /var/lib/containers/storage/overlay-images /root/ and reboot.  Result: [root@rhcpm03 ~]# crictl images IMAGE                                       […]

github: fatal: Authentication failed for

Seeing this? github: fatal: Authentication failed for Renew the github token: Github Login -> Settings -> Developer Settings -> Personal Access Tokens Expired today. Use the new token! Cheers,    

Customizing vi and vim rc files: ~/.virc and ~/.vimrc

If you're looking: cat ~/.vimrc " Enable plugins filetype plugin on " Enable indentation filetype indent on " Turn syntax highlighting off.  (In case there's inefficient contract between available colors.) syntax off " Set line numbering set number What about VI?  For vi, the above will also work however this is manged by the cat […]

Patroni: FATAL:  could not connect to the primary server: server closed the connection unexpectedly

Getting this? [root@psql04 ~]# tail -f /data/patroni/log/postgresql-Wed.log 2022-03-09 20:07:40.890 EST [27627] FATAL:  could not connect to the primary server: server closed the connection unexpectedly                 This probably means the server terminated abnormally                 before or while processing the request. ^C [root@psql04 […]


     
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