By: mrlinux

August 11, 2009 3:24 pm

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Using NPIV for Storage Access with XEN Virtualization

NPIV provides a way of assigning a fibre channel LUN directly to a XEN guest, without having it assigned to the host that the VM is running on. NPIV effectively bridges through the HBA, using a vport. The SAN should then see the WWN of the VM and allow you to assign LUNs directly to […]

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By: mrlinux

January 24, 2008 5:35 pm

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Getting a Canon EOS 30d to work with F-Spot on SLED 10

Getting a Canon EOS 30d to work with F-Spot on SLED 10 The problem If you plug your shiny new camera into SLED F-Spot should import the pictures. However, it doesn't always recognise everything that it could. For example my EOS 30d is detected as a camera, but it's not possible to see any of […]

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By: mrlinux

January 4, 2008 7:09 pm

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Fixing the MBR on SLE 10

Reinstalling the GRUB MBR on SLE 10 Background Occasionally during an install, the MBR is not written correctly and the server will not boot into the second part of the install. In SLES 9 this was relatively easy to fix as /dev contained static device entries for all devices. SLE 10 uses a full udev […]

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By: mrlinux

December 21, 2007 6:49 pm

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How to get Graphical Applications working with sudo in SLE 10

In SLE 10, the sudo defaults have been modified to enhance security. Unfortunately this means that some things no longer work the same as we have been used to in SLES 9 for instance. One of the main differences is that graphical applications no longer work by default! In most cases, you also want to […]

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By: mrlinux

September 7, 2007 2:42 pm

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Spinning the Cube with SLED 10 SP1 on an IBM ThinkPad

Fancy a single keypress to rotate the cube on SLED SP1? On an IBM ThinkPad there some "spare" keys that I had never found a use for until now! At the bottom right of the keyboard, just above the left and right cursor keys, there are two keys that look like they have a […]

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By: mrlinux

July 11, 2007 2:51 am

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Installing a All-In-One HP Printer on SLED 10 SP1

Prerequisites: HP Printer or All-In-One (e.g HP 3055) configured on network SLED 10 sp1 Summary: This document will guide you through setting up printing and scanning with an HP All-In-One (AIO) device using the HPLIP package. This document uses an HP LaserJet 3055, but it should work for any of the HP AIO printers […]

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