Twin

Twin

Dec. 10, 2007 by

I’ve used GNU screen for absolutely ages,  a recent chat made me have a look around for an alternative, the alternatives are at best weak. The best i found was a program called twin, which cleverly enough stands for Text WINdow

os X icon choices

os X icon choices

Dec. 9, 2007 by

I noticed today whilst browsing some SMB shares on my network the choice of icon that apple have used. Normally this icon is too small to actually work out what it is, however changing file view to columns you’re presented

line by line

line by line

Nov. 29, 2007 by

This is a step by step guide to installing solaris rev. 77 (this guide assumes smp, and 64bit proccessor)It’s quite long so… 

chasing your tail

chasing your tail

Nov. 28, 2007 by

In my earlier builds (v66) of opensolaris xen domUs i’d already been through the playing around with the networking bug. So realistically you would document all of the steps that you took with the physical nic and virtual nic’s etc..

Bleeding edge sometimes makes too much mess

Bleeding edge sometimes makes too much mess

Nov. 27, 2007 by

As my continual ‘tinkering’ I prefer to think of it as fannying around I decided that my half-baked/uncompleted solaris domU’s may as well be built from the latest version of open solaris, generally released quite regularly. Latest is 77, which

Solaris install hang

Solaris install hang

Nov. 27, 2007 by

Setting up Java, please wait… *HANG* Not really investigated this issue fully, however thanks to baggy there is an easy solution. In the boot options select: 6. Single user mode This will drop you straight to a shell where we

Solaris

Solaris

Nov. 27, 2007 by

UPDATE:  For pretty much everything that needs doing i’d recommend using this link: here   One of the primary reasons for the creation of the xen box would be the inclusion of solaris domU’s, these generally would be for testing and

Networking and Bridges and such

Networking and Bridges and such

Nov. 21, 2007 by

Searching the internet for solutions for the strangeness created by xen’s networking solution really comes up with snippets from email chains or highly over complicated network diagrams, why? i’m not entirely sure. The default method for networking with Xen consists

Virtualized.. Virtualised .. ?

Virtualized.. Virtualised .. ?

Nov. 20, 2007 by

Recently I managed to finally build and configure the Xen Hypervisor and put together a bunch of virtual machines all together. I forked out for a new box (quad core, 4Gb Ram) two months ago and getting to point that we’re