January 2005

Monthly Archives

  • HOWTO Add journalization on a filesystem in Solaris

    This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/202). Solaris supports journalization (aka logging) on UFS filesystems which allows for shorter reboot times after a crash. To activate it, it is really simple: Go edit /etc/vfstab and add the term logging in the last column (mount options) for the UFS […]

  • Athlon Powersavings on Debian

    This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/199). On 2.4 kernels on Debian, there is a driver that enables better powersavings for AMD760MP and AMD-760MPX (usually found on multi-processors mainboards such as Tyan S2460, S2462 and S2469) chipsets: amd76x_pm. It also exists as patch for the 2.6 kernel, but […]

  • Using Debian’s superior package management system (APT)

    This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/197). The Debian GNU/Linux FAQ – Chapter 6 – Basics of the Debian package management system Tips on working with Packaging Commands on Debian Linux Debian package management, distributions and the /etc/apt/sources.list file Creating custom kernels with Debian’s kernel-package system Debian’s APT […]

  • HOWTO Speedup your Debian GNU/Linux

    This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/195). Warning: This article is still work in progress. You have to keep in mind that speed is somewhat relative. It is often just a question of personal feeling, especially for a desktop machine. There are many ways to speed your Linux […]