February 2006

Monthly Archives

  • Linux CIFS Client

    This article was first written in February 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/328). Extract from the Linux CIFS Client homepage: The CIFS VFS is a virtual file system for Linux to allow access to servers and storage appliances compliant with the SNIA CIFS Specification version 1.0 or later. Popular servers such as Samba, Windows […]

  • HOWTO Activate kernel oplocks in Samba on Debian GNU/Linux (up to Sarge)

    This article was first written in February 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/327). Starting from kernel 2.4, Linux has got the kernel oplocks feature. Kernel oplocks would permit Samba to share locks with the UNIX filesystem, to allow local Linux applications or applications accessing the files through NFS for example to be notified of […]

  • Sun Solaris

    This article was first written in February 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/326). Sun Solaris is probably today’s most-used UNIX OS around, probably due to its security and high-performance approach. It has been traditionally running mostly on SPARC, a little on Intel platforms, but is now happily running on AMD64 also. Lately, Sun decided […]

  • HOWTO Setup Bonding Ethernet on Debian

    This article was first written in February 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/325). This technology is meant to merge several network links into one logical, providing with higher availability and higher throughput (while it is not absolutely necessary to use both aspects at the same time). Some vendors call it Trunking (ex.: Sun) or […]