2 July, 2008

Daily Archives

  • Running PostgreSQL on Solaris 8

    This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/107) The default values for Shared Memory in Sun’s Solaris (starting from 2.6, at least) are set too low to run. Here is how to change it (see also PostgreSQL’s Admin Guide, Managing Kernel Ressources): The relevant settings can be changed in […]

  • HOWTO Patch Solaris using Sun PatchPro 2.2

    This article was first written in February 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/105) Here is HOWTO patch Sun’s Solaris using Sun PatchPro 2.2. It has been tested on Solaris 8/SPARC. login as root (you may want to use sudo instead) change directory to where you put PatchPro (unless you already put smpatch in your […]

  • Answer under the question: example

    This article was first written in January 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/103) You should always try to answer right under the question when replying to an e-mail. This is only to ensure maximum readability, which is the goal of what you write. Here is a (fake) short example: 1) No! 2) I’ve been […]

  • Understanding Memory usage in GNOME

    This article was first written in January 2004 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/99) This has been originally written by Miguel de Icaza (the famous GNOME hacker and creator of Ximian). This was retrieved from: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gnome-list/1999-September/msg00036.html. People usually look at the memory sizes for the processes and misinterpret the information. This is a common mistake. […]