Monthly Archives: March 2007

Sybase: Backup Server — “No virtual mapping for logical page”

I noticed today, trying to dump a database kept stalling. And after ~5 minutes of no data being dumped I check the backup logs. To my surprise I saw the following output in the logs, which seemed to be repeating … Continue reading

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Rails: Creating a local copy of the API Documentation

This is an excellent tip to know, for me at-least, as I get back into the mix of using Rails for Web Development. Recently, I just purchased Agile Web Development with Rails 2nd ed., and plan on reading the whole … Continue reading

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Windows: Enable Remote Desktop — Remotely

Today a user complained about connectivity issues to their PC from a remote location, while trying to use RemoteDesktop. I tried myself and received the same error message: The client could not connect to the remote computer. Remote connections might … Continue reading

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Networking: Making Rollover Cables for Avocent ACS32

Today I needed to create a “Console Patch Cable” or a Rollover cable, in order to access a Solaris server via Avocent Cyclades ACS32. Making the cable was pretty simple. How to Make a RJ45 Cable┬áhas an excellent run down … Continue reading

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FreeBSD: Testing/Applying Daylight Saving Time (DST) Patch

Testing if my current system is ready for DST (March 11, 2007) swinful@thinkpad> uname -a FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE FreeBSD 6.2-STABLE #3: Fri Mar 2 00:37:54 EST 2007 i386 After 1:59AM the time should display 3:00AM and not 2:00AM sh$ … Continue reading

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