Monthly Archives: May 2010

[tip] Utilizing the Serial Port of your Solaris Workstation

Jedi Coder has an excellent page that allows me to quickly connect and configure my Cisco 3560 gigabit Catalyst switches on my Solaris 10 desktop (x86). Basically the procedure was simple to copy the line in /etc/remote: hardwire:\ :dv=/dev/term/b:br#9600:el=^C^S^Q^U^D:ie=%$:oe=^D: to … Continue reading

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Using GPG: A short tutorial

To generate pgp keys $> gpg –gen-key gpg (GnuPG) 1.4.5; Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc. This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions. See the … Continue reading

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Gentoo: Emulating on FreeBSD 6.2-Stable

Today I decided to install the gentoo-stage3 (linux_dist-gentoo-stage3) emulation port on FreeBSD system. To my amazement it went quit well! Note: The use of this port as a linux_base port is very discouraged # pwd /usr/ports/emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage3 # make install clean … Continue reading

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[XSCF] Default boot to network

I had one of my Sun M-Series machine try to boot directly off the network when the machine was powered on. Good thing the jumpstart profile for this machine was removed. Boot device: /pci@0,600000/pci@0/pci@8/pci@0/network@2 File and args: – install May … Continue reading

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