TCPMSS - AKA Maximum Segment Size - an extremely important TCP value in it's own right. It determines how large the data block in any tcp packet is. When your dealing with IPsec VPNs, this value, and not as much the MTU decides your success or failure.
When dealing with Encrypted ...Read More
It all starts with an innocent user.... "Hey, I can't see the Internet". "Oh, wow, I can't see email." "Oh, actually I can't work on files." (I can't help but notice the progression here: Oh, the Internet is down, I guess I'll send some email ...Read More
I have been dealing with the oppression of the IPsec and tunneling. Multiple vendors, hardware and software, etc, etc,e tc. Fun! All software - especially VPN software - sucks. All of it. =) Typo, Ruby, Rails, Python.
In the meanwhile, this site claims to have a good suggesting for calculating bw/ip ...Read More
A client is having serious issues with one of thier Cisco router. I am installing a machine right now to take the Cisco out of the loop and see if it is in fact, the problem.
So i'm setting up Monowall and Gentoo.Read More
I am still suffering from exciting problems with Typo.
Timezone: Add the TZ var to the lighty config.
"bin-environment" => ( "RAILS_ENV" => "production" , "TZ" => "America/Los_Angeles" )
We will see if that works.
libgcc_s.so.1 - This is still plaguing me. Less so now, but it's kinda of mystifying. I am trying ...
Command Prompt supplies the best replication available for PostgreSQL. They support it on RedHat and SuSE at the very least. So far, they have been willing to support Gentoo also. That is pretty hot.
I am working on getting it deployed. Along the way I'm producing some solid administration ...Read More
I have been monkeying with RoR and I have been getting this error every so often:
libgcc_s.so.1 must be installed for pthread_cancel to work
I haven't done much investigation, but I suspect it's because I built ruby with threads support. I recompiled and am waiting to ...Read More
Gnome started dying on startup - with no errors - after something changed on my laptop recently. I do change a lot of stuff, and it was pretty weird. Finally I loaded just X:
export display=:0 X& xterm&
Nice, simple, etc. then I ran gnome-session in my xterm to test, and ...Read More
In MySQL you can use 'show databases' along with many other convenient 'show' commands. PostgreSQL is a different beast entirely. using real databases can be challenging if you grew up on MySQL.
Connect to the database with psql:
psql -U postgres template1 opsdb ~ # psql -U postgres template1 Welcome to psql ...
Wed 14 December 2005
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