In this week's Big Scary Daemon's column, Michael Lucas tackles
the problem of unmounting a busy filesystem. With a little
detective work Michael was able to determine who the culprits are
who are holding his files open.
Who Has Which Files
Learn how to find the best route in a multihomed setup--the one
that will take advantage of all available bandwidth --in the first
installment on Traffic Engineering, excerpted from O'Reilly's BGP.
Traffic Engineering: Finding the Right Route
In the first part of our Nagios series we learned how to install
Nagios and its plugins. We also briefly looked at what
configuration files are necessary and how to install the sample
configuration files. This week we will take a look at each
configuration file one by one and configure one host and two
services to be monitored.
Nagios, Part 2
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Linux Laptop Sound Configuration
Configuring sound for laptops running Linux can be a very tricky process. Dave Phillips describes his experiences installing and configuring a sound system for an HP Omnibook 4150.
Noel Davis looks at the Linux Slapper worm; a large set of vulnerabilities in NetBSD; and problems in libX11.so, OS X's nidump, DB4Web, joe, BRU Workstation, xbreaky, and Tru64/OSF1 version 3.x.
Speeding up Linux Using hdparm
Instantly double the I/O performance of your disks or, in some cases, show 6 to 10 times your existing throughput!
Roll Your Own Digital Video Recorder
Video Disk Recorder, or VDR, is a user interface for building a digital satellite TV receiver and recorder box running under Linux. Though not yet available in the U.S., VDR is for people who like to program their set-top to do what they want, and not just what products like TiVo will let them do.
PHP Injection Attack
Noel Davis looks at an injection attack against PHP; several problems in KDE and Konqueror; buffer overflows in gain, kadmin, multiple applications in Tru64, and Ethereal; and problems in cacti, mhonarc, wordtrans, scrollkeeper, and the Cisco VPN Client.
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