Monthly Archives: August 2012

configure: error: xml2-config not found. Please check your libxml2 installation.

On Centos 6.3 while installing PHP 5.4 I ran into the subject error. This fixed it: # yum install libxml2-devel note: on other OS you should try to apt-get install libxml2-dev Here is the configure command I’m trying to do: … Continue reading

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Configuring alerts with MegaRAID Storage Manager for LSI 9260-4i controller onESXi 5.0

This was a pain. If indeed the LSI 3ware 9750-xi is supported (and although not listed i believe it does work with ESXi 5), i STRONGLY recommend using that controller with 3dm2 vs this MegaRAID godzilla of the deep. UPDATE: … Continue reading

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VMWare ESXi: Could not find a trusted signer

While connected to the ESXi host via SSH to install the LSI MegaRAID vib, saw the error “Could not find a trusted signer” # esxcli software vib install -v /vmware-esx-provider-lsiprovider.vib [InstallationError] (‘LSI_bootbank_lsiprovider_500.04.V0.30-3000000’, ‘Could not find a trusted signer.’) vibs = … Continue reading

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ReadyNAS default password

Depends on the version, here are possibilities i’ve seen admin infrant1 admin netgear1 admin admin

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Verify integrity of MySQL slaves

Using this tool http://www.maatkit.org/doc/mk-table-checksum.html Download the program to the master db server: wget http://www.maatkit.org/get/mk-table-checksum Create the needed table in your DB; CREATE TABLE checksum ( db char(64) NOT NULL, tbl char(64) NOT NULL, chunk int NOT NULL, boundaries char(100) NOT … Continue reading

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MegaRAID Storage Manager headaches with headless

I’m trying to set up a brand new system on Ubuntu server 12.04 with an LSI MegaRAID 9260-4i controller. Everything was going great until I tried to set up the RAID management software aka “MegaRAID storage manager”. First I read … Continue reading

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DVD ROM woes on Ubuntu 12: mount /dev/sr0 no medium found

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 12.04 on a server used for ripping and encoding DVDs. About a week after doing so, the server started acting up with errors about /dev/sr0 no medium found and failing to mount the … Continue reading

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Manage Intel RS2BL040 on ESXi 5

Setting up a server with one of these RAID Controllers and trying to figure out if there is a management utility. This RoarkH guy has excellent instructions. Too bad VMWare communities don’t leave a way for me to thank him … Continue reading

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ReadyNAS slow blinking blue light, can’t connect

We have an old (from 2005!) ReadyNAS1000 I wanted to be able to ssh to it, so I tried installing the SSH add-on. At first I chose the wrong version, then I found I need the ‘sparc’ version. It installed … Continue reading

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Chrome tabs turning into windows

Ever since a few days ago, my tabs keep turning into windows when I barely even touch them. I searched around on google, and apparently i am not alone! At least it’s not (yet?) happening on other computers around here.

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