IBM Installation Manager on RHEL 6 / CentOS 6 x86_64

To solve the error # ./install -bash: ./install: /lib/ bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory and the font display error when IBM Installation Manager is started, you need to install following packages with yum. yum install gtk2.i686 libXtst.i686 dejavu-sans-fonts

Preparing the rebuild of my home lab!

Lot’s of time passed since my last posting. But now I will continue blogging about my home lab. Some months ago I moved my neccessary systems to a HP MicroServer, because the running costs of a real server are enormous! After I finished setup my new home network, I decided to change the entire networking […]

Say „Hallo“ to my HP MicroServer

As mentioned in my previous blog, I started to rebuild my necessary home systems. Last year I was running some servers in my home lab, but my power bill was a shock! I decided to replace everything with a HP MicroServer. Since two months my HP MicroServer is doing a very good job. 🙂 It’s […]

Setup a HP ProLiant Linux server

Again a little reminder for me. 😉 Install CentOS/RHEL 5.x Update the system with yum update Reboot # yum install expect # yum install libnl # yum install net-snmp Download HP System Health Application and Command Line Utilities for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (AMD64/EM64T). You get a file like hp-health- Install this package: # […]

Oracle Enterprise Linux for SPARC – Is Solaris dead?

Yesterday I received the news that Oracle plans to port their own Linux, Oracle Enterprise Linux, to SPARC. A pretty cool idea. 🙂 But after talking with a very good friend I’m not sure if this news is a good news. Why pay lot’s of money for porting a operating system to a new platform? […]

RHEL alternatives for a new java environment

To add a new alternative for java execute following commands. Current system is CentOS 4.8 x86 Linux. # alternatives –install /usr/bin/java java /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre/bin/java 100 –slave /usr/lib/jvm/jre jre /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre –slave /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2 jre-1.4.2 /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre –slave /usr/bin/rmiregistry rmiregistry /opt/IBMJava2-142/jre/bin/rmiregistry # alternatives –config java There are 2 programs which provide ‚java‘. Selection    Command ———————————————– *+ 1           /usr/lib/jvm/jre-1.4.2-gcj/bin/java    2           […]

op5 Network Monitor

At work we decided to implement Nagios as a monitoring tool. A colleague started to install and configure Nagios Core and some add-ons. But I was not really happy with it. Nagios Core is very uncomfortable and complicated and the add-ons are not mature enough for productive usage.  That’s why I decided to search for […]

Quick Start – Veritas Storage Foundation Basic Linux

Mal wieder was zum Nachschlagen. 😉 [root@ius022 install]# /opt/VRTS/bin/vxdisksetup -i sdb [root@ius022 install]# vxdg init datadg disk01=sdb [root@ius022 install]# vxassist -g datadg maxsize Maximum volume size: 83695616 (40867Mb) [root@ius022 install]# vxassist -g datadg make datavol 40000m layout=nostripe [root@ius022 install]# mkfs -t vxfs /dev/vx/rdsk/datadg/datavol version 7 layout 81920000 sectors, 40960000 blocks of size 1024, log size […]