Sunday, November 28, 2010

Friday, November 26, 2010

APC Battery Connectors

To install VMware Tools in a Linux guest operating system using RPM:

To install VMware Tools in a Linux guest operating system using RPM:

1.Ensure that your Linux virtual machine is powered on.
2.If you are running a GUI interface, open a command shell.
3.Click VM in the virtual machine menu, then click Guest > Install/Upgrade VMware Tools and click OK.
4.To create a mount point, run:
mkdir /mnt/cdrom

5.To mount the CDROM, run:
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

6.To install VMware Tools using RPM, run:
rpm -ivh /mnt/cdrom/VMwareTools-.rpm

where is the version of VMware Tools you want to install.
Notes: You can only perform the install as a root user or by using the sudo command.

7.To configure VMware Tools for your running kernel, run:
8.To unmount the CDROM, run:
umount /mnt/cdrom

9.To end the VMware Tools install, c lick VM in the virtual machine menu, then click Guest > End VMware Tools Install.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Untangle Downloads

Linux Commands

Change a file's permissions
User (or the owner)      Group      Others

read-write-execute      read-write-execute read-     write-execute
4-2-1      4-2-1      4-2-1
chmod 777 filename.txt

Display a files permissions
ls -l

Sunday, November 7, 2010

pfSense and SIP Phones

Manual Outbound NAT rule generation (Advanced Outbound NAT (AON))
is requires for sip phones to work

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Intel® Xeon® Processor E5420 (12M Cache, 2.50 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)


Launch DateQ4'07
Processor NumberE5420
# of Cores4
# of Threads4
Clock Speed2.5 GHz
L2 Cache12 MB
Bus/Core Ratio7.5
FSB Speed1333 MHz
FSB ParityYes
Instruction Set64-bit
Embedded Options Available
Supplemental SKUNo
Lithography45 nm
Max TDP80 W
VID Voltage Range0.850V-1.3500V
Package Specifications
Package Size37.5mm x 37.5mm
Processing Die Size214 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors820 million
Sockets SupportedLGA771
Halogen Free Options AvailableYes
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology
Intel® 64
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology
Intel® Demand Based Switching
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Execute Disable BitYes