Monthly Archives: December 2009



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I recently noticed that my /boot partition was at 95% full, so I investigated to see what was causing it. Apparently, it was filling up with older versions of the linux kernel as a result of upgrades. Because my system has been very stable, I decided to keep only the […]

Removing Old Kernels on Fedora, RHEL, or CentOS with Yum


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For about a year now, we’ve been happily running two Dell PowerEdge 2950s with quad procs, 4GB of RAM (or so we thought), and RHEL5. Running a high-traffic website can be memory intensive, so we recently decided to upgrade the memory, and bought 8 more GB of RAM for each […]

Running more than 4GB RAM on Fedora, RHEL, & CentOS



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In a cabinet in a top secret location somewhere in the Pacific Northwest, I’ve got two Dell PowerEdge 2950s, each with four 2GB DIMMs installed. I purchased four additional 4GB DIMMs to upgrade the memory in both to a total of 16GB, and installed them in the servers¬†last night, so […]

Dell Warning: The current memory configuration is not optimal.


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A few months ago, I installed two software upgrades in my 2007 Maserati Quattroporte GT Sport: an enhancement module for the drive-by-wire system, and an ECM peformance chip, both developed and manufactured by Formula Dynamics. They both made huge differences to the car’s performance. Until recently, neither unit had produced […]

Got New OBDII Code Scanner to Clear Check Engine Light ...


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After successfully setting up a dual boot of Windows 7 (64-bit) and Fedora 12 on my new Dell Studio laptop, I wanted to record some of the tricks that were necessary to get it done. The laptop is a Dell Studio 1737 (why didn’t they call it 1337?) which came […]

Dual Boot Windows 7 and Fedora 12 Linux with Dell ...