Setting up ODBC connection to SQL Server in on linux/perl

Useful info from http://www.idevelopment.info/data/MSSQL/DBA_tips/Programming/PROG_2.shtml Specifically – Install DBI / FreeTDS / DBD-Sybase Configure FreeTDS At this point, all software components and modules are installed. The final step is to configure FreeTDS to talk to your SQL Server 2000 database! FreeTDS uses a configuration file called freetds.conf. This file can be found in the FreeDS installation […]

Setting up VMware Server under HA using Heartbeat on SLES 10.1

Base OS installation is SLES10.1 Installing VMWare Server Download the latest version from www.vmware.com – Currently 1.0.4 (9/18/07) As root uncompress the . tar.gz file “tar -xvf VMware-server-1.0.4-56528.tar.gz” Move into the directory created by tar “cd vmware-server-distrib“ Launch the installer using ” ./vmware-install.pl“ Most of the questions you will be able to take the default […]

SuSE 9.1 – Enable XDMCP

/etc/sysconfig/displaymanager Edit – DISPLAYMANAGER_REMOTE_ACCESS=”yes” /etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/kdmrc /etc/opt/kde3/share/config/kdm/kdmrc.SuSEconfig Set true here: [Xdmcp] Enable=true Willing=/etc/X11/xdm/Xwilling Xaccess=/etc/X11/xdm/Xaccess then /etc/X11/xdm Edit: Xaccess Cheack that you have * for all host and in xdm-config Set this: DisplayManager.requestPort: 177 Restart the X Server

Setting up Talk Talk Broadband

Some useful links for those trying to get Talk Talk Broadband working Offical Modem Site – http://www.huawei.com/products/terminal/products/view.do?id=121 Modem Review – http://www.practicalpc.co.uk/reviews/hard/comms/smartax-mt882.htm Setup Guide – http://www.pjls16812.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/talktalk/index.html Another Setup Guide – http://www.oliverbrown.me.uk/2007/02/11/how-to-get-talktalk-broadband-working/ How to setup wireless router – http://www.talk20.com/How%20it%20works.htm