Thursday, February 24, 2011

Configuring ALOM from commandline

Last time i was in the challenge to configure the ALOM of a Sunfire V240 from commandline. First get some information:

Thursday, February 17, 2011

xscreensaver, pam & fluxbox

This is an update to the article xdm, pam & fluxbox. In this article I explained how to set xdm for use with pam and howto start fluxbox on Slackware. Now I want you to show how to add pam support for xscreensaver on Slackware. First grab a copy of the source for xscreensaver from the DVD (or CD):

Thursday, February 10, 2011

HP9000: Booting from CDROM

I have here a small HP 9000 machine which I need to reinstall. The installed Operating System is a HP-UX 11.31 which is messed up. I have no access to the MP via LAN, so I used the serial console. I connected the MP to my Solaris machine and started tip:

# tip hardwire

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

X on a Toshiba Satellite Pro 4600

I have a old Toshiba Satellite Pro with the following graphics adapter:

# lspci
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Trident Microsystems CyberBlade/XP (rev 63)

Sunday, February 6, 2011

xdm, pam & fluxbox

I have configured xdm on my Slackware machine to use pam and authentication against LDAP. I won't show you here howto setup LDAP or pam on Slackware, this is more a quickie for xdm - assuming everything else is already setup!

The first thing that need to be done is to grab a copy from the source Patrick uses for xdm. You can