Archive for September, 2010

FreeNAS with MegaRAID SAS 9240-8i

Recently I’ve been involved in a small project to add a support for MegaRAID SAS 9240-8i into FreeNAS 0.71. To tell the truth it was fun since I haven’t been tinkering FreeBSD for quite a long time. Anyway, if you need a support for this card in your FreeNAS installation just download and unpack the […]

Posted on September 30, 2010 at 7:10 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: FreeBSD

Permanent memory’s riddle

Several days ago I noticed that something wrong was happening with the way cfgadm reported the size of the permanent memory. On a partitioned SunFire 6900 iron with two SBs (SB0 and SB2) in a domain the output looks the following: I don’t believe in coincidences and the fact that permanent memory was equal to […]

Posted on September 20, 2010 at 10:11 am by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Solaris

Oracle Solaris 10 9/10

Oracle Solaris 10 9/10 What’s New

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 5:06 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Oracle, Solaris

Oracle Solaris Cluster 3.3

Oracle Sun Cluster 3.3 has been announced. Read Release Notes to get an idea of what has changed since the previous release.

Posted on September 8, 2010 at 4:26 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Oracle, Solaris

Mirroring root disk on HP-UX 11iv3

This post have been resting in a dust a way too long but now I’m going to fix that by guiding you through a very important and sometimes a vital process as a root disk mirroring on HP-UX. Truth to be told that there is no single grain of rocket science so treat it as […]

Posted on September 2, 2010 at 7:17 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · 2 Comments
In: HP-UX

What a day!

Today was one of those strange days when everything is changing so quickly that it’s simply impossible to grasp a single moment of your life. Sometime I wish I had a pause button somewhere to fix that. Oddities. During the day I was using a subway quite extensively and every time I entered a car […]

Posted on September 1, 2010 at 11:45 pm by sergeyt · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Life