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jail: execv: /bin/sh: No such file or directory

Recently, I was moving some jails from one server to another. First, I created the jail using the -x switch, which indicates the jail already exists, don’t create it, just add entries for it: # ezjail-admin create -f bacula -x Warning: Some services already seem to be listening on IP This may …

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The smartmontools package contains two utility programs (smartctl and smartd) to control and monitor storage systems using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology System (SMART) built into most modern ATA and SCSI harddisks. In many cases, these utilities will provide advanced warning of disk degradation and failure. (The above shamelessly taken from the supplied URL). …

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Burst and Google make a good team

Just about everyone has been putting ads on their websites. I’ve been with BurstMedia since early 1999. They are very reliable. Their cheques have always arrived on time and I have never had reason to question their results. Then Google AdSense arrived. I started using AdSense in April 2006. I was still using Burst, but …

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