Ubuntu upgrade problems

Usually the release upgrade is relatively trouble-free, but this time I had a minor problem. After the upgrade I had no X Windows. It turned out that the NVidia driver not loading.

I had to boot it up in rescue mode, which is selectable from the Grub menu. From there ...

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SMS from Icinga or Nagios

Finding out how to have Nagios (or in my case Icinga) send SMS alerts is easy. However, from my point of view it fell down in 2 ways.

  1. Most of these guides are Debian specific, I am using Centos.
  2. The SMS alerts are all or nothing, I only want SMS ...
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Some great new SAN gear

Just before Christmas I was up at a storage seminar run by a company called Dot Hill. Until I was pointed to them when I spoke to our storage supplier about replacing an aging array I had never heard of them. However, it turns out that they make the hardware ...

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