Linux routing

Adding routes in Linux Setting a route in Linux or Unix is just a matter of utilizing the route command. To make routing modifications you have to be running as root or use sudo for super user privileges. This article will show you how to use "route add" and "route del" to add and remove…

Cisco inverse subnet masks

Leeched from http://www.cyberflunk.com/~nikm/cisco/masks.html (without permission) Cisco Netmasks, CIDR sizes, and Inverse Masks The address/netmask syntax of 172.16.35.0/255.255.255.0 should be familiar to anyone with some experience with IP routing, and is fairly easy to figure out address ranges given a calculator and a piece of scrap paper. There are other forms of addressing which are used…

Linux software RAID – quick howto.

Linux software RAID – quick howto. Basic steps: 1) create partitions using cfdisk or fdisk (set them to MSDOS type with parted beforehand if required) 2) Change partition type to Linux Raid autodetect 3) Create RAID 4) Format RAID devices Show partitions with ‘fdisk -l’ Device    Boot      Start        …

IBM T60P Laptop – installing SATA drivers – Windows XP

This article is dated now, as it’s only for Windows XP – however it is left here for historical purposes. This is a read me from the IBM / Lenovo website and covers the installation of the SATA drivers on Windows Vista & XP. The original document and drivers can be downloaded here. http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-62909 INSTALLATION…

IBM T60P Sound Drivers installation. (Windows XP)

This is dated now, as it’s only for Windows XP – however it is left here for historical purposes. I experienced tremendous problems installing these drivers under WinXP SP2. The following steps worked for me. 1) Install windows XP. 2) Download and install KB888111 from here http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/MIGR-68974.html If this link doesn’t work – search for…