Author Archives: shunkirc

Future of this blog – AIX articles

As you might have noticed I have not written that many articles of the last year. Reason is after 7 great years I left the AIX division of my company and moved forward, therefore not that much AIX stuff will … Continue reading

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[QNAP] TwonkeyMedia Sony BD Player

To enable MKV on newly Twonky Releases with a Sony BD Player (or any other cartiva enabled device, you need to modify the .xml file Sony_Blu-Ray_Player.xml in your twonkeyserver/devicedb folder. Check that the feature of “additional picture size” is removed … Continue reading

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[QNAP] No-IP Update

Appareantly the No-ip update service does not work properly. therefore I did some changes to the scripts: /etc/init.d/ddns_update_for_cgi.sh added line 66 /sbin/daemon_mgr noip2 stop /usr/sbin/noip2 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null /etc/init.d/check_ddns_external_ip.sh uncomment lines: #SEVER_TYPE=`grep “Server Type” ${DDNS_TMP_FILE} | /bin/tr -cs ‘[0-9\.]’ ’12’` #if … Continue reading

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[Ganglia] Installation demistified

Find within this entry a ganglia setup I just created today after reading lots of different webpages. The goal is to have 1 gmetad installation with only gmond serving the data. Installation and design is for IBM Powersystems, but should … Continue reading

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Quite interesting read

This article is about “stuff you know” , “stuff you think you should know” and “stuff you dont know you dont know”. It is personally about people realising to stop pushing them to know everything and ALL of their heads … Continue reading

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[HMC] HMC and IBM blades

Today I installed HMC V7.7.6 SP1 and tried to connect IBM Blade p701 to it. With given information that was an easy job (once you have all network config done), you just need to remember some stuff: FSP within Blade … Continue reading

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[AIX] Change FC settings without taking the system offline

If you need to change FC attributes try this little ‘one-liner’

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