Infrastructure Linux News for Nov 24, 2000
RHCE2B.COM: An MCSE in Linux Land (Nov 24, 2000, 22:19)
"Where competition exists, debate thrives, and the certification
market is no exception. Is this certification better, hotter, more
lucrative than the rest? Whether you want some solid credentials in
order to get into the IT industry, or you're working toward listing
the complete alphabet after your name on your business cards, at
one point or another you're likely to wonder just where to go
PR: MontaVista's Hard Hat Linux Wins Penguin Playoff Awards for ``Best
(Nov 24, 2000, 18:42)
"MontaVista Software, Inc., developer of the Hard Hat Linux
operating system for embedded applications, announced that Hard Hat
Linux has received Linux Journal and LINUX Business Expo's Penguin
Playoff Awards for Best Embedded Solution."
TechWeb/Reuters: European Server Market Grows, Shifts To Unix - Gartner (Nov 24, 2000, 17:52)
"European shipments of servers for corporate networks and the
Internet grew by four percent in the third quarter, bouncing back
after two quarters of declines, research firm Gartner Dataquest
said on Thursday."
Machineofthemonth: Playing video cds under Linux using GPL software (Nov 24, 2000, 16:20)
"The Video CD is not very popular here in the United States,
although I hear in other parts of the world, it is. Therefore,
having the ability to play Video CDs is or could be important to
some people. So Linux to the rescue."
Debian Weekly News for November 22nd, 2000 (Nov 24, 2000, 15:16)
Welcome to Debian Weekly News, a newsletter for the Debian
LinuxPlanet: Linux Networking, Part 7: Implementing NFS (Nov 24, 2000, 14:12)
Need to share data between your Linux machines and other
machines on your network? You should consider using NFS as a
mechanism for this file sharing. William Wong covers the basics of
NFS configuration and explains where you'd want to use NFS, as
opposed to the higher-profile Samba.
O'Reilly Network: Basic Installation of PHP on a Unix System (Nov 24, 2000, 13:45)
"The configuration system that PHP uses for installation is one
of those nice, simple things in life that makes it rosy. At first
it might seem a little confusing, but it's really very easy. So
let's dive right in."
IBM developerWorks: Charming Python: Dynamically reloading modules in long-running processes
(Nov 24, 2000, 13:22)
"Thanks to the handy reload() function, we can write programs
that run persistently, but that load components that have been
modified during the run of the process (pretty useful for services
where continuous uptime is critical)."
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: modutils update (Nov 24, 2000, 09:17)
"The previous version of modutils (2.3.20) contained an error in
the new safe guards that caused them to not properly be enabled
when run as root from the kmod process. These new safe guards check
the arguments passed to modules."
Linux-Mandrake Security Update Advisory: modutils update (Nov 16, 2000, 22:57)
"All 2.3.x versions of modutils (since March 12 1999) contain a
vulnerability that can lead to a local root compromise."