Segmentation fault using RPM

I’ve got a CentOS 4.2 machine (x86_64 variety) that usually runs very sweetly, with hindsight, the adage if it ain’t broke don’t fix it comes to mind! There I was doing the usual ‘yum update’ then the next thing ‘segmentation fault’ – agghhh! Anything I tried with yum resulted in the same problem, so turned

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Kernel Parameters after FC4 to FC5 upgrade (via yum) on an Acer Ferrari 4005WLMi

I recently decided to upgrade from Fedora Core 4 to Fedora Core 5 via yum upgrade. Everything seemed to go well, however there seemed to be a random machine lockup happening – I mean total freeze, had to power off to recover! The machine in question is an Acer Ferrari 4005 WLMi (Acer 4000 series)

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Opener

Well I tought it was about time I started one of these blog things! So here it is. A place where my musings and notes can be stored for posterity. If you want to contribute, firstly feel welcome – feel free to comment on the postings, or link using the permalinks. I intend to break

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Lancashire a Leading Force in IT

Lancashire is a leading force in IT according to Preston businessman and entrepreneur Jeremy Coates who runs the successful Internet and Business consultancy – ‘Co-Comp Ltd’. Jeremy said: ‘Lancashire is now an established centre for technical excellence; large companies are bringing their business here and are seeing that the level of expertise they receive is

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Preston Business still going strong after 6 years

Preston based Internet and Business Consultancy “Co-Comp Ltd” is this week celebrating their 6th Birthday and commemorated this milestone by cheerily blowing out their birthday cake candles on Preston’s Flag Market. Representing Co-Comp with a mini birthday party on the flag market was Jeremy and Priscilla Coates – the Preston husband and wife team who

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