rsyncd missing secret for user

Categories: Linux

If rsync tells you rsyncd[6430]: auth failed on module blablablabla: missing secret for user “user” Try to chmod 700 your .secret files.

FreeNAS 0.7 live: fix the annoying IPTOS_LOWDELAY error

Categories: BSD

If you are tired of this error in log: smbd[16703]: [2009/12/13 10:26:43, 0] lib/util_sock.c:set_socket_options(237) smbd[16703]: Unknown socket option IPTOS_LOWDELAY you have to do a little trick on /etc/rc.dsamba to remove “IPTOS_LOWDELAY” in socket options, doing this (you can add those lines to a script and make it launched after boot, like explained in this article): […]

FreeNAS 0.7 live: how to install packages (like mldonkey)

Categories: BSD

If you want to install FreeBSD packages on FreeNAS live you have to “move” your /usr/local directory where you have more space. This is what you have to do to install mldonkey, for example: Create a directory local inside your storage: mkdir /data/local now copy the content of the current local directory to the new […]

FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE Available

Categories: BSD

The FreeBSD Team released a new FreeBSD version, 8.0. What’s new in this version? – A new virtualization container named “vimage” has been implemented. This is a jail with a virtualized instance of the FreeBSD network stack and can be created by using jail(8) command. – Xen Dom-U, VirtualBox guest and host, hierarchical jails. – […]

United States Patent 7,617,530: Rights elevator. Microsoft patent sudo. Or only the gui to have administrator privileges?

Categories: Interwebz

This is ridiculous but at the same time so sad. USPTO accepted the request, and now Microsoft have the patent for that is common know as ‘sudo’. Or only for the gui? Reading from the patent: TECHNICAL FIELD This invention relates to elevating a computer user’s rights. And after: Rights elevator 114 is capable of […]