Monthly Archives: June 2006

ESX VMkernel doesn’t load 0xbad0013

After install process completes, on first boot of ESX system the following error messages appear: VGA: 297: VGA start b8000 end c0000 mapped start c00b8000 char height 16 VGA: 397: VGA: 425: 0 Console: switching to colour VMNIX-VGA 80×25 VGA: … Continue reading

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Synchronizing with time server: [FAILED]

ntpd: Synchronizing with time server: [FAILED] Starting ntpd: [ OK ] When does it do the sync? # Synchronize with servers if step-tickers exists # or the -x option is used echo -n $”$prog: Synchronizing with time server: ” /usr/sbin/ntpdate … Continue reading

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Living vs. Existing – Michael E. Gerber

“The difference between great people and everyone else is that great people create their lives actively, while everyone else is created by their lives, passively waiting to see where life takes them next. The difference between the two is the … Continue reading

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Knowledge – Sir John Templeton

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Interesting time issue …

Interesting Time issue in Linux. To complicate things a little, this was Redhat Enterprise Linux 4 update 2 in a VMware VM – reason why it makes it a little more complicated is because that there’s a time problem for … Continue reading

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Removing Version Information From Services

http://www.security-forums.com/viewtopi … ht=#129555 Displaying service version information might look cool, but it is definately not a good idea. There are numerous malicious folks out there that will use this version information to search for the proper exploits to gain access … Continue reading

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Crazy WC game – Netherlands vs. Portugal

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The DaVinci Code

I wonder how many people they expected to watch the movie without having read the book. I was among one of them. Although I did watch a tv show on it (discovery or history channel), talked to people who read … Continue reading

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humans are destroying the world

It was upside down and the legs were kicking and it didn’t look like it would be able to turn itself over. What a bummer! By the way, the deer reminded me of the wolf story where a baby had … Continue reading

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Cool Links

http://www.vmware.com/community/index.jspa – VMware official community forum. http://www.vmware.com/support/kb/enduser/std_alp.php – VMware official knowledgebase. http://www.vmts.net/ – free VMware backup tool / some other data on it. http://vmprofessional.com/ http://www.virtualization.info/ http://vmware-land.com/]]>

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