October 31st, 2003 04:07 PM
It is possible to mount an ISO-file like any other mountable volume (harddisk partition, for example: /dev/hda1):
mount /pathto/file.iso /mnt/mountpoint/ -o loop
(you need "block devices" /...
January 6th, 2003 08:56 PM
I found this in a newsletter, this might be usefull for people using emacs.
Vendor: GNU [multiple authors]
A vulnerability was reported in the GNU emacs editor. A...
January 5th, 2003 05:01 PM
If I'm not mistaken you have to compile the routing into your kernel. (ip forwarding)
For your kernel (2.4.x), you need 'network packet filtering' and TCP/IP -> 'IP: Advanced Routing', to able to...
January 5th, 2003 03:58 PM
I hope I'm posting this on the right place :
Recently, a new crypto-challenge was initiated on distributed.net. This challenge is like the previous RC5-56 en RC5-64, but this time with an even...
January 5th, 2003 02:49 PM
I can't give you a straight answer about what is happening, but I noticed a couple of things:
* SYN-packets are sent to ports on the receiving host, but there is no answer from this host...
January 4th, 2003 11:01 PM
I just checked the page on the motorola-site.
I can be wrong, but it seems to me that you can use the driver for 'SM56 Software Modem (Data/Fax) ' to make your modem work. If you follow the...
December 31st, 2002 12:52 AM
Does your new kernel start booting and hangs up during startup,
or doesn't it start at all?
If you misconfigured your kernel, it might happen that some things don't work - like network,...
December 29th, 2002 02:54 PM
You probably know, but this might be usefull for others :
There are always two recent versions of the kernel. A stable version that can be used by most linux users and a...
December 28th, 2002 06:44 PM
I would like to add that there is a possibility to update the sourcecode of the kernel, without having to download the entire source-code.
Every time a new kernel is released, for...
December 27th, 2002 07:08 PM
I wonder why you would like to get kernel 2.4.20. Unless there is a certain problem that is fixed in the new kernel, I wouldn't recommend installing the new kernel.
However, there is a tutorial,...
December 27th, 2002 05:13 PM
According to the website of Bloodshed, it uses a GNU/GCC-compiler (Mingw port)
So I suppose GCC can be considered a good compiler that is used on both *nix and Win.
December 27th, 2002 02:25 AM
Some of the ports are opened (and listened to) by the inetd deamon. (for example: smtp, ftp, telnet, finger, ...)
You can configure this deamon with /etc/inetd.conf
Please note that you must...
December 26th, 2002 12:40 AM
Ensoniq AudioPCI ES137x is the chipset used on the Soundblaster PCI 128-card.
When you add the module for ES137x (1370 or 1371) to the kernel, recompile and restart your system with the new...
December 26th, 2002 12:18 AM
I'm new around here. The main reason I joined AO is get to now more about securing my computer/network. I hope to learn a lot from all of you and share my (new) knowledge with you.