We have several CentOS 6.x systems that are incorporated into suites of special test equipment. One of the requirements for these systems is that they be kept up to date and they are kept up to date using yum once per week or more frequently, as need..
How does the latest Intel flaw relate to CentOS 6.x systems that run under VirtualBox hosted on Windows 7 computers? Given the virtual machine degree of separation from the hardware, can this issue actually be detected and exploited in the operat..
We have several CentOS 6 systems that are used in various configurations of test equipment. One of the primary functions of these systems is the connectivity to serial ports of some operational systems that have serial port control requirements..
We have been fortunate to hang onto one of our summer interns for part time work on weekends during the current school year. One of the interns jobs is to load documents and data which are then processed. The documents are .txt, .docx, and .pdf fil..
We have been following the email list discussion regarding recent problems with yum and the upgrade to the most current CentOS 7. We have also tried some of the remedies suggested or recommended. None of these measures has yielded success, and it..
Small private networks are a necessary part of our business. We also run some small networks with Internet connectivity through firewall routers. The smallest of these networks has only a printer and a mix of five CentOS and Windows 7 machines…
Many thanks once again to those that responded to my original posting (and my follow up message) with information about Network UPS Tools, other Linux-based tools like rtcwake, and commercial UPS products. We have quite a bit more evaluation and test..
Many thanks to those that responded to my original posting with information about Network UPS Tools and commercial UPS products. In our planning a path forward to implement UPS-based power fail protection, we have come across what appears to be an is..
Some of our largest systems run Windows because it supports engineering applications that we use regularly. These applications have unattended runs that often take between ten and fifteen hours to complete. We have taken the recommendation of ..
Several weeks ago, we posted a message seeking information about time sources. There were many helpful and educational responses. An excerpt from one of the responses is included below. We have been following up with regard to how SDR capabilit..