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I am trying to get ntpdate to run when my dialup link comes up.
This box is running Debian/stable.
I have put a simple script in /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/ntpdate :
All this script does is to run /usr/sbin/ntpdate -u -b -s $NTPSERVERS
However the script hangs and ps indicates that it is sleeping ( S< ). It
works fine if I run it manually (as root).
Anyone know why it hangs? How do I make it work?
Glenn Ramsey <glenn(a)componic.co.nz> 07 8627077
How do I install VMWare player for Linux?
I have tried to manually install the software, downloading from
wmware.com. I unzipped the .tar.gz, but what do I do next?
I have tried to install it via Synaptic. This downloads the
vmware-player-modules file, but it doesn't create the program.
Any help would be great.
I have an old fax modem 33k that I would like to set up as a fax. when I
run the automatic dectection as a modem it detects the device as
/dev/ttyS0 . However when I try it out as a fax
it looks for /dev/modem which it does not find and looking in the dev
directory it doesn't exist
So I was wondering if I should create a file and put symbolic link
between the files.
But I don't really know how to do this
There's a WLUG meeting tonight:
Our June presenter is AndrewThrift.
AndrewThrift works for LAN1 as a Technical Consultant, and provides technical supporrt for the following products
* Axis (http://www.axis.com/)
He will be presenting their Axis product range of Linux-powered cameras.