Single User Mode

June 28, 2003 11:18 pm

I’ve added a feature for booting into single user mode. Single user mode boots the system only into, you guess it, single user mode. Its useful for running fsck or repairs on disks, or trying to recover a broken system. The “single user mode” option can be set for each Configuration Profile. You could even […]

New Linode 64 Host Server

11:14 pm

I’ve opened up some slots on a new server for Linode 64s that came online this evening. It’s a nice machine – dual 2.66 Ghz Xeons, 3GB RAM. It also has an upgraded host kernel and upgraded network filtering. Enjoy! -Chris

Adding another hard drive to your Linode

1:15 am

Create a disk image, formatted to ext3 (or whatever) Go into your config profile Find an empty /dev/ubd* device – probably /dev/ubdc if you’ve got a root and a swap already. Select your new drive label from the drop-down. Save the config Reboot your linode Now, inside the Linode, you can mount it like so: […]

Additional IP addresses

June 26, 2003 1:14 pm

If you purchase additional IP addresses for your Linode, you must reboot your machine before the IP addresses will function correctly. Also, remember that the first IP address is used when your DHCP client requests network info. This can cause problems if your IP was 64.5.53.20 and now you’ve added 64.5.53.100 because when sorted, the […]

Fix for sendmail for Red Hat 9.0 (small) Distro

June 24, 2003 5:35 pm

The Red Hat 9.0 (Small) distro has been updated to contain a fix for sm-client, part of sendmail, failing to start. If you’re using the RH9 small distro and see this when starting sendmail: Starting sendmail: [ OK ] Starting sm-client: No local mailer defined QueueDirectory (Q) option must be set or this in your […]

Linode.com Grand Opening Special

June 16, 2003 4:21 am

Welcome to Linode.com. Linode.com has been in development for over 7 months. We’re proud to announce that we’re taking orders as of today, June 16th, 2003. If you have any questions or comments, please post them in the “Pre-sales Questions and Answers” or email service@linode.com. -Chris