Archive for February, 2007


So a co-worker of mine had his little UPS under his desk go out and when he rebooted he got something like the following: Reading all physical volumes. This may take to while Found volume group “VolGroup00” using metadata type LVM2 2 logical volumes in volume group “VolGroup00” now active EXT3-fs error (device dm-0): ext3-check_descriptors: […]

STARTTLS: read error=generic SSL error (0) 

Ok, so I had a customer with a newer version of sendmail with tons of these error messages in the logs: STARTTLS: read error=generic SSL error (0) After doing some research, everyone was recommending turning off of the error reporting by recompiling sendmail with a different configuration. The real problem though is that usually the […]

Dell vs HP, winner? Dell by a landslide 

A customer of mine, who has a HP server (Proliant ML350) recently had a RAID 5 array crash taking down their system. I immediately got on the phone with HP support since this customer has one of their best warranty options available. I ended up getting routed to India, where the technician I talked to […]