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Compiling / installing pycurl on Solaris

I had to add pycurl to our Solaris 10 image. I hear (in the ether?) that packaging is a bit weird in Python, (pip / easy_install , whatever). Running easy_install pycurl returned Searching for pycurl Reading http://pypi.python.org/simple/pycurl/ Best match: pycurl … Continue reading

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Jenkins Java OutOfMemory?

How to increase the number of threads available to Jenkins Continue reading

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Active Directory over SSL – banishing 8009030e to the land of wind and ghosts

Easy way to fix 8009030e error with SSL enabled ADAM or AD. Continue reading

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ESXi – unable to complete sysinfo operation when unmounting NFS datastore

How to figure out what rogue processes are preventing you from unmounting NFS datastores in VMware ESXi. Continue reading

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Unable to install VMware Tools – no such file or directory

How to fix the common error of missing VMware Tools isos with ESXi. Continue reading

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Followup – ERRORCODE=-4214, SQLSTATE=28000 from DB2

New findings about this common DB2 error on Linux, with an even simpler fix. Continue reading

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DB2 Silent Install Error: The return value is “5121”.

Is db2setup having trouble creating users on your system with Db2 9.7 FP2? How to solve Return code 5121. Continue reading

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