Author Archives: Clay

I am Clay, you’ll find out more in the entries here…

How to Edit an Automated Installer Manifest with NetBeans

How to edit Automated Installer manifests with NetBeans to gain validation of and documentation on the XML in an AI manifest

How to use ISC DHCP for the OpenSolaris Automated Installer

How to configure the OpenSolaris Automated Installer with the ISC DHCP server

Mercurial Learning

Interesting Mercurial learnings for the slim_source gatelings

I’m connected through the aether! (Well using 1900Mhz — cellular)

How I got the Lenovo X200’s Ericsson F3507g GSM modem working on OpenSolaris build 111…

Creating OpenSolaris USB Sticks Is Easy!

A question I get asked often is, “How do I create OpenSolaris USB sticks?” Well, it’s super simple, here’s how…

Basic Tasks On OpenSolaris 2008.05 For Many A Sun Employee

A quick refresher on how to setup a machine as a NIS client, use IPS to install OpenOffice, install Adobe´s Flash player, install Real Media´s RealPlayer all under OpenSolaris 2008.05.

Power Savings In A Lab Environment

A lab of SunRay’s or a lab of individual desktops? The power savings available through the SunRay’s are quite impressive as are the administrative time savings.

An easier way to dual boot under Indiana

Trying to run fdisk(1) and not quite sure how to invoke it? Here’s a simple graphical launcher.

Lempel Ziv Markov Algorithm and 7-Zip

I’ve found a lot of people are excited by the Lempel-Ziv-Markov-Algorithm, and many are playing with it through the 7-Zip archiver, however, it seems there’s some confusion about where one ends and the other starts. I hope to explain my understanding of the two for those who are interested, and to ensure I understand it coherently as well!

Removing AdminTool and replacing what’s left with a very small shell script

Once the mighty end-all of patch checking, a very useful command showing ELF information, and a convenient way of getting a system’s OpenWindows version, now just a small shell script: showrev(1M).