HOWTO Documents

This is a collection of various HOWTO documents that were compiled whenever I needed to do something.

Kernel Modules HOWTO

This document describes how to add a kernel module to RHEL4 when it wasn’t shipped. I have successfully built modules for the reiser and NTFS filesystems as well as firewire/1394 while still using the stock Redhat kernel RPM.

Kernel Module HOWTO

SSL Certificate HOWTO

This document describes how to create a SSL certificate suitable for LDAP. Such certificates are also useful for email or web sites with certain caveats.

SSL Certificate

Kerberos/LDAP/NFSv4 HOWTO

This HOWTO explains how to configure a RHEL4 server and clients to provide the following.

  • Password authentication using Kerberos
  • User identification using LDAP
  • NFSv4 authentication using Kerberos (experimental at this point)

Kerberos/LDAP/NFSv4 HOWTO

LVM / SCSI Mini HOWTO

This document describes how to perform common operations on the Logical Volume Manager (LVM).

LVM Mini HOWTO

This one describes some common SCSI operations in Linux such as hot removal of disks.

SCSI HOWTO

This document describes the steps needed to upgrade the capacity of a Brownie RAID device (or Transtec RAID).

Brownie RAID Upgrade Mini HOWTO

xv Compilation for RHEL

This HOWTO goes step-by-step through the compilation of xv on RHEL4.

xv Compilation for RHEL4

gv Compilation for RHEL

This HOWTO goes step-by-step through the compilation of gv on RHEL4.

Building gv on RHEL4

How to Daemonize in Linux

How to properly launch a daemon process on Linux.

How to Daemonize in Linux

How to Setup Diskless Booting in RHEL5

How to get workstations to boot via NFS in RHEL5.

How to Setup Diskless Booting in RHEL5

 
howto.txt · Last modified: 2007/09/19 11:12 by dpotter