My rc.local file

After a few system reloads, this file is slowly stabilizing now.  It's designed to set up a box ready for VMware with vlans for a variety of test applications, etc.  In my case, off the switch, vlans 1 is the production, vlan 2-5 are the test...

Automount Various Drives in Linux

Ever find you're constantly adding/removing drives and trying to find which device is which..where it mounted…I was doing it often enough, couldn't remember especially when they shift due to the way linux boots and changes the partitionidentity…on...

VMWare and VLANS

After numerous articles on the web on using VLANS with VMWare, there's a general consensis that it works for some and not for others.  I fell into the "not" category.  After a couple days of searching, there's two issues apparent… 1....

Changing Network Card in Ubuntu

Ubuntu maps the network card via the MAC address.  To change a card or boot a drive in a different system, do the following: etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules contains the MAC address to eth device mappings. Delete the lines like below, noting the module...