Monthly Archives: January 2012

Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 + KVM + Windows XP virtio block device: “Windows could not start because of computer disk hardware configuration problem.”

With this issue Windows 7 is not affected. I installed Windows XP with virtio block device fine. After rebooting the OS cannot be started from the disk with this message: Windows could not start because of computer disk hardware configuration … Continue reading

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IPA on LXC

It’s possible to install IPA into an LXC container. First time I got this error message: Failed to create semaphore for stats file Solution: set up tmpfs for /tmp none    /tmp    tmpfs   nodev,nosuid,noatime,size=1000M,mode=1777   0   0

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ant -f fetch.xml -> maven-artifact-ant-2.0.4-dep.jar -> 404 (not found)

When you install ant from tarball, according to http://ant.apache.org/manual/install.html library dependencies need to be downloaded and installed. If you recieve 404 (Not found) you should check this post.

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audio calls with skype on Precise Pangolin

I could not hear skype buddies, but I could talk to them. I fixed this by installing the a library: $ apt-get install libsdl1.2debian:i386

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nginx: https proxy for http backend

This come up in many cases. Typical secanario for tomcat based applications. location / {             proxy_set_header             Host            $host;           … Continue reading

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tomcat+runit+rotatelog

#!/bin/bash ulimit -m 6291456 ulimit -v 6291456 ulimit -d 6291456 ulimit -n 4196 ulimit -f 1048576 exec 2>&1 if pgrep -u tomcat -f Dcatalina.home=/opt/java/apache-tomcat-7 > /dev/null; then         echo "Tomcat 7 instance is already running!"     … Continue reading

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