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How do I enable console redirection under OpenBSD so that I can see my remote server boot information and any diagnostic information that is normally printed to the screen? I’ve already enabled serial ports in my server BIOS and wired them up. How do I configure and access OpenBSD UNIX x86/amd64 server over serial console?

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I’m using FreeBSD 7.2 on HP laptop and getting IP info via WI-FI router. I’ve setup hostname in /etc/rc.conf buy after the boot process, I check host name with “hostname” command, but get empty line. Setting hostname with “hostname” works well, but after reboot host name is still empty. I suspect it has something to do with DHCP settings. How do I set hostname-using DHCP?

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Question: I know how to boot into single user mode under Linux and FreeBSD. But, how do I boot into single user mode under HP-UX (HP9000) UNIX operating system?

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Q. I don’t need GUI as I’m developing CLI based applications. By default Ubuntu Loads Gnome GUI. How do I disable X.org / Gnome under Linux so that I get text only login? A. You can use GUI tools or command line tools to disable GDM (Gnome Display Manager) service (/etc/init.d/gdm). Disable GDM using GUI […]

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