Didn’t take long to release new updated version.
The Debian project is pleased to announce the sixth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 (codename “etch”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems. This update has been rated as having important security impact. You are advised to upgrade system ASAP.
RHEL 5.2 beta has been released. Red Hat engineers backport many of the new features from later kernels to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 kernel, such as support for new hardware and virtualization enhancements. This provides Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscribers with important new capabilities while maintaining stable application interfaces — so that applications [...]
So how do you find out how fast is your hard disk under Linux? Is it running at SATA I (150 MB/s) or SATA II (300 MB/s) speed without opening computer case or chassis?
As many of you may already know, Google uses a version of Red Hat to power their servers, running on old kernels. Check out Toby DiPasquale’s Google internal talk (slides). To be frank I am only aware of 2 or 4 way standard cluster system. But this is a massive parallel system build by Google [...]
Explains how to monitor bandwidth with Linux iptables command.