I’ve already written about setting up PPTP VPN client for proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point vpn server using Linux pptp client. Learn how to troubleshoot and resolve common PPTP network connection problems.
Linux netconsole kernel module allows dmesg output to be transmitted via the syslogd network. It is kernel-level network logging over udp allowing debugging of problem where disk logging fails and serial consoles are impractical. This is a step-by-step mini howto about netconsole configuration under Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora and Debian Linux.