January 2009

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Acer TravelMate 4100WLMi

Installing Ubuntu 5.04 Hoary Hedgehog on the Acer Travelmate 4100WLMi

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Data Recovery


Don't assume that your data is lost, just because of horrendous noises from a hard drive, failure to boot, and diagnostic tool failure reports. With a combination of a live CD and some specialist tools, all may not be lost.


Do consider using a professional data recovery expert for recovery of important data. This article is for Debian / Ubuntu; you need to make appropriate changes for other distributions and package managers.

LVS Ubuntu


This page describes how I set up LVS load balancing using IPVS in LVS-DR mode. I wanted to test the viability of LVS to load balance VMware's VDM broker. I decided to set up a single director to start with, fronting two tiny HTTP servers serving simple pages. Here's the diagram: