Michael E Brown
michael_e_brown at dell.com
Fri Aug 31 09:15:01 CDT 2001
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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 09:12:56 -0500 (CDT)
From: Michael E Brown <michael_e_brown at dell.com>
To: David Forslund <dwf at lanl.gov>
Cc: linux-poweredge at exchange.dell.com
Subject: Re: 1550
On Thu, 30 Aug 2001, David Forslund wrote:
> I have a dual processor 1550 with 1Gbyte of memory with RH 7.1
> preinstalled. I also received a 15" Dell monitor and want to get X11
> up, but Xconfigurator says that there is an error and I get no display.
> There is no
> indication what the error is. Any suggestions as to how to solve this
Dell factory installed systems should come with X preconfigured. You
should only have to type 'startx' or switch your initdefault runlevel to 5
> Also, when the system is up and running, I can ping it, but I can't get
> any response from sshd or from the web server once it is fired up. I
> chose the medium security option when installing the software. Any
> suggestions here?
Use 'lokkit' to change your firewall settings to 'custom' and allow ssh
and web. By default, medium security blocks these, I believe.
> David W. Forslund dwf at lanl.gov
> Computer and Computational Sciences
> http://www.acl.lanl.gov/~dwf <http://www.acl.lanl.gov/~dwf>
> Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM 87545
> 505-663-5218 FAX: 505-665-4939
Linux OS Development
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