Posts in “Solaris”

Solaris – max of 100 cron jobs

9 May 2011

I stumbled across a limitation feature behaviour of Solaris over the weekend – by default it only allows you to run a maximum of 100 cron jobs at once. I suppose this to protect against “shooting oneself in the head”, but aaaarghhh. Reminds me why I love Monday mornings.

Resize Terminal in Solaris

13 Feb 2011

Sometimes when connecting into a Solaris box via multiple jumps eg Citrix to putty to jumphost to target host, the terminal can get confused about screen size and scramble the output.

The RAID5 Write Hole

14 Jan 2011

The latest edition of the venerable [UNIX and Linux System Administration Handbook]1 has a good section discussing the “RAID5 Write Hole”: