Archive for October, 2004

syslinux splash screen

It is somewhat obscure the creation of the splash screen for syslinux. I have found two programs to do it: gif2lss. ppmtolss16: a Perl script, which is a part of the syslinux distribution. Obviously, converting from a gif file is usually simpler than doing so from a ppm file. Advertisements

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A problem with webmin RPM in Fedora Core 2

It is funny (to put it mildly) that in my kickstart configuration of FC2, added with webmin-1.160-1 -among many other things- the installer refuses to install it: Installing webmin-1.160-1.noarch. /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.99086: line 747: rm: command not found error: %pre(webmin-1.160-1) scriptlet failed, exit status 2 error: install: %pre scriptlet failed (2), skipping webmin-1.160-1 This has been taken […]

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More in selinux roles

I think the best way to illustrate the point of creating a role for content administration is showing an example. In file /etc/security/selinux/src/policy/users, added this line: user webadmin roles { user_r httpd_admin_r }; And created the file /etc/security/selinux/src/policy/domains/misc/webadmin.te with the following content: #DESC httpd_admin_t – Domain for web content administrators. # ################################# # httpd_admin_t has […]

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CUPS daemon dying with no apparent reason

While trying to configure a CUPS server at the office, I found the deamon was dying unexpectedly, with no apparent reason. Its last workds, consistently, were: Child exited with status 98!. After some testing and searching, I found out the guilty: the name solver for the machine CUPS was runnin on wasn’t able to resolve […]

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