Posts Tagged ‘ freebsd ’

The difference between a tuned performance BSD webserver and a stock linux webserver

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

First up we have a tuned FreeBSD 8.1 server running Apache 2.2(clearly working up a sweat) 56MB of virtual memory and 40MB of resident memory usage PID USERNAME THR PRI NICE SIZE RES STATE C TIME WCPU COMMAND 55392 www 1 106 0 56460K 39664K CPU2 2 15:43 50.49% httpd   Follow that up with
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ATTN FreeBSD users – Throw Zend in the trash as that shit won’t work at all in 3 months

Nov 8th, 2011 | By

Well as some of you may or may not know php 5.2 is going to be going the way of the dinosaur come March, it’s already been depreciated and no longer being supported but in March it’s being removed from the port tree all together from what I understand.  This brings me to the topic
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Openx Hell – Upgrading to 2.8.7

Jun 3rd, 2011 | By

So I was finally forced to upgraded to 2.8.7 when my previous install was hacked thanks to a security vulnerability in 2.8.2.  I knew there was a reason I was holding off on this because when I cleaned out the hack and upgraded I was greeted with an infinite look between admin/index.php and admin/install.php.   Solving
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Importing 1000’s of posts, publishing 1000’s of drafts and mysql fun

Mar 10th, 2011 | By

Alright so for one of my side businesses I am using wordpress as a platform to create large directories for businesses to use to find other businesses.  It’s like a big ass yellow pages but for specific businesses.  Anyways part of the fun has been figuring out how to get 5000-6000 listings per city into
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FreeBSD 8.1, Zend Optimizer, php52-extensions and the dreaded Segmentation Fault (Core Dumped)

Jan 29th, 2011 | By

So I haven’t slept in 43 hours, it’s been at least 10 years since I’ve pulled this kind of stunt before but as you know from my last blog post here my server blew up and then my lappy blew up, so lots and lots to keep me busy with.. Part of that fun was
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Public Key not working with user@server but does work with root@server

Aug 23rd, 2010 | By

Weirdest thing about my FreeBSD server that’s been bugging me for a long time.. I’m able to create rsa/dsa keys for passwordless logins but the catch was that it would only work if I was root on the client machine loggin in as root on the server.  After 6 hours of trouble shooting and mostly
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Nginx 502 errors, php problems, wordpress, oh my!

Aug 10th, 2010 | By

Well today is a glorious day as I finally managed to fix a problem that had been haunting my server for a month or so.  In the end it was a solution that I’ve been taught countless times as something I should be doing by default when upgrading php but alas my mind is not
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How to update php5 or any port in BSD

Dec 9th, 2008 | By

Well I figured I would join the throng of blogs with a brief run down of cvsup , considering I just wrote a nice email about it and all I have to do is copy and paste to share it with the world : Basically you just need to install cvsup by compiling and installing
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