Why root? I want to use some advanced features like DroidWall(frontend for iptables), Titanium Backup, OpenVPN, so I need root.

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Why root? I want to use some advanced features like DroidWall(frontend for iptables), Titanium Backup, OpenVPN, so I need root.

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If you are using auto-configuration with IPv6, the last part of your IPv6 address will be usually your MAC address. So its possible to create mobility profiles on the simple way. To prevent this you can activate privacy extensions, documented in RFC3041. After you’ve done it, the last part of your IPv6 address will be random generated

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After you have build and installed the world, you want probably to clean up your system. If you do it on the way described in the Makefile, and start make delete-old you will be prompted for configuration for each file have to be deleted.

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There are some reasons to use bind from ports and not from world. One reason could be if you want to use DLZ.

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It’s often nessesary to run wireshark with user rights.

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If you are running spanning tree you may get in trouble with anaconda network initialization. Spanning tree needs about a 30 seconds to bring the switch port up, so you may run in dhcp timeout.

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There are several command line options you can use with vSphere client.

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When your system has more than one network interface anaconda asks you which one you’d like to use for the kickstart process. This decision can be made at boot time by adding the ksdevice paramter and setting it accordingly. To run kickstart via eth0 simply add ksdevice=eth0 to the kernel command line.

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Some systems have this IDE emulation enabled for compatibility purposes. IDE module and devices are normally initiated by linux kernel before SATA modules and devices. So, our SATA device is blocked by IDE kernel module and can’t be used as native SATA device. Is also not possible to use this emulated IDE device with DMA, so we have a real performance problem with hard disk I/O on this system.

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