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USB Keyboard does not function during install, on certain motherboards.
Solution: In the boot menu you have to delete the "nousb2" option of the "install" entry. To achieve this, you have to select "install" press TAB navigate to "nousb2" and remove it. Press ENTER and the installer comes up. The other menu entries will work, no edit needed.
rating 28 Jan, 2011 Views: 1576
How to reinstall DSS V6?
In order to reinstall DSS V6 and keep all your settings (including the ones stored on the installation medium) and small updates, please perform the following: -mount the installation medium on a desktop system, -copy the following files from the /b[build_number] directory into a safe location on...
rating 21 May, 2010 Views: 3316
What is: "SMB settings: Handling large directories"?
This option tells smbd never to scan for case-insensitive versions of names. So if an application asks for a file called FOO, and it cannot be found by a simple stat call, then smbd will return file not found immediately without scanning the containing directory for a version of a different case....
rating 15 Oct, 2009 Views: 3521
Any chance to use chmod, chown commands?
Problem: Any chance to use chmod, chown commands? I'm totally lost with acl permisions on open-e dss. Solution: mount the share on a Linux/Solaris/AIX/... client via NFS and use chmod/chown
rating 24 Jul, 2009 Views: 1649
How can I mount AIX system?
Problem: I am trying to mount my AIX system. And the following command is not working, how can I mount it?    mount -t nfs /share/sharename /local_mount_piont Solution: Please check the following example: create mount point /mnt/vol1nas02 with root user from / execute...
rating 17 Jul, 2009 Views: 2577
How can I perform filesystem repair with an old NAS Enterprise module?
Old NAS Enterprise modules do not have the filesystem repair feature.  If you cannot update, we recommend you boot another Linux distribution with XFS support, such as System Rescue CD: After booting, your data will appear in the /dev/mapper...
rating 26 Jun, 2009 Views: 1622
How to migrate my existing data to a new iSCSI volume
Problem: I have about 500 Users, and wants to know if there is any Migration Software Open-E recommends, so I can copy over my existing Server DATA (including permissions etx…)  to the new Open-E iSCSI Server. Solution: In case of iSCSI migration you need too format the iSCSI volume...
rating 27 Apr, 2009 Views: 4063
Configuration settings
Symptom: My DOM failed and I am booting from the Demo CD , I cannot see my users and groups Problem: The Demo CD needs to know what the configuration settings are Solution: Go to maintenance -> Miscellanous -> Restore settings check setups and configuration...
rating 24 Feb, 2009 Views: 4358
Antivirus, you can enable the Antivirus option under Configuration -> NAS settings While there, you are able to select a share to send infected files to, with the option "Use quarantine" Under  "maintenance -> antivirus" you can select single shares or enable the antivirus ...
rating 23 Feb, 2009 Views: 2752
How to Configure Dell Server (2850) BIOS to boot from USB?
Enter System Setup during server startup In the Integrated Devices menu, select “USB Controller” and set to “On with BIOS Support“ On the “Select Hard Disk Sequence” menu option, move the USB Flash drive to the top of the list If you have USB Flash drive...
rating 12 Feb, 2009 Views: 26290

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