Configuring syslog for Drupal 7 on OS X 10.7 or 10.8 or 10.9

I'm running OS X 10.7 Lion. Today I'm working on some database-heavy code that also creates lots of watchdog entries. So I decided to turn off Drupal's database logging and turn on syslog.

I created a file for the log entries to go into:

sudo touch /var/log/drupal.log

I added one line to /etc/syslog.conf to tell OS X to put messages coming to the local3 logging facility into the new file.

local3.* /var/log/drupal.log

Which packages are in yum groupinstall "Web Server"?

On RHEL6, the following packages are installed when you do

yum groupinstall "Web Server"

on a RHEL6 minimal install:


Dell OptiPlex 9010 Motherboard Layout Doesn't Allow Large GPU Cards

Perhaps you'll remember me staring in disbelief when Dell placed a heatsink directly behind the PCIe slot in the OptiPlex 990 (apparently it's also the case in the 980).

You'll be happy to know that the motherboard layout has changed with the OptiPlex 9010.

Solution to Permission denied to /etc/mtab

I was setting up a hypervisor for RHEV running a full RHEL6 install instead of RHEV-H, and I wanted to tune it for better hypervisorness.

So I thought, Hey! I'll install tuned, since I am all excited about tuned after viewing the slides from Mark Wagner's Achieving Top Network Performance (PDF) at the 2012 Red Hat Summit. I was particularly excited about slide 12 entitled "Teaser 3 - latency."


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