Setting Up GeoIP Lookup in awstats on RHEL5

I assume awstats (and awstats-selinux) are already installed.

Cacti Segfaulting on CentOS5

I was getting Cacti set up and was having trouble with PHP. Specifically, it appeared that enabling the Cacti cron job caused a PHP segfault. I looked in /etc/cron.d/cacti to see what was being run:

cat /etc/cron.d/cacti
#*/5 * * * * cacti /usr/bin/php /usr/share/cacti/poller.php > /dev/null 2>&1

Then I ran it from the command line myself:


Performance presentation, Des Moines Web Geeks

Matt Nuzum, the webmaster of ubuntu.com, invited me to speak at the Des Moines Web Geeks meeting last night. The venue, Impromptu Studios, was a bit hard to find.

Installing mytop on RHEL5

I recently installed mytop on a new 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.4 server. Here are my notes.

The mytop program requires two Perl modules. So let's make sure those are installed first. The perl-DBI package is usually installed as a dependency already. Check if it's there:



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