• linux

    Installing Xen on Ubuntu 8.04 and creating Ubuntu 8.04 domU’s (guests)

    by  • January 17, 2010 • linux, virtualisation, xen • 1 Comment

    I’ve recently been looking into virtualisation methods within Linux to find an optimal way of creating a network testbed of virtual machines. The machines are relatively high powered for this task (AMD Athlon 64 3700+ with 2GB RAM) and are more than able to run more than one Linux instance. The only real limitation I can […]

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    Force udev to reassign ethX identifiers in Ubuntu 8.04

    by  • November 20, 2009 • linux, networking • 0 Comments

    Quick tip: If you have replaced your network cards in Ubuntu 8.04, or in my case imaged a Ubuntu install across many PC’s, and would like udev to redetect network cards and reassign ethX identifiers beginning with eth0, run the following command. sudo mv /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules.old Then reboot the machine, and udev will recreate 70-persistent-net.rules, […]

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    Creating a Netfilter kernel module which filters UDP packets

    by  • November 2, 2009 • kernel module, linux, netfilter, networking • 18 Comments

    Last time we created a Netfilter kernel module which simply dropped all packets which gave the structure and functions that need to be implemented for a Netfilter module to work. This time, we’ll extend the functionality to poke into the IP header, specifically the protocol field, in order to perform functionality specific to a packet […]

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