Repair Corrupt RPM Database

Backing Up the MBR

Making bootable floppy

Mandrake:
# mkbootdisk –device /dev/fd0 2.4.21-0.13mdk

RedHat:
# /sbin/mkbootdisk –device /dev/fd0

Slackware:
# makebootdisk

VectorLinux:
# makebootdisk

Debian:
# mkboot -r dev/hda?

A common question : how to allow normal user to mount cdrom

Swap File — Good Option

# dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=100000
This will create file (swapfile) of size 100 MB (round)

# mkswap /swapfile

Now add this file to your swap pool
# swpaon /swpafile

Erase the Content of Disk Drive

Keeping Files in Sync Between Servers

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