Holly/HollyVM Install Log

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As part of Holly's move to a VM we changed to a Debian squeeze install rather than a Ububtu 10.04 Server
This is a ruff log of all the install and setup tweaks


hollyvm 1core, 1gb ram, 50gb hdd
Source debian-6.0.4-amd64-netinstall.iso
LVM partitions

  • 10GB root / ext3
  • 38GB home /home ext3
  • 3GB swap

yes that a big swap space for just 1gb of ram--'RepRap' Matt 19:26, 21 February 2012 (EST) tasksel

  • Web Server
  • Mail Server
  • SSH Server
  • Standard Systems Utilities

To install vmware tools
apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-`uname -r`
mount /media/cdrom
tar zxf /media/cdrom/VMwareTools-8.6.0-425873.tar.gz
umount /meida/cdrom
cd vmware-tools-distrib/
default answers for install

adduser daniel
usermod -a -G sudo daniel

installed custom sshd_config
restarted sshd

apt-get install mysql-server
apt-get install php5-myqsl


Switching to upstart to support our instrumentation projects snapshot hollyvm
apt-get install upstart

adduser james
usermod -a -G sudo james

add instrumentation with with same uid gid as before
addgroup --gid 1005 instrumentation
adduser --uid 1005 --gid 1005 instrumentation
passwd -l instrumentation


adding users to adm to view /var/logs
usermod -a -G adm dpslwk
usermod -a -G adm daniel
usermod -a -G adm james


Quick list in no order

  • apache sites
  • check php config
  • ntp
  • phpmyadmin
  • avr bits
  • copy mysql db's
  • cacti
    • cacti DB's
  • addr_graphs
  • user instrumentation
    • copy /home/instrumentation
  • user james
  • recompile/install instrumentation
  • check serial to MatrixMQTT