Lenny to Squeeze Upgrade Problems

http://linux-knowledgebase.com/en/Tipoftheday/February/error23errorwhileparsingnumber saved my server. It wasn’t booting after an upgrade to Debian Squeeze, despite following the upgrade instructions. Connecting to the serial console showed there were problems with finding root (grub error while parsing number, error 23) which was at md1. Changing the first line to root (hd0,0) and adding initrd /boot/initrd.img-2.6.32-5-amd64 allowed the system […]

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Virtual Multiblog and .htaccess

TLDR: RTFM (http://striderweb.com/wp-content/multiblog/multiblog-readme.htm#permalinks) I had problems with permalinks and Virtual Multiblog (yet another linky), basically that for every wordpress instance I added I would have to add another set of permalink-related Apache Rewrite rules to prevent individual entries 404-ing. This was fragile and prone to failure. Fortunately, there is a Proper Way To Do It: […]

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