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Windows XP won’t hibernate: Insufficient System Resources Exist to Complete the API

After upgrading my laptop to 1.5GB of RAM, it began to frequently refuse to Hibernate, giving an error message in the system tray reading: “Insufficient System Resources Exist to Complete the API”.
Digging around, I found this Microsoft Knowledgebase article, along with a patch, which, insanely, isn’t available on Windows Update. Grr!
It seems the problem is … Read more »

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Windows XP won’t hibernate: Insufficient System Resources Exist to Complete the API

After upgrading my laptop to 1.5GB of RAM, it began to frequently refuse to Hibernate, giving an error message in the system tray reading: “Insufficient System Resources Exist to Complete the API”.
Digging around, I found this Microsoft Knowledgebase article, along with a patch, which, insanely, isn’t available on Windows Update. Grr!
It seems the problem is … Read more »

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Strange network behaviour on XP

This is a curiousity rather than a true solution. This morning, on booting his PC, a colleague found his PC refused to browse websites and (apparently) would not connect to any network shares, yet it could FTP to an external website and ping/tracert google.com. After booting XP, and entering user details (“loading your personal … Read more »

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Enable ssh root login on Cobalt RAQs

To enable root logins via SSH on a Cobalt RAQ, edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config and change “PermitRootLogin” to “yes”.
I needed to do this to allow Plesk to login to our old servers during the big migration, as it can’t login as admin, then su to root 🙁

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SpamAssassin: Can’t locate Mail/SPF/Query.pm

If you have SpamAssassin installed and see “Can’t locate Mail/SPF/Query.pm in @INC…” in your error logs, you need to install Mail::SPF::Query.
SpamAssassin uses SPF to detect header and email-source forgery – very important in determining … Read more »