January 20, 2009
@ 05:18 AM

The name "Donaminname :1d" could not be registered on the Interface with IP address X.X.X.X (windows 2003 DC or server). The machine with the IP address X.X.X.X (PDC emulator) did not allow the name to be claimed by this machine.

The solution is simple. type "nbtstat -r" on command prompt & disable computer browser service. It's an error caused by wins.

Categories: Server Systems

3 system engineers, 1 microtower, 1 esxi cd
Tonight we tried to setup vmware esx 3i 3.5 to a hp dx2300 microtower.
It was a painful night, first we searched for a hdd because original hdd should be saved as it was containing critical data for one of my project.
So me & Serkan called Arda and asked him to bring a sata hdd.
He came & we setup the hdd and burned out the iso & finally we were ready for the installation
Whoops we got the first error, memory was not enough.Logistics manager Arda :) took a ride to his place & brought 2gb ram.
Voila, installation was started, but suddenly we got an error message telling that esxi did not find any storage device to make the installation.
Anyway we googled a little but we could not find any resource.End of the night :)

So i decided to download & install esx 3.5 trial, but that attempt was kicked backed by the "competible nic not found" error :((
I was frustrated.

Late @ the same night while i was coding, i decided to re-google the problem.
Finally i got the solution.I had to change 4 chars in a py file in esxi.

If esxi could not find your sata drive, do the following

Press alt+f1 and drop to console
type root as the username and leave blank for the password
edit the /usr/lib/vmware/installer/Core/TargetFilter.py file by entering
vi /usr/lib/vmware/installer/Core/TargetFilter.py
find the def IDEFilter(lun) proc and change the "return interface.GetInterfaceType() == ScsiInterface.SCSI_IFACE_TYPE_IDE" line as "return interface.GetInterfaceType() == ScsiInterface.SCSI_IFACE_TYPE_ISCSI
save and quit by :wq!
type install

The original help document can be found @

What a wonderful night.

Categories: Virtualization

January 1, 2009
@ 11:51 PM
Having problem with mdichild form size on form load?
try setting the AutoScaleMode to Inherit on mdi child form.

Categories: Software