Linux Journal Contents #104, December 2002

Linux Journal Issue #104/December 2002


  • Highly Available LDAP  by Cliff White and Jay D. Allen and Cliff White
    You can have uninterrupted LDAP service, using freely available software.
  • Process Accounting  by Keith Gilbertson
    Here's a way the kernel and some simple utilities work together to track processes and help you find performance and security issues.
  • OpenLDAP Everywhere  by Craig Swanson and Matt Lung
    A single company-wide directory service offers mail address lookup and file sharing to Linux and Windows users.


  • Playing with ptrace, Part II  by Pradeep Padala
    In part two of our series on ptrace, find out how to set breakpoints and change the code of a running process on the fly.
  • Linux Powers Four-Wall 3-D Display  by Douglas B. Maxwell
    With the aid of a custom video switcher, a Linux cluster beats an expensive proprietary UNIX system for high-end virtual reality.
  • Learning the iTunesDB File Format  by Patrick Crosby
    iPods aren't just for people who use computers from Mattel, no wait, Apple. Here's the playlist format. Don't all buy iPods at once, folks.