Martin Klier


Switch workspace on command line

Sometimes, it’s nice to change the current windowmanager workspace on command line, for example if you desire to start a application exactly HERE or THERE. For KDE you may want to do it with “kstart”. But a tool like kstart might not be available for your windowmanager, so have a look at “wmctrl” as well: […]

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Attended “Reactive Performance Management” with Craig Shallahamer

Monday and today (Tuesday) I attended a 2-days Oracle University class with Craig Shallahamer from OraPub, taking place in Munich. Honestly, I have had no expectations at all, so there has been nothing to be crestfallen or to be fulfilled. I just was looking forward to the one or other hint how to find the […]

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memlock config for Debian Lenny

Hi, today I tried to start Oracle XE with parameters “pre_paged_sga=true” and “lock_sga=true” on my Debian Lenny toybox. But Lenny has had a rather strict and really sticky value for the user’s maximum amount of pinned memory (ulimit -l) value: 32 (kb). First attempt, change /etc/security/limits.conf: oracle – memlock 1073741824 Result: Nothing, “ulimit -l” as […]

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