Month: June 2012

Integrating OSCommerce search into an HTML front end

Like so many posts on this blog this one will start with the following: “If I don’t write this down, I’ll never remember how to do it…..”. In this case I was building a web site for a mattress store – www.wholesalemattresswarehouse.com – and I was using an older version of OSCommerce (ver 2.2a). There …


Solved: Miserable performance with Redhat & Centos 5.x on dc7800

Recently I needed to build a small, test server at my home and chose to install Centos 5.5 on an HP dc7800p. The computer I was using was a spare, off-lease model which had just come into our store. It was not a unit with which I’d had any previous experience (installing anything – Linux, …