Sandman Slim by Richard Kadrey My rating: 2 of 5 stars A good read for October, I guess. I didn’t really know what this book was about at all. I’d gotten it during a free ebook Friday for B&N years and years ago. The title made it sound like it was a detective noir or […]
Weber’s Charcoal Grilling: The Art of Cooking with Live Fire by Jamie Purviance My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a good book with a lot of useful info if you’re into charcoal grilling and BBQing. It also has a lot of recipes. I’ve tried a few and I found them tasty. Added a […]
Hitting alt-F2 then typing email (contact name – eg Danielle) and enter and then it presents me with an email window to send an email. No need to navigate to gmail.com or go over to the screen running Kmail (actually, usually Kontact).
It’s been a while since btrfs was first introduced to me via a Fedora version that had it as the default filesystem. At the time, it was especially brittle when it came to power outages. I ended up losing a system to one such use case. But a few years ago, I started using btrfs […]
With modern technology, here’s the pattern I’ve noticed since college. New tech comes out and I can see that it’s neat, but not how I can make use of it. A few years later, I finally come across the right article and it all makes sense to me. I first noticed this with VMs. I […]
In a post about how security has changed, Josh Bressers had this great bit of info in how some people are living in the past when it comes to understanding technology: If you listen to my podcast (which you should be doing already), I had a bit of a rant at the start this week […]
This was the status at the end of the scrub: [root@supermario ~]# /usr/sbin/btrfs scrub start -Bd /media/Photos/ scrub device /dev/sdd1 (id 1) done scrub started at Tue Mar 21 17:18:13 2017 and finished after 05:49:29 total bytes scrubbed: 2.31TiB with 0 errors scrub device /dev/sda1 (id 2) done scrub started at Tue Mar 21 17:18:13 […]
Here’s the output of the status command: [root@supermario ~]# btrfs scrub status /media/Photos/ scrub status for 27cc1330-c4e3-404f-98f6-f23becec76b5 scrub started at Tue Mar 21 17:18:13 2017, running for 01:05:38 total bytes scrubbed: 1.00TiB with 0 errors So on Fedora 25 with an AMD-8323 (8 core, no hyperthreading) and 24GB of RAM with this hard drive and […]
A little under 3 years ago, I started exploring btrfs for its ability to help me limit data loss. Since then I’ve implemented a snapshot script to take advantage of the Copy-on-Write features of btrfs. But I hadn’t yet had the funds and the PC case space to do RAID1. I finally was able to […]
I’ve both added and dropped some podcasts since last time around. Where I’m listing the same podcast as last year I may use the same description as in the past with slight (or no) variation. Video Games Giant Beastcast – The East Coast Giant Bomb crew. This podcast is more about video game culture and […]
Continuing my LXC project, let’s list the installed containers: lxc-ls That just shows the name of the container – lemmy. For completion’s sake, I’m going to start it as a daemon in the background rather than being sent straight into the console: lxc-start -n lemmy -d As per usual Linux SOP, it produced no output. […]
I’m continuing on from yesterday’s post to get the VM ready to host LXC. I’m starting with Centos 7 so the first thing I had to do was enable the epel repos: yum install epel-release Then, according to the guide I was following, I had to also install these package: yum install debootstrap perl libvirt […]
As I mentioned before, I’m looking at Linux Containers (LXC) to have a higher density virtualization. To get ready for that, I had to create a network bridge to allow the containers to be accessible on the network. First I installed bridge-utils: yum install bridge-utils -y After that, I had to create the network script: […]
I updated Rawhide and ended up with this login screen. I like it – I think mostly because of the font.
Back when I first was working on replacing my Pogoplug (the original BabyLuigi), I was looking at potentially using it to learn about Docker in addition to creating virtual machines that were actually useful instead of just playing around with VMs for looking at Linux distros. The benefit of Docker was to have the isolation […]