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Convert an HVM ec2 instance into something that can be run on a PV instance

I have a linux VM running on an esx-i server at home, and I would like to import the vmdk to aws using the ec2-import-instance command. However I really don't need this to be any larger of an ...
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Remove a duplicate lvm physical volume uuid?

After upgrading a rhel 5 server today I rebooted to the new kernel: curr=2.6.18-371.el5PAE prev=2.6.18-348.18.1.el5PAE. In the boot sequence I saw a message indicating Logical Volume Management was ...
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Device /dev/sdb1 not found (or ignored by filtering)

I am trying to add a physical volume for use to add volume groups and thus LV inside them. Sadly I am getting the following error. [root@server ~]# pvcreate /dev/sdb1 Device /dev/sdb1 not found (or ...
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Allocated Memory difference in xen guests with Linux 3+ kernel

Can some one explain me why there is memory difference in Guests with same configuration: Hypervisor:xen 4.2 64 bit VM1: Centos 5.7 with 2.6.18-274.el5xen, Assigned memory from xen is exactly same ...
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Adding a progress bar to a data pipe

Are there any alternatives to pv? I'd like to see the current transfer rate of a data pipe, a progress bar and an estimated completion time. Any other tools that can do that?
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Is there a way to redirect the output of pv command to a file?

I need to redirect the output of pv command to a file so i get read it's progress from another process. Or is it any other way i could do that?
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Grep progress bar using pv (pipe viewer)

I've got a huge directory on my computer and I need to search in every ruby file inside for a string. I could have done it like this : grep -R "string" *.rb but it takes really long and I'd like to ...
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Is there a binary of Pipe Viewer (`pv`) for Windows?

I read about the Pipe Viewer (pv) Linux utility, and it sounds really useful. I use plenty of Linux tools on Windows, but this one doesn't seem to be part of the msysgit suite that I use. How can I ...
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How Can I Capture Output From Programs That Use curses?

For example, the pv utility shows me the current rate of data transfer and updates every second. I'd like to save that output to a file, so that I can see at what rate data was being transferred ...