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diskless boot with differing settings

For upcoming servers we are thinking of deploying a diskless setup, where the servers boot through the network using e.g. PXE. However the default result would be that every server booting from the ...
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Is it possible to disable copy on write for AUFS?

I would like to set up a union mount with aufs such that new files can be created on a writable branch, but existing files cannot be modified. Is it possible to disable copy on write so that if an ...
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Is it possible to speed up network filesystem by sth like unionfs, aufs?

I need to speed up slow, large storage with local SSD drive. I figured out I could do this with union filesystems. Here are results with nginx reading data from: local SSD alone: ~140 ...
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Any tricks for making sshfs authenticate only on write?

There is seemingly a trick for creating read-only sshfs logins with the read only attribute is enforced by the remote's ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file. You first create a program ~/.ssh/ro-sftp-server ...
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Custom initrd init script: how to create /dev/initctl

I have a virtual machine (VMM is Xen 3.3) equipped with two IDE HDD's (/dev/hda and /dev/hdb). The root file system is in /dev/hda1, where Scientific Linux 5.4 is installed. /dev/hdb contains an empty ...
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How to mount a root aufs in Red Hat / Fedora Core?

I'm trying to set up a virtual machine running Red Hat EL (actually Scientific Linux, but same difference) where the root file system is protected and not writable. I'd like to accomplish this with a ...
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RAM disk and physical RAID

I need to create a lot of temporary files for which I need to have fast access, so I'm thinking about using a RAM disk. The problem is that the temporary files might get pretty big (1-4 GB) and in ...