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Jan
24
awarded  Editor
Jan
24
revised What steps do you take to secure a Debian server?
added 106 characters in body
Jan
24
asked Debian: automatic notification of security updates?
Aug
28
awarded  Popular Question
Aug
25
asked OpenSSH: Control port forwarding?
Aug
24
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
9
accepted Save options passed to a './configure' script?
Jul
8
asked Save options passed to a './configure' script?
Jun
5
comment Linux: mount a “striped” disk image?
I suppose one option would be to create a VirtualBox virtual machine with a split disk… But that's just a little more overhead than I'm hoping for…
Jun
5
asked Linux: mount a “striped” disk image?
May
2
awarded  Yearling
Feb
11
comment Linux: How do I run a script when an external drive is connected?
Gentoo and Debian. Not sure off the top of my head which kernel version.
Feb
11
comment Linux: How do I run a script when an external drive is connected?
Thanks - I'll give it a try.
Feb
11
asked Linux: How do I run a script when an external drive is connected?
Feb
2
answered Apache httpd.conf: Multiple virtualhosts on a single ip
Jan
6
comment Equivalent of `nice` for filesystem IO?
(and by "noticed a slowdown" I mean "noticed that interactive programs running on the computer didn't respond as quickly as they normally do")
Jan
6
comment Equivalent of `nice` for filesystem IO?
Some quick testing also seems to confirm this - when the backup script was only niced to 10 (ie, nice backup), I noticed a slowdown... But when it's niced down to 20 (ie, nice -n 20 backup), I don't notice any slowdown.
Jan
6
comment Equivalent of `nice` for filesystem IO?
Ah, thanks. Here's what the setpriority manpage says: "When setting a thread into background state the scheduling priority is set to lowest value, disk and network IO are throttled." -- which seems to indicate that disk/network IO are only throttled when something is niced down to 20 (the "background state").
Jan
6
asked Equivalent of `nice` for filesystem IO?
Nov
19
comment Apache: allow local connections to bypass basic authentication
Oops, clearly my searching-foo failed me today. Thanks.