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Senior Systems Engineer with a Linux, virtualization and performance-tuning focus.

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comment SAS direct dual link connection to an embedded LSI Fusion-MPT controller
What are you trying to do?
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comment Understanding NVMe storage and hardware requirements
What about the hardware/platform/chipset requirements needed to accommodate this?
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comment Is it possible to reboot a Linux OS without rebooting the hardware?
This is likely Ubuntu/Debian-only, right?
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comment vSphere Cluster no failover
@PnP Can you answer the question about Admission Control?
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comment vSphere Cluster no failover
Please provide the versions and builds of VMware. Also, the cluster HA settings will be very helpful.
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answered How do I install HP Smart Storage Administrator (hpssa) on a Proliant N40L running Ubuntu Server 14.10?
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comment Is it possible to reboot a Linux OS without rebooting the hardware?
@MikeS This isn't kexec. It's the kexec-reboot utility. The Github description outlines the difference and what the utility adds to the process.
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comment Is it possible to reboot a Linux OS without rebooting the hardware?
I use it when I need an OS reset or a kernel update. If I'm upgrading server firmware or making BIOS or hardware changes, I perform a normal reboot.
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comment Non-ECC memory with ZFS: a stupid idea?
@iconoclast I hope you didn't wait 2 years for this answer.
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answered How to restart and alert if condition matches in Monit?
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answered Restarting failed hosts on VMware vSphere ESXi
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comment How to make my HP server boot faster?
It's aiiiight.