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I spend my professional time working with Linux server technologies.

I previously obtained an RHCE, and studied Computing and Statistics for an undergraduate degree and am currently working through a Medicinal Chemistry MSc.

Have made some minor contributions to some open-source projects on github; https://github.com/tolland

and maintain a terrible ranty, unresearched speculation blog on blogspot.co.uk; http://take-your-vitamins.blogspot.com/

None of this is fit for human consumption.


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revised Remotely diagnosing a hang during kernel boot
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comment Passwordless SSH key copied from one server to another now asks for passphrase
why not -vv to show the auth negotiation.. !!! ;-)
Jun
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answered Remotely diagnosing a hang during kernel boot
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comment Going from Vagrant in development to chef-solo in production, and getting a “FATAL: NoMethodError: undefined method `delete' for #<Chef::Role” error
you can give the chef-solo -l debug options to get some verbose logging (pastebin.com that, or open a ticket on opscode.com with that output)
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comment One hostname and two servers in different countries
see point 3. for services providing Geo-aware DNS, which would avoid the need to send an HTTP request first.
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comment One hostname and two servers in different countries
Yes, as long as the user is not totally blocked from the US site, the US site only has to serve back a small amount of data-just the enough for the "Location: http://www.secondsite.vi"; header which is usually only 200-300 bytes. The remainder of the request goes correctly to the fast local server, because all the content of the index.html file correctly points to http://www.secondsite.vi/whatever.jgp
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revised Going from Vagrant in development to chef-solo in production, and getting a “FATAL: NoMethodError: undefined method `delete' for #<Chef::Role” error
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answered Going from Vagrant in development to chef-solo in production, and getting a “FATAL: NoMethodError: undefined method `delete' for #<Chef::Role” error
Jun
14
comment Going from Vagrant in development to chef-solo in production, and getting a “FATAL: NoMethodError: undefined method `delete' for #<Chef::Role” error
Can you post your Vagrantfile and some lines of context from /var/chef/cache/chef-stacktrace.out which show where the error happens (line nos), and explain how you are passing the roles to the server instance of chef-solo?
Jun
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answered Listing which repository a package will be installed from using yum
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revised RedHat - yum install completion
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