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Linux and java geek


Apr
8
comment How to migrate part of an SVN repository?
This is the exact way to do this. There is something about renumbering revision numbers if I recall correctly, but it should be mentioned in the documentation you linked to.
Apr
8
comment How to migrate part of an SVN repository?
As CaCl has pointed out, you can use svndumpfilter to filter irrelevant revisions out of the dump.
Dec
10
comment apache/nginx html file size limit
At what size are they being truncated?
Nov
1
comment How to copy /etc/hosts to all my machines?
you're doing it wrong.
Oct
31
comment Is it possible to disable the retry mechanism in Exim
I did wonder if having a short first value with a really long second period, but I suspect Exim might still retry.
Oct
31
comment What are your tricks for optimizing your Subversion configuration?
+1 I wish I could give you more votes. If you're using BDB, you're doing it wrong. Had so many problems when using BDB. Since using fsfs, we've had none.
Oct
28
comment Managing upgrades on hundreds of Debian servers
Yes for mirror and no for aptitude. No benefit these days. It doesn't even have super cow powers.
Oct
27
comment Retaining SSH session in bash script
Would this not add a lot of complexity in your script to start the master and kill it again after.
Oct
27
comment Is it possible to disable the retry mechanism in Exim
Did you try having an empty retry?
Oct
26
comment Encrypt backups with GPG to multiple tapes
Bah, so near, yet so far. It looked so promising too.
Oct
26
comment using rsync incremental 25gb
I'd also add backuppc to the list. Similar to Dirvish, but comes with a nice web UI.
Oct
26
comment Renting a dedicated, but getting a VPS. How to detect?
It's only cos I've got a kvm host to hand :)
Oct
26
comment Renting a dedicated, but getting a VPS. How to detect?
Damn, you got there just before I did. Have a vote :)
Oct
26
comment ubuntu: 8GB machine… 7.6GB swap space
8GB and 32bit is going to waste at least half your memory.
Oct
26
comment Postrouting rule in NAT table
nah, MASQUERADE is just a lazy form of SNAT were you can't be bothered (or don't know) the external IP address. Nothing wrong with using it.
Oct
26
comment ubuntu: 8GB machine… 7.6GB swap space
Oh and "swapon -s"
Oct
26
comment ubuntu: 8GB machine… 7.6GB swap space
Can you paste "free -m" output?
Oct
25
comment How useful is PXE booting?
I can't remember the last time I did a Debian/Ubuntu installation via physical media. As it happens I'm currently installing a jaunty vm via PXE with preseeding and puppet. Automated unattended linux in about 5 minutes.
Oct
25
comment How to secure bash scripts on apache?
+1 Definitely the right answer.
Oct
25
comment git clone is blank from a Gitosis Served Repository
and you got no logs?