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Jun
13
comment Best practices for mounting Sun SAN NFS on Linux (Debian Squeeze)
FWIW, Linux no longer supports the intr option. From nfs(5): "The intr / nointr mount option is deprecated after kernel 2.6.25. Only SIGKILL can interrupt a pending NFS operation on these kernels and if specified, this mount option is ignored to provide backwards compatibility with older kernels."
Jun
12
answered Transfer between internal disks slows down for large files
Jun
8
answered Open source cloud computing with scalable virtual machines
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Jun
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answered Free alternative to NI Real-Time Hypervisor?
Jun
1
comment Free alternative to NI Real-Time Hypervisor?
From the words "real-time" in the name of the product, presumably it offers deterministic interrupt latency which is not something a general purpose OS offers.
May
16
answered compress remotely server folders and files and copy them to my local drive
May
14
answered Why is Apache running so many processes? Excessive RAM here?
May
10
answered Can I use blockdev --setra on a formatted device or exisiting RAID Array?
May
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answered Can open files be unlinked on NFS mounted volumes while applications that still have them open read/write?
Apr
28
comment How to increase filename size limit on EXT3 (on ubuntu)
On Linux PATH_MAX is 4096. It might be possible to get around that for some syscalls by changing cwd and using relative paths, though. That being said, a redesign to not need such long file names in the first place is perhaps the least painful approach.
Apr
26
answered What file system to choose and mount options to use for serving a datastore to remote ESX server via NFS and ISCSI
Apr
17
answered PostgreSQL won't start because it “Cannot allocate memory”
Apr
14
comment Task spooler for computing server on Debian
slurm is another option which is quite popular, although perhaps more targeting efficient scheduling of large MPI jobs on large clusters.
Mar
25
answered ext3 Journalling
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Feb
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answered Red Hat 5.4 slow processing
Jan
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answered Should VMware Tools always be installed in headless Linux guests?
Jan
13
answered fstab and cifs mounting, possible to store authentication information outside of fstab?