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Dabbler in many fields, expert in few.


Dec
23
awarded  Necromancer
Jun
7
awarded  Yearling
Jun
7
awarded  Yearling
Apr
16
answered Video Uploading on Amazon instances?
Apr
11
answered How to force mdadm to use udev device names rather than /dev/sdX
Apr
9
revised Only allow root to change filesystem
added 632 characters in body
Apr
9
answered Only allow root to change filesystem
Apr
8
answered ssh: which side is running the SOCKS proxy?
Apr
8
comment How to interpret output from Linux 'top' command?
Don't Panic! Your ram is fine!
Apr
8
comment Why is my rsync so slow?
rsync:// protocol or tunneling over SSH? There's very definite performance limitations in the latter¹.
Apr
7
answered How to do central home directories and user accounts on Ubuntu?
Mar
31
comment Cron Expression Notation
Which cron? There's many: vixie-cron, cronie, dcron, fcron, mcron, …
Mar
24
comment Git fails to push with error 'out of memory'
Git likes to mmap its objects and packfiles. This doesn't take up much physical memory, but (especially on 32-bit) you can easily run out of virtual address space. It's possible that the client is pushing a packfile that the server is unable to load. Does your repository contain large files?
Mar
21
comment mdadm failure detected on one partition
@Q789Bart Lifetimes of electronic devices have been said to follow a Bathtub curve, with a relatively high infant mortality, followed by a typical geometric distribution of failures through old age. This is partly confirmed by a Google study of disk failures several years ago.
Jun
8
awarded  Yearling
Mar
9
revised How to allow 6to4 through iptables firewall?
edited body
Mar
9
comment How to allow 6to4 through iptables firewall?
@Mint: No, the filter table always exists. I misspelled the chains INPUT and OUTPUT though; those should be upper-case.
Feb
13
answered How to allow 6to4 through iptables firewall?
Feb
10
answered traffic shaping in linux: ssh vs sshfs
Jan
9
awarded  Fanatic