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May
7
comment Is there a way to do something like LVM over NFS?
BTW regarding the NFS mounts dropping, you could create a RAID5 set with dmraid, but you'd need to do some testing on how well that actually holds up.
May
7
comment Is there a way to do something like LVM over NFS?
Why not simply create files on the NFS mounts and add them as loopback devices? That way you can skip the VMware bit which adds a lot of overhead. See mail-archive.com/debian-devel@lists.debian.org/msg220815.html for an explanation on how to do it.
May
7
comment Solaris to Linux conversion: Use VxFS or GFS?
Well I'd rather have thoughts from in the field...
May
4
asked Solaris to Linux conversion: Use VxFS or GFS?
Feb
5
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Sep
15
comment Cheap but Highly Available Shared Storage?
good writeup in your link, interesting!
Aug
22
revised Is FreeNAS reliable?
updated with test findings
Aug
22
answered Is FreeNAS reliable?
Aug
18
comment responding on a non-default nic
It would help if you say which OS this is
Aug
18
answered What are useful Command-line Commands on Mac OS X?
Aug
18
comment What are useful Command-line Commands on Mac OS X?
I prefer "sudo -s", it's shorter and I think it may do some specific processing to start the shell "properly".
Aug
18
comment What are useful Command-line Commands on Mac OS X?
"type -a foo" will show you all programs named foo, and works for all Bourne shells.
Aug
4
answered Bash can't start a programme that's there and has all the right permissions
Jul
19
answered Users annoyed by Windows Update count. Any count comparisons for OSX vs Windows vs Red Hat?
Jul
16
comment Is there a point in using Prelink anymore?
I must admit it's been a while since I used gentoo... I have since moved on to OS X :). I remember a test I once did on OS X: start all applications at once and time that (about 1 minute iirc). Then, remove all prelink information and start all apps again. That time it took 5 minutes... This was in 2005 on a tower Mac, a real beast.
Jul
12
answered Analyzing Linux NFS server performance
Jul
12
answered Is there a point in using Prelink anymore?
Jun
30
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Jun
30
comment Should i go native or with ESXi server?
Actually, ESXi and ESX are almost the same featurewise. The migration you are talking about requires a VirtualCenter install.
Jun
25
comment Who is a good registrar these days?
While I haven't registered any permanent domains with them, they've offered me fast, free, rock-stable dyndns domains for 5+ years now. From that perspective, highly recommended!