Yesterday a server at work needed some care – which was the reason why I had to leave the m68k porters meeting early. It was intented to migrate the filesystem to a RAID1 setup instead of using just a single disk. Of course I tested everything in advance and it worked. Sadly Murphy did hit… Continue reading M68k Porters Meeting 2008 in Kiel is over
As previously announced the m68k porters met this weekend in Kiel this year. It was really great to meet the persons in reality with whom you’re working for several years now! You can find a short summary of the results here.
Russel Coker blogs about a problem, which concerned me as well: Killing Servers with Virtualisation and Swap, i.e.: what happens when one domU is happily swapping the whole day? Luckily this didn’t happen to me yet, but as Russel do I tend as well to give a small sized swap area to domUs. If they’re… Continue reading Adding a RAID under a LVM
Just as a personal reminder for the next time I need that: If there’s a machine, for example a Xen host, with just one harddisk and you want to be somewhat safe in case of a disk failure, you can add a second disk and setup a RAID1 (mirroring). It’s most simple to shutdown the… Continue reading Hotline: Wenn Profis unter sich sind…
Bei Isotopp fragt man sich, wie man es vermeiden kann, daß zwei “Profis” an der Hotline aneinander vorbeireden bzw. sinnlos Zeit vergeuden: Ich beobachte trotz langer Zusammenarbeit an vielen Stellen einen ganzen oder teilweisen Zusammenbruch der Kommunikation. Es geht sehr viel Zeit verloren, weil der verstandene Fehler häufig ein ganz anderer ist, als der der… Continue reading 2008 M68k Porter Meeting
Joey mailed lately just another announcement for the m68k port ermeeting. This year in Kiel from August 29th – 31st: Executive summary: 2008 M68k Linux Porter Meeting August 29th – 31st University of Kiel, Germany This summer we are organising a Linux porter meeting especially targetting the m68k architecture. During the meeting current problems of… Continue reading PostgreSQL on SMP machines