One of the inconviences of encryption is the need to open the encrypted volume by hand when the computer/server boots. Luckily, you can easily automate that. You need a machine that will act as a key server.
By halfgaar, 7 days ago, on May 22, 2016, at 20:05 |
I had a server that booted with a degraded array every time, because there was a USB drive attached to it, that messed up the auto detection. I solved it by putting this in mdadm.conf:
By halfgaar, 1 month ago, on April 27, 2016, at 09:04 |
If you need/have a large transaction log file, a shut down can take a while. This post lists how you can force a flush before you do so, decreasing shut down time.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on July 15, 2014, at 17:07 |
This article gives a good explation of LC resonances caused by turn-on transients.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on April 26, 2014, at 17:04 |
Just for my references. I made changes to it before, but I now added the comments to them (for custom notifications and acknowledgements):
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on April 04, 2014, at 16:04 |
ChunkVNC consists of three parts, InstantSupport, Repeater and Viewer.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on March 11, 2014, at 12:03 |
Short and improved version of this.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on February 04, 2014, at 11:02 |
MySQL stores its users and grants in a very annoying, non-clonable format. I found this post, describing how you can extra them.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on January 17, 2014, at 13:01 |
I have an annoying problem with my Openswan VPN server. When I connect from a Windows XP machine, from that point on, I can only connect with that machine (or perhaps other Windows XP machines as well). On the other hand, when I connect with a Windows 7 machine first, connecting from Windows XP is no longer possible.
By halfgaar, 2 years ago, on December 01, 2013, at 19:12 |
As a note to self for next year: We just had a 8 kg turkey for our Thanksgiving meal. Recipes on the internet said it needed 7 to 8 hours of cooking. However, we took it out after 5.5 hours, and it was even somewhat overcooked. It probably needed about 4.5-5 hours.
By halfgaar, 3 years ago, on November 24, 2013, at 17:11 |