Monthly Archives: April 2013

XFS for large filesystems

XFS is good for large (2 TB+) filesystems, or filesystems that require a large number of inodes (> 2 million). Continue reading

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Tracing programs with strace

Using strace to trace processes. Continue reading

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Unmounting busy or hung filesystems

Occasionally, we’ll see filesystems, such as NFS, that are busy or hung cannot be unmounted. Here are some things to try. Continue reading

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Getting Device Driver Information

How to get device driver information. What driver goes with what device, what device uses what driver. Continue reading

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How to use RPM

Various ways to use the RPM command. Continue reading

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Using the date command

Documenting different ways to use the Linux “date” command. Continue reading

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Ouput of fdisk explained

This article will explain the output of disk. Continue reading

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