Wandering Thoughts archives

2009-05-31: A thought on giving custom redundant storage systems some history
The better way to install Sun's Java
2009-05-30: The program energy efficiency optimist's view
2009-05-29: The cost of program energy efficiency
2009-05-28: Encapsulation may be in the eye of the beholder
2009-05-27: Hosted servers, cloud computing, and backups
2009-05-25: Backups versus redundancy
2009-05-24: An interesting bit of ssh and sshd behavior
What modern email is good for
2009-05-23: The drawback of using a language with a good interface to the OS
2009-05-22: How CPython handles (and delays) Unix signals
2009-05-21: Solving the Python SIGCHLD problem
2009-05-20: Why directory URLs have to have trailing slashes
2009-05-19: Some notes on rewrites in Apache .htaccess files
2009-05-17: One reason for Unix's permission checking timing
The crucial difference between online and offline backups
2009-05-16: Autoresponders in the modern email world
2009-05-15: Why df on an NFS-mounted ZFS filesystem can give odd results
2009-05-14: Fixing your system after hitting the RAID growth gotcha
2009-05-13: Booting a Linux system without a root mirror
2009-05-12: A serious gotcha with growing software RAID devices
2009-05-10: What affects how fast you can restore backups
Another advantage of disk-based backup systems
2009-05-09: Our disk-based backup system
2009-05-08: The problem with tapes (for backup)
2009-05-07: How to set up your xorg.conf for RandR-based dual-headed systems
2009-05-06: An irritation with Linux's 'mount -t nfs' output
2009-05-05: How we periodically scrub our ZFS pools
2009-05-03: An inexplicable omission in bash's sourcing of .bashrc
2009-05-02: Why version control systems should support 'rewriting history'
Convenient ssh in Gnome, or 'my sshmenu wish comes true'

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