Wandering Thoughts archives

2018-07-13: ZFS on Linux's sharenfs problem (of what you can and can't put in it)
2018-06-30: My interesting experience with rapid repeated PID rollover on Linux
2018-06-27: My Ryzen-based Linux office machine appears to finally be stable
2018-06-18: Getting Xorg to let you terminate the X server with Ctrl + Alt + Backspace
2018-06-17: A broad overview of how modern Linux systems boot
2018-06-13: The mess Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has made of libreadline
2018-05-30: Taking over program names in Linux is generally hard
2018-05-25: There's real reasons for Linux to replace ifconfig, netstat, et al
2018-05-17: I'm worried about Wayland but there's not much I can do about it
2018-05-16: How you run out of inodes on an extN filesystem (on Linux)
2018-05-12: ZFS on Linux's development version now has much better pool recovery for damaged pools
2018-05-08: How we're going to be doing custom NFS mount authorization on Linux
2018-04-30: You probably need to think about how to handle core dumps on modern Linux servers
2018-04-24: What the core practical problems with HiDPI seem to be on Linux
2018-04-15: The unfortunate configuration choice Grub2 makes in UEFI configurations
2018-04-09: Power consumption numbers for my 2018 home and work machines
2018-04-03: Sorting out my systemd mistake with a script-based service unit
2018-03-31: My new Linux home machine for 2018
2018-03-29: The problem with Linux's 'predictable network interface names'
2018-03-27: My uncertainties around X drivers for modern Intel integrated graphics
2018-03-26: xprt: data for NFS mounts in /proc/self/mountstats is per-fileserver, not per-mount
2018-03-14: What I think I want out of a hypothetical nfsiotop for Linux
2018-03-09: In Fedora, your initramfs contains a copy of your sysctl settings
2018-03-07: The lie in Ubuntu source packages (and probably Debian ones as well)
2018-03-05: Getting chrony to not try to use IPv6 time sources on Fedora
2018-02-17: Using lsblk to get extremely useful information about disks
2018-02-15: DTrace being GPL (and thrown into a Linux kernel) is just the start
2018-02-10: The interesting error codes from Linux program segfault kernel messages
2018-02-09: My failure to migrate my workstation from MBR booting to UEFI
2018-02-08: What the Linux kernel's messages about segfaulting programs mean on 64-bit x86
2018-01-24: What the Linux rcu_nocbs kernel argument does (and my Ryzen issues again)
2018-01-22: Doing something when a Cinnamon-based laptop suspends or hibernates
2018-01-18: A recent performance surprise with X on my Fedora Linux desktop
2018-01-17: My new Ryzen desktop is causing Linux to hang (and it's frustrating)
2018-01-13: Some plans for migrating my workstation from MBR booting to UEFI
2018-01-10: Linux's glibc monoculture is not a bad thing
Glibc and the Linux API
2018-01-03: A brief review of the Dell XPS 13 as a Fedora laptop
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