It’s pretty easy to clone a Raspberry Pi SD Card on a Mac, but takes a LONG time (32GB took 3 hours to backup and 10 hours to restore via my iMac).
I found a good hard drive solution for the QNAP TVS-1271U-RP-i5-16G. Going with: Crucial MX200 500GB mSATA Internal Solid State Drive – CT500MX200SSD3 HGST Deskstar NAS 3.5-Inch 6TB 7200RPM SATA III 128MB Cache Internal Hard Drive
It is SO easy to create a new virtual server from a Netinstall ISO. Downloading the DVD or CD ISOs can take a long time. Netinstall only pulls down the packages you need. Step one, download the Netinstall ISO from the vendor. I prefer CentOS. (version 5 is only Upload it to the datastore Create […]
Need to transfer a really large file but are worried that it will fail before completing? Create a multi-part file using the split command, then join it on the remote server after it transfers. Example: Start with a zipped file (somefile.zip), then run… split -b 10m somefile.zip someprefix- That will take somefile.zip, chop it into […]
Having problems getting iSCSI LUNs to appear in ESXi after enabling a second VMkernel switch on a separate subnet? Make sure you disable/re-enable the ESXi iSCSI Initiator AFTER adding the new vSwitch on the isolated network. I think iSCSI discovery only occurs on the Vswitches enabled at the time the initiator is enabled. Here is […]
At work, I was unable to access my Ensim control panel (on RHEL4); the browser kept timing out. So I thought I’d restart it to see if that would fix it. I did the usual: /etc/init.d/epld restart And got this error Stopping Ensim Pro For Linux Control Panel [ OK ] Stopping Ensim Pro For […]
While trying to run a YUM update on a CentOS server today, I got an error message about my /boot partition being full. I ran a df -h and sure enough, there was only 100k left. (My standard install uses 100MB for the boot partition.) Here’s what I did to fix it. rpm -q kernel […]