Archive for May 16th, 2005
I’m a huge fan of open source. If there’s a bug, I can generally track it down and with luck, fix it. The likelyhood of me fixing something various from very high with stuff I’m familiar (shell script, Linux, perl, C) to very little (Java, databases). Currently I have a few problems to resolve, all [...]
Wrote a wiki article on Debugging the Linux boot process.
Earlier today I cloned a Linux machine (we ran out PCI slots in the first machine). As the machine in question is our firewall I wanted to do this live so I decided to use the old favourite of “tar over the network”. Details of the process are available in my wiki under [http://smop.co.uk/mediawiki/index.php/Cloning Cloning].