Sometimes disks stop responding and cause issues/slowness to the whole system, simply because the system is expecting some sort of response.
When dealing with hardware, you often see messages in the logs about disk issues or warnings.
ata9: hard resetting link
If I decide to sell or when I have to return a hard drive I want to make sure not everyone can access my data.
To do that I’ve often used the command[……]
Formatting a new partition from the command line is pretty straight forward.
I do it quite often when
playing working with LVM.
So, long story short[……]
I’ve explained how to activate a LVM Logical Volume before but never talked too much about LVM itself. Here is a brief introduction.
I’ve been play[……]
Sometimes happens to “break” the GRUB and make our computer unbootable or, anyway, not booting the way we want it to.
Usually this happens when we te[……]
Sometimes I still have to deal with Windows. :-/
This time it’s an office shared disk/device.
I was able to mount it automatically but only root cou[……]
UUID stands for Universally Unique Identifier and is used to univocally identify a partition.
This is more reliable than /dev/hd* or /dev/sd* since i[……]
Sometimes you have to load a LV (logic volume) that is “not part of the main file system”.
Other times you might have to mount a LV from a live CD, m[……]
Do you often have the need, or want the pleasure, to try a new operating system?
Do you prefer using a “real machine” rather than creating a virtual[……]