Monthly Archives: August 2012

gdisk, oh glorious gdisk

My file server virtual machine passed the 2TB limit a couple months ago, which forced me to get around to upgrading it to RHEL 6 and moving from MSDOS to GPT based partitions, as the MSDOS partitioning table doesn’t support … Continue reading

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nagios check_disk trap

Let’s play spot the difference: [root@localhost ~]# /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_disk -w 20 -c 10 -p /home DISK OK – free space: /home 111715 MB (4% inode=99%);| /home=2498209MB;2609905;2609915;0;2609925 [root@localhost ~]# /usr/lib64/nagios/plugins/check_disk -w 20% -c 10% -p /home DISK CRITICAL – free space: /home … Continue reading

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Sales & Stuff

As mentioned in my previous post, we’re moving to AU so selling off everything – there’s a few more items up for sale now: Jethro’s Trademe listings – computers, furniture, misc. Lisa’s Trademe listings – clothes and other stuff. Lisa’s … Continue reading

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Goodbye NZ, hello Aussies!

So it’s official, Lisa and I are heading off from NZ for a while to try our luck over in that other small island nation across the Tasman. The idea is that we’ll spend a couple years in AU and … Continue reading

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virt-viewer remote access tricks

Sometimes I need to connect directly to the console of my virtual machines, typically this is usually when working with development or experimental VMs where SSH/RDP/VNC isn’t working for whatever reason, or when I’m installing a new OS entirely. To … Continue reading

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How Jethro Geeks – IRL

A number of friends are always quite interested in how my personal IT infrastructure is put together, so I’m going to try and do one post a week ranging from physical environments, desktop, applications, server environments, monitoring and architecture. Hopefully … Continue reading

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