Tag Archives: disk space

MacOS High Sierra unable to free disk space

I recently ran out of disk space on my iMac. After migrating a considerable amount of undesirable data to either the file server or /dev/null, I found that despite my efforts, the amount of free disk space had not increased. … Continue reading

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KVM instances dying at boot

I recently encountered a crashing KVM instance, where my VM would die at boot once the bootloader tried to unpack initrd. A check of the log in /var/log/libvirt/qemu/vmname.log showed the following unhelpful line: Guest moved used index from 6 to … Continue reading

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Incur the Wrath of Linux

Linux is a pretty hardy operating system that will take a lot of abuse, but there are ways to make even a Linux system unhappy and vengeful by messing with available resources. I’ve managed to trigger all of these at … Continue reading

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