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Dealing with corruption on drives – reiserfsck –rebuild-tree how to

It is really uncanny that I run across these problems during the holidays. On Dec. 24 one of my boxes was reporting a “read only filesystem” on the /var partition. My alerts didn’t notify me since services were up, but mails weren’t happening and mysql was reporting crashed tables. The first time I was able… Continue reading Dealing with corruption on drives – reiserfsck –rebuild-tree how to

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Issues with dhcp-4.2.2 upgrade from dhcp-3.1.3_p1

I ran into a few issues restarting this service after upgrading. The first issue was related to the location of dhcpd.conf. For some reason (even though CHROOT is clearly defined), the start up script is still trying to locate dhcpd.conf in /etc/dhcpd.conf. I had to create a symlink from the jail to /etc/dhcpd.conf. Can’t open… Continue reading Issues with dhcp-4.2.2 upgrade from dhcp-3.1.3_p1

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agetty spamming logs at Rackspace Cloud Gentoo server

I recently started using Rackspace Cloud Server environment to spin up a new Gentoo server for myself. The Cloud Server is pretty cool, and I’m finally starting to adopt it. Rackspace offers Gentoo images, which is great. After starting up the base image I was beginning the tedious process of updating world and getting some… Continue reading agetty spamming logs at Rackspace Cloud Gentoo server