I’m writing this for my future self. Today I had a remote server that was down to power failure. On site a person read me the boot prompt, and I was surprised with the message ‘net.eth0 does not exist’. WTF? After they logged in, they did an ifconfig -a and told me that net.eth0 was… Continue reading net.eth0 does not exist? ifconfig shows enp4s0?
Way back, I wrote a how-to on replacing a primary drive. I had to reference this with a recent server that had a primary failure, and want to update the process. First, I followed the above how-to and ran into MAJOR issues with grub. Since that article, there has been an update to grub2, which… Continue reading Replace primary drive how-to (2021)
I’ve been running an old gentoo-sources kernel on Rackspace for a time and it was desperate times to get it updated. In the past, it was a major pain in the butt to do this. At one point, I was able to update it via PV Grub – which involved support to configure it with… Continue reading Updating Kernel on Rackspace Cloud