Category: Storage

LVM mounted USB Hard-drives

Mounting a Drive ie External Hard-drive via USB kit as LVM Plugging in a hard-drive may not automount. Come to find out, it has a couple LVM volumes. #pvs PV VG Fmt Attr PSize PFree /dev/sdb2 VolGroup2 lvm2 a- 230.1G 0 /dev/sdb3 VolGroup2 lvm2 a- 3.9G 0 The LV Name may not be active; so […]

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ZFS Bad disk….uh oh

Find out about a bad disk on New Years Eve is not needed at the moment while trying to prepare for festivities later on. Anyhow, I log in and see the DEFAULTED Status… Luckily, I added a couple more drives the other day, however, I had yet to do anything with them…well I guess that […]

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Oracle Linux 6.3..Can’t believe it’s not BTRFS (Butter File system)

Looking for a ZFS filesystem alternative, I read the announcement Oracle Linux 6.3 BTRFS as default. Sweet! Nothing against LVM, but we want the next generation of filesystems front an center. Feverishly downloaded the DVD ISO, heck with the Release Notes right? WRONG…BTRFS is not an option booting off the DVD release, you must use […]

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Google Drive for iPad

If you’ve looked around, Google has yet to release a native app for the iPad. Well, I have an app that already supports it and didn’t even know it; FilesConnect by Antecea. This app already supports so much more so look it up in the Apple AppStore

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