#kernel Articles

Setup a 3 Node Lustre Filesystem

Introduction Lustre is a filesystem often used by clusters because many computers can mount the filesystem simultaneously. This is a small log/instruction for how to setup Lustre in 3 virtualized machines (one metadata server, one object storage server and one client). Basic components: VMWare Workstation 3 x CentOS 6 …

  • 2011-05-23
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Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 to Natty

Saw this note today in the MOTD - that I can upgrade with do-release-upgrade. Official instructions/details from Ubuntu and here is another quality post on unixtutorial. My Ubuntu 10.10 is running inside a VMWare Workstation Virtual Machine on my Windows 7 x64. I did it over ssh with 'sudo …

  • 2011-02-21
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux(RHEL) in VMWare Workstation

Test with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Download: Sign up for an evaulation on https://access.redhat.com/downloads/ rhel-server-5.6-x86_64-disc1.iso VMWare Workstation does find this in "easy install". Not doing that this time. 20GBdisk (default) and 1552MB RAM (default 1024MB) install in either graphical or text mode, going …

  • 2011-02-10
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Ubuntu 10.10 + VMWare + Irssi

How small VM can you make if you are only going to use it to run Irssi in a screen? OS: Ubuntu 10.10 x64 Virtual Kernel Hypervisor: VMWare Workstation Disk - no logs - 1.10GB is what my previous took, with samba, so probably less but 1.1 should be …

  • 2011-02-08
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File share from Ubuntu 10.10 with Windows 7 Client

Figured I would give this a shot and see how this is done in Linux. Overview 1x Ubuntu 10.10 VM in VMWare Workstation. Installed with virtual kernel. 1x Windows 7 VM. All updates. Not going to go through the installations in this post, just the domain/LDAP part. See …

  • 2011-02-07
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Ubuntu 10.10 Minimal Virtual Kernel + VMWare Workstation

To install Ubuntu 10.10 with a virtual kernel instead of the normal one = good, less stuff installed that you may not need. When setting up the install, do not use the easy install. Chose to install an OS later. Set up bridged/nat depending on which one you want …