Some Unixporn – The Story of My Life Through X Window Managers

my first time was probably with FVWM, it was a standard at that time; then I fell in love with Gnome 1.xx – fresh and elegant; changed it to KDE when Gnome became desktop environment for idiots; after years of development KDE authors finally managed to make me hate KDE for its bloatedness and bugs, … Read moreSome Unixporn – The Story of My Life Through X Window Managers

Ubuntu 16.04 and Brocade 1010/1020/1007/1741 CNA: task bfad_worker:952 blocked (incompatible firmware)

After upgrading Ubuntu LTS 14.04 to 16.04 system stopped booting and proposed entering maintenance shell to solve a problem. There are two problem indicators in logs: [  721.242651] INFO: task bfad_worker:952 blocked for more than 120 seconds. [  721.272889]       Not tainted 4.4.0-31-generic #50-Ubuntu [  721.302231] “echo 0 > /proc/sys/kernel/hung_task_timeout_secs” disables this message. [  721.332218] bfad_worker … Read moreUbuntu 16.04 and Brocade 1010/1020/1007/1741 CNA: task bfad_worker:952 blocked (incompatible firmware)

Cool Linux Stuff: Live Resize of Libvirt Guest’s Disk Served as LVM Logical Volume on SAN Volume

Here is the situation: We have a FC SAN with one volume dedicated for virtual machines’ disks. That SAN volume is available on the server via 2 paths (two storage controllers, two FC switches and two HBAs) and failover is handled by multipath-tools. This SAN volume has no partition table but is a LVM’s physical … Read moreCool Linux Stuff: Live Resize of Libvirt Guest’s Disk Served as LVM Logical Volume on SAN Volume