systemd

May
28
vBMC, faux'ing bare-metal

vBMC, faux'ing bare-metal

VirtualBMC, or vBMC for short, is an excellent little tool which provides an IMPI interface to KVM virtual machines within
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Apr
02
Running local services in network namespaces with systemd

Running local services in network namespaces with systemd

Given systemd is ubiquitous with modern day GNU/Linux it only makes sense that it be able to do just
13 min read
Oct
02
Migrating BTRFS Subvolumes locally

Migrating BTRFS Subvolumes locally

This post will focus on moving a BTRFS file system from loopback file to a mounted BTRFS subvolume on a
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Jul
18
Migrating a BTRFS Volume Between Devices

Migrating a BTRFS Volume Between Devices

When using BTRFS volumes it's sometimes necessary to move things around. BTRFS has some great tools to assist operators to
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Jul
18
Installation, Firmware Upgrade, and Setup of a Sierra Wireless Card on a Lenovo X1 from Linux

Installation, Firmware Upgrade, and Setup of a Sierra Wireless Card on a Lenovo X1 from Linux

The card I wanted to break into many little pieces but now love is an "Sierra Wireless EM7455". If you've found this post and are simply wanting to know how to install new firmware from Linux for a Sierra Wireless WWAN device, skip to the bottom of the post.
14 min read
Feb
20
¿Journald'ing Remotely? Mucho Sí!

¿Journald'ing Remotely? Mucho Sí!

If you're running Linux and using systemd then you've likely needed to deal with systemd-journald to stream system logs, or
5 min read
Nov
21
OpenStack-Ansible machinectl image management

OpenStack-Ansible machinectl image management

With recent changes in OpenStack-Ansible we're now able to import and export container images for using the built-in systemd tooling
8 min read
Nov
21
OpenStack-Ansible Machinectl Storage setup

OpenStack-Ansible Machinectl Storage setup

When using the machinctl container storage backend you've got choices on how to setup your host machines. This article will
3 min read
Jul
25
Growing BTRFS in a Logical Volume

Growing BTRFS in a Logical Volume

As you may know, I run quite a few nspawn containers which are responsible for running my entire home network,
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Jul
24
PXE from an nspawn container

PXE from an nspawn container

This post will cover the provisioning of a nspawn container and the installation of a tftp-hpa serving pxelinux.0. While
6 min read