Monthly Archives: April 2008

Review: Running Xen a Hands-On guide to the Art of Virtualization

A few days ago I finally got my copy of Running Xen. I was anxious to see how the information would be presented. I can tell you I was not disappointed.

Benchmark hard drive performance in Linux

Bonnie is a great tool to use to benchmark your file system. Just a quick tip on using bonnie.

Xen installing Centos 5 domU inside debian etch dom0 with xen-tools and rinse: the patch to fix it

After more testing I have narrowed the issue that I left off with to a problem with the yum conf inside of the chroot.

Xen installing Centos 5 domU inside debian etch dom0 with xen-tools and rinse

At work I am just beginning the process of migrating from a hosted dedicated server to a Xen instance on a new server we have. Our dedicated server runs centos, and has WHM cpanel installed. So I figured it would be a good thing to have cpanel again as several people are familiar with it, […]

Purge previously uninstalled packages in debian

Recently I ordered a server with Debian etch. Unfortunately during testing I noticed that startx was on the system, along with a whole slew of other junk that I don’t generally want on a fresh server. I wanted to remove all of the cruft but I didn’t have the exact package list.