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Nov
3
comment Can I list the filesystems a running kernel can support?
@BruceEdiger: /proc/filesystems only shows the filesystems that the kernel has loaded -- until you insert those modules into the kernel (which usually happens automatically when you need them), the kernel cannot support those filesystems.
Nov
3
comment Can I list the filesystems a running kernel can support?
nodev indicates that the filesystem in question is not a physical filesystem that needs a block device to live on, but rather a virtual filesystem that is backed by something other than a block device.
Jul
26
awarded  Informed
Jul
22
comment How to chmod without /usr/bin/chmod?
On x86 (32-bit) Linux, the dynamic linker must be at exactly the path /lib/ld-linux.so.2, on x86-64 (64-bit) Linux, the dynamic linker must be at exactly the path /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2. Both of these are normally symlinks to the correct file, but that exact path is required to be present.
Jul
16
awarded  Yearling
Jul
16
answered Moving /boot to new partition produces: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found
May
6
comment pkill can't kill processes with parent process id 1
Does pgrep "run_tcp_sender.sh" return the list of processes you want to kill, or does it just return an empty list because the processes are all listed as bash run_tcp_sender.sh ...?
Jan
23
comment Installing gcc without root?
Unfortunately for this use case, bootstrapping Gentoo Prefix requires that the host already have a compiler installed.
Jan
2
revised Where is the documentation for what sda, sdb, dm-0, dm-1 mean
Added `loopXpY`, `srX`, fixed spelling of "class", added missing "CD" to scdX/srX description
Jan
2
suggested suggested edit on Where is the documentation for what sda, sdb, dm-0, dm-1 mean
Aug
15
answered On Gentoo is there a way to find a list of installed packages which doesn't have other packages depended on them?
Jun
13
comment How can I make bash not match `.` and `..` with `.*`
That will miss files named like ..install.cmd (A real file I've seen in the wild).
Apr
22
answered Linux, fat32 and etc/fstab
Apr
4
awarded  Student
Apr
4
asked Create multisession ISO image to burn on a remote CD
Mar
22
awarded  Teacher
Mar
22
answered Run expect inside a bash script as another user
Mar
22
awarded  Editor
Mar
22
comment Automount cdrom when accessed via NFS
Unfortunately, ISO images aren't physical CDs -- and the goal here is that the end user can insert a physical CD into the machine and have it appear on a different machine (I didn't write most of the code involved on the other machine, and there's a third machine that expects "ssh machine2 mount /media/cdrom" to do exactly what it needs -- I cannot change anything about that third machine). The only machine that has a physical CD drive in this system is the first machine.
Mar
21
asked Automount cdrom when accessed via NFS