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bio website mike.trausch.us/blog
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Jun
14
awarded  Revival
Mar
31
answered Change password through linux PAM without running application as root
Mar
31
answered SVN could not connect to server
Nov
12
awarded  Popular Question
May
11
awarded  Editor
May
11
revised What is a framebuffer device and is it required to obtain a higher resolution?
Added new article from ~1 week ago.
May
11
answered What is a framebuffer device and is it required to obtain a higher resolution?
Dec
14
awarded  Yearling
Aug
1
answered How to set a video mode in linux with kms/drm?
Aug
1
awarded  Critic
Aug
1
answered How can I run a process in a terminal window and then hide that window?
Jul
22
comment How to limit log file size using >>
Does logrotate truncate files, or simply copy or move them? Because this will only work if the file associated with the fd is truncated. If it is mv'd, the file will continue to grow, if it is unlink'd, it will just be held open and continue to grow until the process exits... IIRC logrotate copies, unlinks, and creates a new file, which is why one often has to send SIGHUP to dæmons when their logs have been rotated.
Jul
22
awarded  Scholar
Jul
22
accepted Linux source, where are sys_umount and sys_mount system calls?
Jul
22
comment Linux source, where are sys_umount and sys_mount system calls?
Awesome! How did you trace them to fs/namespace.c? I guess I was grepping for the wrong thing?
Jul
22
comment Linux source, where are sys_umount and sys_mount system calls?
Yeah, the question that this is allegedly a duplicate of doesn't actually say anything about these system calls. I did see that question. I did read it. But the answers were basically "uh, they're somewhere, but it's not regular". Additionally, I am looking for the switching points, not the implementations (I don't care about ext3 umount, I want VFS umount).
Jul
22
awarded  Student
Jul
22
asked Linux source, where are sys_umount and sys_mount system calls?
May
24
comment I deleted files from my Linux box's /boot directory and now it won't boot
It is best (unless you know your boot loader and OS kernel very well) to leave the /boot partition alone. That advice holds true whether we're talking about Linux or a BSD or something else altogether...
Dec
17
awarded  Teacher