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Jan
25
comment Boot process - Dev sdX name changes
Controller/target/lun wouldn't help either since that is still a totally arbitrary sequential number assigned to each as it is detected, and yea, the bios settings have no affect at all on the OS once it is booted.
Jan
25
comment Boot process - Dev sdX name changes
That won't really fix it either unless you only have one internal disk, as even their detection order can change from one boot to the next.
Jan
25
comment Boot process - Dev sdX name changes
Welcome to post the year 2000, where we have multiple kinds of disks that are plug and play, and so device names are not stable ;)
Jan
25
comment Boot process - Dev sdX name changes
The boot loader doesn't need to use a UUID since the bios always makes it look like whatever disk you booted from is disk 80h. You just need the kernel to find the right disk using the UUID.
Jan
24
comment ext4 to btrfs conversion: If I accidentally lose power to the system during the conversion, will I lose the data?
The partition table can't be corrupted during the conversion because it isn't modified.
Jan
24
comment Resolving the location/registration of an executable in the system?
Ubuntu 11.04 reached end of life years ago and has not been getting security fixes. You need to stop using it at once, as continuing to use an unsupported OS will get you hacked sooner or later.
Jan
20
revised How do fork and exec work?
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Jan
20
comment installing Centos 7 and configure RAID 10
You can do that without the pen drive.
Jan
18
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Jan
17
answered How do fork and exec work?
Jan
17
comment How to stop caching a LVM partition?
I would imagine lvconvert --type linear anson-TA75MH2/root.
Jan
17
comment installing Centos 7 and configure RAID 10
What does that have to do with the pen drive?
Jan
16
comment How to XZ a directory with TAR using maximum compression?
This really doesn't answer the question. This is just an observation that for your particular small data set, -4e already gets the best compression and so the higher levels don't get any more benefit ( and even an ever so slight penalty ).
Jan
15
comment Experimenting with Xen on already running Debian without LVM
@CanadianLuke, yes, that is correct. Depending on how you configured it, the guest will see the image file as a disk, either /dev/xvda ( for an efficient xen paravirtual disk ), or /dev/sda ( for a fully emulated IDE or SCSI disk ).
Jan
15
answered Experimenting with Xen on already running Debian without LVM
Jan
14
comment Bash launch certain commands like being a root user without being root user
Sure, but that's neither here nor there. The issue is that the permissions do not give www-data access; it is not "acting as root via sudo'; sudo is being used here to become www-data, not root.
Jan
14
comment Bash launch certain commands like being a root user without being root user
You seem to misunderstand. There is no "process in question". 'www-data' simply does not have access, as the question indicated. The program is being run as 'www-data', not as root.
Jan
14
comment gparted moving unallocated to 1st partition
Better to let gparted move it rather than delete and recreate it yourself, which will then require you to update the uuid in fstab.
Jan
14
comment SCSI's, SATA's, RAID's oh my. Please direct me the wizard of RAID recovery
When you connect the drives, what does blkid say about them?
Jan
14
comment What does `NO-CARRIER` and `DOWN` mean for a wireless interface?
I wouldn't think you would need explicit instructions that the meaning you already established for that flag didn't change to something completely different just because you're using a wireless adapter.