September 26, 2009
How to create an Ubuntu Live CD that can be used to install Ubuntu with LVM and to manage an existing system with LVM graphical tools.
September 9, 2009
A few tips to speed up boot for your Linux box: 1. You need a tool to measure performance objectively: bootchart is very useful to track the lifetime of the processes, disk I/O and CPU load during boot. It needs no configuration whatsoever: you install it (for example using “apt-get install bootchart” in Debian-based systems) […]
April 18, 2009
Serial ports are not very useful for the end-user, but they are very important for administration of headless (without monitor) servers and for embedded device development. For example, if you are designing a chip that contains a micro-processor with a serial port (UART) to communicate with an external control (such as a graphical tool running […]