Archive for December, 2009

Reverting LVM snapshots

One thing that would be nice to have in linux LVM is the ability to take a snapshot of a logical volume, make some changes then ‘roll back’ to the state preserved in the snapshot. If you look at the current set of lv commands on most linux distros there is no such option to […]

So I bought an R60

For some time now, my old Thinkpad T42 has been running as a lightweight server at home. Some people think I’m a bit mad using a laptop as a server, but my vague reasons are a) they’re generally quiet, b) they don’t use a heap of power, c) the battery is in some ways a […]