What I will be detailing here is how to replace a root ZFS disk on proxmox, we have all had it where a disk fails, and some systems are simpler than others.

When replacing a root ZFS disk in proxmox it's not as simple as just replacing the disk you also need to partition it and install grub.

Fir...

Continue reading...

0.0(0 votes)

In some cases you will need to install a specific version of a package, this may be for specific software requirements or to perform incrimental upgrade for a package.

To start off with you will want to check which version of the package you have installed aready with the apt-show-versions {packa...

Continue reading...

0.0(0 votes)

Recently a few peoiple have asked about backing up and copying data from or to a NAS device which has a samba cifs share in many new devices they have built in support copying data but some don't have this option and in some cases it's not aplicable to use the built in software. This would also be a...

Continue reading...

0.0(0 votes)

What is Swappiness

Swappiness has a value between 1 and 100 this controls how your system prioratises ram and swap usage, if you are unsure of what swap is then you may want to google this a bit but in short ram is the physical memory modules (ram) and swap is memory on your hard drive/ssd, swap i...

Continue reading...

0.0(0 votes)

Preperation

Upgrade time can be a daunting time specially if you are new or not that confident in performing upgrades, I will be covering the basics of upgrading which will allow you to perform an upgrade of your Debian 8 system to a Debian 9 system.

The system that I last performed the upgrade...

Continue reading...

0.0(0 votes)