About the ad’s

Why are there suddenly ad’s on this site? So, recently I enrolled this site into Google’s AdSense network. It’s something that I really didn’t want to do, and am still a little torn about it. I don’t like ad’s on web pages for a number of reasons: I think pages with ad’s feel less credible. […]

CentOS Linux Tutorial

Working with logical volumes (part 2)

In this post I want to cover one of the most commonly used features of lvm, extending a logical volume. If you were following along with the last post, “Working with logical volumes part 1”, then you should already have a volume group with a couple of live volumes attached. With lvm you can quickly […]

CentOS Linux

Linux Server won’t restart

Not too long ago I ran into a problem where a server with systemd would not shutdown or reboot through normal means. When executing  sudo shutdown -r now I would get a weird message back as output: Failed to start Connection timed out See system logs and ‘systemctl status’ for details. Failed to open /dev/initctl: […]