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Scheduling jobs based on filesystem activity with incron

http://www.linux.com

There are numerous documents, tutorials and guides detailing the workings and usage of cron, the de facto tool for scheduling jobs on Linux. While traditional cron jobs are executed at set times, inotify cron, or incron, is a cron clone that watches the filesystem for specified changes and executes the relevant commands.

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Created by LittleBabyCheeses 6 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 13 weeks ago
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Encrypted Root LVM

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This tutorial deals only with how to add an extra encrypted physical volume to a volume group pool containing other encrypted physical volumes. This is typical scenario if, at first, you have set up your encryption at a physical partition level (/dev/sdaX where X is the a number of your partition), then you setup your LVM on top of the encrypted partition.

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Created by lucioalbenga 6 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 27 weeks ago
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Migrating to ext4

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Ext4 is the latest in a long line of Linux® file systems, and it's likely to be as important and popular as its predecessors. As a Linux system administrator, you should be aware of the advantages, disadvantages, and basic steps for migrating to ext4.

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Created by lucioalbenga 6 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 29 weeks ago
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Benchmarking Linux filesystems on software RAID 1

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I have benchmarked various Linux filesystems using different blocksizes and workloads on an mdadm RAID 1 setup using two Western Digital 500 GB SATA 3.0 drives and a 3ware 9550XS 4-port hardware RAID card (which I had trouble getting to work initially). It's not as extensive as I would have liked, but I came across some interesting results.

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Created by Sander Marechal 6 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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Linux Filesystem Exposed

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Prepare yourself… I am about to reveal the naked truth. You see, I like exposing things. All sorts of things. And here’s one of them. As a newcomer to the Linux OS, you’re going to find things can be quite tricky and hard going…until you figure out the Linux filesystem, that is. Admit it, you were expecting me to say something else, weren’t you? You cheeky monkey, you!

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Created by anna 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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