This content is 2 years old. I recently used GParted to delete a Swap partition on my Linux server so I could extend my primary partition. In doing so, the UUID changed of the disk and during boot, I was presented with a message A start job is running for dev-disk-by… which takes 90 seconds … Read moreA start job is running for dev-disk-byuuid-
This content is 2 years old. To fix the error message SMBus Host Controller not enabled! message, you can blacklist the module from loading. I use Debian 9; check with your distribution for specifics, but this should be general enough. Create a file ‘/etc/modprobe.d/<modulename>.conf‘ containing ‘blacklist <modulename>‘. Run ‘depmod -ae‘ as root Recreate your initrd with ‘update-initramfs -u’ Example … Read moreSMBus Host Controller Not Enabled!
A typical installation of Debian 8.x (Jessie) precedes this where I only select base system and ssh server options during operating system installation. After installation, this is a typical configuration to get me up and running. These are my notes.
This content is 6 years old.I was working with a mail archive MySQL database today and was twiddling my thumbs waiting for simple queries to complete. The database has about 12 million rows and is on a 2x2GHz 2GB Linux Server x64. I wanted to try to optimize the database and found this little gem … Read moreMySQL Check For Fragmentation