LinuxCon 2011: Day 1

Today was the first day of LinuxCon North America 2011. I managed to received a free pass to the event via a contact at my place of employment which was in turn actually from Hewlett Packard. Thanks, JK and HP. Much appreciated. I arrived shortly after 8AM, registered to receive my badge and t-shirt then […]

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Is Ubuntu Ready for the Enterprise?

Yep, the title is click bait intended to grab attention… well as much of click bait as anything on techslaves.org can be (which is decidedly not very much) but I’ve just been pretty frustrated with Ubuntu as a client OS recently. There are two really annoying and critical bugs that have been sitting around, unresolved […]

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LVM filters and initrd

Another “don’t make the same mistake I did” post, you say? Yippee! I seem to be running into quite a few of these (semi) complex gotchas lately but I suppose they at least fuel techslaves with a bit of content which I can’t be too angry about these days. Today’s gotcha is all about LVM filters […]

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