Linux Logical Volume Management (LVM)

This article was first written in December 2003 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/99) LVM [1] is a great system to resize filesystems and partitions online [2], do online snapshots of the filesystems, span filesystems and partitions on multiple drives. It…

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Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS)

This article was first written in January 2006 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/322). The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) is meant to be a reference on how to manage a Unix filesystem or directory hierarchy. It enables: software to predict…

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HOWTO Add journalization on a filesystem in Solaris

This article was first written in January 2005 for the BeezNest technical website (http://glasnost.beeznest.org/articles/202). Solaris supports journalization (aka logging) on UFS filesystems which allows for shorter reboot times after a crash. To activate it, it is really simple: Go edit…

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