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Archive for June, 2013

When I install CentOS using the XenServer template, it doesn’t allow make any changes to the disk drive configuration. This has two side effects that typically annoy me. First, it calculates an amount of swap space which could be anywhere from 50% to 200% of the amount of RAM you have (I’m not entirely sure […]

Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 16:44 0 comments

Importing a backed up XenServer snapshot is simple, but you’ll need two things to do it. First, you’ll need the UUID of the storage repository that you’ll be importing the snapshot onto. Second, you’ll need the location of the backed up XVA file. To get the UUID of the storage repository, use the sr-list command. […]

Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 16:23 0 comments

I’ve upgraded most of my XenServer instances to version 6.1, so this isn’t as big of a problem as it used to be. With the older version (5.5-ish) there was a problem reclaiming disk space when a snapshot was deleted. Here are the commands that I use to create and delete snapshots. This will output […]

Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 16:16 0 comments

I can’t believe it’s been over two years since I’ve written a blog post. Simply incredible, particularly because it feels like it’s only been a few months. There have been a lot of Flex related developments in the industry during that time, the least of which was being hung out to dry by Adobe. I […]

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 at 22:41 0 comments