Archive for September 8th, 2010

Gotchas when installing a HVM

Using the Nexenta 3 release to get a better userland system than opensolaris. It’s based off OpenSolaris build 134, and still comes with ZFS, so it fits my needs perfectly. Since some customization has to be done first, it has to be installed in HVM mode. Which… has a few gotchas. 1. Only 4 devices […]

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Xen 4 on Fedora 13

Have decided to go with Fedora 13 for my Xen install. Reaons being: VMWare and XenServer don’t support USB Passthrough, which I want to run one of the VMs as a home server, and will pass 2 printers through to it. CentOS is running off an old kernel and Xen version. If I want the […]

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Setting the timezone from the shell

In Fedora 13 (and likely others), use cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/$TIMEZONE /etc/localtime && ntpd -q, where $timezone is your timezone. (The ntpd -q is likely unnecessary, but, eh. It’ll force an update to the system time.)

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