Booting

zswap – compcache, compressed swap for better performance

2013/11/17

First, here is a link to article on compcache. http://code.google.com/p/compcache/wiki/CompilingAndUsingNew zswap is already in the kernel and you can see the documentation in the kernel …

force recheck on reboot – fsck

2013/09/27

If you want to force a fsck re-check on reboot, then just touch /forcefsck Related articles Set some disk params to be safe Improve Boot Performance Ext4  

Set some disk params to be safe

2013/09/05

It is always “Better safe than sorry” so, here are some things you should do.. First check fstab, if you have partitions other than root then use UUID instead of device: …

rpmconf – Tool to handle rpmsave and rpmnew files

2012/06/18

Install the utility: sudo yum install rpmconf Description: […] And finally run the utility: sudo rpmconf -a and if there is a conflict or rpmsave or rpmnew file, then you will see something …

Upgrade to Fedora 17 from 16.

2012/05/15

As usual time in couple of days to upgrade to Fedora 17. Release schedule is for 05/22 and so its just around the corner. So, if you are looking at upgrading using yum, then make sure that you visit …

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Introducing /run – what is this directory doing in my root directory?

2011/04/13

Image via Wikipedia […] http://lwn.net/Articles/436012/ There is a suggestion to add /run directory that will be mounted as tmpfs. This directory will be mounted early in the boot process and …


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