Archives: 2014 January

Why and how to run ZFS on Linux

January 23rd, 2014, 15 Comments

I’m writing a bit about ZFS these days, and I thought I’d write a bit about why I am using it, why it might or might not be interesting for you, and what you might do about it. ZFS Features and Background ZFS is not just a filesystem in the traditional sense, though you can […]

Debian-Live Rescue image with ZFS On Linux; Ditched btrfs

January 22nd, 2014, 9 Comments

I’m a geek. I enjoy playing with different filesystems, version control systems, and, well, for that matter, radios. I have lately started to worry about the risks of silent data corruption, and as such, looked to switch my personal systems to either ZFS or btrfs, both of which offer built-in checksumming of all data and […]

Married!

January 21st, 2014, 7 Comments

One week before the wedding, to Laura: “Mono won’t just clear up right away.” One week before the wedding, to me: “That’s going to need stitches.” Yes, not long before the wedding, Laura had come down with mononucleosis and I had cut into my finger with a very sharp knife while cutting bread requiring a […]

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