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Not again Red Hat

Update 2024.05.26: I appears the elrepo has found a way to create kmod packages for RHEL9.4 and RHEL8.10. I tested mp3sas, ftsteutates and wireguard from the elrepo-testing repo and it works flawlessly. In this video Jeff Geerling accounced that “Corporate … Continue reading

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mostly unknown keepalived feature

There are lot of introduction to keepalived. Like Setting up a Linux cluster with Keepalived: Basic configuration | Enable Sysadmin (redhat.com) or Keepalived and high availability: Advanced topics | Enable Sysadmin (redhat.com) But I recently learned that keepalived has a … Continue reading

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podman-compose and systemd

I’m using more and more podman and especially podman-compose. podman-compose is not part of RHEL, but it is available in EPEL and it is in Fedora. Of course I run it as a non-root user. It really works great, but … Continue reading

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Update Alma/RHEL with leapp and LUKS

I migrated most of my Centos 7 and 8 boxes to version 8 of RHEL or Alma Linux. (Exception is on a box with Arch Linux running on an old Atom CPU which did not support RHEL8). But the update … Continue reading

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podman-compose in RHEL8

If you are – like me – running podman-compose from EPEL in RHEL8 and running into the error message “invalid config provided: extra host entries must be specified on the pod: network cannot be configured when it is shared with … Continue reading

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My podman journey so far

This blog post was rotting in my queue since November of 2021, but the info is still helpfull for someone, so I post it now. I had a long time ago a look at docker when just version 1 was … Continue reading

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Happy Backup Day

Finally I can write my happy “backup day” blog post, after several years of problems with my own backup. Even when it is a couple of days to late 😉 The last weeks I create a new backup setup and … Continue reading

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Centos and the end of a horrible year (Part II)

2020 will be for most people one of the worst years in their living memory. The world is under lockdown because of SARS-Corona Virus 2 or better Covid-19. As I’m a member of a risk group, my social life is … Continue reading

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Hey, I just need a virtual Machine with …

If you just need a fast (manual) installation with a certain OS. Instead of downloading the ISO and than start the install. Just use virt-install that will do the download, startup etc. for you. Yes, I know there are better … Continue reading

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Centos 7 to 8 Update

WARNING DANGEROUS! Disclaimer: This is not supported and it can breaks you computer or delete your data. You have been warned. I take no responsibility if it breaks. Double check that your backup is working. Past My main server was … Continue reading

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