Moving a boot disk RH8/Centos8

I ran into an issue where I had a usb ssd drive that I built Centos 8 upon. After I relocated it to the onboard controller I preceded to boot the system and wallah! Warning: /dev/centos/root does not exist Warning: /dev/centos/swap does not exist Warning: /dev/mapper/centos-root does not exist ... dracut# To no surprise I … Continue reading Moving a boot disk RH8/Centos8


iFixit Battery Replacement for 2012 Macbook Pro 10,1

First and foremost changing the battery is pretty easy. Having stated that its not because of the iFixit guide, although it is complete most is unnecessary. They seemed to make it really tedious when I don't think it needed to be. After pulling everything apart and wasting 1.5 hours I realized that all you really … Continue reading iFixit Battery Replacement for 2012 Macbook Pro 10,1

macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

Most of us have probably seen this, where the kernel_taks starts using high amounts of CPU. There can be several causes for this but one I didnt even think about is CPU temperature. To offer so more clarity I have a 2012 MacBook Pro 10,1 - 2.7Ghz I7 16G memory. I had to replace my … Continue reading macOS Catalina: kernel_task high CPU

ipmitool for Cygwin – Updated 9/4/20

I recently ran into an issue with my primary Macbook which I use for ipmi connectivity among other things. I decided to look for a way to install impitool for Cygwin on my work laptop. This not only provides me the ability to invoke ipmi functions such as power commands on my customers servers but … Continue reading ipmitool for Cygwin – Updated 9/4/20