Geekbench Benchmarks

I have published some benchmarks for servers I have currently am using in my home lab. Nothing earth shattering but I use GeekBench with is a great tool for gauging performance. These are not SPEC benchmarks they have their own criteria but they are a great resource and several large organizations use them. Go here … Continue reading Geekbench Benchmarks

Synology as a Centralized Log Server

I have several systems that run constantly and other just as needed. One thing I really wanted was a centralized logging server. I could have configured a syslog server on my Red Hat mini for example but since I already had a Synology why not use it for this. I have ample storage space and … Continue reading Synology as a Centralized Log Server

Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

I have been running VMWare Fusion 11 for sometime now and with macOS Catalina 10.15.x. I received two popups everytime I started a VM. I ignored them and just clicked OK for quite awhile and just didn't look into how to remedy until now. It turns out its associated with extended attributes. It isn't supposed … Continue reading Popups from VMWare Fusion 11 when Starting a Virtual Machine on macOS Catalina

One Liners for *nix

# Remove 1st Column  awk 'BEGIN{FS=OFS="#"}{$2=$3=""}{print}')cat ldm_dump.o |awk 'BEGIN{FS=OFS=" "}{$1=""}{print}' # Create non-existent dirs for i in `cat /etc/vfstab|grep vx|awk '{print $3}'`; do mkdir $i; done # Uncompress and tar install gunzip -c prdhbs1_hbsdg.tar.gz|tar xvf - # Veritas vxprint -v |grep -v NAME|grep -v group |awk '{print $2" ", $5}' # Grow and extend Vol/FS … Continue reading One Liners for *nix