How To Fix Server Ownership When Files Have Been Altered By Mistake

Author: , March 16th, 2022

Situation: Newbie mistake, used copy-and-paste to create a script that used variables with the incorrect variable name, then ran chown -R / OUCH Resolution: Since I had aa clone host nearby, I decided to export the remote root fs via NFS, mount it on the fouled nnode, and use find magic to repair. Here are […]

How To Eject a Volume from the Terminal Command Line in MacOSX

Author: , December 8th, 2015

As always, YMMV…

How To Create An XFS Formatted Filesystem On AWS EC2

Author: , October 26th, 2011

First, use the AWS management console to create and attach a new volume. Note the device name, in our example /dev/sdf.

You now have a 10 GB (or whatever size you specified) EBS volume mounted under /data with an XFS file system, and it will be automatically mounted if the instance reboots.