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Fedora 17 upgrade problem

Published on June 1, 2012

I upgraded to Fedora 17 from 16 today using preupgrade, it seemed to go well apart from some issues with grub.

After the initial upgrade I couldn't shutdown the machine properly, it would through kernel panic. Some searching later and I find out that grub hadn't updated properly ...

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Simple backup

Published on May 8, 2011

I realised today after reading this blog post that I although I pay for the backup facility on my Linode I don't have backups of my databases.

If it was just my own site on the Linode then it wouldn't matter too much but I'm hosting the ...

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Find disk UUID in Fedora

Published on October 11, 2010

I decided to upgrade my machine to Ubuntu 10.10 today. The upgrade seemed to go well. Then not long after logging in the machine crashed. Ooops. Now I had this happen not a week ago because of the latest gfx drivers and my ATI card. So having no quick ...

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