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Graphing disk temperatures with the Eluna Graph System

I have been using the Eluna Graph System for several years, as I like it’s simplicity. As per this post, I graph my ESXi disk temperatures so that I can keep an eye on them. Content of create.sh: #!/bin/bash rrdtool create esxi_disks.rrd \ –start `date +%s` \ –step 300 \ DS:disk1:GAUGE:600:0:U \ DS:disk2:GAUGE:600:0:U \ DS:disk3:GAUGE:600:0:U…

Fix font path for gnuplot

In the console enter: export GDFONTPATH=”/your/font/directory/fonts/” before you start gnuplot. The fonts should be in the folder “/fonts”. To make this persistent across reboots, and to set the paths for fonts in postscript terminal, add lines similar to the ones below to .bashrc, which should be in your home folder. The exact directory structure differs…

Linux routing

Adding routes in Linux Setting a route in Linux or Unix is just a matter of utilizing the route command. To make routing modifications you have to be running as root or use sudo for super user privileges. This article will show you how to use "route add" and "route del" to add and remove…

Linux software RAID – quick howto.

Linux software RAID – quick howto. Basic steps: 1) create partitions using cfdisk or fdisk (set them to MSDOS type with parted beforehand if required) 2) Change partition type to Linux Raid autodetect 3) Create RAID 4) Format RAID devices Show partitions with ‘fdisk -l’ Device    Boot      Start        …

mount: cannot mount block device

I was trying to mount a CIFS / SAMBA share on Debian GNU/Linux 7 (wheezy). I wasn’t being prompted for a password, I would simply get: mount -t cifs -o user=admin //10.1.1.10/BLAH remote/ mount: block device //10.1.1.10/BLAH is write-protected, mounting read-only mount: cannot mount block device //10.1.1.10/BLAH read-only I needed to install “cifs-utils” apt-get install…