managing disks and using lvm (and other tools)

Just a collection of some links that I found nifty, dealing with disks on Linux: fdisk -l or parted -l, lsblk (aka list block devices)List all hard disks connected to a CentOS system – lshwCheck for hard disk errors / signs of failure on CentOS ServerCentOS / RHEL : How to extend Physical Volume in… Continue Reading managing disks and using lvm (and other tools)

human progress

If you ever feel like the world is falling apart, that every outlook is pessimistic, keep in mind that: Now this does NOT mean that complacency should be your aim. Always stay critical. But do a situation check from time to time, to keep in touch.

changing the wordpress base url

I have switched this blog from to as I was finally able to obtain my preferred Domain. In the process I had to change the wordpress base URL, which proved quite painful. First I chose to edit wp-config.php which let the page load but not the CSS and JS for it. Then I… Continue Reading changing the wordpress base url

LVM Cheatsheet

Just for me to remember the most basic commands: pvdisplay List physical devices.vgdisplay List volume groups.lvdisplay List logical volumes. lvmdiskscan List devices that may be used as physical volumes lvextend Extend logical volume (by percent, up to specified size or by amount)resize2fs Resize file system after extending a logical volume pvcreate Create physical volumevgcreate Create… Continue Reading LVM Cheatsheet