Tag: linux

Experimenting with CoreOS

CoreOS seems like a very nice idea — a minimal linux kernel with just enough libs to run and manage containers. So a container-ready linux kernel, systemd to launch and maintain containers, and etcd to communicate settings (key-value pairs) across […]

I’ve been stuck in linux startup morass this week

Kickstart and Anaconda. Grub. Syslinux/isolinux. UEFI boot vs BIOS boot. USB key boot vs ISO image boot. Secure boot. Virtual Machine boot vs physicalized boot. Building packages. Integration with Puppet/Chef/Ansible/Salt. What a mess of configuration parameters, configuration files and syntaxes, […]

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Current Books

Jhludwig's bookshelf: read

City of Saints and Madmen
Cowboy Angels
Deep State
Cleopatra: A Life
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A Journey: My Political Life
Misadventure
The Post-Birthday World
The Hunter
This Is Not a Game
Rules of Deception
Denial of Sunlight
Sixty-One Nails
The Glass Room


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