Category Archives: centos

Degraded Virtual disk problem

I had a failing disk on the 400+ disk array. It’s not my job to fix it, but I want to have a look to the thing in case I need to do it. What follows is the result of … Continue reading

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Install VLC on CentOS 7.2

It’s pretty easy, but as I said before, I prefer to write things down. The IT world is changing so fast… Solution found on Centos Wiki. Of course before it I tried yum install vlc-player with the consequent resulting No … Continue reading

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exFAT support on CentOS 7

This is an easy one. It has been described already by kickass but as usual, I want to make a post about it as a personal note. This is also a diary, after all. So my yum command, as root, … Continue reading

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GPU error relion-2.1.b1 on CentOS 7

You all know relion. If not, it’s about time, click here to find out what it is. We have the version 1.4, 2.0, and now we’re hooked on the 2.1.b1. The advantage of the latest is the GPU acceleration, that … Continue reading

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Slurm vs torque vs SGE

It looks like slurm is becoming more and more popular. I must say I like it also, but I need to comment on other queuing systems that were there before. For example, torque ,SGE (Sun Grid Engine) or LL (IBM … Continue reading

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Install munin-node on CentOS 7

As you know, I was installing a new system (the technical word I think is provisioning) on an old server (see Gtk-WARNING ** cannot open display on CentOS 7 minimal server install). As a part of the installation we tend … Continue reading

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Gtk-WARNING ** cannot open display on CentOS 7 minimal server install

From the title I feel like I don’t need to give any extra background information. But here you have it. I have a server, and I need a minimal installation (that is, no desktop) but since I like windows after … Continue reading

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