Category Archives: filesystems

CONFIG_RETPOLINE=y error on CentOS 7

We need to update our systems. We don’t do it regularly, but when requested by the authority, and this time they requested it due to Specter & Meltdown. So there I am trying to get my rpm for the newest … Continue reading

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Add a CentOS 7 node to a GPFS cluster

We want to have all the clients of our storage added as native GPFS clients. I showed before some problems that I experienced with an already joined GPFS client. Everybody’s lazy, so I will suppose you already compiled the GPFS … Continue reading

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Check there’s a new file in bash

WARNING: we have incoming data! The challenge is to find out with a script, first, if there is a new file on our data folder, then, its name. The script will run each 10 seconds, for example, and will produce … Continue reading

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File systems supported by different OSs

I just found these tables that I think you should have always at hand, if you want to share successfully your files. This, of course, in case you don’t have your NAS, FTP, or OwnCloud service already available. Maybe I … Continue reading

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Bring back GPFS

Our cluster file system is fortunately GPFS. This is meaning I have high data reliability and speed but I can’t manage it in a traditional way. Probably I will post about this subject more the more I learn about hot … Continue reading

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