The CFP for BSDCan 2019 closes on 19 January. You have about a week left to submit your ideas.
"GitHub Free now includes unlimited private repositories. For the first time, developers can use GitHub for their private projects with up to three collaborators per repository for free"
I need to figure out why this zfs scrub takes days: https://gist.github.com/dlangille/76802e4b7655d092c3b906876803b08f
That bootenv move from one zpool to another? It was accomplished over a few hours, a dinner, an HBA which didn't work, a missed bootfs, and smashed rails.
Photos and text here: https://dan.langille.org/2018/12/31/adding-a-zroot-pool-to-an-existing-system/
I've been thinking about which @freebsd periodic scripts I can safely disable. Here are my results:
Once in a while, a book review can lift my whole day.
FreshPorts had a hard time booting yesterday.
Today, the cause was found, but why /etc/fstab suddenly became a problem is not known.
Photos from today's chassis swap: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dlangille/sets/72157697910300000/
Bacula 7.x is now deprecated on FreeBSD. Please migrate to 9.x :
I was able to repair the Dell TL4000 tape library. The robotic picker would not move vertically. It was a split gear. The photos of that process are here: https://imgur.com/a/OJ8U91s
I started copying the monthly full backups to tape this afternoon.
This graph is network traffic.
I'm having drive issues, and now I suspect it's the drive bay. Here is the drive activity from the 'zpool replace', the drive failing, the power off, and the 'zpool replace' automagically resuming after power on: https://twitter.com/DLangille/status/1059507516562915329
Using smartd to schedule self tests on your drives. I wish I'd done this decades ago.
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