Category: Linux

Backups and Filesystem deduplication

Recently, I’ve been looking at backup solutions to replace TSM. In my opinion, TSM is great for VERY large organisations, but versions beyond TSMv5 seem to be much more bloated than useful in smaller installs. There are a number of backup ‘solutions’ for Linux, however none seem to have a permanent and consistent state without …

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Xen 4.2.3 released

Hot on the heals of the Xen Project releasing Xen 4.2.3, packages are available in my repo. As always, installation instructions available in this guide.

Additional packages for EL6 / CentOS 6 / Scientific Linux 6

For those of you who chat to me on IRC ( / #slforum), the majority would know about the extra packages I end up building for EL6. I figured as not everyone gets on IRC, I’d publish them here as well: 1) Repository for LibreOffice 4 – Download the .repo file into /etc/yum.repos.d/ then install …

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I provide support for Xen

I figured that I should probably let people know that I am available to assist people with Xen installations / troubleshooting and support. My rates are currently $85AUD per hour with a minimum of 2 hours per support event. This can be paid using either PayPal or credit card. I support the packages I build, …

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libvirt-1.0.3 for RHEL6, CentOS 6 available for testing.

I’ve finally managed to get some time to try building libvirt 1.0.3 for people to test. Packages are available from Please direct all feedback to the kernel-xen mailing list. EDIT: Feedback is good for these packages.. Pushed to the main repo…

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