If you have every experienced the difficulty in not being able to read your log files, either because the hard drives have crashed, or the OS cannot be started, or your machine has been compromised, you may benefit from logging to a remote server. Continue reading
Manipulating partition tables on MS-DOS labelled hard disk (the most common type as of this writing) is an extemely important skill to have as a System Administrator. If one or more partitions gets deleted or modified in an unintentional way, it is imperative that one know how to restore or modify the partitions to rectify the problem.
I tried installing and configuring BOINC on openSUSE but found some struggles along the way. I think I’ve got it set up and working, although we won’t see any evidence of problems until it has been running for several days.