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  1. What's on my desk?

    03 February 2022

    In the last couple of weeks, a meme has been going around the blogging community where people talk about the stuff they use on an everyday basis. So, I figured, why not. I write about everything else, right?

    Hardware-wise you're probably already familiar with Windbringer's specs because I document all of my laptops. It's also no surprise that I run Arch Linux everywhere I can get away with it. Not a whole lot has changed on that front. I'm running the MATE Desktop Environment as my daily user interface, I'm trying to get used to neoVIM as my go-to text …

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  2. Experimenting with btrfs in production.

    04 November 2019

    EDIT - 20211120 - Edited the page so that it makes more sense. The last couple of edits were out of sequence. Cleaned up a few things, too.

    EDIT - 20211107 @ 1324 UTC-7 - Added how to monitor the drive replacement process.

    EDIT - 20201206 @ 2216 UTC-7 - Added how to remove a hard drive and replace it with a bigger one to upgrade.

    EDIT - 20200311 @ 1859 UTC-7 - Added how to replace a dead hard drive in a btrfs pool.

    EDIT - 20191104 @ 2057 UTC-7 - Figured out how long it takes to scrub 40TB of disk space.  Also did a couple of experiments with rebalancing btrfs and …

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