Technically, you can't extend a mirrored volume, but you can break the mirror and extend it. Then, you can re-build the mirror.
Here's how to upgrade to a larger disk, using mirroring to copy the data over. I'm going to assume you want to go from a single disk to two larger disks: a spare disk is cheaper than dealing with hours of disk recovery in the event of a crash, no matter how rare crashes are.
Start by making a full backup of your disk to an external drive.
Install one new disk and making a mirror onto it.
This was posted as a correction to a note I made about some character encoding errors that appeared on the LA Indymedia website. It's poorly written. If you need me to edit and clarify, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It's ISO 8859, not 8890.
Below this list is a story about a PXE boot problem I had with the Yukon PXE firmware.
Known DHCP options:
I got an Aironet 1200 and didn't have the serial cable, so I tried to use IPSU to find the IP address. I ran it in a VM, bridged the ethernet interface, and it failed.
I just submitted this idea to some hackathon thing. I wish I hadn't but I did.* The idea is a mobile app that, based on the sensor's location, will play audio files that pertain to the area.
Dell shopping tip:
Similar computers may have very different prices.
MySQL has a feature to log slow queries, and it's nice, but the problem is, a lot of the queries look alike. So what you want is a backtrace so you can find the code that created the query.
(argh, forgot to back up my postfix work. i have to start fresh, so this is an opportunity to document work.)
# first get a superuser shell with sudo sudo -s apt-get install mailutils
There's a zillion ways to do it, and editing $PATH is probably the best, but I didn't want to do that, so I did this:
I've been working on learning postfix and migrating email accounts to it. The service I'm dreaming about is going to be "limited email" and differs entirely from the big email servers.
I got on a right-wing PAC's email list, and got this.
Dear Fellow American,
The very troops who defend our religious freedom are at risk of having their own taken away.
I was thinking a bit about the JS co-learning thing, and discovered that services, APIs and libraries really change the game, or have changed the game.
Prelims: HTML and DOM CSS and DOM
After a long afternoon of watching The Big Bang Theory on DVD, the loader stopped reading discs. I thought it was a software issue, so tried a bunch of different things, but this thread seems to say that DVD lasers wear out.