Monthly Archives: December 2012

What’s that /boot/initramfs file?

Have you ever wondered how kernel mounts the root “/” filesystem? When I was learning Linux and Unix a few years ago, this question used to haunt me. Why? In order to load a filesystem, kernel needs to have the … Continue reading

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How to create external Journal device in Linux with EXT4

Among you, who have worked on AIX, must be smiling and thinking “Is this really something to write about on a blog?”. Well, it’s true for AIX, as external Journal device is an old story there. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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