Category: How-To

How-tos, tips and tricks.

In Linux, it simple to change a hard drives I/O scheduler.  Why would you want to do this?  Simple, performance.  Some file systems work better with a scheduler other than the default. To set a hard drives I/O scheduler. echo “schedular_name” > /sys/block/<drive>/queue/scheduler For example: # echo “deadline” > /sys/block/sdc/queue/scheduler # cat /sys/block/sdc/queue/scheduler noop anticipatory […]

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While digging through Serverfault, I came across a thread about Cheat Sheets for System Administrators.  It contains links to both individual cheat sheets and sites that contain cheat sheets. One of the sites linked to is Cheat-Sheets.org.   A site containing a  huge list of cheat sheets that was compiled by the manual.su team.

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