Posts tagged 'red hat'

Building Cherokee RPMs on RHEL 6 (x86_64)

Cherokee is a fast web server and something I’m looking at using instead of my current Apache installs in order to squeeze a bit (lot) more juice out of my web services.

You can easily install Cherokee via its automated scripting and that’s really useful.  Unfortunately, since I’m within a RedHat environment, init scripts and other useful aspects that come packaged with Apache don’t get installed when installing from source. Now, there’s a lot of activity regarding installing the latest packages for Ubuntu, but not much of anything recent for RHEL (current Cherokee is 1 …

Unix: Removing Open Logical Volumes in Centos/RHL

Because I still haven’t remembered to set myself up with a limited-access account for blogging on my new site, I’m back here again. (EDIT: Migrated from old site)

This time is a lot of fun and games with removing an “open” logical volume from within a CentOS environment. The dom0 machine has a set of logical volumes in a volume group for each of the VMs and one of them went and failed dismally, and after its xen destruction (xm destory foo) its LV was left with it being “open”.

It’s not exactly easy to see how …