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Rebooting IT 0

Rebooting IT

My old server machines are too noisy – which is an undeniable fact and the reason for consolidating machines. It was a decision which didn’t make...

Check XFS fragmentation 0

Check XFS fragmentation

Using XFS means, that you have to deal with fragmentation of your files. Disregarding fragmentation, XFS is a wonderful filesystem which never caused any problems here....

Bad RAM 4

Bad RAM

I guess there are many ways to drive a sysadmin crazy – I even experienced a few by now; But the most effective one of all...

Windows Registry broken 0

Windows Registry broken

Today I got an unpleasant surprise – an emergency call due to a broken computer running Windows 2000. Pretty ancient, I agree. The cause for the...

BlackCheck Stats 2

BlackCheck Stats

It’s been quite a while since I started to work with some statistics about what my plugin does, observing the kind of spam being blocked and...