Ivan Tomica

Ivan Tomica

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Sysadmin on the everlasting journey of learning. Always in search for an opportunity to prove myself and to learn something new. My addiction is learning and my main goal is to excel in every aspect of Linux/Unix system administration.

Gitlab Patch upgrades

I’ve been hosting my Gitlab instance for some time now. Gives me the freedom of experimenting with various features and also forces me to learn a thing or two about it. Install I currently have has been done via installation from source. Reason for that was that Omnibus package has

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Apache: No space left on device

When apache reports no space left on device: couldn’t create accept lock and you’ve checked both disk space and inode usage of disk and they both report as fine check active semaphores: ipcs -s If there’s high number of them, Apache probably hasn’t cleared up after itself and some semaphores

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Reboot with kexec on Ubuntu 18.04

First off, what is kexec? – It is a system call that enables you to load and boot into another kernel from currently running kernel. That effectively means; doing reboot without going through the whole POST/Firmware load process. To use kexec we can rely on systemd to handle process for

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Remove EFI grub timeout

Ever since I’ve set up EFI boot on my machine using grub I had this issue with timeout option not wanting to go away. Digging into the issue I first looked at /boot/grub/grub.cfg where I found this piece of code: “This is weird” I said to myself, where does that

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