Archive for December, 2011

Software RAID on Linux – which drive failed?


SATA boxLet’s just face it – your hard disks WILL fail. You know it. You just don’t know when. If you do not set-up at least RAID-1 (mirror) you WILL lose some data and certainly your service WILL be down. Continue reading ‘Software RAID on Linux – which drive failed?’

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Gentoo on Samsung Galaxy S2


Gentoo Logo (c) Gentoo FoundationStumbling upon this page you probably came up with the same idea that I have – to run Gentoo on your Samsung Galaxy S2 device. It is definitely possible in a chroot environment. I have not tested dual booting to date, but if you’re into a chrooted Gentoo – read on. There are a few “gotchas” in the process I have come across – described below. Continue reading ‘Gentoo on Samsung Galaxy S2’

Samsung Galaxy S2 – rootprompt’s first things first


Samsung Galaxy S2If you happen to get this phone in your hands you probably are expecting more than making calls and texting. And you quite possibly already know that Android is based on Linux in a way, which ignites your curiosity even more. Here are a few steps you might consider to enhance your device’s potential at the very beginning of your experience. Continue reading ‘Samsung Galaxy S2 – rootprompt’s first things first’


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Marcin Gałkowski

Seasoned admin, Linux hacker, Android fan, Gentoo enthusiast. Doing digital audio on Linux when time permits. At work: IT Team Lead (+labs, +datacenters...)

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