oVirt tools on Gentoo

2013-01-21 stintel  1 minute read

After getting my oVirt setup up and running, I wanted an easy way to open a Spice console to a VM on my Gentoo workstation. There are several ways to do this, as explained here. The easiest way is via the browser plugin, but I couldn't get that to compile yet. The next best option is using ovirt-shell, from the ovirt-engine-cli tools.

oVirt and CentOS 6

2013-01-21 stintel  2 minute read

Recently I have been playing around with oVirt. Since oVirt is included in Fedora 18, I tried it on F18 first. Unfortunately, these packages lack the web GUI. Since this is one of the things I wanted to test, these packages are useless to me. So I started digging around, and found the ovirt-dre repository.

My Gixxer

2012-12-27 stintel  1 minute read

Might be a bit late to blog something about a bike I bought more than a year ago, but they always say "better late than never", so here goes ... Early 2011, I had an accident with the CBR. The costs to fix it were too high, so it was declared a total loss :-(

How to really flush the various nscd caches

2012-05-10 stintel  1 minute read

Since I keep finding posts that tell you to restart nscd to flush its caches, I'll tell you how to really do it. The nscd caches are saved to disk, On my Fedora system, they are located in /var/db/nscd:

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