Posts Tagged ‘windows’

The past couple of weeks I have been dealing with a fairly aggravating issue at home.  My wife has a Windows 7 laptop which for some reason started printing everything repeatedly (repeatedly being defined as forever and ever until the bottom of the paper tray was found).  Our printer in particular is a HP Laserjet […]

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Windows

Windows Server 2012 includes a new storage model.  It follows in the footsteps of ZFS and btrfs, in that it uses a pooled disk model, and attempts to combine all of the functionality of RAID, LVM, and the file system.  Now this looks like a 1.0 from the perspective of integration, however I am quite […]

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Windows

I don’t tend to use a lot of Windows in recent years, but if you look at my past articles I used to do quite a bit around Hyper-V, DFS, Exchange, and various other Windows Services.  One thing that was always frustrating is the inconsistent experience around NIC teaming.  Basically Teaming allows you to gain […]

Monday, October 22nd, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Windows

OK so you have been kicking around an old NT machine for years, neigh, a decade.  So what do you do with it?  Realistically the machine has already sustained numerous failures, and it won’t make it through another one.  We have all fought this battle.  I personally fought this battle many years ago and frankly […]

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM, Windows

So a fairly trivial (but critical) aspect of using KVM is of course performing graceful shutdowns of your domains, without having to reach inside of the guest to perform the shutdown.  Now when it comes to turning off your guests you have two ways of proceeding (with virsh)… Which is a HARD power off of […]

Monday, February 6th, 2012 at 06:00 | 2 comments
Categories: How To, Linux-KVM, Windows
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