my first steps with zfs send and zfs recv

Well, playing around with zfs send and zfs recv for the first time turned out to be a little nightmare. Most of that nightmare has nothing to do with ZFS itself. Probably 50% pebkac and 50% buggy implementation in ZFS on Linux. Actually more funny is the fact that I had first used ZFS back in 2008 and never played with zfs send and recv before.
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inotifywait based virus scanning

few months ago I’ve built my NAS and configured it so that my wife can store her files on it, too. Due to the fact that she uses Windows I thought it might be reasonable to scan files on the NAS for viruses. My first approach which I called „hashclamscan“ just searched all files, created checksums and scanned modified files. Here’s an inotifywait based solution, which uses clamscan (and if available sophos savscan) and makes use of CDB for the hashes…
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Building my own NAS – From the ground up

I guess everyone with more than one computer knows the problem that data (documents, music, etc) is sooner or later spread across all available machines. In my case I have my data spread over my netbook, notebook, desktop and server. Some stuff is on my wife’s desktop and notebook, because I had to work with her stuff when my equipment wasn’t around. Hence I decided to build my own NAS to store my data on. I decided for a low power system, but the mainboard I’ve bought was defect and so I got some replacement hardware (mainboard+cpu) by a colleague (thx hubi!). Not sure how power efficient that stuff is, as I did not test it. It’s for sure eating less than my old sli-desktop.
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