Boot times

In my last blog I wrote about optimizing the boot-times using runit and a special kernel. As of today I switched to systemd in Lunar Linux and I’m using connman for networking; Let’s take a look at the boot-times again…

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AviSynth Networking & MultiCores in Linux

I have a few boxes around at home, so if i do video-editing i’d like to benefit from that. We can use some avisynth plugins/enhancements to do so. There are two things we might do: a) running filters in parallel b) handing filters to another box (networking). The problem with multiple cores in Linux is that it’s not easily possible to run Avisynth on many cores in fact it’s per default just running on one core.
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Linux and Software-Raid

Hello, i’m using software raid in linux for some years now. Recently when playing around a bit i found out a few interesting things, which i don’t want to hide from ya. However, at some parts of my article you might lose data – So always do a backup, and look up everything in the man pages to fully understand what you’re doing – You’re doing everything written here on your own risk.

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Replacement for Zones and ZFS in Linux

I was using OpenSolaris ago some years, i really liked how stable the system was, though due to a few reasons i switched back to linux. For example due to missing energy saving for my CPU (Which is supported in Windows, FreeBSD and Linux, just not in OSOL), missing drivers for my DVB-T Card and i didn’t find out how to use OpenSolaris for Games (at that time i needed a low latency kernel and 1000hz for my gaming mouse – I wasn’t able to configure that properly in OpenSolaris – This isn’t bad at all, i think OSOL was/is more optimized for server usage. However – Some of the features which i had in OpenSolaris i’d love to have at Linux:
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