9 Jul 2002 apeiro   » (Journeyer)

Fun

Don't you hate those mornings where you wake up tired? Ugh... Had a great time at a concert in Vancouver on the weekend. Went camping. Fell asleep under the stars, woke up under a heavy rainstorm. Spent the remaining hours of the night under a tarp, which was conveniently situated in the precise location where all rain water was collecting. Got up at 5:30 and went to Denny's. Normally I really dislike Denny's, but at 5:30am it's a godsend.

Arch Linux

I started some general handbook-type documentation for Arch yesterday. It's slow going, but I hope to have something substantial for the 0.3 release.

Work

Testing testing testing... We've spent the last 6 months revamping our main product and now we have to test the hell out of it. So my next two days will be spent writing scripts to generate random statistical data so I can import it into the system and make sure numbers don't get lost. This shouldn't really be my job, but we don't have any testers, so...

And while I was gone, it turns out that one of the drives in our main database server lost one of the RAID drives, so we need to move control to the slave db box until we can get the primary back to tip-top shape. This gives us the chance to move to a different filesystem too, since we're really pushing the 2gb file size limit in ext2.

Anybody have any good suggestions for a new filesystem? Do any of them work particularly well with RAID-1?

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