Real-world SSD vs HDD: cvs2svn speed

This just absolutely blew my mind so I figured I'd post a quick note about it. I have to convert a CVS repository to SVN and this is a big repository, over 33k commits to it spanning a decade. In my trial runs, using cvs2svn resulted in it taking just …

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Setting up a Drobo 5N

There's something about NAS units that makes me happy. Tiny little boxes full of storage and ripe for mucking with since for the most part they run Linux make me all warm and fuzzy and just generally put me in a good mood. Probably because I'm a bit of a …

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Converting subversion to git redux

I know I've written about this in the past (here and here), but I needed to do another conversion the other day that was similar, yet different. Previous posts talked about pulling parts of a subversion repository into a git repo -- effectively taking one svn repo apart into multiple git …

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More work on the right sleeve

Spent a few hours last night laying some of the groundwork for getting more of the second sleeve done.

This is was re-lining and darkening of my existing cross, and I think the flames look pretty darn sweet.

This is re-lining and darkening of my tribal Jesus, and fixing the …

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Systemd article on wiki

In light of my recent (mis-)adventures with Fedora 18 installation in VMware Fusion and the need to figure out some systemd stuff, I've started writing a hints/tip sheet type entry on my wiki: Systemd. Far from complete yet, but I'm going to use it to document some hints …

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