Fedora & AWS

Playing with Fedora on AWS I ended up needing HVM image yet all available images were Paravirt so I needed to “create” HVM image. Thanks to helpful advise from ServerFault…

Boostraping FreeBSD pkgng non-interactively

Building ansible playbooks for freebsd setup I came to a roadblock – pkgng demands to be bootstrapped interactively. However looking at it’s source code I’ve found the backdoor: ASSUME_ALWAYS_YES=yes pkg…

FreeBSD: Operation not permitted WTF

While setting up my FreeBSD box – I oopsed a bit and pointed make build world to wrong directory. While trying to clean up I did: # rm -rf /mnt/foo.oops…

UniFi AP setup

I have decided to try out UniFi AP for my home WiFi setup and either because of my “consumer-grade” switch etc. or some other reason I just couldn’t get it…

Augeas for configuration modification

I’m playing a lot with Ansible those days and one of the topics that does come up all the time is how do I set certain values in config files…