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Undervolting the CPU

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ThinkPad P1

The ThinkPad P1 features a very powerful CPU inside a relatively small chassis.  As a result the CPU fans can activate more often than is wanted and the amount of time you can spend on battery can be reduced.  There are a couple of tools to help with this. In Windows, the Intel XTU utility […]

Containers

Virtual Machines In A Container

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From the blog post: https://blog.openshift.com/re-imagining-virtualization-with-kubernetes-and-kubevirt/ KubeVirt is designed to maintain a balance by providing virtualization capabilities, yet keeping the Kubernetes philosophy and semantics. This enables a transition path where virtual machines can behave the same as before but also leverage Kubernetes infrastructure, tools, management. Re-Imagining Virtualization with @kubernetesio, @KubeVirt and @openshift https://t.co/Mg8QmUBNIA — Itamar Heim […]

Containers

Buildah, Podman and CRIO-O

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Buildah, Podman and CRIO-O. What are they and how to they relate to each other? From the blog post Buildah and Podman Relationship: CRI-O was created to provide a lightweight runtime for Kubernetes which adds an abstraction layer between the cluster and the runtime that allows for various OCI runtime technologies Buildah allows you to […]

OpenShift

Openshift 4 preview now available

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Openshift 4 is now available as a preview that is free to try. It’s currently released as a Developer Preview and is available at: https://try.openshift.com/ Need a hand getting started?  The following Git repository has all you need: derekwaynecarr on GitHub: OpenShift The Easy Way Get started with the @openshift 4 preview. https://t.co/KQGY4pBytg — Unix […]

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Podman with Kata Containers on RHEL 8

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The following blog shows you how to run Kata Containers on RHEL 8 using podman: Kata Containers + podman in RHEL8 Beta What are Kata Containers? Kata Containers is a new open source project building extremely lightweight virtual machines that seamlessly plug into the containers ecosystem. Find out more at https://katacontainers.io/ Virtualization or Containers? Why […]

Red Hat Satellite

Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1

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Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1 is now available. The main fixes appear to be around upgrades so if you haven’t moved from Satellite 6.3 to 6.4, now is a good time to do so. Here are the relevant links: Red Hat Satellite 6.4.1 is now generally available RHBA-2018:3799 Satellite Server 6.4.1 errata RHBA-2018:3797 Satellite Tools 6.4.1 […]

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Fedora on a ThinkPad P1

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Following on from the successful RHEL8 on a ThinkPad P1 installation I thought I would revisit my Fedora install. Specifications As a reminder, here are the specifications of the ThinkPad P1: ThinkPad P1 model 20MDCTO1WW Intel(R) Xeon(R) E-2176M CPU @ 2.70GHz 1 x 32 GB SODIMM, DDR4, Speed: 2667 MT/s, Manufacturer: Samsung, Part Number: M471A4G43MB1-CTD 1 […]

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RHEL 8 on a ThinkPad P1

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Following on from my earlier posts concerning the availability of the RHEL 8 Beta and having taken a Backup with Clonezilla of my ThinkPad P1 I thought it was a good opportunity to test RHEL 8 on this new laptop. The specs of the laptop are as follows: ThinkPad P1 model 20MDCTO1WW Intel(R) Xeon(R) E-2176M […]

Enterprise Linux News

RHEL 8 Beta

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Red Hat released the Beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (RHEL 8) on 15 November 2018. RHEL 8 Beta is now available. https://t.co/XevLBlRo6t #Linux — Unix Sys Admin (@UnixSysAdmin) November 15, 2018 Installing this new release we see that the codename for RHEL 8 is ootpa! Hello world! From RHEL 8 Beta – Ootpa! […]

ThinkPad P1

Backup with Clonezilla

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The ThinkPad P1 is a fantastic machine for running intensive applications whilst also maintaining portability and a 15″ screen. The P1 has recently joined my ThinkPad family. Upon taking delivery of any ThinkPad, it’s recommended to take a full backup of the device so that in the event of any unforeseen catastrophes you are able […]