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Using VDO on CentOS/RHEL7 for Storage Efficiency

Besides Btrfs, native Linux-based storage solutions have lagged behind the robustness and features of ZFS and the BSDs.  Recently Red Hat acquired Permabit which provides an Open Source device-mapper Linux kernel driver and layer that sits between block devices and … Continue reading

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Installing CentOS on the Raspberry Pi 2

I recently acquired a Raspberry Pi 2 and wanted to run CentOS7 on it.  Here’s how I got CentOS installed and setup.  There are now official Raspberry Pi 2 CentOS ARMv7hl images available for your enjoyment.  Let’s get started.

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