[CentOS] looking for cool, post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system

Eduardo Grosclaude eduardo.grosclaude at gmail.com
Sat Sep 18 09:01:10 EDT 2010


On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 5:06 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:

> p.s.  one stupendously trivial idea i had was to give each student a
> cheap USB drive and use that as the vehicle for playing with
> filesystem utilities.  with an $8 2G drive, i can demonstrate concepts
> like hotplugging, udev, LVM and so on, knowing i'll never risk the
> contents of the hard drive.

That reminds me of a sysadmin course where we set up minimal,
console-only QEMU virtual machines with two virtual disks, and taught
fdisk, mkfs, RAID, LVM and the like.

-- 
Eduardo Grosclaude
Universidad Nacional del Comahue
Neuquen, Argentina


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