Enabling console access within Libvirt (KVM) hosted Debian images

Virtualisation plays a crucial part in my own experimentation and understanding of GNU/Linux based systems. On my Libvirt VM server ("Octeron") I currently use the VM management interface virsh utlity/shell with traditional KVM virtualisation (HVM) as a way »

Improving the Resilience of HDDs & Ext4

There are numerous guides for squeezing that little bit of extra performance out of HDDs/SSDs - sometimes at the increased risk of losing data in the unfortunate case of a power outage (Ext3/4 mount options: data=writeback and »