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Posting from iOS

Having a git based blog makes it slightly difficult to post while on the go. I have read at least two accounts of people who pulled that off, but neither workflow quite worked for me. Here’s where I’m at: use WorkingCopy to clone this sites jcfischer/invisible_ch repository use a Siri shortcut to convert urls to markdown links use a Siri shortcut to export images from Photos to WorkingCopy by saving it through the Files app in the repository that WorkingCopy hosts Using iA Writer to edit files that are stored in A git repository (add WorkingCopy as a file provider in iA Writer) Things I tried that didn’t work: ...

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Rescueing a non booting VM under Openstack

So we are running an OpenStack installation based on Folsom, but with Ceph as our underlying storage engine for volumes. This is a bit cutting edge. To make matters more bleeding, we run the Ceph OSDs on BTRFS - definitively bleeding edge, as we had various of our servers die with BTRFS related kernel panics. The advice usually given is to upgrade the BTRFS code - so we have started to migrate our Quantal (12. ...

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5 - fasting day 1

Almost at the end of day one of the fast - this was both more and less difficult than the last time I remember. Easier because I’m not actually hungry, there is sort of a constant nagging from the stomach, but nothing that is really difficult to ignore (or to shut down with a glass of water). The family (of course) continues to eat, and that is a bit more difficult to stomach - so to speak - so I have not spent time with them at the table. ...

Jens-Christian Fischer