Daily Archives: 13 January 2017

SystemD Depends on Swap

Today my system seemed to hang but was really just glacially slow. It looks like systemD was in a D diskwait state waiting on swap (or potentially some file read / write) and thus couldn’t do it’s job until that resolved… its job being ‘run everything’, that hurts… Continue reading

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Do Not Buy Sandisk USB Sticks.

Seems that SanDisk as a serious “miss feature” in their firmware that bricks your USB Stick if it doesn’t see exactly what it expects. The claim is it does this protect your data, the reality is it makes the device a POS brick. Continue reading

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