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Physical Hardware

blackbox

Basic Components Compute Processor Intel Core i7-8700k - This is the processor I had been using...

Updated 6 days ago by dustin@swigg.net

EFI

Linux KVM Virtual Machines

To use OVMF/AAVMF for EFI add these parameters to qemu-system-*. Normally you can find OVMF_CODE....

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Test Authentication

Git

ssh -T git@gitea.swigg.net source

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Strip Debug

Linux Building the Kernel

When Kernel modules are built they often contain debug information. This creates modules with sub...

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Serial Only

Linux KVM Virtual Machines

AMD64 qemu-system-x86_64 ... -nographic -append "root=/dev/vda rw console=ttyS0" -hda rootfs.img ...

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Direct Boot Kernel

Linux KVM Virtual Machines

Provide path to Kernel and optionally initrd qemu-system-aarch64 ... -kernel /boot/vmlinuz-6.9.0-...

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Mount QCOW2

Linux KVM Virtual Machines

Load Kernel module modprobe nbd Connect the image to NBD (Network Block Device) device and then ...

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Generate Random MAC address

Networking

printf '00:60:2f:%02x:%02x:%02x\n' $[RANDOM%256] $[RANDOM%256] $[RANDOM%256]

Updated 1 month ago by dustin@swigg.net

Connect Without StrictHostKeyChecking (known_hosts)

SSH

Connects to a host without validating the host key using ~/.ssh/known_hosts or adding the key to ...

Updated 2 months ago by dustin@swigg.net

Storage & Backups

blackbox Host Configuration

Create Storage Pools Although my current setup has changed over time I currently settled on the s...

Updated 9 months ago by dustin@swigg.net

Network Storage

Linux

iSCSI Internet Small Computer Systems Interface or iSCSI (/aɪˈskʌzi/ i eye-SKUZ-ee) is an Intern...

Updated 9 months ago by dustin@swigg.net

Reboot

Linux

Really Force Reboot I've had to do this when the ZFS kernel module has a problem that was prevent...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS)

Linux

I messed up editing this page and some of the information is missing and in the wrong order. All ...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

MasterBedroom Devices

HomeAssistant Devices

Aqara Motion Sensor MasterBedroom Entry MotionSens...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

LivingRoom Devices

HomeAssistant Devices

Ecolink Motion Sensor PIRZWAVE2.5 LivingRoom Front...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Kitchen Devices

HomeAssistant Devices

Aqara Motion Sensor Kitchen MotionSensor ec07f106 ...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Basement Devices

HomeAssistant Devices

Ecolink Door/Window Sensor DWZWAVE2.5 Basement BackDoor D...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Device Naming

HomeAssistant Devices

Schema domain. room [ _locationDiscriminator ]* _deviceType _identifier [ _fu...

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Deleting Branches

Git

Local Branch git branch -d some-branch Remote Branch git push origin --delete some-branch

Updated 1 year ago by dustin@swigg.net

Introduction: Novice to Network Admin

Project Router

Introduction If you're just looking to get started reading about how I setup everything you can ...

Updated 2 years ago by dustin@swigg.net