Archive for 'Programming' Category

How can I convert my running system to a RAID 1 System ?

By jbayer - Last updated: Wednesday, November 3, 2010

There are a number of online guides on how to convert a running Linux system to a RAID-1 setup.  Rather than repeat the same information, I’m providing you with a set of scripts which will do the conversion automatically.   While these scripts have been tested with multiple filesystems and in multiple ways, there could always […]


How to make a RAID1 Linux system boot from either drive

By jbayer - Last updated: Tuesday, November 2, 2010

There is a problem with Ubuntu and other distributions when you set up a system with a RAID-1 setup.  The installer only installs Grub to the first drive.  If the first drive fails, then even if all your data is on the second drive you won’t be able to boot from it. The following script […]


Javascript Graphics

By jbayer - Last updated: Wednesday, October 27, 2010

A while ago I had to do some work with JavaScript. While searching for information, I came across references to a site which no longer existed: The site seemed to have a number of good tools, so I did some digging at the Internet Archive and was able to recover the site pages and […]