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  1. mismatch_cnt, RAID1, and a clever fix

    This past weekend my computer showed an ominous error:

    Jan 1 04:06:16 lister mdadm[8317]: RebuildFinished event detected on md device /dev/md/0, component device mismatches found: 9856 (on raid level 1)

    Huh, that doesn't look particularly good. Mismatches between drives tend to lead to bad things …

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  2. Left behind

    Feeling a little left behind at the moment. Checking job sites will do that for you.

    Most of the jobs that I'm seeing have moved beyond scripting for the day-to-day work and use it as administrative glue. So Python / Perl are seen as the tools for making sure the backed …

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  3. Code Katas

    I discovered a site called Code Wars which I'm going to use to help me learn JavaScript and tighten up my programming in general. So I signed up and played around with one of the Katas on the site.

    One of the things I noticed on the site was that …

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