Guide on removing a Linux mdadm RAID1 array while preserving existing partition data, avoiding the need to reinstall or copy files around.

If you ever end up with a similar need, here is how I did it. It goes without saying that you should back up data before doing anything, otherwise you acce...

I recently migrated virtual machines from VMware ESXi to Proxmox VE, and hit a few quirks in the process. Here are my notes in case that may help.

Both VMware ESXi and Proxmox VE support OVF. The goal is to export a VM in OVF format from VMware ESXi and then import the OVF on Proxmox VE.

It’s been several years now that OVH offers dedicated hosting under 3 brands:

  • OVH itself, targeting high-end and enterprises willing to pay top $$$.
  • SoYouStart, for good hardware on a reasonable budget.
  • Kimsufi, the low-cost offering.

When spinning up a dedicated server, we can pick f...

Open source communities on collaborative Git platforms (such as GitHub and GitLab) usually ask contributors to submit changes to the upstream repository from a fork.

Unlike an actual fork which branches off from upstream and has a life of its own, a contribution fork merely is a container for co...

I’ve been fortunate enough to own an ASUS TUF RTX 3080 OC since January. It’s a great gaming card but I was slightly surprised with the memory thermal performance, noticing \(T_{junction}\) spikes up to 104°​C in certain circumstances (hello DLSS + Ray Tracing). It seems this is still within okay-...

Hades is my GotY for 2020 – and it seems I’m not the only one judging by the awards on Steam 👀

No surprise here: I loved Supergiant Games’ Bastion, and am a long time action roguelike, dungeon crawler, and die and retry player (Children of Morta, Risk of Rain, Crypt of the Necrodancer, Dungeon...