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Openfiler – case of the missing storage

Today I was doing some cleanup on one of my Openfiler SAN Servers, in an attempt to recover unused disk space when I encounter an odd issue of the storage not being reclaimed. After waiting sometime I decided to investigate this problem. Opening putty, I SSH’ed into the server and was able to see that […]

How-To Technical

Openfiler USB Install

Details / OverviewRecently I had the need to boot Openfiler from a USB flash (thumb) drive.Note:  This installation method requires a Openfiler install to a hard disk, along with the USB driveI am using the hard drive installation to create a usb-storage enabled initrd file and thenI copy this new file to the USB drive so that I can […]