January 17, 2009
If you look in ps for a process, you will usually see the characters S or R… and sometimes others. But what do they mean?
The kernel contains something called a run queue. When a process is ready to run, it tells the kernel that it needs some cycles from the CPU. Once [...]
January 15, 2009
Sometimes when on a Linux system, you will encounter a problem with running out of disk space when it appears that you haven’t. This is because there are actually two different resources on a Linux filesystem.
Disk space – this is the total amount of space allotted to all of your files.
Inodes – this is [...]