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JRuby Vagrant CentOS VirtualBox

My notes for creating a Vagrant CentOS VirtualBox for JRuby development. This setup uses PostgreSQL, Torque Box and Chef. NOTES: If you make a mistake and want to modify the box, you can do the following: Create the Virtualbox VM, but don’t add a disk Move the Vagrant box’s VMDK file: mv ~/.vagrant.d/boxes/jruby-centos65/0/virtualbox/box-disk1.vmdk ~/VirtualBox\ VMs/centos65/ … Continue reading

SmartOS, Project Fifo and Bind

At work we have been looking at using SmartOS for a skunk works project to test disaster recovery/flash back for Oracle DB using SmartOS and ZFS snapshots. One really nice frontend for SmartOS is Project Fifo. While offically it doesn’t support the current release of SmartOS, I have had issues running the recommended version of … Continue reading

Raspbian DevBox

I recently purchased a Raspberry PI to build a wifi access point to replace my dd-wrt WRT54G. Setting up a Raspberry Pi as a WiFi access point While I’m waiting on the kit, I figured it would be good to start getting familiar with Debian, and Raspbian in particular. After search around, trying a VirtualBox … Continue reading

Dreaded “Waiting for VM to boot. This can take a few minutes.”

So, I ran into the dreaded “Waiting for VM to boot. This can take a few minutes.” while doing vagrant up. I thought I had this resolved in my basebox with the postinstall fixups for udev, see DevOps Toolbox Well, guess not. After a bit of hunting around on google, I found this post: While, … Continue reading

DevOps Toolbox

Lately I’ve been doing more and more Chef cookbook development on my Mac. While some tools i’m still trying to get my head around (Berkshelf for one), I found this site: DevOps Toolbox Vagrant is a great tool for Dev, and I just love how easy it is to make VM’s. Since most of the … Continue reading