Monthly Archives: December 2017

KVM Quick VirtIO 9p Testing

I did some quick testing on using virtio (filesystem passthrough) with some of my KVM virtual machines.  Typically, I have been using NFSv3 and I haven’t really had much of a problem.  For the heck of it, I did some testing with virtio pass-throughs instead, since I assumed it would be a lighter and more efficient method.  I… Read More »

Arch Linux – Automating Single Package Updates

I have been a long time user of Arch and recently, I wanted to update a single package on a set schedule.  Here is how you can do it from a simple bash script: #!/bin/bash # the next line updates the package database only pacman -Sy # the next line updates only a single package… Read More »