Linux is the kernel that powers the cloud. This section contains content related to Linux, Linux distributions, web servers, and system administration.
It’s now possible to boot custom kernels and even alternate operating systems under your Linode instance by the use of pv-grub — a port of the GRUB bootloader into the Xen mini-os kernel. Essentially, your Linode boots into the pv-grub kernel, looks for your menu.lst and associated kernel files, and then executes your kernel. Although […]
[b]Utility to change a root password[/b] I’ve added a utility to change root password on a selected disk image. It’s [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/fschpasswd.cfm]available here[/url], off of the new [url=https://www.linode.com/members/utilities/]Utilities sub-tab[/url]. It’s pretty straightforward. You select a disk image, enter a new password twice, hit submit and the job is dispatched to the host. Your Linode must be […]