category: linux

Amdgpu Rx480 Screen Flickering

9 Dec, 2019 - 1 minutes

Apparently, in current versions of the amdgpu driver, there is a bug leading to screen flickering with rx470/480. To workaround, the corresponding bug report suggests switching the power saving performance_level away from auto:

Git commit signing

16 Dec, 2017 - 1 minutes

I've been trying to set up git commit signing, and was treated with the following error:

error: gpg failed to sign the data
fatal: failed to write commit object

automated gitolite backups

27 Jun, 2017 - 1 minutes

Since I run a gitolite server for my private projects, I needed a way to regularly backup these repositories. The following script is run via crontab as the gitolite user, and creates bundled versions of all hosted repositories. Those are then pushed via SMB to a network attached storage.

Linux daemon with inode watch

1 Feb, 2012 - 2 minutes

A simple example of a linux daemon watching a directory or file with inode watch. Changes are logged to syslog