Fix Broken Broadband

Substandard service So it is mid-2022 and my broadband is: PPPoE No IPv6 MTU at 1492 locked down router based on OpenWRT that provider thinks is awesome no static IP Time to fix as many things as can be fixed. Prereqs There are two: Call ISP and get your PPPoE username and password. Quite oftern you need make few calls/online chats. Bin the provided “router” and connect something decent to ONT....

June 25, 2022 · 8 min · Bart Prokop

My Arch Linux Tweaks

Switching my shell to zsh First, zsh usually does not come pre-installed. sudo pacman -S zsh chsh -l chsh -s /usr/bin/zsh Then after re-logging, I go with “do nothing”: This is the Z Shell configuration function for new users, zsh-newuser-install. You are seeing this message because you have no zsh startup files (the files .zshenv, .zprofile, .zshrc, .zlogin in the directory ~). This function can help you with a few settings that should make your use of the shell easier....

June 25, 2022 · 1 min · Bart Prokop

Backing BTRFS filesystem with Restic to Storj.

I’m using BTRFS on my home server. One of subvolumes is called media and is used to store curated collection of personal and professional photos, movies, books, etc. for whole family. In this post, I will share my experience with backing the whole media NAS share (currently 116 GiB). Backup procedure Consistency - preparing backup source First snapshot btrfs subvolume snapshot -r /mnt/t20raid/svols/media /mnt/t20raid/snaps/media/2022-05-31 Create a readonly snapshot of '/mnt/t20raid/svols/media' in '/mnt/t20raid/snaps/media/2022-05-31' restic backup to Storj via S3 gateway...

June 5, 2022 · 2 min · Bart Prokop

Btrfs on Luks

Resources: Relevant gist

June 5, 2022 · 1 min · Bart Prokop