Author Archives: Robin Dong

puppet 3 certification problem on centos 7

I configure the puppet master and agent followed by this step. But when I run “puppet agent -t”, it report error:

My OS version is “Centos 7” and puppet version is “3.7.5”. After I have tried the way as this page answered, the problem still exists. Therefore, I write… Read more »

How to set the value of “$releasever” permanently for yum

In a test server I typed “sudo yum update”, it reported errors like:

Then I found this web in google for introducing how to get the value of “$releasever”, but it does not tell us how to set “$releasever” permanently. Therefore, I have to search word like “releasever” in… Read more »

Vault Conference 2015, in Boston

Vault Conference 2015 Registration First talk, and the sponsors John Spray and his talk about development updates of Ceph I and Coly also give a presentation about our Cold Storage project, the slide is here: Lambert: Achieve High Durability, Low Cost & Flexibility at Same Time — open source cold… Read more »

128bit atomic operation in arm64

In x86_64 architecture, we could use cmpxchg16b to compare and exchange a 128bit value in one atomic operation. But how to operate a 128bit value in aarch64 architecture (arm64) machine ? The answer is __atomic_compare_exchange(). As below code:

use “gcc test.c -o test” to compile code, but it reports:… Read more »

Run aarch64 binary on x86_64 machines

If we use qemu-arm64-system directly, it will cost too much time on IO and systemcalls.So I try to use SuSE’s userpsace mode qemu, which only reinterprets the arm64 instructions to x86_64 but processes all systemcalls to local host. This installation manual for user-mode qemu-arm64 has tested on debian-7.7.0 Step 1,… Read more »