IBM Cloud · linux · minicloud · PowerVS · ppc64le

ppc64le: creating a new CentOS8 .ova image for PowerVS

creating a new CentOS8 .ova image for PowerVS without a PowerVC 🙂


linux: pretty printing multi-path device name and size

As part of an automation I had to collect only the name and size of the multi-path devices attached to a given VM. Here is the result: multipath -ll | sed -n ‘/^mpath/,/^size/p’ >> /tmp/mpath.log && x=1 && while IFS=”” read -r p || [ -n “$p” ]; do STR1=$(printf ‘%s\n’ “$p” | sed ‘s/\s.*$//’);… Continue reading linux: pretty printing multi-path device name and size

linux · power · python

ppc64le: build rpkg on centos8

rpkg is a python library for dealing with rpm packaging in a git source control.

cloud · container · docker · linux · ppc64le

ppc64le: Docker 19.03 on RHEL8

The source code for the build can be found at

kubernetes · openshift

openshift: useful commands

A list of useful oc commands: 1. Get the web console URL:

linux · windows · x86_64

recover windows key from linux

that’s all!

container · go · linux · ppc64le

linux: building and executing containerd on Power

containerd is an industry-standard container runtime with an emphasis on simplicity, robustness and portability [1]. In this tutorial we are going to build and execute it on Power. Before we get started building it, we need to get a Power VM. Ask for a FREE account at Once you get it, you can start… Continue reading linux: building and executing containerd on Power

docker · linux

docker: get the env vars within the container


linux: add users in batch mode

cloud · docker · linux · ppc64le · s390x · x86_64

docker: creating multi-arch images

One of the great advantages of using containers [1] is that it brings flexibility to you deployments. You can have a container configured with everything you need and move it around to be executed where you want, which is a time saving approach (and reminds me of the Java’s WORA [2]: write once, run anywhere).… Continue reading docker: creating multi-arch images