Month: June 2011

  • Checking for the existence of domains from commandline in Bash

    while read line; do wget –quiet –spider –timeout=10 $line; if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then echo $line; fi; done < "/tmp/domains.txt" /tmp/domains.txt would hold the list of domain names separated by newline. Note this is just a quick hack and not entirely reliable.

  • myisamcheck running out of tmp space

    Recently I was running myisamcheck on an entire database housed inside a vserver. And, by default vserver mounts a 16MB ramfs on /tmp. This obviously is not an ideal solution when you are running a DB server that has a few tables that are around 20GB. So I had to specify a different directory for…