Unable to start init, probably incorrect template

You may receive an error “Unable to start init, probably incorrect template” while starting a VPS. The “incorrect template” problem occurs when the “init” on the VPS goes missing. The init file resides under /sbin i.e. check ls -la /vz/private/VEID/sbin/init of a VPS. If the file is missing or the […]

-bash: locate: command not found

Error Message: [root@server ~]# locate filename -bash: locate: command not found You may receive the above error message while searching a file using locate command and the error indicates that the package “slocate” required for the locate command is not installed. To install the package, execute: yum -y install slocate […]

Creating A Local Yum Repository (CentOS)

Sometimes it can be handy to set up your own repository to prevent from downloading the remote repository over and over again. This tutorial shows how to create a CentOS mirror for your local network. If you have to install multiple systems in your local network then all needed packages […]

Disable auto fsck

I have a huge external usb drive set to be auto-mounted during backup processes and did not want to run fsck on every mount. With the below setting it would completely turn off the auto fsck check. # tune2fs -c 0 -i 0 </dev/partition> However, I would highly suggest atleast […]