Tagged: Windows


Accessing CephFS over Samba

CephFS is a very versatile, scaleable, distributed file system. I’ve gradually been scaling out my Ceph cluster and now have 65TB across 11 nodes, which in fairness is quite small as Ceph clusters go! One downside of CephFS however is that support for Windows clients is very lacking at the moment. There is currently some very early work ongoing to...

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No Text Displayed on Windows 7

I often end up doing various bits of technical support for my relatives. Recently however, I came across an interesting issue – a relative said that their Windows 7 laptop was displaying no text whatsoever – no text on the desktop icons, no text in most applications and if you clicked the start button, nothing would appear. Connecting remotely, I...