OCI Instance stuck in “starting”, “stopping”, “rebooting”, what to do?

What to do when your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure instance gets instance Recently right after doing a regular apt-get dist-upgrade my OCI instance got stuck for a few hours in the “reboot” state. Using the web GUI to restart didn’t work, and the result was the same through the command line…. Continue reading

SystemD: a few sample scripts to run Selenium Hub

[Work-In-Progress post]   This morning, I crafted a few systemd unit files to help me manage running a Selenium Hub. As an extra benefit, I have some stuff ready for whenever I move to using CoreOS. 🙂 I'll keep the files here:   https://github.com/PortNumber53/systemd-stuffs/tree/master/selenium-hub   So if you're familiar with… Continue reading