Tagged: nix

The Nix mutli-monolith machine (NMMM). []

a <abbr>NMMM</abbr> computer

I redid how my services are structured. Instead of running each project on a separate VM, they’re now all running on a dedicated Hetzner machine. This is what I call the nix multi monolith machine (hence forth called NMMM, pronounced like tasting something delicious prefixed with an N). There …

Pinning nixops builds []

Pinned nixops

On one machine my Nixops builds and deploys, but on the other one it fails. Why? Isn’t nix supposed to deliver reproducible builds? Turns out nixops uses by default your system configurations’ channels rather then a pinned nix packages. Which is not why you’re using nix. You want …

Nixos on encrypted btrfs []

Nixos is heroin for tinkerers. Paradise can be tinkered together and be freely shared among peers because it’s fully reproducible! Jappie wanted more, he wanted a secure disk and a BTRFS. There used to be no guides for this, now there is.

Locked btrfs on nixos

The bullet was bitten, BTRFS was made …