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‘COULD NOT MOUNT’ errors with Dell Firmware update image on USB

Updating the firmware on Dell PowerEdge server from downloaded images to USB failing. The errors output to the screen regarding...

CentOS7 now booting on Xen

The fallout from Spectre and Meltdown continue to plague me … us… all. Today saw a group of firmware /...

Fix CentOS VM not booting after recent patch

I am seeing CloudLinux7, and CentOS7 Virtual Machines patched to the latest kernel versions not booting on Xen based OnApp...

Initial Fallout Spectre/Meltdown

  End of business¬†Friday 5h January – the state of Kernels looked a little like this with a quick eyeball...

Spectre & Meltdown

Spectre and Meltdown are names that have been coined to cover a family of vulnerabilities that manifest themselves in design...

A pain shared

This week I have been gaining a hell-of-a-lot of pleasure watching other engineers embrace the same pain. While it certainly...

Carry On Regardless

Lets look at four examples I see with almost carbon copy regularity //1. NOTHING TO SEE HERE PLEASE MOVE ALONG...

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