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THIS is why we cannot have nice things.

Another morning. Another interaction with a third party. They have some high-value trigger words for me in their domain name....

CL7 Kernels and Xen PV

I have been having issues with Cloud Linux 7 on a Xen 4.4 platform (for example OnApp v5 LTS) –...

R1soft Disk Safe Locations and Names script

This week I had to pull data from 24 drives into a new instance of R1Soft Enterprise.  This is practical...

Xen based VM’s immune to Meltdown?

Humour me a moment – it would appear that the current stock Xen Paravirtualization is showing as not vulnerable to...

CentOS7 now booting on Xen

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

CentOS/CloudLinux 7 on Xen hanging at startup

Previously I posted on how to recover from failing to boot a new kernel. However, the issue still stands as...

Soft Restart of Dell R230 reporting memory issues.

I have noticed that a soft or software restart of Dell Power Edge R230 Server (four drive, big LED display...

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...

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