• 16.04 LTS (long term suff

    From naga@VERT/ABINARY to Ennev on Wed Jan 24 22:44:00 2018
    Am I the only one dealing with issue with the kernel fix for spectre and meltdown ?

    All my VM excepted my BBS that for legacy reason is a 32bit Ubuntu are affected, had to boot them with a previous kernel.

    I probably *should* be doing that, but I haven't. I'm just living on the edge and hoping nothing happens. I assume a fix will be coming down the pipeline
    too for my distro (debian) soon
  • From Digital Man@VERT to naga on Wed Jan 24 20:41:42 2018
    Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: naga to Ennev on Wed Jan 24 2018 10:44 pm

    Am I the only one dealing with issue with the kernel fix for spectre and meltdown ?

    All my VM excepted my BBS that for legacy reason is a 32bit Ubuntu are affected, had to boot them with a previous kernel.

    I probably *should* be doing that, but I haven't. I'm just living on the edge and hoping nothing happens. I assume a fix will be coming down the pipeline
    too for my distro (debian) soon

    You should let your sysop know there's no QWK tagline on your messages. :-)

    digital man

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  • From Nicholas Boel@VERT/PHARCYDE to Digital Man on Thu Jan 25 21:14:18 2018
    Hello,

    On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:41:42 -0800, Digital Man -> Naga wrote:

    You should let your sysop know there's no QWK tagline on your messages.
    :-)

    That's odd. Seeing as though I'm looking at SCFG -> Networks -> QWK Packet Networks -> Default Tagline right now, and it's definitely there.

    Just as well, SCFG -> Message Areas -> Dovenet -> Message Sub-boards -> <insert
    any Dovenet sub-board here> -> Network Options -> QWK Tagline is also filled in
    what what has always been there.

    Append Tag/Origin line is also set to "Yes."

    I haven't changed any settings here in regards to QWK networking, so was something changed in sbbsecho that may have broke the QWK tagline when gating between net types?

    Regards,
    Nick

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to Nicholas Boel on Fri Jan 26 00:10:59 2018
    Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: Nicholas Boel to Digital Man on Thu Jan 25 2018 09:14 pm

    Hello,

    On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:41:42 -0800, Digital Man -> Naga wrote:

    You should let your sysop know there's no QWK tagline on your messages.
    :-)

    That's odd. Seeing as though I'm looking at SCFG -> Networks -> QWK Packet Networks -> Default Tagline right now, and it's definitely there.

    Just as well, SCFG -> Message Areas -> Dovenet -> Message Sub-boards -> <insert
    any Dovenet sub-board here> -> Network Options -> QWK Tagline is also filled in
    what what has always been there.

    Append Tag/Origin line is also set to "Yes."

    I haven't changed any settings here in regards to QWK networking, so was something changed in sbbsecho that may have broke the QWK tagline when gating between net types?

    Are you the sysop of "ABINARY"? That's the system I was referring to.

    digital man

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  • From Ennev@VERT/MTLGEEK to naga on Fri Jan 26 07:28:12 2018
    I probably *should* be doing that, but I haven't. I'm just living on the edge and hoping nothing happens. I assume a fix will be coming down the pipeline too for my distro (debian) soon

    I'm just a compulsive updated, first thing i do in the morning is :

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    sudo apt-get autoremove
    sudo apt-get autoclean

    and a sudo shutdown -r now

    if required.

    Is there a cure ?

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  • From DaiTengu@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Ennev on Fri Jan 26 09:56:52 2018
    Re: Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: Ennev to naga on Fri Jan 26 2018 07:28 am

    I'm just a compulsive updated, first thing i do in the morning is :

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    sudo apt-get autoremove
    sudo apt-get autoclean

    and a sudo shutdown -r now

    if required.

    Is there a cure ?

    Sure, script it and throw it in a cron. You only really need to reboot if the kernel is updated, or glibc. (and there are ways around having to reboot if you update glibc).

    I do a yum update to most of my clients machines every night via cron (as almost all are on CentOS). Any errors in the update are e-mailed to me.

    DaiTengu

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  • From Ennev@VERT/MTLGEEK to DaiTengu on Fri Jan 26 14:27:13 2018
    Sure, script it and throw it in a cron. You only really need to reboot if the kernel is updated, or glibc. (and there are ways around having to
    reboot if you update glibc).

    Still what to do it myself, hate to makeup to a machine locked in a loop because the update did something messy.

    But less important machine I agree it's automatic.

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  • From MRO@VERT/BBSESINF to Ennev on Fri Jan 26 16:30:30 2018
    Re: Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: Ennev to naga on Fri Jan 26 2018 07:28 am

    I probably *should* be doing that, but I haven't. I'm just living on the edge and hoping nothing happens. I assume a fix will be coming down the pipeline too for my distro (debian) soon

    I'm just a compulsive updated, first thing i do in the morning is :

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
    sudo apt-get autoremove
    sudo apt-get autoclean

    and a sudo shutdown -r now

    if required.


    i'm scared i would have to reinstall.
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  • From Ennev@VERT/MTLGEEK to MRO on Fri Jan 26 19:22:15 2018
    i'm scared i would have to reinstall.

    I do take backup, but I would say after all theses years I rarely get any surprises.

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  • From Nicholas Boel@VERT/PHARCYDE to Digital Man on Fri Jan 26 23:06:44 2018
    Hello,

    On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:10:58 -0800, Digital Man -> Nicholas Boel wrote:

    Are you the sysop of "ABINARY"? That's the system I was referring to.

    Damnit. Sorry about that. I keep forgetting I'm not able to actually see the QWK kludges when not reading from Synchronet itself.

    It was passed to me without a QWK tagline, and all I read was the origin line from my echomail gate.

    Woops! ;)

    Regards,
    Nick

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  • From DaiTengu@VERT/ENSEMBLE to Ennev on Fri Jan 26 22:54:18 2018
    Re: Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: Ennev to DaiTengu on Fri Jan 26 2018 02:27 pm

    Sure, script it and throw it in a cron. You only really need to
    reboot if the kernel is updated, or glibc. (and there are ways around
    having to reboot if you update glibc).

    Still what to do it myself, hate to makeup to a machine locked in a loop because the update did something messy.

    apt and yum probably won't cause anything horrific to happen, unless you're running bleeding-edge custom repositories.

    But less important machine I agree it's automatic.

    I have a cron scheduled daily on some of the most important machines in the company I work for. Granted everything is CentOS 6 and stable as hell.

    DaiTengu

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  • From Nightfox@VERT/DIGDIST to DaiTengu on Thu Apr 26 17:04:46 2018
    Re: Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: DaiTengu to Ennev on Fri Jan 26 2018 10:54 pm

    apt and yum probably won't cause anything horrific to happen, unless you're running bleeding-edge custom repositories.

    If a certain food is more yum than others, I'm more apt to eat it.

    Nightfox

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  • From zharvek@VERT/ABINARY to Digital Man on Thu May 3 09:26:00 2018
    Odd, I'll check my system to see why the tag line is not there. I am the
    sysop of ABINARY.
  • From KK4QBN@VERT/KK4QBN to zharvek on Thu May 3 16:48:18 2018
    Re: 16.04 LTS (long term suff
    By: zharvek to Digital Man on Thu May 03 2018 09:26:00

    Odd, I'll check my system to see why the tag line is not there. I am the sysop of ABINARY.

    You more than likely have this area/group setup as a local message area and not a qwk networked area.

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