Category Archives: downtime

Kernel upgrade

The kernel upgrade earlier today worked out pretty well, better than expected I have to say. So far things seems to be working very well. Bitlbeed now listens on (titan) instead of which was not really planned, and … Continue reading

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Network down

As you probably noticed, Titan’s internet connection has been down for almost the entire weekend. After a powerfailure this Saturday some of my ISP’s equipment died, and since they don’t work on weekends we had to wait until today to … Continue reading

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There was a poweroutage at 04.01AM this morning, it was long enough to force the server to shut down after the UPS ran out of power. When I woke up I used this opportunity to put some more RAM into … Continue reading

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Linux Local Root Exploit

There was news about a Local Root Exploit for Linux 2.6 on Slashdot yesterday. It’s pretty serious, and it affects most of the recent 2.6 kernels from what I can gather, up to kernel which is patched against this … Continue reading

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CPU fan broke down

This morning at about 05.00AM the CPU fan in the server broke down, causing the system to shut down. Fortunately, I was visiting my parents this weekend (where the server is at), so I managed to fix it and boot … Continue reading

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Snoopy, system reboot

Today I was trying to update a program called snoopy logger, which is a program to log all executed commands on a system. It does this by wrapping the function execve(), and it get’s called every time a program is … Continue reading

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