There was an update of glibc on CentOS 6http://lists.CentOS.org/pipermail/CentOS-announce/2015-January/020863.html and now:# needs-restarting1 : /sbin/initHow do i tell /sbin/init to use the updated files from glibc without..
There is no entry in fstab any more. Where can I change the mount options of /dev/..
I am struggling with kickstart. What I want to achieve is a reinstall, but some data partitions should survive the install, i.e. they should not be formatted. With a single disk this works, here is the relevant part from the kickstart file (I shorte..
I try do use one of the images available from These images comes in two flavors, one vmx, one ovf.I do not know how to convert one of these to CentOS6-libvirt-kvmvirt-convert gives me an error$ virt-convert -i ovf -o virt-image path_to_image.ovf ERRORCoul..
I find myself in a complicated situation and would like to ask the oracle (choke!) for help. I would like to install the packages from the continuous release repo and the yum config for this repo saysbaseurl=http://mirror.CentOS.org/CentOS/$releasever/cr/$basearch/we..
Short version: If I had a CPU with the aes-ni  feature would luks use it?I know that Upstream Vendors Security Guide  says:…snip The default cipher used for LUKS (refer to cryptsetup –help) is aes-cbc-essiv:sha256 (ESSIV – Encrypted Salt-Sec..
I am trying to get ipv6 firewall running. I did a very simple ip6tables rules and noticed very long running yum updates. I think that happened because firewall is dropping outgoing packets to port 80. Well, Ithought to mitigate the issue and chan..
Some of you have heard of CRIME, probably.from https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_..
On CentOS 6 I noticed very high load after installing and while the md raid 1 array was syncing. I found lots of complaints about performance degradation for md raid with enabled write-intent bitmap. See http://blog.liw.fi/posts/write-intent-bitma..