Category Archives: SLES (SUSE Linux Enterprise Server)

Installing openSUSE Leap 42.1 on bcache root FS

Now that openSUSE Leap has been around for some time, I wanted to give it a try on one of our test SAN/NAS servers. One of the most basic elements of these SAN/NAS servers is using bcache to employ transparent … Continue reading

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Details on switching from mod_ssl to mod_nss, with FakeBasicAuth

The Internet is safe & secure, if you use encryption. At least that’s what we believed, before all these attacks on ciphers and their implementation. And since attacks like “Poodle” and “LogJam”, it’s time to upgrade to the most recent … Continue reading

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Adding features to initrd on every mkinitrd call

I came across a situation where I have to specify a specific feature to “mkinitrd” to make the system boot. The scripts won’t autodetect that requirement, so calling “mkinitrd” with the “-f” flag was the way to go. But what … Continue reading

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