Monthly Archives: April 2015

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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Linux, RDP and SmartCard readers

We’re a Linux-mostly shop, running only¬† “Microsoft Windows” machines for specific software environments not available for Linux. One of those environments is DATEV “Unternehmen online”, which is bound to “Internet Explorer” and to using the DATEV (Windows-only) “Sicherheitspaket”, enabling access … Continue reading

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