Kernel Blues?

You know, thanks to Intel’s little ‘design flaw’ in its CPUs and all of that buzz going on, we’re forced to patch around a little. This time, the linux kernel bails out *– * AR /usr/src/linux-4.14.12/tools/objtool/libsubcmd.a * CC /usr/src/linux-4.14.12/tools/objtool/libstring.o * CC /usr/src/linux-4.14.12/tools/objtool/str_error_r.o * LD /usr/src/linux-4.14.12/tools/objtool/objtool-in.o *make[2]: execvp: ./sync-check.sh: Permission denied *make[2]: *** [Makefile:49: /usr/src/linux-4.14.12/tools/objtool/objtool] Error 127 *make[1]: *** […]

ccache == more Speed?

Many people, especially around gentoo linux, do think that ccache is a must-have, reducing compile time pretty much. But is that really true? How much does it really help? Let’s nail it down with some facts: ccache parses the compiler call to make sure it’s a single compile as it doesn’t work with linking or multi-source builds (for […]

Syslog-NG rants

Today was the day of another lovely Syslog-NG update, which included upgrading the config file. In other words, browsing the docs for any important changes and migrating those. Isn’t that exactly one of our favorite tasks as it kills way too much time preventing us to do the important stuff? In the meanwhile I migrated to rsyslog as […]

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