For various reasons I was wondering how many mount binds linux can handle (Lucid 32bit). I wrote a little script to test. It ran I am sure it can handle more, but I am bored with this endeavor now. 🙂
I was poking around coreutils, looking at the commands that I have never heard of, and I found the join command. Here is the explanation of from the man page. The join utility performs an “equality join” on the specified files and writes the result to the standard output. So, it sounds like the command … [Read more…]
A couple of weeks ago I found CVE-2014-3248. I reported it to Puppet Labs via their security reporting process, which was enjoyable. The Puppet Labs report is a bit light on details, so below I have published the E-Mail I sent them, which has more details and steps to reproduce. I was mildly entertained by … [Read more…]
This was the was the wonderful steak I consumed at Lambert’s a couple of weeks ago.
Click to view video. This is fancy, our washer has a clear top. Watch it go round and round. This is important stuff.
The mythical resolv.conf is often used but seldom understood. You might even run in to problems like we had over at WP Engine. It is very important to be able to understand how different types of failures will affect DNS. DNS is one of those services that even small increases in latency can have drastic … [Read more…]