<![CDATA[Eskimo North]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:50:05 -0800 Smartfeed extension for phpBB nanook@eskimo.com http://www.eskimo.com/forums/styles/Carbon/theme/images/site_logo.gif <![CDATA[Eskimo North]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums en-gb Thu, 15 Nov 2018 02:50:05 -0800 10 <![CDATA[Dreams, Thoughts, Philosophy :: Other Dreams :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=400&p=777#p777
The last few years my dreams have changed radically to where they are rarely me being me, they are me living some entirely different life. About the only characteristic I seem to retain is my sex, I am always male in these dreams, but not much else.

Often they seem to be me in some parallel universe, I am in Seattle but it's not Seattle, there are hills where there are not in Seattle, Lake Washington is missing, sometimes the Puget Sound is missing, in short there are structural geographical differences that could make it an entirely different planet, yet there are familiar places like Seattle only they are different.

The last couple of days I've snapped back to having dreams of my life, last night I had three different dreams working in the telephone company where I worked from 1978-1995. However, I never got very involved with #5ESS switching technology except from the software side, how to fix the database when translations folks broke it, but in these dreams I was more heavily involved with it's regular maintenance and the dreams were projected into the future when the technology had evolved significantly from the time I was involved.

The specifics of how the technology had changed in particular involved the central computer that controlled the beast, a Western Electric model 3B20D running Unix RTR. The 'D' in the computer model stands for Duplex meaning there were two CPUs running in step with matching circuitry and if there was a mismatch diagnostics would be run to determine which CPU had failed and remove it from service. The RTR stood for real-time reliable which meant it was a Unix that had a very low latency kernel so it could respond to events essentially in real time, and it talked to this matching circuitry and duplex hardware in such a way that it would remain running even in the event of a CPU failure.

When I was involved, this computer involved shelves of circuit packs, many, to form the entire computer. But in my recent dreams the entire CPU had been fit into a box about 14" cubical with maybe half a dozen circuit packs, and the entire box was easily removable to be serviceable. In short it used a much higher level of integration in the integrated circuits allowing for functionality to be significantly reduced, heat production reduced, and operating speed significantly increased.

Tried to find a good image of what the 3B20D or it's replacement the 3B21D looked like but all I can find is #1AESS stuff, the previous generation. Anyway, suffice it to say it looked a lot more compact and advanced in these dreams as if I were seeing an alternate of what would have happened if I had not left in 1995, but truth be told it just wasn't a happy place for me.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=400&p=777#p777 Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:27:54 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=400&p=777#p777
<![CDATA[Dreams, Thoughts, Philosophy :: Post Apocalyptic Dream :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=403&p=780#p780
It was very strange, about 99.99% of the people were just missing. No bodies, no property damage, fire, bombs, dead bodies laying around, infectious agents, just everyone gone. I had no awareness of what happened to them only that they were gone. My wife and oldest son Carl were still here, the rest of my kids, all of our relatives and friends, gone.

Paper money had returned to it's intrinsic value because anyone could just smash the window out of a bank, climb in and take all the cash they wanted, there were no police to stop them. For some reason I had little concern over the future, did not think of things like stocking up on a few generators, freezers, fuel, to store frozen food, etc.

There wasn't much violence, people went into stores and took what they needed but it really wasn't looting per se' because there was no functional economy, no means of exchange except for direct trading and even there people to trade with were so rare and infrequently encountered even that was pretty much meaningless.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=403&p=780#p780 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:04:57 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=403&p=780#p780
<![CDATA[Dreams, Thoughts, Philosophy :: Thoughts :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=405&p=782#p782 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=405&p=782#p782 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 23:04:14 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=405&p=782#p782 <![CDATA[Dreams, Thoughts, Philosophy :: Out of Body :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=409&p=787#p787
I went to some really fantastic places and wanted to test the reality of this. So I devised a plan. The next time I was out of body in one of these states, I would go to a place that I had not been to before but that was close enough to drive to. Then upon returning I would write down everything I could remember about the place, go there, and see if it matched what I wrote down. It did, exactly.

I was able to travel to any place or time but I only time traveled into the future twice and past once. The fear involved in going into the future is I would see my own death and then try to change it and somehow mess up the entire time line.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=409&p=787#p787 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 22:16:32 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=409&p=787#p787
<![CDATA[Dreams, Thoughts, Philosophy :: What If? :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=415&p=793#p793
If reincarnation is real and most of us just do not remember, then what if we can be incarnated in more than one life at the same physical time, not the same time for us experientially but in the physical world we can exist in multiple bodies at the same time.

What if ALL of the bodies are just one life reincarnated, all of the bodies throughout history, perhaps all life throughout history, on this planet and others, all planets, are us, the same life?

Perhaps the creator and the created are not so separate. Jesus speaks of us being in him as he is in the father if we believe in him.

Perhaps at the end of it all we will remember every life. It will seem such an embarrassment, the way we've treated each other.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=415&p=793#p793 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 16:36:15 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=415&p=793#p793
<![CDATA[Health :: The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Weight :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=402&p=779#p779 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=402&p=779#p779 Mon, 29 Oct 2018 21:23:45 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=402&p=779#p779 <![CDATA[Music :: WIsh I spoke Vietnamese :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=387&p=760#p760 [youtube][/youtube]]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=387&p=760#p760 Sun, 21 Oct 2018 02:30:45 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=387&p=760#p760 <![CDATA[Society and Politics :: Why No PayPal :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=404&p=781#p781
https://off-guardian.org/2018/10/30/gab ... e-horizon/]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=404&p=781#p781 Tue, 30 Oct 2018 15:28:19 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=404&p=781#p781
<![CDATA[Society and Politics :: What We Get for our Taxes? :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=411&p=789#p789 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=411&p=789#p789 Sat, 03 Nov 2018 16:34:41 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=411&p=789#p789 <![CDATA[Society and Politics :: Hacking Democracy :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=412&p=790#p790 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=412&p=790#p790 Tue, 06 Nov 2018 20:11:59 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=412&p=790#p790 <![CDATA[Society and Politics :: The Jackles Are Now Devouring Each Other :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=416&p=794#p794 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=416&p=794#p794 Fri, 09 Nov 2018 16:29:52 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=43&t=416&p=794#p794 <![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: David Wilcock on Disclosure and Deep State :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=398&p=775#p775 [/youtube]]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=398&p=775#p775 Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:40:02 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=398&p=775#p775 <![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: Clementine Lunar Photograph :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=399&p=776#p776
I don't know how you explain these structures except as the creation of intelligent beings.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=399&p=776#p776 Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:44:39 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=399&p=776#p776
<![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: Falcon Nine Launch :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=401&p=778#p778 [youtube][/youtube]]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=401&p=778#p778 Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:45:53 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=401&p=778#p778 <![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: British Airforce Officer Chased 8000 MPH UFO :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=406&p=783#p783 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=406&p=783#p783 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 00:20:30 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=406&p=783#p783 <![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: Linda Moulton Howe on Aliens Walking among Us :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=407&p=784#p784 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=407&p=784#p784 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:47:32 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=407&p=784#p784 <![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: Why is NASA Covering up Mars Volcanic Eruption? :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=408&p=786#p786
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nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=408&p=786#p786 Thu, 01 Nov 2018 18:17:50 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=408&p=786#p786
<![CDATA[Space, UFO, Et, Aliens :: Roswell Alien Interview Revisited :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=418&p=796#p796 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=418&p=796#p796 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 00:33:06 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=36&t=418&p=796#p796 <![CDATA[Tech Talk :: any sendmail experts out there? :: Author chips]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=764#p764 chips@eskimo.com (chips) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=764#p764 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:08:05 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=764#p764 <![CDATA[Tech Talk :: Re: any sendmail experts out there? :: Reply by Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=766#p766 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=766#p766 Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:48:55 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=391&p=766#p766 <![CDATA[Tech Talk :: Windows 10 and old Nvidia cards :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=393&p=767#p767
Both Windows 10 and Nvidia will tell you those cards are not supported under Windows 10, but they are supported under Windows 8.1 and if you go grab the drive for Windows 8.1 it will install and function just fine in Windows 10.

I had to upgrade to Windows 10 in order to be able to troubleshoot some issues for my customers but I had an old Dell machine. I already knew I could not put a more powerful GPU in it because the power supply was just marginal for what was there and Dell in their infinite fuckism er, wisdom chose to use non-standard physical dimensions for their components including power supplies.

It seems to me that these companies have conspired to force you to buy new hardware when you really don't need it so hope this information will help some others. And as far as Linux goes, the nouveau drivers have been improved to the point where they work fine in fully GPU accelerated mode so there is no longer a need for nvidia drivers under modern Linux systems.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=393&p=767#p767 Wed, 24 Oct 2018 02:54:09 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=393&p=767#p767
<![CDATA[World Events :: Israel - This Must Stop. :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=419&p=797#p797 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=419&p=797#p797 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:24:38 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=419&p=797#p797 <![CDATA[World Events :: The Ruling Class Should Be Subjected to The Same Rules as Us :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=420&p=798#p798 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=420&p=798#p798 Sun, 11 Nov 2018 18:29:18 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=26&t=420&p=798#p798 <![CDATA[Your Products and Services :: If you are doing a seller financed mortgage :: Author chips]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=390&p=763#p763 http://www.afts.com/Contracts.afts.html]]> chips@eskimo.com (chips) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=390&p=763#p763 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 21:05:57 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=27&t=390&p=763#p763 <![CDATA[Announcements :: Network Maintenance October 24th 00:01-04:00AM :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=383&p=756#p756 Posted on October 17, 2018

ISOMEDIA will be performing network maintenance on Wednesday October 24th 2018 from 12:01AM PST to 04:00AM Pacific Time. The work being performed is not expected to be service affecting. As a precaution, please ensure that your Internet equipment is performing no critical updates, backups, or other activities over your connection during this time frame.

iSOMEDIA is the provider of our co-location rack where our Internet servers are located.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=383&p=756#p756 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:51:31 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=383&p=756#p756
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Mail Server Trouble :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=384&p=757#p757 Posted on October 18, 2018

The client mail server is currently down being restored from backup. For reasons I am unable to identify, the init start up script fails to parse the entire /etc.rc.d/rc5.d directory stopping just before postfix even though if I run the scripts they run fine.

I am restoring the server from backups which I hope will resolve the problem. Expected downtime is about 20 minutes. Mail should be functional by 8:20PM Pacific Time.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=384&p=757#p757 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:06:33 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=384&p=757#p757
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Mail Server Fixed and Configuration Improved :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=385&p=758#p758
Mail Server Configuration Changes
Posted on October 18, 2018

I have made several changes to mail server configurations and DNS that should reduce spam and viruses.

No mail will be accepted to user@mail.eskimo.com via any of the mail servers.
SPF records are now published for mail.eskimo.com. This should prevent forgeries since SPF records are checked on all of our servers.
The issue which prevented the clamav anti-virus database from being updated has been repaired.
Fail2ban was not starting on mail allowing that machine to be used for brute force password guessing attacks. This has been fixed.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=385&p=758#p758 Thu, 18 Oct 2018 21:28:23 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=385&p=758#p758
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Julinux.Yellow-Snow.Net Fixed :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=386&p=759#p759
The shell server julinux.yellow-snow.net is now back in operation. After going down a lot of rabbit holes, I thought to ask systemd the status of nis, and low and behold it was disabled. I re-enabled it and now all is well. So when you do an upgrade of ubuntu or a Ubuntu-derived distribution that is something to lookout for.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=386&p=759#p759 Sat, 20 Oct 2018 02:33:35 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=386&p=759#p759
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Incoming Mail Servers Upgraded :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=388&p=761#p761 Posted on October 21, 2018

I managed to get everything working on new mail servers based upon Ubuntu 18.04 and for me at least spam filtering is working much better. Prior to the upgrade I was getting between 1/3rd and 1/4th of spam in my INBOX rather than spam box, now I am getting 1/25 spams in my INBOX the rest to the spam box and so far no false positives.

The new servers bring new versions of just about all of the spam control facilities, new versions of spamassassin, postgres, dkim, spf milter, clamav, etc. It’s still older version of postfix, procmail, and smartlist because I can not get the newer versions to play together well owing to the fact that they each want to operate in their own chroot jail which unfortunately doesn’t give them access to each other which they need to function. I think eventually I will be able to get the newer version of postfix working but the new procmail is too broken.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=388&p=761#p761 Sun, 21 Oct 2018 17:21:06 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=388&p=761#p761
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Web Server Issues October 22nd 2018 :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=389&p=762#p762 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=389&p=762#p762 Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:04:40 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=389&p=762#p762 <![CDATA[Announcements :: Ubuntu Upgraded to 18.10 :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=392&p=765#p765 Java 11. The packaged JDK seems to be missing some library files so that is why Oracle's version is installed.]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=392&p=765#p765 Tue, 23 Oct 2018 04:27:53 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=392&p=765#p765 <![CDATA[Announcements :: Social.Eskimo.Com :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=394&p=770#p770 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=394&p=770#p770 Thu, 25 Oct 2018 17:58:36 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=394&p=770#p770 <![CDATA[Announcements :: Upgrades Saturday October 27th :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=395&p=771#p771 Posted on October 26, 2018

I will be upgrading the physical host machines to Ubuntu 18.10 early Saturday morning. The upgrade process is rather long and grueling and during at least part of it breaks NIS. However, these machines are all NIS slaves and I will time the upgrades such that only one will be affected at any given time so all of the client machines should be okay. However, all will go down several times during the upgrade process, Normally Linux upgrades require only a single reboot however to work around bugs in the upgrade process regarding NIS, it will be necessary to de-install / re-install nis and reboot possibly more than once. So there may be multiple outages between 12:01 – 6:00 AM on Saturday the 27th. This upgrade is important as it fixed the issue of NFS not mounting reliably at least with all the machines with modern kernels. It will not fix the old CentOS 6 machine that everyone loves however.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=395&p=771#p771 Fri, 26 Oct 2018 02:12:44 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=395&p=771#p771
<![CDATA[Announcements :: New Postfix Rules :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=396&p=773#p773 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=396&p=773#p773 Fri, 26 Oct 2018 16:33:26 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=396&p=773#p773 <![CDATA[Announcements :: Saturday Upgrades Completed :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=397&p=774#p774 Posted on October 27, 2018

All of the physical hosts have now been upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10. There were a couple of issues, the upgrade replaced /etc/defaults/nis and turned the NIS servers off. It took me several hours to find and correct that.

Second problem was that some of the old kvm machine types, including the one that our web server used, were no longer supported on the i7-6850 platform. Finally found that and changed the virtual machines to currently supported machine types which actually improve security.

I did not expect to use the entire midnight – 6AM time frame but as it happened got everything back online at 5:50AM so almost went over. If you encounter any problems please use Support->Tickets to generate a ticket. Thank you.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=397&p=774#p774 Sat, 27 Oct 2018 06:05:38 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=397&p=774#p774
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Name Service Issues Early Morning November 3rd :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=410&p=788#p788
I did not expect last night to be a maintenance night but it had other ideas. Around 3AM name service for our own hosts failed although our name servers were still resolving external hosts fine.

The issue was caused by an update that replaced the named apparmor profile on the master name server. We use a hidden master (a master which is not reachable from the outside world) for security reasons. I use a file system layout for named that is different from the default Ubuntu layout. I had to modify the apparmor profile accordingly. When the update replaced my modified profile, it resulted in named not being able to read some of it’s configuration files and then failing to resolve local host names as a result.

This has been corrected.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=410&p=788#p788 Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:58:47 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=410&p=788#p788
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Reboots – Nov 7th 01:30-02:00 :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=413&p=791#p791
I will be rebooting all of the Intel based machines between 1:30AM – 2:00AM November 7th to make active several security updates that patch serious issues with openssl, systemd, and DNS.

Downtime for any given machine should not exceed about 15 minutes. Most will be less.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=413&p=791#p791 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 01:32:22 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=413&p=791#p791
<![CDATA[Announcements :: Reboots Completed :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=414&p=792#p792
Reboots to make active security patches have been completed. Sorry it took me somewhat longer than anticipated owing to I had a couple of machines that were stubborn and did not want to go down for reboot.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=414&p=792#p792 Wed, 07 Nov 2018 02:32:16 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=414&p=792#p792
<![CDATA[Announcements :: New Links :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=421&p=799#p799 Posted on November 12, 2018

I’ve added a couple of links to our links pull down on our web site. One is to something called “Tech Rights” which deal with things like copyrights, patents, and particularly how they affect the open source and technological user community.

The second link that I have added is to “Open Source“, a website that has many good technical articles including many good tutorials regarding how to utilize Linux and Open Source software. These will help you make better use of many of the facilities here.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=421&p=799#p799 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:35:18 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=421&p=799#p799
<![CDATA[Using Linux :: Synth function of play :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=417&p=795#p795
play -n synth 5 sine 50

Would generate a 50 Hz sine wave for five seconds. "man play" will show other options.]]>
nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=417&p=795#p795 Sat, 10 Nov 2018 17:28:14 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=417&p=795#p795
<![CDATA[Funny :: Re: Bringing Sexy Back :: Reply by Abe]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=753#p753 tessa1998x@aol.com (Abe) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=753#p753 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 03:20:06 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=753#p753 <![CDATA[Funny :: Re: Bringing Sexy Back :: Reply by Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=755#p755 nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=755#p755 Wed, 17 Oct 2018 18:07:46 -0700 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=321&p=755#p755 <![CDATA[Funny :: Forgot the Stopper :: Author Nanook]]> http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=422&p=800#p800 ]]> nanook@eskimo.com (Nanook) http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=422&p=800#p800 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:41:09 -0800 http://www.eskimo.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=422&p=800#p800