Kernel Upgrades Jan 20 11PM PST (GMT-0800)

     We will be upgrading to the 6.1.7 kernel this evening at 11pm.  Because KASAN caused issues with some of our servers, some would not boot with it, some were slower, we will only be putting it on two NFS servers that have been problematic.  I believe however that 6.1.7 has already addressed the bug because I found a patch in the changelog that addresses exactly the issue we’ve been experiencing, a use after free in nfsd.

     We will be rebooting centos7 and scientific7 earlier in the afternoon because of difficulties in upgrading those kernels that requires some extra processes.

     Tonight will affect all services, if all goes well we should be done by 11:30 and no service should be out more than 10 minutes EXCEPT for Yacy.  Yacy rebuilds it’s database upon reboot and this takes 30-45 minutes.

     This will also affect all of our fediverse servers, https://friendica.eskimo.com/, https://hubzilla.eskimo.com/, https://nextcloud.eskimo.com/ (currently unfederated owing to a plugin problem), and https://yacy.eskimo.com/.

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