Gentoo

kernel, nagle and delayed acks

Recompiling your kernel remotely is bad. Gentoo decided to remove the driver for my eth0 (which wasn’t in use) making my eth1 into eth0… in the process breaking netmount and all related daemons! The new kernel also decided to break apache… so I recompiled that… which broke PHP… which I recompiled… but it depended on […]

Gentoo

emerge -udv world

I haven’t done this for ages on my server. After it died yesterday under the most mysterious of circumstances, I am seriously considering doing an emerge world. I’m just worried that everything will fall apart; especially the qmail installation. Qmail is now marked as deprecated in portage; replaced by netqmail. Only one way to find […]