Re: [DNG] Update on the Green Hat Hackers attack

2019-04-01 Thread Adrian Zaugg
I'd definitively preferred: Devuan embraces Systemd! After thorough discussions in our technical committee Devuan decided to ship systemd with its next release "Beowulf" as the standard init. Systemd is a complete pot of terware that will enhance Devuan to an industry approved, enterprise grade

Re: [DNG] I wrote IBM

2019-09-30 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi all Steve's initiative can in deed have some good effect and it's normal political work he initiated. Nothing to blame him for! There can be other than technical solutions to the problems that systemd imposed. Regards, Adrian. ___ Dng mailing list

Re: [DNG] Insane defaults on Raspberry Pi images - How to fix corruption/dataloss

2019-12-06 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 08.11.19 17:13, g4sra via Dng wrote: > PS: Being Raspberry Pi specific, I do not know why Raspbian does not use > F2FS, but that does not exclude Devuan from using it. There are some alternatives to F2FS like UBIFS and a few others. As it is said thas FS that do wear levelling on their own

Re: [DNG] Can we fix this DMARC thing?

2020-01-01 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Steve In the DMARC FAQ, Section "Receiver Questions" they say: "If emails from mailing lists are important to your users, you may therefore consider to apply specific rules for emails coming from mailing lists." [1] This is the situation right now with the DNG list: It's up to the people who

Re: [DNG] Can we fix this DMARC thing?

2019-12-28 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Steve In the DMARC FAQ, Section "Receiver Questions" they say: "If emails from mailing lists are important to your users, you may therefore consider to apply specific rules for emails coming from mailing lists." [1] This is the situation right now with the DNG list: It's up to the people who

Re: [DNG] Beowulf Beta is here!

2020-04-05 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 22.03.20 13:02, Dan Purgert wrote: > On Mar 21, 2020, Adrian Zaugg wrote: > The entire point of the public key is that it can be obtained over any > insecure medium, and still provide the correct signature verification. That is true, yes. But if you get other keys in your keystore

Re: [DNG] Beowulf Beta is here!

2020-04-05 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Dan On 05.04.20 13:12, Dan Purgert wrote:> OK, so now you've "verified(tm)" that you successfully got > "devuan_a1gn1ng_key" from https://devane.com/pgp.asc. Great that you > were able to verify the server. But you still got a bogus key :) > > Which was pretty much my point -- TLS doesn't

[DNG] beowulf and partitionable md raids

2020-05-15 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Dear Dev1ers Unfortunately Debian still thinks partionable RAIDs are not worth to integrate into the installer. Like this it is still hard work to get a Devuan beowulf on a bootable partionable md raid1 and with UEFI not even possible according to my tries... First of all I believe

Re: [DNG] Beowulf Beta is here!

2020-03-22 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 19.03.20 20:37, aitor_czr wrote: > As you know, you need to install the gpg key of gnuinos: > > # curl http://packages.gnuinos.org/gnuinos_pk.asc | apt-key add - Please get your keys always over secured connections. Use https. This is also bad in the docs for Devuan: apt-get

Re: [DNG] package missing System V init script

2021-01-06 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 02.01.21 15:57, Adrian Zaugg wrote: > OK, I will start upstreams then. It is about syncthing relay server (package syncthing-relaysrv). There is now a Feature Request here: https://github.com/syncthing/syncthing/issues/7254 ...and a, hmmm, beta version of the script: https://ente.limmat

Re: [DNG] What I learned at Distrowatch

2020-12-09 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 01.12.20 15:16, Mason Loring Bliss wrote: > This brings us to the other thing worthy of note. Try sometime to install > Devuan (not Debian, Devuan) without systemd and you'll be in for a rude > shock. It's installed by default, and it's a massive pain to eradicate it. What shows apt

Re: [DNG] snapd in Devuan? Dependency on systemd...

2020-12-09 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 02.12.20 08:44, Ian Zimmerman wrote: > Sorry, I feel contrarian today (and many other days too). So there: > > http://michael.orlitzky.com/articles/lets_not_encrypt.xhtml So, then use DANE. The critics on the CA design I share basically, but his comparison with tofu of SSH misses the whole

Re: [DNG] What I learned at Distrowatch

2020-12-10 Thread Adrian Zaugg
x1 (>= 1.32) Depends: libssl1.1 (>= 1.1.1) Depends: libsystemd0 [...] I see it different on a beowulf system as well as on ascii, you may also see this in /var/lib/dpkg/status. Regards, Adrian. On 10.12.20 11:40, aitor wrote: > Hi again, > > On 12/10/20 11:31 AM, aitor wrote: >>

Re: [DNG] Oldstable and Archive timing expectations?

2020-12-12 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 04.12.20 19:43, goli...@devuan.org wrote: > You might want to have a look at Debian's release schedule: > > https://wiki.debian.org/DebianReleases > Does Devuan not follow the LTS schedule? https://wiki.debian.org/LTS Because when Debian Releases X as stable, Devuan needs some time to

Re: [DNG] What I learned at Distrowatch

2020-12-10 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 10.12.20 20:42, Steve Litt wrote: > On Thu, 10 Dec 2020 01:40:39 +0100 > Adrian Zaugg wrote: > > Wait a minute. When you say "without GUI", do you mean no X installed, I just mean no GUI, because with a GUI I don't know exactly. I know there are some Desktop

Re: [DNG] package missing System V init script

2021-01-02 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 02.01.21 15:27, Antony Stone wrote: > I would start by finding out whether any older version of the package (for > Debian, Ubuntu, or anything else it's previously been packaged for) had such > a > script, and it looks like it's been dropped, or whether there never was one > in > the

[DNG] package missing System V init script

2021-01-02 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Dear List Yesterday I installed syncthing-relaysrv, which is missing the init script for System V based systems. What is the best practice to report such problem? Open a bug in Devuan, Debian or upstreams? Thanks, Adrian. ___ Dng mailing list

Re: [DNG] Need install Devuan Beowolf but got "initramfs" prompt

2021-02-01 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Budi It is difficult to help, if you don't write what you exactly donwloaded, how you tried to install, on what system etc. It is somehow like: "I ate somethin' for dinner and now I have stomach ache. Please help me!!!" – what would you answer? Reading that on a mailing list you probably would

Re: [DNG] Upgrasde Jessie -> Beowulf ...

2021-02-01 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Luciano The script is around as usual, also in Beowulf – so it's not normal, if you don't have it. Regards, Adrian. On 01.02.21 17:35, Luciano Mannucci wrote: > > ... Done. > Seems to work pretty well. > I've done the classic path: Jessie -> Ascii (checked, everything was > running) then

Re: [DNG] Strange behaviour with last version of grub

2021-03-09 Thread Adrian Zaugg
In der Nachricht vom Saturday, 6 March 2021 19:16:13 CET schrieb fsmithred via Dng: > I could not reproduce the problem on a system that boots legacy bios and > uses grub-pc. ...my machine where it happened is a Legacy-BIOS-MBR-Installation. signature.asc Description: This is a digitally

Re: [DNG] Strange behaviour with last version of grub

2021-03-21 Thread Adrian Zaugg
In der Nachricht vom Tuesday, 9 March 2021 18:40:22 CET schrieb Adrian Zaugg: > In der Nachricht vom Saturday, 6 March 2021 19:16:13 CET schrieb fsmithred > via > Dng: > > I could not reproduce the problem on a system that boots legacy bios and > > uses grub-pc. >

Re: [DNG] Strange behaviour with last version of grub

2021-03-04 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Viverna In der Nachricht vom Thursday, 4 March 2021 17:22:42 CET schrieb viverna: > And now the question. Has anyone reported the error in Devuan? Has > anyone haved this problem? Yes, it happened on one of my machines too. I did not yet check what really happened and did not try to solve it

Re: [DNG] Strange behaviour with last version of grub

2021-03-05 Thread Adrian Zaugg
On 05.03.21 05:08, wirelessduck--- via Dng wrote: > The changelog mentions changes to secure boot. Could that be related to > the issue? No, not in my case, secure boot is not in use on the concerned system. Does anyone see this problem on Debian too (non-bootable after GRUB update)?

[DNG] Fwd: Upcoming compatibility problem of oldstable (and older) vs. certificates from Let's Encrypt

2021-09-09 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Dear List As far as I can tell, the reported issue on Debian-LTS List is also relevant for Devuan jessie, ascii and beowulf. Regards, Adrian. -- Forwarded Message -- Subject: Upcoming compatibility problem of oldstable (and older) vs. certificates from Let's Encrypt Date:

Re: [DNG] Fwd: Upcoming compatibility problem of oldstable (and older) vs. certificates from Let's Encrypt

2021-09-19 Thread Adrian Zaugg
The issue has been recently resolved by the LTS Team, see LTS Advisory DLA-2761-1 an DLA-2760-1. [1] Thanks to the LTS Team! Regards, Adrian. [1] https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ In der Nachricht vom Thursday, 9 September 2021 17:50:57 CEST schrieb Adrian Zaugg: > Dear List > &g

[DNG] grub-efi-amd64-signed bug: hardcoded link -> unbootable system

2021-08-04 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Dear list Beowulf is hit hard by a problem with hardcoded path in grub-efi-amd64-signed leading to an unbootable system as reported on this list and on dev1galaxy (manual intervention in certain configurations needed to boot). This problem also exists on fresh installs of beowulf, as it seems.

Re: [DNG] grub-efi-amd64-signed bug: hardcoded link -> unbootable system

2021-08-06 Thread Adrian Zaugg
In der Nachricht vom Friday, 6 August 2021 03:25:58 CEST steht: > Which Beowulf iso did you use? I think we fixed this in the 3.1.1 > point-release isos, but you still may hit it on an upgrade. It happened on upgraded systems. Thanx for fixing the ISO. Don't you see a way to prevent the issue

[DNG] vm6.ganeti.dyne.org DKIM verification always fails

2021-08-06 Thread Adrian Zaugg
As already mentioned in a side note on this list [1] I believe vm6.ganeti.dyne.org - the receiving mail server of this list - is not able to verify DKIM signatures of incoming messages correctly. I checked through the Mails I kept from the DNG list and found not a single mail with a DKIM

Re: [DNG] networking thinking

2021-11-29 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi TIA In der Nachricht vom Sunday, 28 November 2021 14:20:14 CET steht: > 1. is my splitting the network system into the three parts a good idea or > should I truncate parts 1 and 2 into the router? If you would please give > reasons - - - please? Less devices, less to setup and maintain and

Re: [DNG] Wanting to set up an email system

2021-11-29 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi TIA In der Nachricht vom Saturday, 27 November 2021 16:17:45 CET steht: > that's needed for an email system. So - - - I'm looking for recommendations > on what and how to setup an email system. The why you're using what you are > is vitally important for me (as are my security and privacy).

Re: [DNG] make-rc: A parallel (as in make(1)) alternative to sysv-rc

2022-01-05 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Alejandro In der Nachricht vom Wednesday, 5 January 2022 03:03:53 CET schrieb Alejandro Colomar (man-pages) via Dng: > So, if the problem is that the rc scripts don't run parallel and don't > know about exact dependencies from each-other, let's rewrite that part rc.scripts do run in parallel

Re: [DNG] system administration of non-systemd distros and releases

2021-11-19 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Peter Under normal circumstances an admin does not have to get in touch with the init system or start-up mechanisms too much: If the job by the package maintainer is done, it works as intended. In case of non-packaged software, when a startup-script is missing, it might be a little bit

Re: [DNG] Wanting to set up an email system

2021-11-30 Thread Adrian Zaugg
In der Nachricht vom Monday, 29 November 2021 23:08:33 CET schrieb Adrian Zaugg: > Be prepared for a long, long journey setting up an email system with > SMTP/ IMAP/Webmail using all the goodies SPF/SRS, BATV, DKIM, DNSSEC, TLS > certs, DANE, virusscanning, anti-spam Measures

Re: [DNG] browsers

2022-03-24 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Have you tried to start off with a new FF profile? Just for a test, open FF from console with: firefox-esr --profile-manager ...then create a new profile and try: It will restore your open windows when chosen to do so with the new profile. Regards, Adrian. In der Nachricht vom

[DNG] FreedomBox on Devuan

2022-04-07 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Has anyone tried to build a FreedomBox [1] image using freedom-maker on Devuan? Regards, Adrian. [1] https://freedombox.org/ signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part. ___ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org

Re: [DNG] Beowulf to Chimaera update breaks suspend on laptop

2022-04-07 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Brad In der Nachricht vom Thursday, 7 April 2022 14:58:36 CEST schrieb Brad Campbell via Dng: > So, I'm asking for either : > - Experience in making the in-kernel mechanisms work; or preferably Updating the BIOS of your Box to the newest version might help here. Best regards, Adrian.

Re: [DNG] install on a raid 1 array

2022-06-01 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi TIA In der Nachricht vom Thursday, 2 June 2022 00:16:05 CEST steht: > My idea was to partition the disks just like normal after the array was > built. Is that possible? Yes, it's possible: You may set up a partionable md array. The installer does not offer partionable arrays, it just offers

[DNG] udev rule to create mount point /dev/hugepages

2022-07-08 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Trying to use hugepages, I fail to create a mountpoint in /dev. It seems it was never officially solved under Debian SysV according to the the Debian bug report #572733. At least meanwhile the devs seem to have accepted to use /dev/ hugepages, as can be seen in the systemd mount unit:

Re: [DNG] moving to a new system

2022-06-27 Thread Adrian Zaugg
In der Nachricht vom Saturday, 25 June 2022 15:32:21 CEST schrieb Marjorie Roome via Dng: > (1) Replicate your existing system on the new hardware, maybe with a > different disk/partition structure from what you have now. And then > upgrade to Devuan. This is the easiest method mentioned,

Re: [DNG] udev rule to create mount point /dev/hugepages

2022-07-11 Thread Adrian Zaugg
er Nachricht vom Friday, 8 July 2022 21:19:12 CEST steht: > Hi Adrian, > > On 8/7/22 15:40, Adrian Zaugg wrote: > > But I'm failing to write a (e)udev rule, that does the following: > > if the directory /sys/kernel/mm/hugepages exists, > > create the directory /dev

[DNG] s6

2022-07-12 Thread Adrian Zaugg
It seems here: https://github.com/skarnet/s6 (linked by: https://skarnet.com/contact/) Regards, Adrian. In der Nachricht vom Saturday, 9 July 2022 16:06:13 CEST schrieb wirelessduck--- via Dng: > Does anyone know where we can keep track of progress on that project? His > website hasn’t seen

Re: [DNG] udev rule to create mount point /dev/hugepages

2022-07-12 Thread Adrian Zaugg
Hi Aitor In der Nachricht vom Tuesday, 12 July 2022 01:20:10 CEST steht: > You can find these files in the subdirectories: > > /sys/devices/system/node/node0/hugepages/hugepages-*/ The path you gave is per numa node. It is possible to set different numbers of hugepages on each numa node. The