J. S. Evans
By: J. S. Evans

October 10, 2017 3:25 pm

What is a CVE and How Can It Benefit Me?

Like a lot of the things that I write here, this is a question that came up in a ticket that I worked on recently. A customer recently received a message like this: Samba is a freely available file- and printer-sharing application maintained and developed by the Samba Development Team. Samba allows users to share […]

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By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 12, 2015 11:22 am

Reboot Reloaded: Patching the Linux Kernel Online

“This article is from The SUSE Insider, a technical quarterly publication for SUSE customers to help them get the most value from their SUSE solutions.” All you need to know to take advantage of live kernel patching and improve your uptime. This article not only covers the “why,” “when,” “who,” “what” and “how”; it gives you caveats and tips to navigate any possible rough spots…

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By: Bryan Lunduke

February 16, 2014 12:28 pm

Video demo: Live Linux Kernel Patching with kGraft

In the 2 weeks since we announced the existence of kGraft, there have been many questions about how this solution for live-patching the Linux kernel works. And because (moving) pictures often speak louder than words, here is a video of kGraft in action on the official SUSE YouTube channel.

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By: coolguys-suse

April 25, 2013 11:53 am

Covering installed systems with Long Term Service Pack Support repositories

There are many reasons you might not always upgrade SLES whenever a new Support Pack is released.  You might have policies or even regulatory requirements that affect how often you can upgrade.  You might have resource constraints that force you to take a longer time to transition to a new SP level.  And it is […]

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By: rothweiler

October 26, 2010 2:14 pm

Problems with /boot mounting or a split kernel after patching

Problems mounting /boot? After booting does your /boot appear empty? Here is a complete fix without disabling multipath completely.

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By: paulgear

December 14, 2009 11:31 pm

What the world needs now is a better SMT

What’s wrong with SMT? What’s right with SMT? What does SMT need to do better?

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By: jdebaer

October 3, 2007 10:39 am

AppNote: Advanced patching of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 with ZENworks Linux Management (ZLM) 7.2

Freshly updated with reader suggestion. ZLM 7.2 is a powerful Linux systems management suite, that provides centralized control of up to hundreds of managed devices. One of the main capabilities is automated system patching, but by default ZLM 7.2 adopts the classic software package overlay approach, also for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 devices. In this document we will thus explore how the native mechanisms of ZLM 7.2 can be used to orchestrate advanced ZYPP-based patching of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 managed devices.

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