[OpenIndiana-discuss] oi_151a update?
dkjar at elmira.edu
Wed Feb 15 17:54:13 UTC 2012
Any idea why one of my machines would see the update while the other
does not? The one not seeing the updates is a pure 151a install and
normally does see updates when they are available (unlike the crusty one
that saw the update).
On 02/15/12 10:58 AM, Gary Gendel wrote:
> On 2/15/12 10:44 AM, Jeppe Toustrup wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 16:11, Gary Gendel<gary at genashor.com> wrote:
>>> On 2/15/12 10:03 AM, Daniel Kjar wrote:
>>>> successfully updated as well. Fonts do seem much sharper. Very nice.
>>>> Still have this funkiness where if I reboot (even without an
>>>> update) the
>>>> system kernel panics right before or as X is loading, system
>>>> restarts and
>>>> then boots up fine. I suspect hardware issues though. Strangely
>>>> enough ssh
>>>> handshake with my other servers seems much faster now so something
>>>> seems to
>>>> be working better in the guts as well. This is a very crusty install
>>>> (originally opensolaris and updated repeatedly a very early version
>>>> of that
>>>> as well) so I am never surprised at wackiness.
>>>> Thanks for every ones hard work on this. Excellent job. My main
>>>> will be moving to OI from Solaris this summer.
>>> My ssh handshake was also much faster initially, but it didn't
>>> keep. It's a
>>> strange situation where sometimes I get the login prompt
>>> immediately, and
>>> sometimes it takes several seconds. It's acting like sometimes it
>>> gets held
>>> on network timeout and sometimes there is none. I thought it might
>>> been due to DNS lookups but I shut the ssh name resolution checks
>>> down in
>>> the configuration without a difference. It's frustrating since
>>> every time I
>>> think I've resolved it it's only behaving nice for a short while.
>> I usually disable GSS-API authentication in /etc/ssh/sshd_config in
>> order to make login times faster. It can be disabled by adding the
>> following line and restarting sshd afterwards:
>> GSSAPIAuthentication no
> Thanks. It's fast now and I've re-enabled Reverse Mapping
> verification. With luck it will stay that way. :)
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