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Debian LTS: DLA-1779-1: 389-ds-base security update

In 389-ds-base up to version, requests were handled by worker threads. Each socket had been waited for by the worker for at most ‘ioblocktimeout’ seconds. However, this timeout applied only to Continue Reading — Debian LTS: DLA-1779-1: 389-ds-base security update


[$] Issues around discard

In a combined filesystem and storage session at the 2019 Linux Storage, Filesystem, and Memory-Management Summit (LSFMM), Dennis Zhou wanted to talk about discard, which is the process of sending commands (e.g. TRIM) to block devices to indic… Continue Reading — [$] Issues around discard


[$] NUMA nodes for persistent-memory management

While persistent memory is normally valued for its persistence, there is also a subcurrent of interest in using it in settings where persistence is not important. In particular, the fact that this memory is relatively inexpensive makes it appea… Continue Reading — [$] NUMA nodes...


Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer

The Tilix terminal app is a tiling terminal emulator loved by many on the Linux desktop — but is the future of the app in doubt? Tilix’s current developer, Gerald ‘gnunn1’ Nunn, says he’d prefer […] This post, Tilix Terminal Emulator Needs a New Maintainer, was...


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