Greg Kroah-Hartman: The Commander-in-Chief of the Linux Stable Branch - The New Stack

The following interview is part of a series, called Open Source Leaders, where we profile project leaders in the open source IT community, to learn more about how they developed their software as well as the challenges and benefits that come with running an open source project. In the sometimes-contentious Linux Kernel developer community, the …

thenewstack.io/greg-kroah-hart

In today's interesting episode.... So, I was monkeying with some bare aarch64 code and wanted to enable arch timer as time stamp... Ok. Gtc - check. Cntfreq - check. Enable check... My prints don't change time stamps... Well.. turns out I had a little function now_us().. cough.. printf("%x", now_us); well.. should have been printf("%x", now_us()); ... Hmm surprising that pointers don't change as time counters... /Me slaps self

Paywall alert: Ctrl-Alt-Delete: The Planned Obsolescence of Old Coders

Old coders never die, they just become middle managers.

onezero.medium.com/ctrl-alt-de

Neato is funny.. no matter how many times I try to make every day schedule, neato just like to have it's own time.. robot overlords and third while and fancies... Sigh..

Mastodon users,

If you want to protect your followers' privacy, you can make your follower lists private:

1. Go to Settings
2. Go to Preferences
3. Tick the "Hide your network" box
4. Select "Save Changes"

You will still see your list of followers, but others won't.

(This also hides the list of who you follow.)

#MastoTips #Mastodon #Privacy

Debian sends love and thanks to all the contributors and communities that build, create, and embody the principles of Free Software. #ilovefs #freesoftware

And then, there was the little tux who'd refuse to crash and get a ticket back home..
Start: theregister.co.uk/2017/08/12/s

Now:
bbc.co.uk/news/technology-4737

Sucks that I can't find the kernel version on first page of a googl search ' hp spaceborne kernel'.. just too lazy I guess.

I can never resist posting en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Con_Ko when ever my FB contacts post this. Your day time profession HAS nothing to do with passion in *ix. So as far I see it, picture is a normal picture...

And then at Google...
A group of researchers have concluded that the Spectre group of bugs may be more difficult to mitigate than previously thought.

siliconrepublic.com/enterprise

Lore.kernel.org useful tips I guess..

Add lore links to emails in mutt. Contribute to danrue/lorifier development by creating an account on GitHub.

github.com/danrue/lorifier

Always hard to work in open source AND work on a new device.

Arm Announces Neoverse N1 & E1 Platforms & CPUs: Enabling A Huge Jump In Infrastructure Performance

anandtech.com/show/13959/arm-a

github.com/ARM-software/arm-tr

~=8 Character Passwords Are Dead=~

New benchmark from the Hashcat Team shows a 2080Ti GPU passing 100 Billion password guesses per second (NTLM hash).

This means that the entire keyspace, or every possible combination of:
- Upper
- Lower
- Number
- Symbol

...of an 8 character password can be guessed in:

~2.5 hours

(8x 2080Ti GPUs against NTLM Windows hash)

#Hacking #Infosec

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