Need Noise Reduction PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

A few weeks back I bought a new system for myself - to speed things up a bit mainly. The old situation was ugly to look at, but I could keep the systems on and my wife did not complain about the noise

Last Updated ( Saturday, 29 November 2014 )
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How is your Security Blanket? All patched or needing repairs? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

I have submitted this to my BLOG - SecuringAIX , tweeted it, and now adding it here for good measure.

How long this has been live - I cannot say, but FLRT - Fix Level Recommendation Tool has a Security Tab with recent - and historical security patches, with CVE numbers, etc.

All easy to find right here !

 
new versions of perfpmr PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

Last week perfpmr was updated for AIX 6.1 and AIX 7.1. Considering updating your version sometime soon - so you already have it - should you need it! Here are the links to the latest versions (at time of writing, 26 Oct 2014).

ftp://.../perf61.tar.Z

ftp://.../perf71.tar.Z

Last Updated ( Thursday, 06 November 2014 )
 
working on gcc - part 2 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

GCC from AIXTOOLS is getting closer

The bit of "MAGIC" I needed (missed in the bootstrap and install instructions) was to change the CONFIG_SHELL to /opt/bin/bash - as neither the default (/bin/sh)  nor /usr/bin/ksh could manage a shell syntax error. FYI: bash complains then moves on while sh and ksh exit. (and now that I think about it, maybe make -i (ignore errors) would have worked.

Read AIXTOOLS gcc page for more details

 
working on gcc from aixtools - part 1 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Michael Felt   

Had a few hours to spare - and spent them continuing my study on packaging gcc for aixtools.

If you are curious on what I have run into (I do not see it as hopeless, just a bit confusing and sometimes daunting) take a look at my summary (and details) at AIXTOOLS GNU gcc page

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 04 November 2014 )
 
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