Danny Smit | 31 Mar 10:33 2015

race conditions in dbus-1.2

Hi everyone,

I'm having some issue with a Qt application using D-Bus (Qt API) in a
threaded appllication on CentOS 6.

Searching for the cause has led me to the following issues in the dbus library:


It appears that there are threading issues with the dbus library version < 1.6.
However there doesn't seem to be other version than 1.2 available for CentOS 6.

Can someone advise what approach can be used to either work around or
solve the issue? For instance, is it even possible to upgrade to a
newer dbus version without side effects?

Kind regards,

Danny Smit
Venkateswara Rao Dokku | 31 Mar 08:47 2015

OpenSSL vulnerability fix

Hi All,

I wanted to fix the openssl vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-3569, CVE-2014-3570,
CVE-2014-3571, CVE-2014-3572) in my CentOS 5.5 and found out that 0.9.8zd
has the fixes I am looking for (from the
https://www.openssl.org/news/vulnerabilities.html link).

But, When I tried to find the openssl-0.9.8zd rpm package, I did not find
it in http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5/updates/x86_64/RPMS/.

The latest that I could find was 0.9.8e-31-el5.

Can you please help me on how can I find the rpm I am looking for or How
can I fix the vulnerabilities.?

Thanks for your help.


Thanks & Regards,
Venkateswara Rao Dokku.
Jegadeesh Kumar | 31 Mar 07:08 2015

How to decrypt rootpassword form kickstart file

Hi Team,

I have the kick start file where my root password is store like

# Root password
rootpw --iscrypted $1$1SItJOAg$UM9n7lRFK1/OCs./rgQtQ/
# System authorization information
auth  --useshadow  --passalgo=sha512

Is there any way to decry pt the password and get it as plain text.

I  know single user mode works but my case it in remote site.


Dulmandakh | 31 Mar 06:12 2015

updating tzdata on CentOS 7


Government of Mongolia decided to adopt DST from this 28th March 2015. It’s changes are submitted and
accepted by IANA. It seems that update to tzdata  (2015b) issued for CentOS 6, but not for CentOS 7. Could you
please tell when an update for CentOS 7 will be issued?

Thank you.
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Paul R. Ganci | 31 Mar 03:28 2015

LDAP TLS error -8023

Can somebody tell me what this error means (server, domain etc. changed 
to protect the innocent)?

ldapsearch -H ldap://ldapserv-1.example.com:389 -ZZ -W -D 
cn=Boss,dc=example,dc=com -b dc=example,dc=com uid=testuser homeDirectory
ldap_start_tls: Connect error (-11)
     additional info: TLS error -8023:A PKCS #11 module returned 
CKR_DEVICE_ERROR, indicating that a problem has occurred with the token 
or slot.

My google searches do not seem to provide any useful information. I am 
just looking for some hints as to what to look for in my configuration. 
I just don't know how to interpret this error message. I am sure it is 
trying to tell me something but I just don't know what.

What is really strange is I have a second ldap server which replicates 
with this one. It works fine so I am pretty convinced the problem is not 
with the ldap configuration but rather something with the certificates 
and/or the setup.



Paul (ganci@...)
Les Mikesell | 30 Mar 22:08 2015

viewvc for EL7?

Is there a reliable repo with viewvc for Centos7?   Or some reason it
isn't in EPEL?


  Les Mikesell
Alfred von Campe | 30 Mar 17:58 2015

Building a newer glibc RPM for CentOS 6 and installing into an alternate path

We have a third party shared library from a vendor that requires glib 2.15 or newer.  We are using CentOS 6.6
which comes with glibc 2.12, and I know it can’t be replaced as it’s an integral part of the OS.

However, is it possible to build a glib 2.15 RPM from source to be installed in /opt/centos (or somewhere
else other than /usr/lib) so that I can link the one application that requires the third party shared
library with this version of glib?  If so, does anyone have instructions on how to build such an RPM, or
better yet, has already build such an RPM?


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Harold Pritchett | 30 Mar 17:32 2015

db2 is running out of shared memory

Db2 is running our of shared memory.

The environment:
      Virtual computers running under VMware ESXi hypervisor version 5.5.
Two different virtual machines, each running CentOS 5, db2 express C,
and Apache/PHP and vmware tools.  The machines each have 8 GB of memory,
4 processors, and a couple of hundred GB of disk space available.
Everything is running on the 64 bit versions. The actual hardware for VMware
is a dual processor machine with two Xeon E5410 processors, each with four
cpu cores and 32 GB of ram.

The difference in the two virtual machines is that one is running db2
version 9.7.1 and the other is running db2 version 10.5.5.

The error occurs while restoring a backup taken on another server to the test
server in question.  Worse than that, it occurs when restoring a second
database after the first restore works OK.

The error message we are getting is this:
     On the 9.7 system:
     FROM '/db2home/restore1' INTO XYZZZ REPLACE
     SQL1084C  Shared memory segments cannot be allocated. SQLSTATE=57019

     On the 10.5 system:
      FROM '/db2home/restore1' INTO XYZZZ REPLACE
     SQL1084C  The database manager failed to allocate
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Tim Dunphy | 30 Mar 05:27 2015

mysql can't connect from localhost -strange behavior

Hey all,

 I've been having some trouble creating a mysql user that can connect to
the database from localhost. It's always been a straight forward thing to
do in the past, so its time for a sanity check, if you guys don't mind.

Ok, so here's the actual command with actual simplified password that I'm
using. It's on localhost so I don't think it's a security threat unless
someone gets access to the box itself.

mysql> grant all privileges on ftp.* to 'proftpd' <at> 'localhost' identified by
Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.35 sec)

Here's what it looks like when you select it from the mysql database:

mysql> select User,Host,Password from user where User like 'proftpd';
| User    | Host      | Password                                  |
| proftpd | localhost | *2EE931CA39652F1ED359A3A36961511B387E74A9 |
1 row in set (0.00 sec)

And here's my attempt to connect with the password shown. Which is
something I don't usually do, but am doing now to demonstrate what's going

[root <at> ops:~] #mysql -uproftpd -ptestpattern  -h localhost
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'proftpd' <at> 'localhost' (using
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Stephen | 29 Mar 15:44 2015

reboot causes mapping failures after update to Centos 7


I perform the initial update of about 200 packages
then when I reboot I get three options instead of
two.  One is the Core 7 and the other is x86

what do those mean? Also after this the journal
returns mapping errors and  ext4 errors


Niki Kovacs | 29 Mar 11:43 2015

RAID1 bootloader configuration on CentOS 6.x and 7


The CentOS wiki sports a page about setting up software RAID1 on CentOS 
5.x. There's a section about making both members of the RAID1 bootable 
by setting up GRUB on both disks.

Now I wonder how this should be done on CentOS 6.x and 7. I have two 
sandbox machines in my office, one running a minimal CentOS 6.6, the 
other one with a CentOS 7 installation.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I guess the setup on CentOS 6.6 is similar 
to the one described on the wiki page for CentOS 5.x, something like:

grub> device (hd0) /dev/sda
grub> device (hd1) /dev/sdb
grub> root (hd0,0)
grub> setup (hd0)
grub> root (hd1,0)
grub> setup (hd1)
grub> quit

Now how would that work with the new GRUB2 under CentOS 7? Or maybe it's 
already installed on both disks, but how would I know that?



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