Issues with hardened-sources-2.6.28-r9

I recently upgraded kernel on one of my servers from hardened-sources-2.6.28-r7 to hardened-sources-2.6.28-r9 and immediately had problems after reboot. Rebooting that server, I was greeted with the following message: Booting ‘Gentoo (bzImage-2.6.28-hardened-r9)’ root (hd0,0) Filesystem type is ext2fs, partition type 0x83 kernel (hd0,0)/boot/bzImage-2.6.28-hardened-r9 root=/dev/sda4 [Linux-bzImaeg, setup=0x2a00, size=0x165990] Decompressing Linux… Parsing ELF… done. Booting the kernel.… Continue reading Issues with hardened-sources-2.6.28-r9

Good site, admin

I started seeing emails posted via contact forms with this message body. All sites on multiple servers starting experiencing this. I believe this is just a probe to test if contact forms are requiring captcha or this could be a initial set up for backscatter, etc. Either way, I don’t like it. The first piece… Continue reading Good site, admin