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5210R: Development Diary #3

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Some more updates about the progress of the BlueOnyx 5210R development.

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5210R: Development Diary #2

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Some more updates about the progress of the BlueOnyx 5210R development.

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5210R: Development Diary #1

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Some feedback on the development of BlueOnyx 5210R on RHEL8 beta.

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BlueOnyx IPv6 Support

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Some impressions from the IPv6 support that is currently in development for BlueOnyx 5209R.

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SPAM, SPAM, SPAM, lovely SPAM? Nope!

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

I thought I share a recent run in with a pretty nasty SPAM-wave (more like a Tsunami!) that I was getting and how this will help to improve the AV-SPAM.

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BlueOnyx CD building - redux

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

I finally managed to tackle a long standing nuisance in relation to building CDs for BlueOnyx: The location of the kickstart files.

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SSL/TLS Security

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

I'd like to give a small update on the SSL situation on BlueOnyx. It's just a FYI and to let you know about some of the thought processes of behind our constant attempts to stay on the forefront of providing secure SSL/TLS on BlueOnyx.

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perl-handler-utils + Systemd

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

We just had another run in with Systemd and I thought I'd share our findings for posterity.

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5209R: Milestone reached

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The BlueOnyx 5209R development has just reached another important milestone.

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Thoughts on Systemd

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

There is currently an interesting Systemd related discussion on the Linux kernel developer list. My take on this - and Systemd in general.

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BlueOnyx EL6 ISOs - developer rant

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The last six days I tried to build updated BlueOnyx 5207R/5208R ISO's and did run again into some FUBAR-SNAFU of epic proportions.

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BlueOnyx 5209R on EL7

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

As I'm about to wrap up the development of 5209R on CentOS7 it's time for me to post some thoughts on the process.

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Modern Theme: More changes

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

A bit more about the modern theme progress.

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More Theme Progress

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

This is further progress report about the rethemed BlueOnyx.

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Another Theme Progress report

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

This is another progress report about the rethemed BlueOnyx.

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Modern Theme Progress

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Fourteen days after the teaser screenshots it's time for another progress report on the modern theme effort for BlueOnyx.

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Apache, the 500 pound gorilla

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

My notes and thoughts about a recent infrastructural change of the BlueOnyx YUM repositories.

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CD-Building again

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

More fun and frustrations while rolling up BlueOnyx ISO images.

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5107R & 5108R more SSL certificate issues

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Fixing the remaining SSL certificate handling issues on BlueOnyx 5107R and 5108R.

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5107R & 5108R SSL certificate issues

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Looking at the SSL certificate import issue on 5107R and 5108R. A fact finding tour.

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CD-Building for CentOS6

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Due to popular demand I set out to build 5107R and 5108R ISO's based on CentOS-6.2.

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CD Building

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The toaster gets warmed up to drop out new ISO images ... and the frustration level rises.

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AdmServ: ISO-8859-1 vs. UTF-8 (updated)

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

How the "massive" BlueOnyx update currently in the pipe came about. It was a small problem that needed a pretty big solution.

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CMU - and why I hate it

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

How and why CMU v2.90 was rolled up.

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Release of 5108R

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

That went well then! Time to release BlueOnyx 5108R.

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5108R: Progress over a bumpy road

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Development of he 64-bit BlueOnyx continued today.

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5108R development started

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The development of the 64-bit version of BlueOnyx just got started.

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CobaltUI.php vs. pure UIFC

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

There are two different way of creating Sausalito GUI pages. One is using CobaltUI.php, the other one is using pure UIFC instead. This article details why using CobaltUI.php is bad.

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SL6.1 & Anaconda woes

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Our 5107R ISO image was plagued by a few glitches. It was time for another go at it to see if these could be fixed. Additionally Scientific Linux released SL6.1 a few days ago and it was time to see what impact that would have on 5107R.

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Yet more fixes for 5107R

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Today another set of fixes was rolled out for 5107R.

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More fixes to 5107R

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The hunt for the "final five" continues.

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5107R ISO's and OS templates

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

What's this smell? Something's cookin'? :o) 5107R ISO images and OS templates are ready.

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CentOS 6.0 is out

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

CentOS 6.0 is finally out. A closer look at things and a status update on the BlueOnyx 5107R development.

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base-mailman.mod in testing

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

The long awaited replacement of Majordomo with Mailman is now available in the 'BlueOnyx-Testing' YUM repository.

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Thank you, RedHat!

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Sometimes it are the small things that drive you nuts ...

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First (experimental) full install

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

A first look at BlueOnyx 5107R.

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Sendmail and Majordomo? <sigh>

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

A new start also offers new possibilities ...

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And so it begins ...

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

First major push for BlueOnyx on CentOS 6.0 has started.

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Testing begins - 32-bit or 64-bit?

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

Rickard Osser starts to test the code on FC12

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Gearing up for CentOS 6.0!

Posted by: mstauber Category: Development

We are gearing up for CentOS 6.0!

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