[RALink Driver/Linux] Driver/UTIL/include/os/rt_linux.h:278: error: expected specifier-qualifier-list before ‘kuid_t’

This error comes up on some linux machines (most notably updated CentOS/RHEL 6) when trying to compile the driver for RALink devices: Driver/UTIL/include/os/rt_linux.h:278: error: expected specifier-qualifier-list before ‘kuid_t’   This is due to this particular section of code in that file: #if LINUX_VERSION_CODE >= KERNEL_VERSION(2,6,29) kuid_t                    […]

[Apache/WordPress/Sendmail/Selinux] WordPress won’t send email

If WordPress won’t send emails and you’re running selinux you likely need to enable Apache’s ability to use sendmail.  If this is the case you’ll see something in /var/log/audit/audit.log: type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1455126829.120:44783832): arch=c000003e syscall=82 success=no exit=-13 a0=7fff665d7c20 a1=7fff665d8c20 a2=fff a3=7fff665d5ed0 items=0 ppid=18828 pid=13442 auid=0 uid=48 gid=48 euid=48 suid=48 fsuid=48 egid=51 sgid=51 fsgid=51 tty=(none) ses=6664 comm=”sendmail” exe=”/usr/sbin/sendmail.sendmail” […]

[Slackware/virtio] No boot loader installed/Fatal: Linux experimental device 0xfc00 needs to be defined

Slackware doesn’t defaultly support virtio, so if you’re running Slackware in a virtualized environment you’re going to need to give it a little push to get it to boot after install.  First let’s get the obvious solution out there: Obvious solution: Don’t use Slackware.  (duh) In the particular case a customer insists he needs it […]

[JunOS/Juniper EX2200] truncated or corrupted package during JunOS install

When performing a JunOS upgrade we ran into the following error.  We received it with different versions on multiple attempts: hostname> request system software add install-ex-2200-releaseRrevision-domestic-signed.tgz   Checking pending install on fpc0   Validating on fpc0 truncated or corrupted package: /var/tmp/install-ex-2200-releaseRrevision-domestic-signed.tgz We were installing the image from a flash drive plugged into the EX2200 switch. […]