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Debian file corruption bug possible without reboot after unattended kernel update?

As far as I understand, you are safe from this bug. The only way to have the ext4 module changes to apply to the currently running non-buggy kernel would have been to first unmount all ext4 ...
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What does qlen 1000 mean for a noqueue qdisc

qlen is the interface parameter set with ip link set eth0 txqueuelen 1000 or ifconfig eth0 txqueuelen 1000 (see ifconfig(8)) In the kernel it is called dev->tx_queue_len and defaults to ...
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Why don't devtmpfs populate /dev/pts?

The design is indeed historical: the devpts file system, tied to Unix98 PTY support, has been available for a very long time, whereas the devtmpfs file system isn’t quite as old. devtmpfs could have ...
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Debian 12.5 kernel fails to install

Problem is a kernel. I looked make.log and found these. Module.symvers -e 320s ERROR: modpost: GPL-incompatible module nvidia.ko uses GPL-only symbol '__rcu_read_unlock' 320s ERROR: modpost: GPL-...
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Documentation of /sys/block/*/device/type

This type entry exports the type field in the scsi_device structure (using this setup), and shows the SCSI peripheral device type. 0 corresponds to direct-access block devices, 5 to CD/DVD-ROM drives.
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ESP and GRUB instalation

How to create ESP? Is it a simple partition that further formated to FAT32? Yes, it is a simple partition, formatted to FAT32 (newer UEFI versions may accept other forms of FAT too), and the ...
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