[Gluster-infra] Reboot for Meltdown and stuff

Michael Scherer mscherer at redhat.com
Sat Jan 6 10:44:12 UTC 2018

Le vendredi 05 janvier 2018 à 14:24 +0100, Michael Scherer a écrit :
> Hi,
> unless you are living in a place without any internet (a igloo in
> Antartica, the middle of the Gobi desert, a bunker in Switzerland or
> simply the Paris underground train), you may have seen the news that
> this week is again a security nightmare (also called "just a normal
> Wednesday" among practitioners ), and that we have important kernel
> patch to push, that do requiers a reboot. 
> See https://spectreattack.com/ 
> While I suspect our infra will not be targeted and there is more
> venue
> to attack on local computers and browsers who are the one running
> proprietary random code in form of JS on a regular basis, we still
> have
> to upgrade everything to be sure.
> Therefor, I am gonna have to reboot all the infra (yes, the 83
> servers), minus the few servers I already did reboot (because in HA,
> or
> not customer facing) tomorrow.
> I will block jenkins, and wait for the jobs to be finished before
> rebooting the various servers. I will send a email tomorrow once the
> reboot start (e.g., when/if I wake up), and another one things are
> good
> (or if stuff broke in a horrible fashion too, as it happened today).
> If there is some precaution or anything to take, people have around
> 24h
> to voice their concerns. 

Reboot is starting. I already did various backend servers, the document
I used for tracking the work is on 
Michael Scherer
Sysadmin, Community Infrastructure and Platform, OSAS

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