Issues with loader leading to unbootable systems

A bug was found in the illumos bootloader that resulted in the inability to boot after updating Openindiana Hipster on MBR disk installs. The problem with booting is solved by updating to OI Hipster osnet-incorporation 0.5.11-2017.0.0.16205 (2017-02-25_1202) with system/boot/loader 1.1-2017.0.0.16205 (2017-02-25_1228) and upwards and reinstalling boot blocks. Here are some Read More …

Security issue in sysding

If you followed, we’ve just replaced sysidtool with sysding. This could have serious consequences for OI zones. sysding has logic which checks on the first run if zone’s root password was set in sysding.conf. If it wasn’t set, it is set to ‘NP’. This is necessary for zlogin to work Read More …