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Audit buffering and rate limiting
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Sun 10 May 2015

Be it because of SELinux experiments, or through general audit experiments, sometimes you'll get in touch with a message similar to the following:

audit: audit_backlog=321 > audit_backlog_limit=320
audit: audit_lost=44395 audit_rate_limit=0 audit_backlog_limit=320
audit: backlog limit exceeded

The message shows up when certain audit events could not be …

Gentoo Hardened progress meeting of march 2013
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Thu 07 March 2013

Another month has passed, so time for a new progress meeting...


GCC v4.7 has been unmasked, allowing a large set of users to test out the new GCC. It is also expected that GCC 4.8-rc1 will hit the tree next week. In the hardened-dev overlay, hardened support …

Gentoo Hardened goes onward (aka project meeting)
by Sven Vermeulen, post on Thu 07 February 2013

It's been a while again, so time for another Gentoo Hardened online progress meeting.


GCC 4.8 is on development stage 4, so the hardened patches will be worked on next week. Some help on it is needed to test the patches on ARM, PPC and MIPS though. For …