Debian Kernel downgrade due to bug 819881

My Debian Jessie system started freezing while surfing the web with Firefox or working with Gimp. May 16 18:59:31 fry kernel: [ 6498.532750] PGD 0 May 16 18:59:31 fry kernel: [ 6498.532760] Oops: 0002 [#1] SMP May 16 18:59:31 fry kernel: [ 6498.532778] Modules linked in: snd_hrtimer snd_seq_midi snd_seq_midi_event snd_seq pci _stub vboxpci(O) vboxnetadp(O) binfmt_misc… Read More »

My site is now SSL enabled! (finally)

I’ve finally got up and running to work with my jailed FreeBSD server. The main site and most (if not all) subdomains are now SSL-enabled.

Own XMPP (Jabber) server

I’ve set up my own XMPP (Jabber) instant messaging server – Prosody on FreeBSD 10. It uses SSL/TLS encryption provided by letsencrypt. You can contact me on chtaube (at) jabber (dot) rfc2322 (dot) org The server is currently not open for new registrations, but you can drop me a note if you’re interested in getting… Read More »

let’s encrypt with

I’m trying to replace the self-signed certificate for this webserver with trusted ones from Unfortunately – as I am using FreeBSD jails excessively – this doesn’t seem so easy at first glance. I found this document which uses the security/ port. First, nginx needs to be reconfigured: Each subdomain has to serve a special… Read More »


Genau am Schalttag – also dem 29. Februar 2016 – wurde auch mein DSL-Anschluss umgeschaltet. Es erfolgte ein Wechsel von Versatel zur Telekom. Versatel gab mir an meinem Standort nur 10 MBit/s, das wahre Nadelöhr waren aber die 512 kBit/s Upstream. Mit der Telekom habe ich nun VDSL mit 50 MBit/s Down- und 10 MBit/s… Read More »