Monthly Archives: May 2015

Debian 8 Uses only One Core of a Multi Core CPU

Problem: A fresh installed Debian 8 (Jessie) 32bit 686 uses only one core of a 6 core Xeon CPU. amd64 kernels don’t have this problem. Solution: The HP Proliant DL360 Gen9 has a BIOS option called “Processor x2APIC Support”. When you … Continue reading

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Wget Ignores its Timeout

Problem: wget has an option to configure the timeout for dns, connect, and read or a combined timeout option “-T”. This option usually works, but it does not work during SSL handshake. You can test it with these commands: in one … Continue reading

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