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mysqldump: Error: ‘Access denied; you need (at least one of) the PROCESS privilege(s) for this operation’ when trying to dump tablespaces

See also Creating read-only PostgreSQL database users for pg_dump and pg_dumpall. I’m linking this because I use both articles on a regular basis. The error After a recent upgrade of MySQL server from 5.7.30 to 5.7.31, my database backups started encountered this error: mysqldump: Error: ‘Access denied; you need (at least one of) the PROCESS […]

In Other BSDs for 2020/07/11

Dragged right out of my RSS feeds.  Chai-Fi, the minimalistic wpa_supplicant.conf “manager” for FreeBSD.  (via) Valuable News – 2020/06/29 and Valuable News – 2020/07/06. Classic ThinkPad Thermal Paste Change.  Bookmarked cause I’ll eventually need it.  There’s a Lenovo fan control for BSD buried in there too. FreeBSD Virtual Bug Squash event, happening today. Deep Integration of …

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Whither chroot?

Chroot OriginsThis blog post will examine original artifacts to clear up some confusion about where chroot(2) and chroot(8) came from. The answer turns out to be simple, and the confusion was understandable. This shows the benefits of groups like …