The latest Oracle Java RE 7u51 at its normal level of “High” security causes the Dell iDRAC6 virtual console (version 1.95 (Build 05)) to die with this Java trace: java.lang.SecurityException: Missing required Permissions manifest attribute in main jar: https://hostname.some.domain:443/software/avctKVM.jar at com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unknown Source) at com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source) Simply […]

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I updated my FreeBSD 10.0-CURRENT virtual machine today. It reached r255120 and it’s running with vtnet as its virtual network interface under VirtualBox 4.2.16. I noticed the vtnet0 interface gained 10 Gbit/s virtual wire speed. Previously the interface ran with only 1 Gbit/s virtual wire speed. The actual wire speed depends largely on the physical limitations of […]

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