[Dev] [News] Hyperbola users are now mitigated against Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities

Nelson H. F. Beebe beebe at math.utah.edu
Sat May 18 03:51:46 EEST 2019


Thanks to André Silva for a recipe that finally fixed my
invalid-signing-key problem that was blocking pacman updates.

I ran these steps (as root):

	rm -rf /etc/pacman.d/gnupg
	pacman-key --init
	pacman-key --populate hyperbola arch
	pacman-key --refresh-keys

	cp /etc/pacman.conf /etc/pacman.conf.good

	vi /etc/pacman.conf
	[Change to SigLevel = Never]

	pacman -S --asdeps hyperbola-keyring

	cp /etc/pacman.conf.good /etc/pacman.conf

	pacman -S --asdeps hyperbola-keyring

	pacman -Syu

	reboot

My system is now at current update levels, and I've recorded those
rescue steps in local notes for use if the problem ever reappears.

They might rate a FAQ or Hyperbola User Manual entry.

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