“As God is my witness, I'll never be hungry again.” Gone With the Wind, 1939

When life gives you lemons…

My week has been challenging to say the least in the respect that I am trying to get stuff done, but things outside my control keep happening.

So today, I told myself I am going to get stuff done.  Here are the things that I learned today.

  1. MySQL 5.7 has a bug in it that prevents you from setting the root password.  You need to start with `skip-grant-tables` then login, run `flush privileges;` and then run `ALTER USER ‘root’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘MyNewPass’;`
  2. When Compiling for CentOS7, you need to have systemd-devel installed.
  3. Centos7 put /var/run as a tmpfs partition.  To add a new folder past reboot, add a file in /etc/tmpfiles.d/
  4. Use shopt -s checkwinsize to fix a putty window that wont resize text lines after you resize the window.
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