Re: Linux-PAM nitpicks

2005-02-22 Thread Gerard Beekmans
actual library files that are named improperly. Well, I suppose we could fix that during the installations of the packages but I'm not sure if we should start to do such a thing. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org

Re: Package for rotating log files

2005-07-26 Thread Gerard Beekmans
be improved somewhat, especially the part where syslogd and klogd are stopped and restarted after rotation, rather than simply reloading it after it. That should work too. Anyways I don't suggest using these scripts as-is but maybe it'll provide something to get started with. -- Gerard Beekmans

User IDs and Group IDs

2005-11-22 Thread Gerard Beekmans
on behalf of the LFS project itself and say that I don't see a problem here. In fact, I think it's something that will benefit us. Replies to lfs-dev please. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: Mailman has gone wonky

2006-02-21 Thread Gerard Beekmans
. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information page

Re: Need to be Update , Windows Update 21.Feb.06

2006-02-21 Thread Gerard Beekmans
FYI this spam is blocked for the time being (until they find a way around it which in this case I doubt will happen) -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http

Xorg 7.0.0's XORG_PREFIX variable

2006-03-11 Thread Gerard Beekmans
/usr as the default prefix? -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information page

Xorg 7.0.0 - util wget file does not include xorg-cf-files

2006-03-11 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Instructions say to install the xorg-cf-files package first but this package was not downloaded by the wget file. Updated util.wget file attached just in case this was an oversight. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ http

Xorg 7.0.0 - pkg-config setup notes

2006-03-11 Thread Gerard Beekmans
to include myprefix/lib/pkgconfig Not a big deal but maybe a note can be added to the book to remind people of this so scripts don't fail the first time around. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman

Re: Xorg 7.0.0 - MesaLib install fails due to missing -lXxf86vm

2006-03-11 Thread Gerard Beekmans
it as meaning those are the 17 required libraries. I didn't even look to see if there were more libraries. I'll install the rest and try again. Thanks Chris. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs

Re: Xorg 7.0.0 - MesaLib install fails due to missing -lXxf86vm

2006-03-11 Thread Gerard Beekmans
. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above information page

bind bootscript needs updating

2006-06-08 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, If it hasn't already been spotted or taken care of, the bind bootscript needs updating. The book's commands were recently updated to use /srv/named rather than /home/named The bootscript still refers to /home/named -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have

gnucash and gnome

2006-06-09 Thread Gerard Beekmans
(since i'll be using gnome2 for other things, but nothing I have uses gnome-1.4). -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe

Re: gnucash and gnome

2006-06-12 Thread Gerard Beekmans
those packages are needed if all I want to do is run gnucash. I don't use the rest of Gnome. -- Gerard Beekmans /* If Linux doesn't have the solution, you have the wrong problem */ -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html

Re: Belgarath/Anduin

2006-12-03 Thread Gerard Beekmans
The server *is* indeed just about ready. I've been out of the country for a few weeks which was not a planned trip. At this point all there is left to do is some minor tasks like setting up log file rotation and other such admin stuff. But I may just leave that for post-deployment. The server

PDF files in */downloads/ compressed - removed uncompressed versions

2008-06-21 Thread Gerard Beekmans
In an effort to save a large amount of bandwidth I've compressed the PDF files that haven't been compressed yet and removed the uncompressed files in the download sections. This'll conserve some bandwidth and associated charges that go along with it. In the last few days alone the server has

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] Pipermail

2012-12-31 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2012-12-31 11:29, Bruce Dubbs wrote: BLFS Trac wrote: Also, someone broke pipermail ... Unfortunately that was done on purpose. Gerard had 500 GB over his normal download limit last month and got hit with a huge change. Most of it seemed to be downloading all of pipermail by

[blfs-dev] LFS website redirected

2013-01-03 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, www.linuxfromscratch.org has temporarily been redirected to lfsbook.linuxfromscratch.org to help facilitate in the sever migration. lfsbook is hosted on Anduin (by way of Bruce). Gerard -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ:

[blfs-dev] Server Migration - websites, home directories, trac, svn and related

2013-01-07 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, The next major portion of migration will involve the websites and home directories of active users. I have done an initial rsync already to make the final cut-over as fast as possible. Due to the fact all this is happening in spare time I can't give an exact time nor can I give a lot

[blfs-dev] Migrating websites

2013-01-08 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, I'm going to start the process of moving over the websites now. I have disabled all cron jobs that render books and update the website in some way. These will remain disabled until everything is done which may be longer than just today. Gerard --

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] Migrating websites

2013-01-08 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-01-08 09:27, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hi guys, I'm going to start the process of moving over the websites now. I have disabled all cron jobs that render books and update the website in some way. These will remain disabled until everything is done which may be longer than just today

[blfs-dev] SVN and Trac freeze

2013-01-21 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, I'd like to call a freeze to SVN and Trac for all LFS related activities (LFS, BLFS and everything else). I plan to finish its migration to the new server between late tonight and tomorrow morning depending when activity ceases (ie. when you guys have had a chance to read this email).

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] SVN and Trac freeze

2013-01-21 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-01-21 15:13, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hi guys, I'd like to call a freeze to SVN and Trac for all LFS related activities (LFS, BLFS and everything else). I plan to finish its migration to the new server between late tonight and tomorrow morning depending when activity ceases (ie. when

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] SVN and Trac freeze

2013-01-22 Thread Gerard Beekmans
I am continuing the final testing and migration into the morning after taking a break for the night. I've taken the latest backup files so please don't make changes. I may not end up syncing them to the new server as the data I have right now is properly cleaned up and converted for the

[blfs-dev] Shutting Trac down for move

2013-02-27 Thread Gerard Beekmans
I'm making the final DNS change to move Trac to the new server. It will be offline for about half an hour or so while I wait for DNS to propagate. Gerard -- http://linuxfromscratch.org/mailman/listinfo/blfs-dev FAQ: http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/faq.html Unsubscribe: See the above

[blfs-dev] DistroWatch donation to LFS

2013-03-04 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, If you haven't already read this posting yet (it was also referred to in a blfs-dev post today): http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20130304#donation I spoke with Ladislav (the founder of that site) to get some more details on what prompted all this and, well, the write up there

[blfs-dev] LFS Server Upgrade

2013-05-22 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi guys, The hosting company where the new server is located is going through a round of upgrades including physical hardware relocation to their new facility. This means our server will need to be powered down for a while (estimated two hours or less but their total maintenance window is 8

Re: [blfs-dev] LFS Server Upgrade

2013-05-22 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-05-22 12:48, Bruce Dubbs wrote: Stay tuned for more details coming soon. That sounds fine. I think we need a couple of additional notifications as we get closer to June 5 would be appropriate. Also, there are a few questions. Will the IP address change? Will you start up rsyncd

Re: [blfs-dev] LFS Server Upgrade

2013-05-24 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-05-23 15:54, Jean-Philippe MENGUAL wrote: Hi, What about the archives of the mailing lists? Will they be restored? They will be restored. I'm looking to see if the existing URLs/filenames can be preserved but I'm not too confident. If those end up changing it'll of course affect

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] LFS Server Outage Saturday 10:00 PM - 02:00 AM MST

2013-11-02 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-11-01 14:27, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hi guys, Quantum (old'ish server, the one running email) will be shutdown tomorrow just prior to 10:00 PM MST. The datacentre it's hosted in is shutting down power for electrical maintenance (new UPS among other things). Restart time is expected

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] LFS Server Outage Saturday 10:00 PM - 02:00 AM MST

2013-11-02 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-11-02 20:57, Gerard Beekmans wrote: started on it. Quantum has not been rebooted in a long time so we're not entirely sure how it'll behave on the first attempt. I decided on an early shutdown. It's currently half an hour before actual planned shutdown. Going to reboot Quantum to see

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] LFS Server Outage Saturday 10:00 PM - 02:00 AM MST

2013-11-02 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-11-02 22:29, Gerard Beekmans wrote: I decided on an early shutdown. It's currently half an hour before actual planned shutdown. Going to reboot Quantum to see if it'll come back online as it should. If it does, then I won't be up at 3:00 AM local time to wait for it to come back

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] LFS Server Outage Saturday 10:00 PM - 02:00 AM MST

2013-11-03 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-11-02 22:47, Gerard Beekmans wrote: On 2013-11-02 22:29, Gerard Beekmans wrote: I decided on an early shutdown. It's currently half an hour before actual planned shutdown. Going to reboot Quantum to see if it'll come back online as it should. If it does, then I won't be up at 3:00 AM

[blfs-dev] LFS Server Shutdown for Maintenance

2013-11-27 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hi, I'm preparing to shut the (new) LFS server down for maintenance Friday evening to take advantage of a free upgrade to double our disk space to 384 GB. The upgrade requires a storage migration and estimates say it may take approximately three hours to complete. I plan to start this close

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] LFS Server Shutdown for Maintenance

2013-11-29 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2013-11-27 21:54, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hi, I'm preparing to shut the (new) LFS server down for maintenance Friday evening to take advantage of a free upgrade to double our disk space to 384 GB. The upgrade requires a storage migration and estimates say it may take approximately three

[blfs-dev] Pending LFS Server Outage

2014-04-23 Thread Gerard Beekmans
Hosting company (Linode) has changed price plans and how offers additional resources for same monthly cost. This upgrade for us includes: * RAM from 8 GB to 16 GB * Shared outgoing bandwidth from 250 Mbps to 2 Gbps I'll follow-up later with the plan of attack. Downtime will be a few hours so

Re: [blfs-dev] Pending LFS Server Outage

2014-04-24 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2014-04-23 15:53, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hosting company (Linode) has changed price plans and how offers additional resources for same monthly cost. This upgrade for us includes: * RAM from 8 GB to 16 GB * Shared outgoing bandwidth from 250 Mbps to 2 Gbps I'll follow-up later

Re: [blfs-dev] [lfs-dev] Pending LFS Server Outage

2014-04-24 Thread Gerard Beekmans
On 2014-04-24 07:15, Gerard Beekmans wrote: On 2014-04-23 15:53, Gerard Beekmans wrote: Hosting company (Linode) has changed price plans and how offers additional resources for same monthly cost. This upgrade for us includes: * RAM from 8 GB to 16 GB * Shared outgoing bandwidth from 250