Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: In prose: I have kde-i18n-3.5.8 installed. In tree, there's an update available (kde-i18n-3.5.9). Why was that updatedable package not picked up, when I ran emerge -DuvatN world? I also tried emerge -Duvat world - same effect. kde-i18n is

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:51:29 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: In prose: I have kde-i18n-3.5.8 installed. In tree, there's an update available (kde-i18n-3.5.9). Why was that updatedable package not picked up, when I ran emerge -DuvatN world? I also

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent package got removed (as an example, I'd like to find kde-i18n, because that used to be a

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:51:29 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: In prose: I have kde-i18n-3.5.8 installed. In tree, there's an update available (kde-i18n-3.5.9). Why was that updatedable package not picked up, when I ran emerge -DuvatN world? I also tried emerge -Duvat world - same effect.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Michael Schmarck wrote: Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent package got removed (as an example, I'd like to find kde-i18n, because that used to be a dependency of kde-meta and

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Dale wrote: That will tell you packages that are installed and !may! not be needed by other packages.  Note all the warnings here?  I have not had anything serious removed by using this in ages but strange things can happen. You need to be careful with this.  Remove

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Michael Schmarck wrote: Thanks. I think I removed kde-meta, because it installs too much stuff, that I don't need (like kppp). It would be nice, if the kde-meta ebuild would be more like the gst-plugins-meta package, in that it sould allow the user to specify what he wants to get installed and

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The other option is to use the kde*meta ebuilds, which do directly depend on the sub-ordinate packages. This is what I do and I don't get the effect you observed. Thanks. I think I removed kde-meta,

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:39:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: emerge --depclean thanks. 200 some packages, which would be removed. Quite a lot. If you've removed kde-meta, I'm not surprised. It's not (mainly) kde packages that show up there. It's:

Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Michael Schmarck wrote: Hello. snip How do I make emerge update all the installed packages, if there's an update available? Thanks, Michael Hi, First question, was it installed directly, or as a dependency for something else? If directly, does it appear in the world file?

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Michael Schmarck wrote: SNIP Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent package got removed (as an example, I'd like to find kde-i18n, because that used to be a dependency of kde-meta

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:30:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: I think I removed kde-meta, because it installs too much stuff, that I don't need (like kppp). It would be nice, if the kde-meta ebuild would be more like the gst-plugins-meta package, in that

Re: [gentoo-user] Fetch Restriction: 1 package (1 unsatisfied)

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Igor Mikushkin wrote: I'm just wondering why this package (sun-jdk-1.4.2.17) came into dependencies? equery depends -a sun-jdk I guess you have virtual/jdk:1.4 in world which picked up the latest 1.4 jdk Sorry, I have no assess to my gentoo machine now and I

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The other option is to use the kde*meta ebuilds, which do directly depend on the sub-ordinate packages. This is what I do and I don't get the effect you observed. Thanks. I think I removed kde-meta, because it installs too much stuff, that I don't need

[gentoo-user] emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Hello. Maybe someone can explain this: $ sudo emerge -DuvatN world These are the packages that would be merged, in reverse order: Calculating world dependencies... done! Total: 0 packages, Size of downloads: 0 kB Nothing to merge; would you like to auto-clean packages? [Yes/No] $ emerge

Re: [gentoo-user] Fetch Restriction: 1 package (1 unsatisfied)

2008-04-08 Thread Igor Mikushkin
I'm just wondering why this package (sun-jdk-1.4.2.17) came into dependencies? Sorry, I have no assess to my gentoo machine now and I can't find out the package where it came from. Sun-jdk-1.6.x.x is already installed and I think eclipse can run with 1.6 as well. Why do I need two sun-jdk's? --

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Well, I disagree. I want to install almost all of the KDE stuff, but eg. not the PPP things, as I've got not use for that on that system. But I still would like my world file *NOT* to be cluttered with a gazillion of kde packages. The current

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:39:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: emerge --depclean thanks. 200 some packages, which would be removed. Quite a lot. If you've removed kde-meta, I'm not surprised.

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Well, I disagree. I want to install almost all of the KDE stuff, but eg. not the PPP things, as I've got not use for that on that system. But I still would like my world file *NOT* to be cluttered with a

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent package got removed (as an example, I'd like to find

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:39:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: emerge --depclean thanks. 200 some packages, which would be removed. Quite a lot. If you've removed kde-meta, I'm not surprised. After removing stuff, a revdep-rebuild should be done, shouldn't it? It won't hurt, although I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Michael Schmarck wrote: Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Connected question: How do I quickly find all the packages that got installed as a dependency, but which are no longer needed, because the dependent package got removed (as

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Anthony Metcalf [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Michael Schmarck wrote: Hello. snip How do I make emerge update all the installed packages, if there's an update available? Thanks, Michael Hi, First question, was it installed directly, or as a dependency for something else?

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread KH
Hi, I use following approach: emerge --sync emerge -DuavN world dispatch-conf emerge --depclean -pv revdep-rebuild glsa-check -t all Whenever there is something changed on the way, I will start with the world command again. Sometimes depclean will remove something world will emerge again. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:30:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: I think I removed kde-meta, because it installs too much stuff, that I don't need (like kppp). It would be nice, if the kde-meta ebuild would be more like the gst-plugins-meta package, in that it sould allow the user to specify what

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Maybe he does have multiple versions installed of those packages. What For gcc: Yes. It's about time to dump gcc-3.4.6. is the output of for example: emerge -avP gcc ? $ emerge -avP gcc superuser access is required... adding --pretend to options. Calculating

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread KH
Maybe he does have multiple versions installed of those packages. What is the output of for example: emerge -avP gcc ? KH Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:39:11 +0200, Michael

[gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Hello. Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 12:39:11 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: emerge --depclean thanks. 200 some packages, which would be removed. Quite a lot. If

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Maybe he does have multiple versions installed of those packages. What For gcc: Yes. It's about time to dump gcc-3.4.6. Yes, I see now. --depclean is removing old SLOTS and the original output is either very unverbose, or has been trimmed

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Michael Schmarck wrote: KH [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Maybe he does have multiple versions installed of those packages. What For gcc: Yes. It's about time to dump gcc-3.4.6. is the output of for example: emerge -avP gcc ? $ emerge -avP gcc superuser access is required...

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Dale wrote: That will tell you packages that are installed and !may! not be needed by other packages. Note all the warnings here? I have not had anything serious removed by using this in ages but strange things can happen. You need to be

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Dale wrote: It's been a while but make sure you have switched to the new gcc and it is working fine before removing the old one. Nothing worse than removing gcc then finding out the new one isn't . . . functional. Sort of fun to fix. Dale :-) :-) Tell me about it! Hint: Don't then

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Alan McKinnon [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Maybe he does have multiple versions installed of those packages. What For gcc: Yes. It's about time to dump gcc-3.4.6. Yes, I see now. --depclean is removing old SLOTS and the original output is

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 07:08:42 -0500, Dale wrote: It's been a while but make sure you have switched to the new gcc and it is working fine before removing the old one. Nothing worse than removing gcc then finding out the new one isn't . . . functional. Sort of fun to fix. NEVER unmerge a

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 13:20:21 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Hint: uncluttering the world file is not a reason for changing the ebuilds, lthough it is a good reason for a more

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 13:01:31 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: But that's exactly what it's for merge this to pull in all non-developer, split kde-base/* packages. Not all -meta packages behave like that - eg. the gst-plugins-meta package only pulls in, what's wanted (per USE flags). As

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Anthony Metcalf wrote: Dale wrote: It's been a while but make sure you have switched to the new gcc and it is working fine before removing the old one. Nothing worse than removing gcc then finding out the new one isn't . . . functional. Sort of fun to fix. Dale :-) :-) Tell me about

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Dale wrote: Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Dale wrote: That will tell you packages that are installed and !may! not be needed by other packages. Note all the warnings here? I have not had anything serious removed by using this in ages but

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 07:08:42 -0500, Dale wrote: It's been a while but make sure you have switched to the new gcc and it is working fine before removing the old one. Nothing worse than removing gcc then finding out the new one isn't . . .

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: I think you need to fix your world before before doing any --depclean steps. Seems like :) Probably not now that we have the full picture though -- Alan McKinnon alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Dale wrote: I have :-) I've also removed (forcibly) all versions of gcc, portage, and glibc individually and all together. quickpkg is a nice thing to know about :-) I got that covered. I found this little tid bit of info. OP may want

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Dale
Michael Schmarck wrote: Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 13:20:21 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Finer control, without

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 13:20:21 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Finer control, without cluttering the world file. Hint: uncluttering the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 14:42:51 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: NEVER unmerge a system package without building a binary package first. Tut, tut. Neil, where's the fun in that? The fun is in learning the rule in the first place. It's like making backups, no one does it because someone else said

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 14:36:45 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Finer control, without cluttering the world file. What could be finer than picking which packages you

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 14:36:45 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Finer control, without cluttering the world file. What could be

[gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Hi All, An interesting theoretical question. I have a K6-2 with a SATA card sitting in it, with two drives, which are happily soft-mirrored, with LVM layered on top, and a nice big iSCSI partition that gets shared to my laptop whenever it's home. It runs postfix (with all the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:27:59 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: It really depends on, from what side you're coming. If you want just a few packages, then all is well with the current approach. If you, however, want everything but a few packages, then the current approach isn't so fine anymore.

[gentoo-user] Knetworkmanager doesn't show available connections info anymore

2008-04-08 Thread Ale
Hi! In the last few days, Knetworkmanager doesn't show available connections info anymore, before this problem i can always see info about available connections just putting the mouse pointer in every entry of Knetworkmanager. Is pretty useful for me this,. I am using x86, i have

[gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Michael Schmarck
Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:27:59 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: It really depends on, from what side you're coming. If you want just a few packages, then all is well with the current approach. If you, however, want everything but a few packages, then the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Re: Re: Re: emerge -DuvatN world doesn't show all upgradeable packages

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Michael Schmarck wrote: Neil Bothwick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 13:20:21 +0200, Michael Schmarck wrote: Which majorly sucks, as there are good reasons why the packages should NOT be the way they are right now. Such as? Finer control,

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Anthony Metcalf wrote:     But what else? Will mtune=k6-2 make executables that will run on an Athlon 64? Anyone tried this? Would I get to a point where I could make -e world and have a nice working system? k6 is 32 bit right? There's no sane upgrade path to amd64,

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Anthony Metcalf wrote: � � But what else? Will mtune=k6-2 make executables that will run on an Athlon 64? Anyone tried this? Would I get to a point where I could make -e world and have a nice working system? k6 is 32 bit right? There's

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 15:43:16 +0100, Anthony Metcalf wrote: Later when I upgrade to a phenom, and stick 1GB RAM per core in there, then yeah, I will probably recompile into 64bit, but that can be done in a chroot, and migrated fairly easily I would expect, so long as the system is running.

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Alan McKinnon
On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Anthony Metcalf wrote: Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Anthony Metcalf wrote: � � But what else? Will mtune=k6-2 make executables that will run on an Athlon 64? Anyone tried this? Would I get to a point where I could make -e world and have a nice

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Florian Philipp
On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 15:43 +0100, Anthony Metcalf wrote: Alan McKinnon wrote: On Tuesday 08 April 2008, Anthony Metcalf wrote: � � But what else? Will mtune=k6-2 make executables that will run on an Athlon 64? Anyone tried this? Would I get to a point where I could make -e world

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Alan McKinnon wrote: OK, so it's 32 bit on an amd64 you'll be doing Initially yes, I'll look into 64bit as need arises. I would reconfigure the kernel and include things that you know ought to be there. Then move the disks over and see if it boots. Rinse, repeat, till it does.

[gentoo-user] Multiple instance of tomcat on gentoo

2008-04-08 Thread Kaushal Shriyan
Hi, How can i install 3 instance of Tomcat Server on a single host Thanks and Regards Kaushal

Re: [gentoo-user] Multiple instance of tomcat on gentoo

2008-04-08 Thread Markus Schönhaber
Kaushal Shriyan wrote: Hi, How can i install 3 instance of Tomcat Server on a single host Thanks and Regards Kaushal

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 16:02:50 +0100, Anthony Metcalf wrote: Well, exactly. That is the theory. I want to know the likelihood of success. I know that using mtune=k6-2 means it won't run on anything before a k6-2, and most likely not on anything Intel, due to the symbols and optimisations

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Anthony Metcalf
Neil Bothwick wrote: On Tue, 08 Apr 2008 16:02:50 +0100, Anthony Metcalf wrote: If you have the time before the transition, you could set CFLAGS to something really generic, like -mcpu=i586 and emerge -e system, as well as recompiling the kernel. Then move the disks over. That way, you'll

[gentoo-user] probeall error in /etc/modprobe.conf

2008-04-08 Thread Mick
I've just booted kernel 2.6.24-gentoo-r4 and I noticed an WARNING: message about ignoring bad line 159 in /etc/modprobe.conf. This is the infamous line: probeall /dev/svga svgalib_helper Have you noticed anything similar? Why does it happen? -- Regards, Mick signature.asc Description:

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Emergency shutdown, how to?

2008-04-08 Thread Steven Lembark
I agree that your script is nice and simple, and hence less prone to errors. I coded mine in c++ because I use it not only for a machine type watchdog, but also a task based watchdog that reboots the machine based on certain tasks living or not. Each task has to register with the watchdog

Re: [gentoo-user] mtune=k6-2 and a *small* upgrade

2008-04-08 Thread Shawn Haggett
Anthony Metcalf wrote: Alan McKinnon wrote: Now the existing system should work with your new hardware and you can update your CFLAGS and 'emerge -e world' at your leisure. That's the theory at least anyway :-) Well, exactly. That is the theory. I want to know the likelihood of success.

[gentoo-user] {OT} Overclocked CPU killed motherboard and CD?

2008-04-08 Thread Grant
I received my RMAed motherboard back from MSI today, and although it powered right on, the BIOS wouldn't post unless I disconnected the CDROM drive and used a different CPU. I had been overclocking an AMD64 X2 but luckily I had a Sempron to test with. Does this sound like a case of an