[gentoo-user] slow screen redraw in terminal windows after sync

2011-03-09 Thread Alan Warren
I recently sync'd after not having done so in 36 days. Among the packages updated were firefox-bin and xulrunner. While using awesome wm, I first noticed firefox-bin wouldn't display, but it launched fine in gnome. I tried launching firefox-bin from a terminal, but got no errors. The

[gentoo-user] ata errors on startup (I/O error, err_mask=0x4)

2011-03-05 Thread Alan Warren
Hello, I've recently made a few changes to my machine, and one of the unfortunate side effects is the following error. Mar 5 17:15:32 localhost kernel: [7.396912] ata14.00: qc timeout (cmd 0xa1) Mar 5 17:15:32 localhost kernel: [7.398906] ata14.00: failed to IDENTIFY (I/O error,

[gentoo-user] Re: ata errors on startup (I/O error, err_mask=0x4)

2011-03-05 Thread Alan Warren
I was able to stop the errors by disabling the Marvell controller from within my bios. Thanks, Alan On Sat, Mar 05, 2011 at 06:45:33PM -0600, Alan Warren wrote: Hello, I've recently made a few changes to my machine, and one of the unfortunate side effects is the following error

[gentoo-user] thubdrive mounts with strange char's in it's name

2011-01-30 Thread Alan Warren
Hello, My thumbdrive has been mounting fine, but recently it started mounting with strange characters in it's name. I'm using pcmanfm inside of awesome wm. I have the latest stable xorg-server compiled with udev. My thumbdrive mounts as /media/ I can't copy+paste the symbols (although I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: thubdrive mounts with strange char's in it's name

2011-01-30 Thread Alan Warren
Thanks for the info. I'm going to look into it. Just to illustrate a little better, this is what it looks like. http://www.alan-warren.com/images/strange_chars.jpg Thanks On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 7:32 PM, walt w41...@gmail.com wrote: On 01/30/2011 02:36 PM, Alan Warren wrote: Hello, My

Re: [gentoo-user] thubdrive mounts with strange char's in it's name

2011-01-30 Thread Alan Warren
Thanks Mike, this is exactly what I needed. I'm all set now. -Alan On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Mike Gilbert floppymas...@gmail.comwrote: On Sun, Jan 30, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Alan Warren bluemoonsh...@gmail.com wrote: My thumbdrive has been mounting fine, but recently it started mounting

Re: [gentoo-user] system lag with gentoo-sources-2.6.35-r2

2010-08-23 Thread Alan Warren
markkne...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Alan Warren bluemoonsh...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I am having some system performance issues with this kernel release. I have a SMP machine (dual xeon nehalem 8 core / 16 threads) with 24gb non-ecc memory. On occasion

[gentoo-user] system lag with gentoo-sources-2.6.35-r2

2010-08-22 Thread Alan Warren
Hello, I am having some system performance issues with this kernel release. I have a SMP machine (dual xeon nehalem 8 core / 16 threads) with 24gb non-ecc memory. On occasion (seems random so far) my system feels like a Pentium II trying to cope with Vista. For example, I was in the middle of

Re: [gentoo-user] system lag with gentoo-sources-2.6.35-r2

2010-08-22 Thread Alan Warren
have yet to provide their patches to? ( I see vanilla sources has 2.6.35 .3) Thanks again, Alan On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 2:14 PM, Robert Bridge rob...@robbieab.com wrote: On Sun, Aug 22, 2010 at 8:01 PM, Alan Warren bluemoonsh...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a proper venu for debugging

Re: [gentoo-user] removing an overlay

2010-08-20 Thread Alan Warren
Excellent. thank you. Both responses are very helpful. Alan On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 3:06 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:25:12 -0500, Alan Warren wrote: I'm surprised packages in overlays take precedence over portage. Is there any way to get a single

[gentoo-user] removing an overlay

2010-08-19 Thread Alan Warren
Hello, I've just sync'd my machine, and realized I'm pulling in a few packages from the devnull overlay that I would rather not. freetype / fontconfig / cairo for example and it's causing some conflicts when I try to update (-auvND world). I mainly use devnull for uzbl, dmenu, and my window