RE: [gentoo-user] [OT vmware] Networking Gentoo as guest on vista

2008-05-02 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: news [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2008 7:12 AM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] [OT vmware] Networking Gentoo as guest on vista I'm hoping some of you here have run gentoo on a

RE: [gentoo-user] How do I get the x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-1.0.8776-r1 back? [SOLVED]

2008-03-06 Thread Daevid Vincent
back? Hi, On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 4:05 AM, Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I emerge again, and it gives me 96.43.05. Now when I start X, I have a blank/black screen. This driver is NOT working with my card. Okay I followed the Wiki as instructed to the letter

[gentoo-user] The device-mapper init script is written for baselayout-2

2008-03-06 Thread Daevid Vincent
I've noticed this for quite some time and I'm finally getting around to fixing it, if it even needs to be fixed... When I startup my notebook, I see this message: * The device-mapper init script is written for baselayout-2 * Please do not use it with baselayout-1 locutus ~ # eix baselayout

RE: [gentoo-user] [Probably off-topic] How do I find out what is consuming the bandwidth?

2008-03-04 Thread Daevid Vincent
Drew Tomlinson. One bug that I notice though, is that I run several vhosts, and when I hit some of the web sites, they all show up as the same domain name. For example, I go to hit http://daevid.com and it shows up in the list as http://anotherdomain.com :-| Daevid Vincent Lockdown Networks: Real

[gentoo-user] How do I get the x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-1.0.8776-r1 back?

2008-03-04 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, March 03, 2008 8:23 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] Upgraded kernel from .17 to .23 and all sorts of broken things... (nvidia, splash, iptables) I had to upgrade my kernel

RE: [gentoo-user] How do I get the x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-1.0.8776-r1 back?

2008-03-04 Thread Daevid Vincent
Lover Daevid Vincent squawked: So this page finally loaded today: http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Video_Card_Support_Under_XGL#nVidia And it says: Please do as you are told and read the OFFICIAL gentoo website? http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/nvidia-guide.xml Which clearly states

RE: [gentoo-user] How do I get the x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-1.0.8776-r1 back?

2008-03-04 Thread Daevid Vincent
I emerge again, and it gives me 96.43.05. Now when I start X, I have a blank/black screen. This driver is NOT working with my card. Okay I followed the Wiki as instructed to the letter. Same EXACT problem. It all seems to go fine, but I get a black screen when X starts. Not like a

[gentoo-user] Is there really no way to search http://packages.gentoo.org ?!

2008-03-03 Thread Daevid Vincent
Am I completely retarded or is this broken? http://packages.gentoo.org/ There USED to be a way to search packages. I don't see such a feature anymore? I tried it in both IE6 and FF2 just in case. :( -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-user] Upgraded kernel from .17 to .23 and all sorts of broken things... (nvidia, splash, iptables)

2008-03-03 Thread Daevid Vincent
I had to upgrade my kernel from linux-2.6.17-gentoo-r8 to linux-2.6.23-gentoo-r9 Now all sorts of things are broken. First and foremost, I used to use: x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-1.0.8776-r1 But I can't re-emerge that now -- it's gone!? WTF!? [I] x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers Available

[gentoo-user] OT: how do I kick a MAC address off my hostapd WiFi network?

2007-10-10 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have my WiFi network on a hostapd controlled 10.10.10.* range and my wired LAN on a 192.168.1.* range. I try to be a nice guy and leave the WiFi 'open' (no WEP) as it's segregated and I use some proper shorewall rules to route things nicely for my various privileged devices. Also, some WiFi

RE: [gentoo-user] OT: how do I kick a MAC address off my hostapd WiFi network?

2007-10-10 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- I was wondering what would happen if someone downloaded some music illegally or some child porn? How would you prove it was them and not you? Being a good neighbor is nice but you need to be careful for sure. Dunno. I suppose I'd show some logs from the DHCPd

RE: [gentoo-user] Re: Remerge the system with gcc-4.1?

2007-10-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I've held off on doing this gcc update as I'm on an old P4 2Ghz notebook with 1G RAM (Dell i8200). Things are generally working okay (as well as any linux/gentoo system can be I guess). What is the compelling reason to update if any? I've masked out this new GCC for many months and have had no

RE: [gentoo-user] OT: howto setup vsftpd and virtual hosts by NAME not by IP

2007-09-26 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Jarry [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:24 PM Crayon Shin Chan wrote: You can't do virtual hosting using domain names in ftp I think wu-ftpd does support virtual ftp-hosting using domain-names. The only limitation

RE: [gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so

2007-09-20 Thread Daevid Vincent
forever for a package to actually be marked as such, you'd think it was worth the wait... ...now to figure out why hostapd is taking a crap on my face, ... Oh and why KDE is broken ... *sigh* -Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 19

RE: [gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so

2007-09-20 Thread Daevid Vincent
, September 19, 2007 11:41 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so On Thursday 20 September 2007 03:52:59 Daevid Vincent wrote: Seriously? Not a single other person has this issue but me? [Ignored] [...] Oh, so I

RE: [gentoo-user] continue emerge on failure

2007-09-20 Thread Daevid Vincent
mGlOmqARA9F3LM7gqNywopY= =SGKH -END PGP SIGNATURE- -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list ---End Message--- ---BeginMessage--- On Wednesday 17 May 2006 20:47, Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about 'RE: [gentoo-user] New Portage browser': It should

[gentoo-user] hostapd stopped working after reboot

2007-09-19 Thread Daevid Vincent
hostapd (0.4.9) stopped working today on my Gentoo server... daevid ~ # /etc/init.d/hostapd restart * Starting hostapd ... Configuration file: /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf ioctl(SIOCGIFINDEX): No such device hostap driver initialization failed. rmdir[ctrl_interface]: No such file or directory This

[gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so

2007-09-19 Thread Daevid Vincent
Apache was working fine in 2.0.58, then an emerge world forced an update of apache2 to 2.2.4, now after a reboot, apache won't start! What's the point of running a 'stable' Gentoo system if it just keeps breaking things??! *sigh* It fails on 2.2.4 so I tried 2.2.6 (as it's marked stable too,

RE: [gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so

2007-09-19 Thread Daevid Vincent
- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 1:35 AM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] apache2 2.2.x fails to start due to mod_dav_svn.so Apache was working fine in 2.0.58, then an emerge world forced an update of apache2

RE: [gentoo-user] root can't login on console, but can ssh...

2007-09-14 Thread Daevid Vincent
_ From: Mark Shields [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, September 14, 2007 10:07 AM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] root can't login on console, but can ssh... On 9/13/07, Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've posted this about two months

RE: [gentoo-user] Immensely disappointed in emerge -DuN world these days

2007-09-13 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Mark Knecht [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:37 PM I've been messing with a standard x86, middle of the road Gentoo machine for over two days now. There must be 20 or 30 packages that won't build. Frustrating. Most of the

[gentoo-user] root can't login on console, but can ssh...

2007-09-13 Thread Daevid Vincent
: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:47 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] root can't login on console, but can ssh... I have a LAMP development VMWare setup so that I can login as root sans password. This was working fine until something

[gentoo-user] apache won't start due to libexpat

2007-08-20 Thread Daevid Vincent
I've been struggling for a few hours with this... daevid ~ # /etc/init.d/apache2 start * Apache2 has detected a syntax error in your configuration files: /usr/sbin/apache2: error while loading shared libraries: libexpat.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I've done

[gentoo-user] engineyard.com loves Gentoo

2007-08-03 Thread Daevid Vincent
My good friend Evan Phoenix -- famous for inventing http://rubini.us -- started working for this company http://www.engineyard.com. I noticed this little movie on their front page: http://qualityhumans.com/images/tom_ezra_gentoo.mov I guess all the slices they give to customers are Gentoo

[gentoo-user] root can't login on console, but can ssh...

2007-07-17 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have a LAMP development VMWare setup so that I can login as root sans password. This was working fine until something recently changed that. It doesn't even prompt for the password, it just timesout after 60 seconds. Oddly I can ssh in as root (without the password as expected). I have my

RE: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT vm WinXp] Can WinXp be Vm app from gentoo?

2007-07-10 Thread Daevid Vincent
I do have a couple of WinXP pro licenses but hoped there might be a ready made VMappliance I can just download and fireup. Download Windows XP? Do you actually assume, that somebody will now post a link to some Warez site, or what? You can hunt here and maybe find something:

RE: [gentoo-user] GUI tools for iptables?

2007-07-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I second that. I've used shorewall for quite some time. I still don't know dick about iptables, but it's pretty trivial for me to setup a simple 'rule' or 'entry' in shorewall's 'rules' file. -Original Message- From: Elias Probst [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007

RE: [gentoo-user] [OT] AppleMac in a Virtual Machine? Or use BrowserCam

2007-07-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
http://www.browsercam.com/ Or one of the many clones out there... -Original Message- From: Mick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2007 3:36 AM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] [OT] AppleMac in a Virtual Machine? Hi All, I have no

RE: [gentoo-user] Prism2 PC Card

2007-06-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
I used to use the linux-wlan-ng stuff, then after it was depricated, I switched to the in-kernel hostapd. Works like a champ. My Engenius 2511 (?) with 8dbi Omni antenna is my WAP and on the 10.10.10.* network, and my LAN is the 192.168.* network. I use Shorewall to allow certain WiFi clients

[gentoo-user] dev-ruby/rake-0.7.3 seems to hang?

2007-06-20 Thread Daevid Vincent
I keep running into this issue with dev-ruby/rake-0.7.3 where it just seems to hang. The HD light is solid and CPU just skyrockets. I have nothing really else to show other than this, as I hit CTRL+C after a while. I don't see a single bug for 'rake' in bugs.gentoo.org. Should I file a bug

[gentoo-user] mail-mta/exim (is blocking mail-mta/ssmtp-2.61-r2)

2007-05-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
I haven't done an emerge on my server in quite a while, but now that I've upgraded the CPU/RAM, I figure it's about time. There are a few packages I'm a bit apprehensive about upgrading. exim being one. I hate that MTA. It was a nightmare to setup and get working properly, and now I don't want to

[gentoo-user] FW: mail-mta/exim (is blocking mail-mta/ssmtp-2.61-r2) (more info added)

2007-05-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
I haven't done an emerge on my server in quite a while, but now that I've upgraded the CPU/RAM, I figure it's about time. There are a few packages I'm a bit apprehensive about upgrading. exim being one. I hate that MTA. It was a nightmare to setup and get working properly, and now I don't want to

[gentoo-user] Ebuilds for the following packages are either all masked or don't exist

2007-05-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
Calculating world dependencies - !!! Ebuilds for the following packages are either all masked or don't exist: net-analyzer/ntop net-www/gentoo-webroot-default media-fonts/font-bitstream-75dpi net-analyzer/bwm-ng virtual/x11 media-video/came media-fonts/font-adobe-utopia-100dpi

[gentoo-user] Why doesn't esearch find exact packages? [Bug: 180307]

2007-05-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
Is this a known issue with a fix coming or is this by design (which seems shockingly short-sighted). I searched bugs.gentoo.org for quite a while and didn't see anything like this amongst the bajillion other portage bugs, so I added a new one: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=180307 Why

[gentoo-user] how do i know my SMP is working and setup right?

2007-05-26 Thread Daevid Vincent
I just upgraded my Gentoo server from an old Celeron 1Ghz to a Pentium4 3Ghz (hyperthreaded). In /etc/make.conf I have: CHOST=i686-pc-linux-gnu CFLAGS=-O2 -march=pentium4 -pipe -fomit-frame-pointer -mfpmath=sse -mmmx -msse MAKEOPTS=-j3 I compiled the new kernel and added some SMP stuff I saw:

RE: [gentoo-user] how do i know my SMP is working and setup right?

2007-05-26 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Denis [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, May 26, 2007 3:47 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] how do i know my SMP is working and setup right? Having done this several times now, you have to select the following in the

[gentoo-user] OT: Linux (Ubuntu) on a USB drive doesn't save

2007-05-22 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have an ancient Gateway 200ARC sans notebook hard drive (amongst other things). I don't have the stupid little ribbon cable so I can't install one either. And they charge like $50 for one. The notebook was free, and a 1GB USB stick is only $20. a 2GB is like $40. I wanted to install Linux on it

[gentoo-user] OT: Recommend a good PCI or PCMCIA b/g wifi card

2007-05-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
I've been using a Senao Engenius NL2511 (200mW) card for several years in my Gentoo Linux server as my AP. I use the host_ap drivers in the kernel and life is good. However, 802.11b is starting to show it's age at 11Mbps. Sooo I would love to upgrade this as painlessly as possible to one

RE: [gentoo-user] Gnome / problem registering the panel with bonobo-activation-server / error code 3

2007-05-15 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Alex Schuster [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 15, 2007 4:16 AM Daevid Vincent writes: So now I'm out of ideas. Is there a 'debug' mode or something I can see what or why whatever is crashing? How can I be the *only* one having

RE: [gentoo-user] Re: I copied a Gentoo VM and now networking doesn't work.

2007-05-14 Thread Daevid Vincent
. Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: On Wednesday 09 May 2007 02:55:42 Daevid Vincent wrote: I have a Gentoo VM that I've used for years (XP Host. Workstation 5.5.3). Works great. I copied the .vmdk and .vmx files to a new directory called LAMP. I edited the .vmx

RE: [gentoo-user] Gnome / problem registering the panel with bonobo-activation-server / error code 3

2007-05-14 Thread Daevid Vincent
?! -Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 10:32 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] Gnome / problem registering the panel with bonobo-activation-server / error code 3 Okay. My gnome is broken

[gentoo-user] I copied a Gentoo VM and now networking doesn't work.

2007-05-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have a Gentoo VM that I've used for years (XP Host. Workstation 5.5.3). Works great. I copied the .vmdk and .vmx files to a new directory called LAMP. I edited the .vmx file changing the appropriate paths. Now when I start the new VM, my networking fails. (I changed nothing inside the linux

[gentoo-user] How's that for dedication ... A Gentoo tatoo...

2007-04-16 Thread Daevid Vincent
http://gallery.shinmashii.net/main.php?g2_itemId=4179 (BTW, that's not ME, that's an ex-coworker) ÐÆ5ÏÐ -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

[gentoo-user] How to prevent www-client/mozilla-firefox when I have www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin

2007-04-02 Thread Daevid Vincent
I keep noticing this kind of thing. locutus ~ # emerge -at bittorrent mplayerplug-in xine-ui These are the packages that would be merged, in reverse order: Calculating dependencies... done! [ebuild U ] media-video/xine-ui-0.99.5_pre20060716 [0.99.4-r5] USE=-debug% [ebuild U ]

RE: [gentoo-user] How to prevent www-client/mozilla-firefox when I have www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin

2007-04-02 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Neil Bothwick [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, April 02, 2007 12:45 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] How to prevent www-client/mozilla-firefox when I have www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin Hello Daevid Vincent

RE: [gentoo-user] How to prevent www-client/mozilla-firefox when I have www-client/mozilla-firefox-bin

2007-04-02 Thread Daevid Vincent
Hello Daevid Vincent, But I have the -bin version installed... Some packages require the firefox or seamonkey source, to build against. I also have this in /etc/make.conf The mplayer-plug-in ebuild contains DEPEND=... || ( www-client/mozilla

[gentoo-user] Can I share my /boot and swap partitions with other Linux installs?

2007-04-01 Thread Daevid Vincent
Currently I dual-boot my notebook with XP and Gentoo. I'm curious to try out all this beryl stuff and see what all the rage is with Ubuntu and the kids these days. Can I install Ubuntu in yet another partition and have it share the /boot and swap ones I already have, or do I need dedicated ones

Re: [gentoo-user] How can I force net.ath0 to use a certain channel?

2007-03-30 Thread Daevid Vincent
On Friday 30 March 2007 1:11 am, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 22:20:21 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote: Please tell me there is some way to tweak my /etc/conf.d/wireless (or anything for that matter), so that I can tell it, hey, when connecting to 'MATRIX', always use 802.11b

RE: [gentoo-user] How can I force net.ath0 to use a certain channel?

2007-03-30 Thread Daevid Vincent
On Friday 30 March 2007 1:11 am, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Thu, 29 Mar 2007 22:20:21 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote: Please tell me there is some way to tweak my /etc/conf.d/wireless (or anything for that matter), so that I can tell it, hey, when connecting to 'MATRIX', always use 802.11b

RE: [gentoo-user] How can I force net.ath0 to use a certain channel?

2007-03-30 Thread Daevid Vincent
Am I the dick? http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=172766 -Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, March 29, 2007 10:20 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] How can I force net.ath0 to use a certain channel? I

[gentoo-user] How can I force net.ath0 to use a certain channel?

2007-03-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have an atheros (mad-wifi) internal mini-pci 802.11 a/b/g card in my Dell i8200 notebook running Gentoo. I also have an Engenius hostap 802.11b card/antenna in my Gentoo server. What is frustrating, is that it's a crap-shoot when my ath0 will (or won't) start properly. I have no control over

RE: [gentoo-user] What's the deal with no gnome 2.18 in portage?

2007-03-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
I would check overlay setup and also try `emerge =exact-group/exact-package-2.18.whatever` i.e. specify the specific ebuild you wish to emerge? I have used overlays before for xgl and for init-ng but both were a few months ago so please feel free to correct me if I am missing something.

[gentoo-user] Gnome / problem registering the panel with bonobo-activation-server / error code 3

2007-03-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
Okay. My gnome is broken and has been for some time and I can't seem to fix it or find any solutions on the web. I was hoping eventually some emerge would fix it magically for me. When I start it (even as root), it gets to the third icon (like a desktop looking one), then gives me some Nautilus

[gentoo-user] What's with the timezone data...

2007-02-08 Thread Daevid Vincent
* sys-libs/timezone-data Available versions: 2006g 2006p ~2007a Homepage:ftp://elsie.nci.nih.gov/pub/ Description: Timezone data (/usr/share/zoneinfo) and utilities (tzselect/zic/zdump) How come the 2007 is still masked. The new DST for the USA and Australia

[gentoo-user] Can someone please explain to me why these bugs are duplicates?

2007-02-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
Honestly, I really don't see how they're even remotely related. So either I'm just dense, or the maintainer is not understanding my request... It's extremely frustrating. [Bug 165709] When viewing emerge -avu world show which packages are stable (or ~x86)

RE: [gentoo-user] Can someone please explain to me why these bugs are duplicates?

2007-02-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
On Wednesday 07 February 2007 23:19:53 Daevid Vincent wrote: Honestly, I really don't see how they're even remotely related. So either I'm just dense, or the maintainer is not understanding my request... It's extremely frustrating. [Bug 165709] When viewing emerge -avu world show

RE: [gentoo-user] Can someone please explain to me why these bugs are duplicates?

2007-02-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
Yes, but then I have to manually, one at a time search eix and compare to the output of 'emerge world'. I use eix. That's actually why I suspect that the feature could be implemented fairly easily. Portage has all the info it needs. You do know that eix is not related to portage in

[gentoo-user] Gentoo VMWare image works on Intel but not AMD. Are they not interchangeable?

2007-02-05 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have a VMWare Workstation image of Gentoo Linux that I transfer between my desktop and my notebook (for LAMP/Ruby development) and it works fantastic on both. Both are running WindowsXP as the host VMWare. Both are Pentium4. Recently, I tried to share the image with a co-worker and it pukes out

RE: [gentoo-user] Wireless PCMCIA card issue with 2.6.18 linux kernel

2007-02-05 Thread Daevid Vincent
Use the 'hostap' driver in the kernel instead of the orinoco one. DÆVID -Original Message- From: Timur Aydin [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] I have a Senao NL-2511CD PLUS EXT2 wireless PCMCIA card, which I am The problem I am seeing is that the wlan0 interface is not created by the

RE: [gentoo-user] How packages are made stable - suggestion for improvement

2007-01-05 Thread Daevid Vincent
This is a little upsetting to learn that effectively stability happens as an after thought. I used to run a hybrid of ~x86 and stable, but I've gotten so tired of seeing new package versions every day, I felt I was spending more time compiling to get the latest versions, than actually using my

[gentoo-user] RE: I'm not getting gentoo list emails anymore?

2006-12-24 Thread Daevid Vincent
that... Is my email even showing up in the list (or did my unsubscribes go through). Does the list use any kind of RBL? -Original Message- From: Andrea Barisani [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, December 24, 2006 3:36 AM To: Daevid Vincent Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: I'm

[gentoo-user] RE: I'm not getting gentoo list emails anymore?

2006-12-24 Thread Daevid Vincent
Would the list admin please double check the mlmmj list administration tools and see if there is some setting for my email address that says 'nomail' or 'suspended' or something like that... Is my email even showing up in the list (or did my unsubscribes go through). Does the list use

[gentoo-user] I'm not receiving this list anymore but I can send to it (according to gmane). Am I suspended?

2006-12-22 Thread Daevid Vincent
I had a power outage here in Seattle, WA since last Thursday. Server is finally online. I suspect the mail server suspended or unsubscribed me due to bounces because I've not received any for a few days, when normally there are plenty per day. However, how can I turn it back on? I tried to send

[gentoo-user] Help getting PCMCIA WiFi card working again

2006-12-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
My Senao/EnGenius 200mW WiFi card was working fine for a few years, and now, after some upgrade and a power-outage that caused a reboot, it's not. I cannot figure out for the life of me what is wrong now. It's been two days of constant debugging and I'm out of ideas. I'm trying to use the kernel

[gentoo-user] Need help setting up HostAP and Intersil Prism card via PCMCIA adapter

2006-12-21 Thread Daevid Vincent
I had this working for years, but some UDEV or something changed and now my wlan0 is gone and I can't figure out how to get it working again. I can't find a single, current, How-To on setting this up. I'm trying to use the hostap driver that's in the 2.6.x kernels (as per the note on hostap's

[gentoo-user] Newly created user can't ssh in but others can?

2006-11-17 Thread Daevid Vincent
I have had my server for several years, I haven't added a new user in probably 6 months or more. I tried to add one last night and all seemed fine. However it can't login via ssh (not at a console, so I don't know about that way) but existing accounts can. I've tried changing the passwd to 'foo'

[gentoo-user] How come my 'esearch' isn't updated when I emerge something until the next 'esync'?!

2006-11-16 Thread Daevid Vincent
I always found this annoying... How come when I emerge something, my 'esearch' isn't updated until the next time I do an 'esync'? * www-apps/trac Latest version available: 0.9.6 Latest version installed: [ Not Installed ] Size of downloaded files: 995 kB Homepage:

[gentoo-user] How do I get KDE to start on boot?

2006-11-14 Thread Daevid Vincent
This seems like a newb question. I've been using my Gentoo for a few years now, and since X/KDE/Gnome/etc. never seemed to be quite stable, I always booted into command lines and then manually 'startx' JICSH. But I find myself almost always doing that these days, so I suppose it's time to make

RE: [gentoo-user] sshd issues

2006-11-14 Thread Daevid Vincent
Change/Add this: PasswordAuthentication yes In /etc/ssh/sshd_config DÆVID -Original Message- From: Jon M [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 6:04 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: [gentoo-user] sshd issues Hey all, I've been using other

[gentoo-user] subversion 1.4.x still 'unstable'

2006-11-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I see on the tigris site that 1.4.2 is the latest version, but portage shows 1.40 as the latest ebuild (which is also ~x86). http://packages.gentoo.org/search/?sstring=subversion The problem I'm running into is that I use the TortoiseSVN 1.4.x on my winXP box which is mounting via samba my SVN

RE: [gentoo-user] Anybody got OS/2 working under linux?

2006-11-08 Thread Daevid Vincent
Have you tried VMWare? The workstation version has a free 30 day trial (just emerge it). Then you can make a VM for OS/2 however you like it, and use the FREE VMWare Player to continue indefinitely. I suspect VMWare will work flawlessly for you -- it's pretty much the single best piece of

RE: [gentoo-user] sudo requires password twice

2006-11-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
Stephen Smith Jr. [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, October 05, 2006 5:46 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] sudo requires password twice On Thursday 05 October 2006 16:36, Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote about 'RE: [gentoo-user] sudo requires

RE: [gentoo-user] Re: Mini Gentoo in VMWare

2006-11-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
I use a Gentoo VM for a lot of LAMP dev work, and I can tell you it's kind of painful to upgrade packages with all the compiling. VMWare is slower than normal to compile, mostly due to disk I/O. Since each HD is a big-ass file. A few optimizations I might suggest: Partition a dedicated physical

RE: [gentoo-user] sudo requires password twice

2006-10-05 Thread Daevid Vincent
system-auth passwordinclude system-auth session include system-auth And I'm using app-admin/sudo 1.6.8_p9-r2 and sys-libs/pam 0.78-r5 DÆVID -Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2006 10:44 PM

RE: [gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?!

2006-10-02 Thread Daevid Vincent
Anyway, the portage-2.1.2 tracker bug [1] shows you the differences between portage-2.1.1 and the latest 2.1.2 prerelease. Also a comment from zmedico (the portage dev who is providing us with all of these new features and fixes) [2] clearly shows that the change is intended. Well,

RE: [gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?!

2006-10-01 Thread Daevid Vincent
these days?! On Thu, Sep 28, 2006 at 02:15:04PM -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote Something has changed recently with 'emerge'. Whenever I use the -D option, which I am pretty much in the habbit of typing 'emerge -Dav' or 'emerge -Davu world/system', I notice it pulling in more stuff than

RE: [gentoo-user] Need help with bootsplash not showing [solved]

2006-09-28 Thread Daevid Vincent
To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Need help with bootsplash not showing On 9/27/06, Daevid Vincent [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: title Gentoo Linux [resume framebuffer splash 1600] root=(hd0,0) kernel=(hd0,0)/boot/vmlinuz ro root=/dev/hda3 video

[gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?!

2006-09-28 Thread Daevid Vincent
Something has changed recently with 'emerge'. Whenever I use the -D option, which I am pretty much in the habbit of typing 'emerge -Dav' or 'emerge -Davu world/system', I notice it pulling in more stuff than it should. It never acted like this before. It's only been within the past few weeks. On

RE: [gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?!

2006-09-28 Thread Daevid Vincent
@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?! Am Donnerstag, 28. September 2006 23:15 schrieb Daevid Vincent: Something has changed recently with 'emerge'. Whenever I use the -D option, which I am pretty much in the habbit of typing 'emerge -Dav

RE: [gentoo-user] emerge -D pulling in more than it should these days?!

2006-09-28 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- Portage is developing quite fast at the moment so it is quite possible that you have discovered some change in behaviour (either due to a bug or due to permanent changes) but I don't see anything wrong in this mail... What makes you think it pulls in more

[gentoo-user] Need help with bootsplash not showing

2006-09-27 Thread Daevid Vincent
I used to have fbsplash or bootsplash or whatever it's called these days working back around 2.6.14 or earlier. Then it broke in 2.6.15 (as per wiki) and I never built a new kernel till now with .17 This is on a Dell Inspiron 8200 notebook. I'm following along here:

[gentoo-user] How to I stop ath0 if I have eth0

2006-09-18 Thread Daevid Vincent
Is there a way to stop ath0 from starting and connecting to anything if I have an eth0? That is, if I'm plugged into the wall, I don't want a slower wireless connection. ÐÆ5ÏÐ -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

RE: [gentoo-user] Boring new startup look with baselayout 1.12

2006-09-15 Thread Daevid Vincent
PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, September 09, 2006 6:06 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Boring new startup look with baselayout 1.12 On Fri, 2006-09-08 at 19:22 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote: Ever since the new baselayout, all the startup scripts look/act different

RE: [gentoo-user] Exluding some apps from emerge --update world

2006-09-06 Thread Daevid Vincent
Related to this, is there a way to NOT get notified of all the minor increments? I'd rather just upgrade when a new real version is available instead of all these itty bitty incremental upgrades like rc1 rc2 etc. or 0.5.2-r1 and 0.5.2-r3 etc. But I would consider 0.5.3 and certainly want 0.6.x

RE: [gentoo-user] Exluding some apps from emerge --update world

2006-09-06 Thread Daevid Vincent
To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Exluding some apps from emerge --update world On Wed, 6 Sep 2006 01:31:06 -0700, Daevid Vincent wrote: I'd rather just upgrade when a new real version is available instead of all these itty bitty incremental upgrades like rc1

[gentoo-user] nvidia 1.0-8774 drivers not in portage

2006-08-29 Thread Daevid Vincent
I'm wondering why the new nvidia 1.0-8774 drivers don't show up in portage at all? They were released 5 days ago. I would expect that the devs would be all over this like #ff on rice. It has support for Xorg 7.1 finally! Isn't that something we've all been anxiously waiting for?

RE: [gentoo-user] Protecting my server against an individual

2006-07-11 Thread Daevid Vincent
Don't spend too much time, as it's a waste. You will NOT see my MAC address. Not because I try to disguise it, but because it won't be available to you. That's simply how TCP/IP works. There is one caveat to this, I if you are running a 802.11 wifi, the MAC is sent in the packets and then

[gentoo-user] SVN stopped working after update of neon?

2006-07-11 Thread Daevid Vincent
I had SVN working fine, but then sometime recently neon was updated (due to gnome I believe?). I'm only trying to connect to a remote SVN server (not local). [EMAIL PROTECTED] $ svn update svn: error while loading shared libraries: libneon.so.25: cannot open shared object file: No such file or

[gentoo-user] YaKuake Quake terminal emulator

2006-07-07 Thread Daevid Vincent
This thing is awesome! It's in portage (~ masked), so just emerge and run. Press F12 to have it drop down. Use the little down arrow on the far right to configure. Or right click and configure the konsole preferences. It's so incredibly useful (and not to mention slick as shit). Plus as a bonus,

RE: [gentoo-user] xgl, masked packages, and me going crazy ()

2006-07-01 Thread Daevid Vincent
echo 'x11-libs/libdrm -* ~*' /etc/portage/package.keywords What does the -* and -~ do?? I've only ever put something like this in my package.keywords: x11-libs/libdrm ~x86 -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list

RE: [gentoo-user] xorg-x11 upgrade

2006-06-30 Thread Daevid Vincent
Related to this, are we all still waiting on newer nvidia drivers for the Xorg 7.1 upgrades? I recall that was a problem and reading that the two are not compatible yet... DÆVID -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Richard Fish Sent:

RE: [gentoo-user] etc-update

2006-06-28 Thread Daevid Vincent
I use Meld as well. It's outstanding. But like you, I want to use a 'console' diff program for my remote servers (that don't have X installed). I've looked for a HOWTO or quick tutorial on vimdiff and couldn't find one. Got any pointers? I know very very little 'vi' enough to insert/delete/save

[gentoo-user] KDE no longer rendering fonts properly

2006-06-12 Thread Daevid Vincent
What happened to my KDE 3.5.3? The fonts are gone sorta -- at least to the point that makes KDE unusable. If I fire up a terminal, the window is black, but I can see that things are happening, as the cursor will move. but no text shows. if i do an 'ls' for example, i can see something

RE: [gentoo-user] sudo requires password twice

2006-06-11 Thread Daevid Vincent
Just a little more info on this. I noticed on my server which I've not done the pam/shadow update emerge yet, this same anomolie occurs... Any ideas on why? -Original Message- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 2:46 PM To: gentoo-user

[gentoo-user] help with UDEV and USB flash drive

2006-06-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I've been googling and hacking at this for about three hours now. Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong? locutus mnt # cat /etc/udev/rules.d/local.rules # This is for my Intelligent Stick USB Memory flash drive BUS==usb, SYSFS{serial}==20031112223132-01, NAME=istick, MODE=0666 locutus

RE: [gentoo-user] help with UDEV and USB flash drive

2006-06-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
Thanks everybody that was the trick. I settled upon this: BUS==usb, KERNEL==sd?1, SYSFS{idVendor}==0ef5, SYSFS{idProduct}==2202, SYMLINK=istick%n, MODE=0666 And for my /etc/fstab entry: /dev/istick1 /mnt/istick vfat defaults,noauto,user,umask=000 0 0 Now the second part of this. SOMETIMES,

RE: [gentoo-user] viewing consoles remotely

2006-06-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
-Original Message- From: Ryan Tandy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, June 01, 2006 9:58 PM For your situation, assuming I've interpreted it correctly, you should get the user to SSH into your box, set their shell in /etc/passwd to /usr/bin/screen -S (something

[gentoo-user] sudo requires password twice

2006-06-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
I recently did an update world and had that 'pam'/'shadow' issue. Followed these pages: http://planet.gentoo.org/developers/flameeyes/2006/03/19/the_shadow_and_pam_ login_conflict http://www.mail-archive.com/gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org/msg35692.html Everything seems fine. I've rebooted many

[gentoo-user] Date is always slightly off by a few minutes

2006-06-09 Thread Daevid Vincent
This is just annoying moreso than anything... Whenever I boot into Gentoo, my clock is always a few minutes off -- usually between 5 and 7 minutes. I have to do an ntp sync to right it every time. What is more confusing, is that XP (I dual boot my Dell i8200 notebook) is the correct time, and so

RE: [gentoo-user] Modular Xorg 7 won't start with nVidia GeForce4 440 Go [SOLVED]

2006-05-22 Thread Daevid Vincent
- From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 12:58 PM To: gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org Subject: RE: [gentoo-user] Modular Xorg 7 won't start with nVidia GeForce4 440 Go This should not be needed. The X server (actually, the nvidia module loaded

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