Re: [gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-02 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 02.06.2014 10:22, schrieb Dale: Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 01.06.2014 14:31, schrieb Tanstaafl: Wow, I've been mostly offline for a few days, and this morning when playing catch up on the news, learned that Truecrypt, one of my all time favorite apps, is no more. Some links of

Re: [gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-02 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 02.06.2014 11:20, schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Mon, 02 Jun 2014 10:53:51 +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote: I'm considering encrypting my home partition one of these days. Given the things that have come out in recent months, back doors and such, what is a good program/software/tool to use

Re: [gentoo-user] Demise of Truecrypt - surprised I haven't seen t his discussed here yet?

2014-06-02 Thread Michael Hampicke
I might add, on a older rig I tried that command once. I ran rm -rfv /* and it didn't erase everything like I thought it would. I figured the command would be loaded in ram and would run until the end of the / structure. It didn't. I can't recall how far it got now but I think it was in

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd and amixer

2014-05-29 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 29.05.2014 04:27, schrieb Walter Dnes: On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 06:36:28PM -0400, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote Walter Dnes waltd...@waltdnes.org wrote: Yep, its the same, but when I tried to restore as a regular user (which I normally don't do) it complained about the .lock file and restored

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd how can I get a service to start after network is up

2014-05-20 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 20.05.2014 12:29, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Hi. I have a simple, static, ethernet network. However when booting using systemd, a number of services which should start only after the network is up, insist on starting in parallell and so fail for various reasons. Here is my network

Re: [gentoo-user] Change EFI to BIOS Boot

2014-04-12 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 12.04.2014 12:45, schrieb Facu Curti: Hi all. First at all i apologize if my english is not enough. When I installed gentoo, I do that with UEFI, and gpt partitions. But right now, I tried to install XEN, and this not works with EFI. I cant wait until somebody fix this problem, So i'm

Re: [gentoo-user] Cant boot with SSD, GPT, GRUB2 and UEFI

2014-03-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.03.2014 10:40, schrieb Facundo Curti: Yes. I press F8 (boot menu) and I choice UEFI:Sandisk :/ Also, make sure, that you modprobe efivarfs before you enter the chroot. Then it sould work, you can verify that it works by using efibootmgr -v signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: EFI-based bootloader for BIOS-based computers (?)

2014-02-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.02.2014 16:56, schrieb Poison BL.: On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 8:00 AM, Mick michaelkintz...@gmail.com wrote: Last I did much research on it, the only semi-working implementation of OSX in a VM required VMware Workstation as the host, involved booting a hacked together boot cd image, and

Re: [gentoo-user] SSD success - I think

2014-02-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.02.2014 15:47, schrieb Peter Humphrey: I find though that fstrim can't operate on /boot, which is a separate ext2 file system. It reports: fstrim: /boot: FITRIM ioctl failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device Is this because it's an ext2 partition, not ext4 like the rest of them?

Re: [gentoo-user] Net work cards

2014-02-03 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 03.02.2014 13:36, schrieb Stephen Reynolds: Hi all I am doing a new Gentoo installation and I cannot get my network cards to work. I have two cards 1) eth0 = Realtek RLTl8111e 2) wlan0 = RaLink RT2561/RT61 Gen Kernel has support for both. Please advise me as to

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Will ZFS clobber my MBR?

2014-01-23 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 23.01.2014 01:23, schrieb William Kenworthy: On 23/01/14 07:58, Chris Stankevitz wrote: Being someone who is always fiddling with a machines innards ... I usually embed grub in multiple disks with the menu sometimes pointing to a rescue partition as well as the main system - saved me a few

Re: [gentoo-user] Will ZFS clobber my MBR?

2014-01-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.01.2014 10:01, schrieb Chris Stankevitz: Hello, My / (root) lives on /dev/sdb1. My /dev/sda has no partitions and no data except for what I presume is the mbr written by lilo. [history: sdb is an SSD and I never wanted to use the slow sda] I have been playing with ZFS on a USB

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd as drop-in replacement for udev?

2013-12-05 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 06.12.2013 07:32, schrieb J. Roeleveld: On Fri, December 6, 2013 00:17, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Róbert Čerňanský ope...@tightmail.com wrote: I will try openrc-force as temporal solution until I'll find a new display manager and give heart breaking

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd as drop-in replacement for udev?

2013-12-05 Thread Michael Hampicke
Just remove init=/usr/lib/systemd/systemd from your kernel command line, and you can boot your old openrc installation (if you did un unmerge it) That should mean: ..if you did not unmerge it. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] GPT-UEFI-fstab questions

2013-11-14 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 14.11.2013 18:18, schrieb James: Hello, I've made another run and this, using this document guide: http://code.google.com/p/pentoo/wiki/UEFI#UEFI_pentoo-installer_guide_for_UEFI_and_GPT it all seem to be fine; except grub 2 cannot find the kernel. The GPT is read fine by grub2. But,

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: GPT-UEFI-fstab questions

2013-11-14 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 14.11.2013 19:17, schrieb James: Michael Hampicke mh at hadt.biz writes: On 4. Install Bootloader choose UEFI-GRUB. The UEFI boot partition will be /dev/sda1. The GRUB device path will be (hd0,2) - the default, /dev/sda2 where the kernel resides. Please show us

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [O/T] RAID help - now won't boot

2013-10-20 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 20.10.2013 11:54, schrieb Mick: Any ideas why the Ubuntu installation won't boot? My guess would be, you cannot boot, because if you install grub in /dev/md0. Upon boot the bios cannot find stage1 of the bootloader, which normally lies in the MBR (which also houses the partition table).

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [O/T] RAID help - now won't boot

2013-10-20 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 20.10.2013 15:13, schrieb Mick: On Sunday 20 Oct 2013 13:57:34 Michael Hampicke wrote: Am 20.10.2013 11:54, schrieb Mick: Any ideas why the Ubuntu installation won't boot? My guess would be, you cannot boot, because if you install grub in /dev/md0. Upon boot the bios cannot find stage1

Re: [gentoo-user] virt-manager and ssh

2013-10-07 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 07.10.2013 11:29, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 03.10.2013 15:39, schrieb Michael Hampicke: Server side: [ebuild R ~] app-emulation/libvirt-1.1.2-r3 USE=caps libvirtd lvm macvtap nls numa python qemu udev vepa virt-network -audit -avahi -firewalld -fuse -iscsi -lxc -nfs -openvz

Re: [gentoo-user] virt-manager and ssh

2013-10-03 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 03.10.2013 11:52, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 03.10.2013 11:49, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 03.10.2013 11:45, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Are you running stp. I was having a problem that when I did anything to libvirt it would disconnect the bridge and stp reconfigured.

Re: [gentoo-user] virt-manager and ssh

2013-10-03 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 03.10.2013 13:52, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 03.10.2013 13:42, schrieb Michael Hampicke: Did you restart libvirt after the change? virt-manager over ssh here works fine. Restarted, rebuilt ... which release do you use? Which USE-flags? Client side: [ebuild R] app

Re: [gentoo-user] separate / and /usr to require initramfs 2013-11-01

2013-09-28 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 28.09.2013 13:32, schrieb Tanstaafl: On 2013-09-27 7:10 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: No really,*why exactly*? Because that was the RECOMMENDED WAY IN THE GENTOO HANDBOOK when I first set this system up many years ago. Where did you read that? According to the 2004

Re: [gentoo-user] separate / and /usr to require initramfs 2013-11-01

2013-09-28 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 28.09.2013 17:06, schrieb Dale: Michael Hampicke wrote: Am 28.09.2013 13:32, schrieb Tanstaafl: On 2013-09-27 7:10 PM, Alan McKinnon alan.mckin...@gmail.com wrote: No really,*why exactly*? Because that was the RECOMMENDED WAY IN THE GENTOO HANDBOOK when I first set this system up many

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: {OT} Need a new server

2013-09-14 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 14.09.2013 11:29, schrieb Grant: It's time to switch hosts. I'm looking at the following: Dual Xeon E5-2690 32GB RAM 4x SSD RAID10 If I make this 6x SSD RAID10 with redundant power supplies, what is my weakest link as far as hardware? If a CPU craps out, will the system keep running?

Re: [gentoo-user] creating an image of the system

2013-09-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.09.2013 20:51, schrieb Benjamin Block: Hej folks, I wonder what is a good way to create an image of a gentoo-system, so that one can apply it later to the same or other computers. In my case it is a rather simple setup: one partition, no encryption or lvm. Its a debug-setup, so its

Re: [gentoo-user] creating an image of the system

2013-09-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 09.09.2013 21:05, schrieb Benjamin Block: On 08:30 Mon 09 Sep , Michael Hampicke wrote: Am 08.09.2013 20:51, schrieb Benjamin Block: Hej folks, I wonder what is a good way to create an image of a gentoo-system, so that one can apply it later to the same or other computers. In my

Re: [gentoo-user] No mailer for Gentoo???

2013-09-06 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 06.09.2013 18:45, schrieb Jarry: On 06-Sep-13 18:29, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 11:22 AM, Jarry mr.ja...@gmail.com wrote: On 06-Sep-13 18:14, Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Jarry mr.ja...@gmail.com wrote: On 06-Sep-13 17:32, Michael

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd and LUKS

2013-09-03 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 03.09.2013 13:46, schrieb Frank Steinmetzger: Hey list after the many discussions here about systemd I had a flash of objectivity (“Who cares if people rant about Lennart, the concept seems sound and I don’t care about separate /usr”). So I wanted to try systemd on my netbook. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't ping remote system

2013-09-01 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 01.09.2013 14:54, schrieb Michael Hampicke: Am 01.09.2013 14:28, schrieb Grant: My laptop can't ping my remote system but it can ping others (google.com, yahoo.com, etc). I've tried disabling my firewall on both ends with '/etc/init.d/shorewall stop shorewall clear'. Could my ATT

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't ping remote system

2013-09-01 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 01.09.2013 14:28, schrieb Grant: My laptop can't ping my remote system but it can ping others (google.com, yahoo.com, etc). I've tried disabling my firewall on both ends with '/etc/init.d/shorewall stop shorewall clear'. Could my ATT business ADSL connection on the remote system be

Re: [gentoo-user] grub2 or kernel config - unable to properly boot

2013-08-27 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 26.08.2013 20:11, schrieb Francisco Ares: Hi, Michael, thanks for you reply. Please forgive me for not having mentioned grub2-mkconfig and grub2-install. The mentioned grub.cfg was a sample from a working system, with legacy grub:0, from which I have recovered parts of the kernel command

Re: [gentoo-user] grub2 or kernel config - unable to properly boot

2013-08-26 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 26.08.2013 17:41, schrieb Francisco Ares: Hi, After a few solved problems, I am still unable to completely boot using grub:2, and now I just can't find anything else to fiddle with. So I would really appreciate if someone could take a look at my configuration: - system is amd64; -

Re: [gentoo-user] Recommendation for CPU type in QEMU?

2013-08-01 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 01.08.2013 03:02, schrieb Walter Dnes: On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 11:45:48AM +0100, Kerin Millar wrote Please provide the content of /proc/cpuinfo on the host. The first one is my shiney almost new desktop (Dell Inspiron 660) and the second one is my hot backup (more like emergency

Re: [gentoo-user] SQL Server Advice for Small Business

2013-07-31 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 30.07.2013 23:34, schrieb Randy Westlund: How often should a small database like this be backed up? Once a day? Twice a day? I'm thinking that I should backup to another machine on the network, then copy that to at least one off-side machine. Depends on your needs. Can you afford

Re: [gentoo-user] [Preliminary report] Gnome-3.8 update works with openrc :)

2013-07-30 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 30.07.2013 07:35, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 12:26 AM, Michael Hampicke m...@hadt.biz wrote: Am 30.07.2013 03:04, schrieb walt: As I posted in another thread, after successfully updating to gnome-3.8 on a virtual gentoo machine that's been running systemd

Re: [gentoo-user] [Preliminary report] Gnome-3.8 update works with openrc :)

2013-07-29 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 30.07.2013 03:04, schrieb walt: As I posted in another thread, after successfully updating to gnome-3.8 on a virtual gentoo machine that's been running systemd for months, I tackled my openrc gentoo virtual machine just to see if I could do it. I just did it :) Gnome-3.8 is running on

Re: [gentoo-user] failed to setup uefi boot

2013-07-28 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 28.07.2013 04:06, schrieb Wankey Cheng: Make sure that you're system is booted in EFI mode i didn't install a bootloader,so it can be booted in EFI mode only. Are you sure about that? What method of installation did you choose? The culprit when installing an EFI system is, that in order to

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [~amd64] Some possibly (?) helpful hints re the big gnome-3.8 update

2013-07-28 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 28.07.2013 10:07, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 28.07.2013 10:04, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: The only special thing I'm doing is to mask sys-apps/systemd-204, since 205 introduced the new cgroups management code (with systemd as the only writer of the cgroups hierarchy), and it seems

Re: [gentoo-user] failed to setup uefi boot

2013-07-27 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 27.07.2013 16:44, schrieb Wankey Cheng: Hi,Everyone: I am a new user of gentoo,I encounter an error of the efibootmgr -c -d /dev/sda -p 1 -L Gentoo -l \efi\boot\bootx64.efi command.When I execute it ,I got Failed to write variable:No space left on device Failed to write

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd and static network

2013-07-26 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 2013-07-26 11:26, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 25.07.2013 17:42, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: What do you use - and what are the benefits of your method? I use the following unit in one of my servers: #

[gentoo-user] Systemd and static network

2013-07-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Howdy folks, currently I am migrating some servers to systemd, and I am wondering what's the best way to set up static networking. Until now, I always used dhcp + networkmanager (workstations, laptops). Some suggested creating your own network unit and manually start ifconfig/route or ip via

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd and static network

2013-07-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 2013-07-25 14:18, schrieb Douglas J Hunley: On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 6:46 AM, Michael Hampicke m...@hadt.biz wrote: What do you use - and what are the benefits of your method? Why not continue to use DHCP and simply set a static assignment based on the MAC inside the DHCP server

Re: [gentoo-user] Systemd and static network

2013-07-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.07.2013 17:42, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 5:46 AM, Michael Hampicke m...@hadt.biz wrote: Howdy folks, currently I am migrating some servers to systemd, and I am wondering what's the best way to set up static networking. Until now, I always used dhcp

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd - are we forced to switch?

2013-07-23 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 2013-07-23 08:11, schrieb András Csányi: On 22 July 2013 21:57, Michael Hampicke m...@hadt.biz wrote: Am 22.07.2013 17:02, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: ConsoleKit is for all practical purposes unmaintained, and all of the packages you mentioned it support systemd just fine. Emerge systemd

Re: [gentoo-user] systemd - are we forced to switch?

2013-07-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.07.2013 17:02, schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: ConsoleKit is for all practical purposes unmaintained, and all of the packages you mentioned it support systemd just fine. Emerge systemd, and purge CK from your system; I did that almost a year ago. Thanks, just purged consolekit from my

Re: [gentoo-user] SSD partitioning and migration - caveat

2013-07-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 20.07.2013 05:32, schrieb luis jure: on 2013-07-20 at 09:51 William Kenworthy wrote: You have to map the drive so grub can find it: no, i don't think that's the problem. the problem is that with GPT disks you need a BIOS Boot Partition since they don't have a MBR. is that correct?

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} backups... still backups....

2013-07-01 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 01.07.2013 16:08, schrieb Grant: There is no sacrifice, you are running rsync as root on the client either way. Alternatively, you could run rsyncd on the client, which avoids the need for the server to be able to run an SSH session. I think the sacrifice is that with the backuppc method,

Re: [gentoo-user] monitoring system resource usage

2013-06-16 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 15.06.2013 17:04, schrieb Grant: Can anyone recommend a method for monitoring system resource usage in a way that would allow me to correlate a rise in my web server's response time with the usage of a particular system resource if such a correlation exists? I don't need it to be 100%

Re: [gentoo-user] monitoring system resource usage

2013-06-14 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 2013-06-14 09:56, schrieb Grant: Can anyone recommend a method for monitoring system resource usage in a way that would allow me to correlate a rise in my web server's response time with the usage of a particular system resource if such a correlation exists? I don't need it to be 100%

Re: [gentoo-user] dracut vs. genkernel

2013-06-12 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 12.06.2013 13:06, schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: I am currently trying to find out why my LVM2-volumes aren't activated correctly at boot time. I am using packages from the overlay systemd-love as I run systemd as init-system (why? that's another discussion ;-) ). When you find a

Re: [gentoo-user] Booting LiveCD iso from hard drive with GRUB legacy

2013-05-18 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 18.05.2013 10:15, schrieb Mick: Hi All, Is there a way of achieving this? Grub legacy usually cannot boot iso images, but you could try chainloading another bootloader from grub, which is able to boot an iso file. Maybe let grub chainload grub2 which can boot isos. signature.asc

Re: [gentoo-user] uninstalled linux-headers

2013-05-16 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 16.05.2013 14:46, schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Thu, 16 May 2013 14:38:55 +0200, Tamer Higazi wrote: I uninstalled the linux-headers and the kernel-sources by accident, how can I install then again?! Any ideas?! emerge -1 linux-headers gentoo-sources It just tried that, out of curiosity:

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome not working

2013-05-15 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 13.05.2013 13:06, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: When I start gdm, I get a message on the screen which says oh no, something has gone wrong. The log file is at http://pastebin.com/qwNE7ee6 -- I would appreciate any help. I am running gentoo testing with the 3.8 unmasked. Today I

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome not working

2013-05-15 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 15.05.2013 20:27, schrieb waltd...@waltdnes.org: Direct from the Making systemd more accessible to normal users flamewar on gentoo-dev... And now that GNOME 3.8 is out, the game starts over again: logind is a hard requirement, logind is part of systemd, starting logind (which

Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo and orca using gnome 3.8

2013-05-12 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 12.05.2013 18:12, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Hi. I am trying to build orca from master which is necessary for gnome 3.8 which I have installed. Orca uses python3.3 and will not even use 3.2. So I emerged 3.3 by putting a keyword ~amd64 in the keywords. Now, how do I get the packages

Re: [gentoo-user] fdisk warnings during install; questions

2013-05-10 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 10.05.2013 03:11, schrieb Walter Dnes: I'm using the 20130207 install iso. This is to enable me to get a *REALLY* predictable NIC name, namely eth0, but I digress. The 2 warnings I get are... 1) WARNING: GPT (GUID Partition Table) detected on '/dev/sda'! The util fdisk doesn't

Re: [gentoo-user] Annoying structure of /var/db/pkg/category/package-name database

2013-05-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.05.2013 13:05, schrieb Thomas Mueller: Having package data in /var/db/pkg/category/package-name carries the nuisance factor that finding a package involves a fishing expedition through many possible categories. I am spoiled by having /var/db/pkg/package-name in NetBSD pkgsrc and

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Delays while building Libre Office.

2013-05-06 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 07.05.2013 01:22, schrieb walt: On 05/05/2013 01:38 PM, Alan Mackenzie wrote: There doesn't appear to be any action in emerge which unpacks the build files (or even the entire source) of a package for perusal. This is a shame. You should become familiar with the 'ebuild' command,

Re: [gentoo-user] problem trying to play sound when pulse audio is enabled

2013-04-29 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 29.04.2013 11:43, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Kevin Thompson ph...@ewnix.net wrote: On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 04:43:46AM -0400, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 12:35 AM, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: Canek Peláez Valdés

Re: [gentoo-user] problem trying to play sound when pulse audio is enabled

2013-04-29 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 29.04.2013 14:25, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Michael Hampicke m...@hadt.biz wrote: snip Those devices in there should be owned by root:audio $ ls -al /dev/snd/ total 0 drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 260 Apr 28 20:07 . drwxr-xr-x 17 root root 4100 Apr 29 12:50 .. drwxr-xr-x 2

Re: [gentoo-user] Stream Audio to RasPi on LAN

2013-04-29 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 29.04.2013 17:26, schrieb Randy Westlund: Hey guys, I have a nice set of speakers, but they aren't near my desk in my home office. I used to carry them back and forth when I wanted good music, but that was a pain. I currently have a RasPi running arch connected to the speakers --

Re: [gentoo-user] mkfs.reiserfs hangs system?

2013-04-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.04.2013 17:25, schrieb Pandu Poluan: Just wondering if any of you guys experienced this lately: System hangs when creating a brand-new ReiserFS on a new partition. I've tried using the latest gentoo minimal CD, or the latest SystemRescueCD, both exhibited the same. I'm on an HP DL585 G7

Re: [gentoo-user] can't mount ext4 fs as est3 or ext3

2013-04-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.04.2013 16:26, schrieb gottl...@nyu.edu: I get the following in /var/log/messages EXT3-fs (sda5): error: couldn't mount because of unsupported optional features (240) ... EXT4-fs (sda5): couldn't mount as ext2 due to feature incompatibilities ... EXT4-fs (sda5): mounted filesystem with

Re: [gentoo-user] mkfs.reiserfs hangs system?

2013-04-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.04.2013 18:08, schrieb Pandu Poluan: Are there any error/warnings in dmes or the logs? Maybe the disk is toast? Can you create other file systems? Can't get to see dmesg, the system locked up tight. I can create an ext4 fs on a different partition, and since the 'disk' is

Re: [Bulk] Re: [gentoo-user] Removing pulseaudio

2013-04-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.04.2013 22:10, schrieb Kevin Chadwick: Am 23.04.2013 22:59, schrieb William Hubbs: On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 09:49:19AM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote: Feel free to remove PA if you don't need it. I really don't see any scope for Lennart to make all of alsa redundant anytime soon (unlike

Re: [gentoo-user] Removing pulseaudio

2013-04-24 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 24.04.2013 04:46, schrieb Walter Dnes: On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 12:12:56AM +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote Of course from many threads from a pro audio user called Ralf, Gentoo users and so a fraction of Linux users are the only ones lucky enough to be able to do that *easily* whilst keeping

Re: [gentoo-user] How reliable is ext3?

2013-04-24 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 24.04.2013 19:38, schrieb Stroller: On 24 April 2013, at 11:16, Neil Bothwick wrote: ... Volume size so far fits my needs just fine, but that's because I've never needed quotas as such. I find quotas too inflexible anyway, it's a case of forcing a simplistic hardware rule into the human

Re: [gentoo-user] Removing pulseaudio

2013-04-23 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 23.04.2013 22:59, schrieb William Hubbs: On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 09:49:19AM +0100, Kevin Chadwick wrote: Feel free to remove PA if you don't need it. I really don't see any scope for Lennart to make all of alsa redundant anytime soon (unlike udev...) Of course from many threads from a pro

Re: [gentoo-user] kvm/libvirt and kernel configuration

2013-04-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.04.2013 03:06, schrieb Michael Mol: So, I'm setting up number of kvm guests running Gentoo. KVM guests have a pretty limited set of device drivers they need to support. Is there a relatively up-to-date list of kernel configuration options? I.e. the list of NIC drivers, video drivers,

Re: [gentoo-user] kvm/libvirt and kernel configuration

2013-04-22 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 22.04.2013 14:31, schrieb Michael Mol: On 04/22/2013 05:40 AM, Michael Hampicke wrote: snip What I'm really looking for, though, is a list of all the devices the qemu/kvm host can emulate, and the most-specific guest driver. I.e. If I wanted to make a generic kernel configuration

Re: [gentoo-user] LVM on VM or not? - WAS Re: Best filesystem for virtualized gentoo mail server - WAS: vmWare HowTo / best practices

2013-04-21 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 21.04.2013 18:32, schrieb Randy Barlow: On Sun, 2013-04-21 at 12:15 -0400, Tanstaafl wrote: But I've found lots of opinions that using LVM in a virtualized environment can lead to data corruption, and if this is true, I'd rather not risk it... So, LVM or not? This is surprising to me,

Re: [gentoo-user] Portage screwup

2013-04-18 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 18.04.2013 15:33, schrieb Joseph: What is going on with portage? All the older packages are being removed and and some of them are not even made stable. I've masked current one app-text/poppler-0.22.2-r2 but looking at the web-page this is not even stable poppler-0.22.3 is masked all

Re: [gentoo-user] HD7870 AMD Catalyst no framebuffer console

2013-04-18 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 18.04.2013 17:37, schrieb Wang Xuerui: 2013/4/18 Amankwah amankw...@gmail.com: Hi all, I have a video card HD7870, I tried install the AMD Catalyst driver ~amd64 in portage, it works well under X. But when I press ctrl+alt+F1, the screen is blank?? Although I googled this

Re: [gentoo-user] -march=? for this cpu

2013-04-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 09.04.2013 05:50, schrieb Nilesh Govindrajan: I have two Gentoo VMs at Hetzner and the CPU supports 64 bit (grep lm /proc/cpuinfo = true). But something funny, gcc -march=native -mtune=native -v -E - 21 /dev/null returns this: Using built-in specs.

Re: [gentoo-user] Gnome 3.8 - has anybody tried to unmask it

2013-04-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Sure, I have 3.8 running since about one week. Almost everything works. One thing that does not work any more is suspending / hibernating from within gnome. It seems like that this function may depend on systemds logind: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=464944 2013/4/9 Helmut Jarausch

Re: [gentoo-user] Gnome 3.8 - has anybody tried to unmask it

2013-04-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
2013/4/9 Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 5:02 AM, Michael Hampicke mgehampi...@gmail.com wrote: Sure, I have 3.8 running since about one week. Almost everything works. One thing that does not work any more is suspending / hibernating from within gnome

Re: [gentoo-user] Gnome 3.8 - has anybody tried to unmask it

2013-04-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 09.04.2013 16:28, schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 5:02 AM, Michael Hampicke mgehampi...@gmail.com wrote: Sure, I have 3.8 running since about one week. Almost everything works. One thing that does not work any more

Re: [gentoo-user] -march=? for this cpu

2013-04-09 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 09.04.2013 14:53, schrieb Nilesh Govindrajan: On Tuesday 09 April 2013 12:31:44 PM IST, Pandu Poluan wrote: On Apr 9, 2013 1:16 PM, Michael Hampicke gentoo-u...@hadt.biz mailto:gentoo-u...@hadt.biz wrote: Am 09.04.2013 05:50, schrieb Nilesh Govindrajan: I have two Gentoo VMs

Re: [gentoo-user] Pidgin, gtalk and jingle

2013-04-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.04.2013 17:20, schrieb Michael Mol: So, I'm trying to verify whether or not Pidgin can talk to Google Voice on my laptop. When searching around for instructions, I get the impression that this is supposed to just work, and I don't see much in the way of people actually having difficulty

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Eth0 interface not found - udev that little slut!!!!!

2013-04-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.04.2013 18:16, schrieb Bruce Hill: On Sun, Apr 07, 2013 at 07:42:23PM +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote: Mike is right, if it's not a dep of another ebuild, you don't need wpa_supplicant. I just upgraded udev to 200 on the last remote box (which is always a bit of a thrill after typing

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Eth0 interface not found - udev that little slut!!!!!

2013-04-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.04.2013 21:56, schrieb Bruce Hill: On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 09:46:28PM +0200, Michael Hampicke wrote: I have something similar with grub (with grub set default, savedefault, fallback). Also most machines have some sort of rescue access with like ipmi serial over lan or a eric card (kvm

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Eth0 interface not found - udev that little slut!!!!!

2013-04-07 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 07.04.2013 16:32, schrieb Nick Khamis: No... I'm stumped. I really don't want it in there either... I will attempt removing it once finished updating the system. N. On 4/7/13, Michael Mol mike...@gmail.com wrote: Are you using 802.1x or wireless on that machine? If not, I can't think

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Eth0 interface not found - udev that little slut!!!!!

2013-04-07 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 07.04.2013 20:08, schrieb Nick Khamis: For those that have an error compiling udev 200: # emerge -1 XML-Parser # perl-cleaner --all There was not mention of this in the news. Nor will the package pull them in as a dependency. N. On 4/7/13, Nick Khamis sym...@gmail.com wrote: Is

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Eth0 interface not found - udev that little slut!!!!!

2013-04-06 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 06.04.2013 23:28, schrieb Volker Armin Hemmann: Am 06.04.2013 23:19, schrieb Nick Khamis: Our net card was also build as a module Volker, did you include your net driver for example in /etc/conf.d/modules? no I removed the 70-something rules, and did pretty much nothing else.

Re: [gentoo-user] stage3 only for i486?

2013-04-02 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 02.04.2013 19:51, schrieb Davide Carnovale: Hi all gentoo people! I've been away from gentoo for a while, and I'm in the process of reinstalling it today. While downloading the stage 3 I noticed that only an i486 version is available. As far as I remember, gentoo was best known, back in

Re: [gentoo-user] Difference between --update and --emptytree?

2013-03-31 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 31.03.2013 05:12, schrieb Walter Dnes: On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 10:04:24PM -0400, Mike Gilbert wrote On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 9:49 PM, Walter Dnes waltd...@waltdnes.org wrote: Did an update today. After the update, I checked again... [d531][waltdnes][~] emerge -pv --update --changed-use

Re: [gentoo-user] Is 'MAKEOPTS=--jobs --load-average=5' silly?

2013-03-27 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 26.03.2013 22:40, schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 21:58:29 +0100, Michael Hampicke wrote: I havent't had any failed builds that were related to the --jobs option. The only exception is when rebuilding my kernel modules. I have to build spl first, then zfs-kmod. But that's

Re: [gentoo-user] Is 'MAKEOPTS=--jobs --load-average=5' silly?

2013-03-26 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.03.2013 23:32, schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Mon, 25 Mar 2013 23:27:04 +0100, Michael Hampicke wrote: This is what I use: EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS=--jobs=2 --load-average=6 I havent't had any failed builds that were related to the --jobs option. The only exception is when rebuilding my kernel

Re: [gentoo-user] Is 'MAKEOPTS=--jobs --load-average=5' silly?

2013-03-25 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 25.03.2013 21:57, schrieb gottl...@nyu.edu: For a long time I have had in make.conf EMERGE_DEFAULT_OPTS=--ask --deep --tree --verbose --jobs --load-average=5 MAKEOPTS=--jobs --load-average=5 (for previous processors the 5 was 3). It seems that this configuration fails for several

Re: [gentoo-user] How can I prevent gentoo-sources being installed?

2013-03-24 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 24.03.2013 18:14, schrieb Jarry: On 24-Mar-13 17:46, Neil Bothwick wrote: On Sun, 24 Mar 2013 17:26:03 +0100, Jarry wrote: [ebuild N ] sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-3.7.10:3.7.10 USE=-build -deblob -symlink 68,335 kB [ebuild N ] virtual/linux-sources-0 0 kB [ebuild R]

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Time-lock USB stick

2013-03-20 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 20.03.2013 03:58, schrieb Michael Mol: Does anybody know of time lock flash drives? The scenario I'm looking at is to have a drive that's only accessible for a certain amount of time after being powered on. It would hold crypto keys in a server context. I am no expert on embedded

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo speed comparison to other distros

2013-03-14 Thread Michael Hampicke
2013/3/14 Dale rdalek1...@gmail.com Howdy, Also, I read that Nasdaq runs a modified version of Gentoo. Do any other large corps run it that we know of? I googled a bit but couldn't find anything. Maybe my search terms wasn't good enough. Yeehaw, domainfactory (http://df.eu) uses a

Re: [gentoo-user] A question concerning graphics...

2013-03-11 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 11.03.2013 00:07, schrieb Alecks Gates: On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 5:53 PM, Michael Hampicke gentoo-u...@hadt.biz wrote: Am 10.03.2013 21:48, schrieb Alecks Gates: On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 7:28 AM, Michael Hampicke gentoo-u...@hadt.biz wrote: [...] I use the ati-drivers package, and I'd

Re: [gentoo-user] A question concerning graphics...

2013-03-10 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 10.03.2013 09:54, schrieb Chris Walters: Hello Everyone, I have a couple of questions concerning what graphic drivers you use. Does anyone use the proprietary ATI drivers, or have used them? Would you recommend them? I just recently started using the ati-drivers package, but I don't

Re: [gentoo-user] A question concerning graphics...

2013-03-10 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 10.03.2013 21:48, schrieb Alecks Gates: On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 7:28 AM, Michael Hampicke gentoo-u...@hadt.biz wrote: [...] I use the ati-drivers package, and I'd say there are pretty solid now. I first started using ati-drivers with my HD2600 card card - as the kernel drivers did

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} RAM apache MaxClients (rock a hard place)

2013-03-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 07.03.2013 22:49, schrieb Michael Mol: On 03/07/2013 04:44 PM, Grant wrote: Thanks Michael, I think I will set up nginx to serve my images. That should take a big load off apache. Is nginx still beneficial when using the Worker MPM? It...depends? nginx in reverse caching proxy mode

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} RAM apache MaxClients (rock a hard place)

2013-03-08 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 08.03.2013 10:02, schrieb Michael Hampicke: Am 07.03.2013 22:49, schrieb Michael Mol: On 03/07/2013 04:44 PM, Grant wrote: Thanks Michael, I think I will set up nginx to serve my images. That should take a big load off apache. Is nginx still beneficial when using the Worker MPM

Re: [gentoo-user] VBoxManage modifyhd - doesn't work

2013-02-26 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 26.02.2013 01:57, schrieb Joseph: On 02/25/13 16:29, Joseph wrote: I'm trying to resize XP partition, the procedure suppose to be simple: VBoxManage modifyhd /full/path/to/hd.vdi --resize new_size so, I run: VBoxManage modifyhd /home/joseph/VirtualBox\ VMs/xp-clinic/xp-clinic.vdi

Re: [gentoo-user] [PATCH] Linus breaks virtualbox-modules

2013-02-20 Thread Michael Hampicke
2013/2/20 walt w41...@gmail.com Now that kernel 3.8.0 is officially released, 'tis the season for Linus to start breaking all of the third-party kernel modules he can, and virtualbox- modules is the first (nvidia.ko and other kernel modules to follow, probably ;) Virtualbox-modules fails

Re: [gentoo-user] Creating accounts in Thunderbird

2013-02-03 Thread Michael Hampicke
Am 03.02.2013 12:51, schrieb Alan McKinnon: Test driving this newfangled thunderbird thingy, trying to create the last of my several accounts. This account does not need SMTP settings, i never send from it. But the create Account Wizard insists on trying to validate passwords and every

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