Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo on SSD

2017-09-27 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
aside from that you might want to specify a different IO scheduler for the SSD, I do that via udev rules like: # 60-sched.rules # set deadline scheduler for non-rotating disks ACTION=="add|change", KERNEL=="sd[a-z]", ATTR{queue/rotational}=="0", ATTR{queue/scheduler}="deadline" # set cfq

Re: [gentoo-user] Wayland - too early to try?

2017-07-11 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-07-11 um 13:37 schrieb Rasmus Thomsen: > Hello, > > I use GNOME with Wayland for some time and I actually didn't notice that > I switched until I tried to get synergy working ( mouse sharing > software, which only works on X ), seems like GDM automatically chose > Wayland since some

Re: [gentoo-user] Samba patching?

2017-05-29 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-05-29 um 22:36 schrieb Mart Raudsepp: > Ühel kenal päeval, E, 29.05.2017 kell 22:12, kirjutas Stefan G. > Weichinger: >> how do we gentoo-users handle CVE-2017-7494 ? > > You upgrade to the version including the fix. 4.5.10, that is. > https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug

[gentoo-user] Samba patching?

2017-05-29 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
how do we gentoo-users handle CVE-2017-7494 ?

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-02 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-02 um 13:41 schrieb Bill Kenworthy: > try lshw to get that info: we had that already in the other leg of the thread doesn't work for me: # lshw -c disk *-disk:0 description: SCSI Disk physical id: 0.0.0 bus info: scsi@1:0.0.0 logical name: /dev/sda

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-02 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-01 um 22:42 schrieb Daniel Frey: > I'm not sure how the sg? -> sd? mapping is supposed to work. I find it > odd that there seems to be two nodes reported for each sd? entry. > However, this could be the way the controller driver reports it to the > kernel... > >> 07:01.0 SCSI storage

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-02 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-01 um 23:21 schrieb Bill Kenworthy: > Is there actually a disk on that interface? - I have a system where one > sdx allocated to an unused sata port with nothing attached - it returns > similar information to yours above - check the other entries. I checked them, sure. to me it seems

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-01 um 16:49 schrieb Daniel Frey: >> Have you tried `lsblk -O`? >> >> Dan >> > > Well, I forgot how much info that barfs out. > > Try `lsblk -o name,model,serial` instead. nice one, thanks. But the shown serials don't match the serials on the disk(s) :-( I also tried "-O" and

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-01 um 15:42 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > Never hurts to try the low hanging fruit first :) > > Have you tried lshw? did so right now: *-disk:2 description: SCSI Disk physical id: 0.2.0 bus info: scsi@1:0.2.0

Re: [gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-03-01 um 14:39 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > On Wed, 1 Mar 2017 14:04:45 +0100, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > >> and I would like to know which hard disk (vendor, serial) each >> /dev/sdX is. > > hdparm -i /dev/sdX # hdparm -i /dev/sdi /dev/sdi: SG_IO: bad/missing

[gentoo-user] sg_map etc

2017-03-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
could someone help me out? I have this software-raid: md3 : active raid6 sdi1[8] sdh1[6] sdg1[4] sdf1[5] sde1[3] sdd1[2] sdc1[0] 4391334912 blocks level 6, 64k chunk, algorithm 2 [8/6] [U_U_] [>] recovery = 22.8% (167386900/731889152) finish=196.6min

Re: [gentoo-user] Firefox : tab grouping

2017-02-11 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-02-10 um 00:32 schrieb Dale: > That wouldn't handle the number of open tabs I have here. Not even > close. There are times where I have close to and even exceeding 200 > tabs open. I use the group add-on to sort them into groups. Depending > on what I'm into at the time, or looking

Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo portage on github - using fork as local overlay

2017-01-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-01-14 um 20:00 schrieb Alarig Le Lay: [stefangweichinger-gentoo] location = /usr/local/portage masters = gentoo sync-type = git sync-uri = https://github.com/stefangweichinger/gentoo.git auto-sync = no I think you have a publickey specified for your repo to push on it. A simple

[gentoo-user] gentoo portage on github - using fork as local overlay

2017-01-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
I recently suggested ebuilds on bugs.gentoo.org and was advised to generate a PR (=pull request) against the gentoo portage repo on github: https://github.com/gentoo/gentoo ok, I forked that repo, did my changes within a local copy (clone) of my repo .. etc etc So far I understand things,

Re: [gentoo-user] samba as AD DC on gentoo

2017-01-05 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2017-01-05 um 07:42 schrieb J. Roeleveld: >> I am still using using samba3 for my NAS. >> Samba4 has been planned for a while, but with it wanting it's own LDAP and >> tree layout, I have a few more things to organise. >> >> Other projects keep getting a higher priority. > > Scratch that. > I

[gentoo-user] samba as AD DC on gentoo

2017-01-04 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Do people here run samba-4.x AD DCs on gentoo? If yes, pls let me know of any traps or so. Yes, I read the wiki ;-) I currently prepare the migration of an old NT4-based domain (on a samba-PDC, gentoo) to AD (other physical box, gentoo as well). Did something similar last week (but with debian

Re: [gentoo-user] UDEV rule problem

2016-11-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-11-14 um 15:31 schrieb Helmut Jarausch: Hi, I have two external USB3 hard disk enclosures. They have the same vendor, model and the same serial number (unfortunately). Vendor, model and serial occur in the usb-subsystem only. Since the hard drives within theses enclosures have

Re: [gentoo-user] Keep alive within SSH session

2016-07-19 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-07-17 um 16:02 schrieb Mick: If I continue to run (router) commands on the terminal, while the debugging is running, the SSH time out is postponed. What do you suggest I try on an SSH terminal from my PC to keep running recurring commands after I have connected to the router? I will

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome 3 and wifi credentials

2016-06-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-06-22 um 20:42 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: Stefan, could you please show us the contents of /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf? In the early stages of systemd's integration in Gentoo, it was necessary to disable some plugins that tried to set /etc/conf.d/network as configuration

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome 3 and wifi credentials

2016-06-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-06-22 um 06:50 schrieb J. García: Apparently they are stored in the gnome-keyring if you set up the conection to 'Store the password for this user' when using nm-applet, but stored in /etc/NewtorkManager/system-connections/ as plain text when you select 'all users may connect to this

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome 3 and wifi credentials

2016-06-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-06-21 um 23:03 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: > Go to the network settings, and set the wireless connection as "shared > with other users". Then it will appear in > /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections. > > If you don't want to share the connection with other users, do something like >

Re: [gentoo-user] gnome 3 and wifi credentials

2016-06-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-06-21 um 12:05 schrieb Tom H: > On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 3:57 AM, Stefan G. Weichinger <li...@xunil.at> wrote: >> >> Does anyone have a pointer to where Gnome 3 (3.20 in my case) stores my >> wifi credentials? >> >> I would love to sync that over to

[gentoo-user] gnome 3 and wifi credentials

2016-06-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Does anyone have a pointer to where Gnome 3 (3.20 in my case) stores my wifi credentials? I would love to sync that over to my new laptop without re-entering PSKs at customers.

Re: [gentoo-user] owncloud 9.0.1 - calendars missing

2016-05-10 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2016-05-10 um 14:30 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > > did someone else hit this: > > https://github.com/owncloud/core/pull/23480 > > https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/22988 > > I am fiddling with 9.0.1 now to fix the calendars without downgrade :-( > >

[gentoo-user] owncloud 9.0.1 - calendars missing

2016-05-10 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
did someone else hit this: https://github.com/owncloud/core/pull/23480 https://github.com/owncloud/core/issues/22988 I am fiddling with 9.0.1 now to fix the calendars without downgrade :-( anyone fixed this for gentoo already??

[gentoo-user] unstable samba-4.x, NT4 style domain

2016-03-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Yesterday I hit samba bug id 11538 at a customer. https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=11538 We still run stable samba-3.6.25 on gentoo there, with a basic NT4-style domain. Simple use case, just users/passwords, no logon scripts, no server based profiles ... Now I consider upgrading to

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2016-01-04 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 12/30/2015 11:16 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > right now gcc rebuilds itself, some more packages to re-emerge, load at > around 7.5, system usable, audio stream without a hickup. # genlop -t thunderbird * mail-client/thunderbird Mon Jan 4 22:55:49 2016 >>> mail-cli

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gcc 5.3

2016-01-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 12/26/2015 06:44 AM, Paul Colquhoun wrote: > Yes, using gcc-5.3.0 to recompile 5.3.0 with +jit worked. Doing the same right now. Does JIT make any difference yet when I recompile something with a JIT-enabled gcc? Does any code in current gentoo actually use that already?

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-30 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 12/15/2015 03:02 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > Am 2015-12-13 um 13:05 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: >> Am 2015-12-13 um 12:50 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: >>> If I pull the mouse down to the bottom of the screen the desktop snaps >>> into correct place. For

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-30 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 12/30/2015 08:00 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > Would using gcc-5.x make a noticeable difference? Well, while you all are preparing to reply ... ;-) ... I simply went for it. unmasked gcc-5.3.0, compiled it, and then recompiled @system and the kernel ("make localmodconfig"

Re: [gentoo-user] snapshots?

2015-12-30 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 12/30/2015 10:14 PM, lee wrote: > Hi, > > soon I'll be replacing the system disks and will copy over the existing > system to the new disks. I'm wondering how much merit there would be in > being able to make snapshots to be able to revert back to a previous > state when updating software or

Re: [gentoo-user] btrfs strategies (wasHard drive noise)

2015-12-20 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 20.12.2015 um 08:40 schrieb J. Roeleveld: > These new filesystems should really be handed control of the entire disk as > they already include LVM-like functionality. > You can create subvolumes and limit those to different sizes if you so desire. > > When using an additional layer between

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-15 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-13 um 13:05 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Am 2015-12-13 um 12:50 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: If I pull the mouse down to the bottom of the screen the desktop snaps into correct place. found this: https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-7800470.html the module option is now

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-13 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-11 um 10:33 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > Am 10.12.2015 um 19:52 schrieb waltd...@waltdnes.org: > >>> Do I have to set that variable then (in make.conf?) ? >> >> Yes, you should. While you're at it, you can remove the corresponding >> flags from

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-13 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-13 um 12:50 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > If I pull the mouse down to the bottom of the screen the desktop snaps > into correct place. found this: https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-7800470.html the module option is now "enable_ips=0" ... but this doesn't work for me so far.

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-13 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-13 um 11:39 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > Right now I am fiddling with getting Gnome installed and running. I have X starting now. gdm as well, but with problems: the mouse somehow pulls a "curtain" up and down ... so the display is not correct. The lower part is one

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-11 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 10.12.2015 um 19:52 schrieb waltd...@waltdnes.org: >> Do I have to set that variable then (in make.conf?) ? > > Yes, you should. While you're at it, you can remove the corresponding > flags from the USE= variable. I don't know if they're honored by > portage any longer. I assume you

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-09 um 21:42 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > Did you get an SSD as well? sure. I even look for the PCIe variant (just contacted my dealer for this option ... forgot in the first place). I am on SSDs for years now on desktop and laptops. > It's one of the biggest performance improvements you

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-09 um 22:49 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > Sounds like you're all set to use that i7 to it's fullest :-) most of my work is terminal stuff ... and email the i7-2600 does that as well, if we are honest! I will give the i7-2xxx to someone with a way older CPU ... so it all works out in a

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-12-02 um 23:13 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > > I consider buying a new machine for my office in december. > > The intel core-i7-6xxx look interesting to me, although the plain CPU > performance isn't that much better than my plain old i7-2600 when I look > at cpunbe

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 10.12.2015 um 05:50 schrieb waltd...@waltdnes.org: > CFLAGS="-O2 -march=native -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -fno-unwind-tables > -fno-asynchronous-unwind-tables" > > That's what I use, except for cross-compiling. For an explanation of > the "unwind" flags, see thread... >

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Am 09.12.2015 um 23:44 schrieb Mick: > On Wednesday 09 Dec 2015 20:39:30 Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: >> Ordered today. Looking forward .. It will be triple-boot: gentoo, >> fedora, win10 (as I paid for it) > > If you bought

[gentoo-user] OT: i7-6700, anyone already?

2015-12-02 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
I consider buying a new machine for my office in december. The intel core-i7-6xxx look interesting to me, although the plain CPU performance isn't that much better than my plain old i7-2600 when I look at cpunbenchmark.net I assume the overall package makes more difference: DDR4-RAM, etc etc

[gentoo-user] mdadm RAIDs on 4k drives etc

2015-11-26 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
I know, there is a linux-raid-ML ;-) I unsubscribed there a few months ago. What I would like to discuss and ask here: Is it problematic to have both 512-byte- and 4k-sector-drives in one RAID array? I have that case at a customer where the partition map was copied over (sfdisk -d) from an old

Re: [gentoo-user] Mysteriously dismounting partition

2015-10-27 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 26.10.2015 um 15:47 schrieb Peter Humphrey: > I keep the portage tree under /usr-bits. > > # dmesg | grep sdb3 > [1.753508] sdb: sdb1 sdb2 sdb3 sdb4 < sdb5 sdb6 sdb7 sdb8 sdb9 > > [4.833460] EXT4-fs (sdb3): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. > Opts: > (null) > [

Re: [gentoo-user] kernel panick in 4.2.1 from gentoo-sources

2015-10-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 08.10.2015 um 03:10 schrieb Rich Freeman: > Gentoo-sources keywording tends to lag a bit, though I thought they > were going to change that. I tend to just keep my own git clone of > the kernel tree and checkout from tags. I never really understood what difference the gentoo-patches make.

Re: [gentoo-user] [solved] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 19:51 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 19:33:26 +0200, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > >> Is the step from gummiboot to bootctl problematic? > > sed s/gummiboot/bootctl everywhere > > It's the same program with a different name, so just run b

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 09:28 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > I did have a problem enlarging the ESP when I tried a while ago, it > just wouldn't boot so I ended up deleting and recreating it. I will do that on the SSD, yes. >> Right now I just have to retry: clone the hdd to the ssd then >> restart the

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 02:47 schrieb Jc García: >> long story short: it failed. > > I tried to do this (getting more space for kernels in the EFI > partitions) some days ago, and failed on my first try also, I went the > easy way backing up what I had and deleting, remaking the partition > using

Re: [gentoo-user] [solved] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 22:40 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 20:15:49 +0200, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > >> phew, all that work to resize the ESP from 300M -> 500M. I could >> have cleaned up old kernels from ESP manually for years instead >> with that energy/t

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 09:45 schrieb Neil Bothwick: > On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:35:40 +0200, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > >>> How about btrfs send/receive? I've never used them but used >>> the equivalent with ZFS and it was simple to do. >> >> I think "btrfs-r

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 10:05 schrieb Neil Bothwick: >> I just have to find out how to keep the UUID to keep the copy >> booting etc > > Just run bootctl/gummiboot install after repartitioning to pick up > the new UUID. fstab has to be edited as well (in my case for 2 distros), I wanted to avoid all

Re: [gentoo-user] [solved] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 06.10.2015 19:59, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > Did you unmerge gummiboot as well? > (os-prober has to leave as well .. left over from grub) ok. removed gummiboot from ESP via efibootmgr and cleaned up messy entries. Now the box boots 3 OSes via UEFI ... with bootctl coming from the s

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 14:32 schrieb Rich Freeman: > On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 3:52 AM, Stefan G. Weichinger <li...@xunil.at> wrote: >> Am 2015-10-06 um 09:45 schrieb Neil Bothwick: >>> On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 09:35:40 +0200, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: >>> >>>>&g

Re: [gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-10-06 um 14:50 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: > I do a plain rsync into a new btrfs on the ssd now stupid me. this does NOT copy the subvols over as I assumed. I tried to rsync the root-subvol ... but there are no subvols created by rsync.

Re: [gentoo-user] [solved] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 06.10.2015 15:00, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > stupid me. this does NOT copy the subvols over as I assumed. > > I tried to rsync the root-subvol ... but there are no subvols created by > rsync. Ok, done so far. I took the btrfs-replace road with the risk ... I had to use "

[gentoo-user] resizing EFI partition, btrfs context

2015-10-05 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Hello, gentoo-users, today I wanted to resize my EFI-partition sda1. It was on my SSD which had roughly this layout: sda1300MEFI System sda2~460G linux fs -> btrfs sda3~4G swap This is a dualboot setup with Gentoo and Fedora (in fact triple-boot as there's some MS

Re: [gentoo-user] BTRFS problem? [WAS Quick check on net-print/hplip-3.14.10]

2015-09-19 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-09-18 um 23:58 schrieb Mick: >> The main reason for doing a scrub is to detect latent issues, and >> if you have redundancy that means you can auto-correct them >> today, rather than discovering them a month from now when the >> drive containing the only good copy fails. Even if you

Re: [gentoo-user] app-office/libreoffice-5.0.1.2 - fails

2015-09-15 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 15.09.2015 07:34, Alan McKinnon wrote: > On 14/09/2015 23:25, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: >> >> can't emerge that new unstable libreoffice >> >> updated everything(?) possibly needed, used stable gcc ... no way. >> >> I don't want to spam the l

[gentoo-user] [solved] app-office/libreoffice-5.0.1.2

2015-09-15 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 15.09.2015 08:49, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > I will retry a build and show you parts of the log. Something in my merging history seems to have solved it now. Merged OK today, sorry for the noise. [I] app-office/libreoffice Available versions: 4.4.4.3 4.4.5.2 **4.4. (~)5.0.

[gentoo-user] app-office/libreoffice-5.0.1.2 - fails

2015-09-14 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
can't emerge that new unstable libreoffice updated everything(?) possibly needed, used stable gcc ... no way. I don't want to spam the list with the build.log and I can't find a matching bug at b.g.o. Anyone successful here already?

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new computer : any advice ?

2015-09-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 09.09.2015 21:35, Jeremi Piotrowski wrote: > tldr: don't buy a dedicated gpu just because you read something on a > mailing list ;) yep :-)

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new computer : any advice ?

2015-09-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 09.09.2015 20:01, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: > Digging up that thread now somewhere ... Ah, I even participated then ;-) AFAI understand gcc-5 should compile faster? And generate faster code in some cases? looking at genlop -t I can't really spot speedups in the last months. With gcc-5.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new computer : any advice ?

2015-09-09 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-09-09 um 04:20 schrieb James: I have posted several links on the subject previously [1]; here's one [2]. [..] If you can afford it, get a mobo that supports DDR-4. Right now the AMD-HBM Fury-X is the video card with the highest bandwidth for a memory buss on a video card, if you can

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new computer : any advice ?

2015-09-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-09-08 um 17:32 schrieb James: > So I'm not really pushing any sort of hardware. But things are changing > with gcc-5.x could you detail this a bit? Does it need less RAM or what? I also consider getting a new system later this year, maybe a core-i7-6xxx or so ...

Re: [gentoo-user] git clone tricks

2015-09-04 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-09-04 um 17:51 schrieb James: hello, So I'm still learning the tricks of git.. I tried all sorts of things suggested on the net, but I cannot seem to find a way to clone this site: https://gitweb.gentoo.org/proj/gli.git/tree/ This site does not exist::

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Portage is proposing an ncurses update and I don't understand what it means

2015-09-03 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
>> I think it is an Einstein quote [..] > And Feynmann said something [..] >>> I don't think they're misnamed, the problem is in our heads. [..] tl;dr I don't care. I want to be a gentoo-USER (see name of ml). Don't get me wrong, I like fuzzing around with details etc (and most

Re: [gentoo-user] Installing BTRFS on MBR with OpenRC

2015-08-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-08-06 um 13:18 schrieb Rich Freeman: It isn't necessarily essential, but btrfs fi df /mnt/gentoo will show you that before the balance there are still some chunks in single mode - it seems like mkfs creates the first device and adds the second one, leaving some residual non-RAID

Re: [gentoo-user] want to upgrade 50 month old installation

2015-08-04 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 04.08.2015 um 20:30 schrieb Felix Miata: 1-I just find upgrade processes more enjoyable than inital installations and their follow-up tedium getting from defaults back to the way I like things to work. been there, done that ... several times. Loads of work but also a big chunk of learning

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: yubikeys

2015-07-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 22.07.2015 09:48, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: btw I have 2 keys at hand already, thanks. I am considering to get some of the tiny nano-keys for my thinkpads. learning and testing goes on. As I try setting this up with 2 keys on 3 physical machines, with 2 distros (fedora and gentoo) and 5

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: yubikeys

2015-07-22 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-07-20 um 01:24 schrieb walt: Congratulations. Yubikeys don't look trivial to set up. I forgot to mention that Noah (the guy from the podcast) mentioned that he has two yubikeys, set up identically, in case he loses one of them. Seems that losing the only one you have would be like

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: yubikeys

2015-07-19 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-07-19 um 00:45 schrieb walt: On Sat, 18 Jul 2015 12:21:39 +0200 Stefan G. Weichinger li...@xunil.at wrote: Does anyone (aside from Diego, as I know from his blog) use Yubico Yubikeys with Gentoo? I am especially interested in getting it to work within Gnome, to authenticate ssh

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: yubikeys

2015-07-19 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-07-19 um 08:31 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: Thanks. Ok, didn't yet know about that piv-tool, will build it later this day and try it. The instructions there seem to be simply taken from the yubico website: https://developers.yubico.com/yubico-piv-tool/SSH_with_PIV_and_PKCS11.html

[gentoo-user] yubikeys

2015-07-18 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Does anyone (aside from Diego, as I know from his blog) use Yubico Yubikeys with Gentoo? I am especially interested in getting it to work within Gnome, to authenticate ssh-sessions (using the smartcard feature of the Yubikey NEO). There are X howtos out there ... telling me to add udev-rules,

Re: [gentoo-user] some keyboard lag

2015-06-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-06-08 um 20:25 schrieb J. Roeleveld: There was a similar thread here before about USB and suspend. Check that for specifics if in a hurry. Not at computer now to find the earlier email. didn't find it yet .. but no hurry at all. Apart from kernel level USB suspend. There are

Re: [gentoo-user] some keyboard lag

2015-06-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 08.06.2015 16:44, Daniel Frey wrote: I would check if USB autosuspend is set for your keyboard, and if it is, disable it on the keyboard. thanks a lot, that seems to do the trick! Although I wonder where the difference is: I compiled a gentoo 4.0.5 kernel based on the config from the

[gentoo-user] some keyboard lag

2015-06-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
interesting issue on my desktop machine: when booted with gentoo the keyboard seems to fall asleep in a way It happens repeatedly that the first key pressed does not get detected, only the second. For example at login: login: oot ;) if I keep typing it keeps working ... and this is *not* in

Re: [gentoo-user] some keyboard lag

2015-06-08 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-06-08 um 14:22 schrieb Andrew Lowe: Any chance this is a Logitech K520r wireless keyboard? I have one of these and it at times goes to sleep for several seconds. Logitech know about the problem but refuse to do anything. A google search will reveal all the gory details. If on

Re: [gentoo-user] problems debugging a systemd problem

2015-06-01 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 29.05.2015 01:57, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: OK, thanks much. so, does it boot now?

Re: [gentoo-user] problems debugging a systemd problem

2015-05-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-05-28 um 08:15 schrieb cov...@ccs.covici.com: Thanks for your quick reply, but I do have rd.shell=1, but it did not drop to a shell,it just hung, so I could not do journalctl or anything -- the nearest break point was pre-initqueue which was maybe too early and the next one is

Re: [gentoo-user] problems debugging a systemd problem

2015-05-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 28.05.2015 09:39, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: No, the journal is gone, it was only in /run which is on a tmpfs file system. I can boot from a cd all day long, but it would not help one bit. Hm, I think it could help for sure as you could chroot in and do something. For example build a

Re: [gentoo-user] problems debugging a systemd problem

2015-05-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 28.05.2015 10:30, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: I still have openrc, but Dracut won't work with it, at least maybe because I have systemd use flag enabled. Also, in retrospect, that would not have solved my specific problems, because it was related to an rd.lv command which is specific to

[gentoo-user] logjam vulnerability

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Heard of logjam today - https://weakdh.org Tried to fix it following: https://weakdh.org/sysadmin.html for postfix that works for apache-2.2.29 (=stable gentoo package) I googled that one has to # cat dhparams.pem /my/ssl_cert_file and restart apache But even then the tests at weakdh.org

Re: [gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 10:49, Paul Tobias wrote: On 20 May 2015 22:08, Stefan G. Weichinger li...@xunil.at wrote: alias abcd-server='ssh -p 51023 174.183.26.11' # demo only Instead of aliases, you can put this into ~/. ssh/config: Host abcd Port 51023 Hostname 174.183.26.11 And then you

Re: [gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 00:02, Alan McKinnon wrote: On 20/05/2015 23:06, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: I am currently trying to slim down and minimize my own few machines. Way too much customer servers out there so I'd like to keep it simple in here at least. This lead me to configuring

Re: [gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 15:13, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: On 21.05.2015 10:49, Paul Tobias wrote: Instead of aliases, you can put this into ~/. ssh/config: Host abcd Port 51023 Hostname 174.183.26.11 I have to think what is better ... maybe really your suggested way of doing it. I just

Re: [gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 15:10, Alan McKinnon wrote: I didn't realize you want to deploy keys for root. Is that root on your local machine, or root on the remote machines? both ... mixed and grown setup Either way, that part *does* need some thinking through. yes! I knew it ;-) For automation

Re: [gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 10:49, Paul Tobias wrote: Instead of aliases, you can put this into ~/. ssh/config: Host abcd Port 51023 Hostname 174.183.26.11 oh, yes, that is *much* better than my old aliases ... ! Thanks for the reminder, should have done that long ago. The working scp really is

Re: [gentoo-user] logjam vulnerability

2015-05-21 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 21.05.2015 17:09, Paul Tobias wrote: for apache-2.2.29 (=stable gentoo package) I googled that one has to # cat dhparams.pem /my/ssl_cert_file and restart apache Hmm, where did you read that? for example, in here:

[gentoo-user] user config provisioning

2015-05-20 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
I am currently trying to slim down and minimize my own few machines. Way too much customer servers out there so I'd like to keep it simple in here at least. This lead me to configuring and provisioning my machines via ansible. The goals: * make sure that my user exists * roll out

Re: [gentoo-user] Tips for fresh install with GRUB2+RAID1+LVM2

2015-05-19 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-05-19 um 22:17 schrieb Rich Freeman: On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 12:23 PM, cov...@ccs.covici.com wrote: Do you know if the Samsung 850 evo or similar are considered brain-dead? That's what I'm using, and I couldn't find anything too useful on Google, so I might just test it out. wow,

Re: [gentoo-user] Tips for fresh install with GRUB2+RAID1+LVM2

2015-05-17 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 17.05.2015 22:48, Nuno Magalhães wrote: On Sun, May 17, 2015 at 8:36 PM, Stefan G. Weichinger li...@xunil.at wrote: tl;dr ... maybe you listed some reason to stick with mdadm/lvm2/xfs etc ... sorry in that case I didn't. 2 disks with RAID1/LVM, 2 disks (maybe) with ZFS. Pairs because

Re: [gentoo-user] Tips for fresh install with GRUB2+RAID1+LVM2

2015-05-17 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
Am 2015-05-17 um 18:05 schrieb Peter Humphrey: Maybe I will. I suspect dodgy disks and I have a pair of new SSDs on the way. Perhaps it's time for a rethink. perhaps one more thought to be thought right now: skip mdadm and lvm ... and try btrfs as you have the chance on shiny new hardware

Re: [gentoo-user] low risk network bridge

2015-05-07 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 06.05.2015 23:14, Poison BL. wrote: If you need the VMs outwardly visible, I can't think of a way to do it without losing connection upon switching to the bridge (granted, I'm far from an expert on bridging under linux). If you're fine with the VMs being behind a NAT, and your kernel has

Re: [gentoo-user] low risk network bridge

2015-05-07 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 07.05.2015 13:21, R0b0t1 wrote: Unfortunately I don't think this produces VM interfaces that are visible outside of the subnet. I made some live changes a while ago (and need to figure out what they were - probably routing stuff). In any case, you should be able to create the tap devices

[gentoo-user] low risk network bridge

2015-05-06 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
My task is to enable a (remote) server to run VMs via qemu/KVM. The server is configured to set up its eth0 via openrc but this isn't enough to run the VMs network. I tried macvtap but something didn't work, either libvirt (yes, with USE-flag macvtap) or something else (the kernel supports

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: remote installation, dual boot

2015-04-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 24.04.2015 13:56, J. Roeleveld wrote: dracut has to assemble /dev/md3 at first (this is the single PV in the VG VG01) and /dev/VG01/genroot then is the filesystem with the new gentoo-rootfs I only added stuff like rd.md=1 etc ... I think I got the assembling wrong. And maybe even the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: remote installation, dual boot

2015-04-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 28.04.2015 17:42, J. Roeleveld wrote: On 28 April 2015 17:37:06 CEST, Stefan G. Weichinger li...@xunil.at wrote: On 28.04.2015 17:30, J. Roeleveld wrote: I sent my files on a seperate thread last weekend. Did you see those? no ... got to dig, thanks Sent on 25th. Initramfs in subject

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: remote installation, dual boot

2015-04-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 28.04.2015 17:30, J. Roeleveld wrote: I sent my files on a seperate thread last weekend. Did you see those? no ... got to dig, thanks

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: remote installation, dual boot

2015-04-28 Thread Stefan G. Weichinger
On 28.04.2015 16:53, Stefan G. Weichinger wrote: I now booted from a recent sysresccd ... and it didn't assemble/detect the LVM-PV ... *sigh* So I couldn't even mount the LV to chroot in there. The mdadm-RAID-devices were there and active. I didn't want to screw around with the LVM

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