Re: [gentoo-user] Trying to find which driver I can use with a ATI v9800 fireball

2016-12-10 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.12.2016 um 05:13 schrieb Vizo Allman: > So I have this model > > http://products.amd.com/en-us/search/Professional-Graphics/AMD-FirePro%E2%84%A2-3D-Workstation-Graphics/ATI-FirePro%E2%84%A2-V9800/24 > > And this is the last binary driver that would work with my card > >

Re: [gentoo-user] basic trouble with sendmail config

2016-12-04 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.12.2016 um 20:09 schrieb Harry Putnam: is there a good reason you chose sendmail over postfix? Do you hate yourself? You are a masochist? I found sendmail the worst piece of software I ever had to deal with. Windows XP user management in a mixed environment with shares is delightful,

Re: [gentoo-user] HTML5 player (YouTube) is a pain!...Alternatives?

2016-11-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.11.2016 um 11:28 schrieb meino.cra...@gmx.de: > Alarig Le Lay [16-11-29 10:44]: >> On Tue Nov 29 10:19:15 2016, meino.cra...@gmx.de wrote: >>> Hi Marat, >>> >>> thanks for your help and link! >>> >>> ...if I install that addon I only get: >>> "Palyback isn't supported

Re: [gentoo-user] HTML5 player (YouTube) is a pain!...Alternatives?

2016-11-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.11.2016 um 07:42 schrieb meino.cra...@gmx.de: > Hi, > > I get sick of this [CESNORED] HTML5 stuff coming from YouTube! > Most of the videos while playayaingnaying arereare stututterutering > liiklike helellell. > > I tested a lot of HTML5 addons to fix that problem and googled > around the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: TCP Queuing problem

2016-09-22 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 20.09.2016 um 21:52 schrieb Grant: My web server's response time for http requests skyrockets every weekday between about 9am and 5pm. I've gone over my munin >>> graphs > and the only one that really correlates well with the slowdown is >>> "TCP

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Is it still advisable to partition a big hard drive?

2016-09-08 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 08.09.2016 um 00:47 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 08/09/2016 00:12, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: >> Am 07.09.2016 um 08:18 schrieb Alan McKinnon: >>> On 07/09/2016 01:57, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: >>>> Am 01.09.2016 um 11:01 schrieb Alan McKinnon: >>&

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Is it still advisable to partition a big hard drive?

2016-09-07 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 07.09.2016 um 08:18 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 07/09/2016 01:57, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: >> Am 01.09.2016 um 11:01 schrieb Alan McKinnon: >>> On 01/09/2016 09:18, gevisz wrote: >>>> 2016-09-01 9:13 GMT+03:00 Alan McKinnon <alan.mckin...@gmail.com>: >

Re: [gentoo-user] [OT] Is it still advisable to partition a big hard drive?

2016-09-06 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 01.09.2016 um 11:01 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 01/09/2016 09:18, gevisz wrote: >> 2016-09-01 9:13 GMT+03:00 Alan McKinnon : >>> On 01/09/2016 08:04, gevisz wrote: > [snip] > >>> it will take about 5 seconds to partition it. >>> And a few more to mkfs it. >> Just to

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USB crucial file recovery

2016-09-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 31.08.2016 um 16:33 schrieb Michael Mol: > > In data=journal mode, the contents of files pass through the journal as well, > ensuring that, at least as far as the filesystem's responsibility is > concerned, > the data will be intact in the event of a crash. a common misconception. But not

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USB crucial file recovery

2016-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2016 um 23:59 schrieb Rich Freeman: > On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 4:58 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann > <volkerar...@googlemail.com> wrote: >> the journal does not add any data integrity benefits at all. It just >> makes it more likely that the fs is in a sane state if the

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: USB crucial file recovery

2016-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2016 um 22:46 schrieb Rich Freeman: > On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 4:42 PM, Grant Edwards > wrote: >> There's nothing in Gentoo that guarantees everybody has ext2 support >> in their kernels. That said, I agree that ext2 (or perhaps ext3 with >> journalling

Re: [gentoo-user] USB crucial file recovery

2016-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2016 um 22:32 schrieb Grant: ext2 doesn't have a journal, that's why I suggested it in the first > place. My point was against all the journalised filesystems (that includes NTFS), not against your advice ;) >>> OP is looking for

Re: [gentoo-user] USB crucial file recovery

2016-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2016 um 21:14 schrieb J. Roeleveld: > On August 30, 2016 8:58:17 PM GMT+02:00, Volker Armin Hemmann > <volkerar...@googlemail.com> wrote: >> Am 30.08.2016 um 20:12 schrieb Alan McKinnon: >>> On 30/08/2016 14:04, Neil Bothwick wrote: >>>> On Tue, 30

Re: [gentoo-user] USB crucial file recovery

2016-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2016 um 20:12 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 30/08/2016 14:04, Neil Bothwick wrote: >> On Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:08:13 +0200, Alan McKinnon wrote: >> > ext2 doesn't have a journal, that's why I suggested it in the first > place. My point was against all the journalised

Re: [gentoo-user] Is "-fomit-frame-pointer" a gcc default?

2016-07-11 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 11.07.2016 um 22:51 schrieb J. García: > El lun, 11-07-2016 a las 16:27 -0400, waltd...@waltdnes.org escribió: >> I put it into CFLAGS/CCFLAGS years ago, and left it there. During >> a >> discussion on the Pale Moon forum about build options, the opinion >> seems >> to be that

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo is supporting officially Snap packages?

2016-06-17 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
oh yeah, forgot the catchy name. Mea culpa. 2016-06-17 10:52 GMT+02:00 Neil Bothwick <n...@digimed.co.uk>: > On Fri, 17 Jun 2016 10:28:10 +0200, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: > > > soo... why not compile everything statically in the first place? and > > put it in HOME? &g

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo is supporting officially Snap packages?

2016-06-17 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
soo... why not compile everything statically in the first place? and put it in HOME? 2016-06-17 9:18 GMT+02:00 Andrew Savchenko : > On Thu, 16 Jun 2016 19:30:49 -0400 José Maldonado wrote: > > > > > > El 16/06/16 a las 11:27, James escribió: > > > One word SECURITY? Trust

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] How to be a penguin.

2016-05-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 31.05.2016 um 02:32 schrieb Alan Grimes: > Dale wrote: >> Do you really want a answer to that? Seriously? You asked so I guess >> you do. Here it is. Yes! lol The way you do things, and continue to >> do things, even after having several VERY experienced users tell you >> that the way you

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] How to be a penguin.

2016-05-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.05.2016 um 22:15 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 29/05/2016 19:54, Dale wrote: >> Alan McKinnon wrote: >>> On 29/05/2016 11:28, Dale wrote: Håkon Alstadheim wrote: > Den 29. mai 2016 03:17, skrev Gregory Woodbury: >> WOW! >> >> Alan just wants to start it and walk away, as

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] How to be a penguin.

2016-05-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.05.2016 um 20:49 schrieb Dale: > Dale wrote: >> Gregory Woodbury wrote: >>> Has Alan ever posted his "jackhammer" script for some experts to >>> look at? >>> >>> I get by really well with a small script that reads the eix outputs, >>> finds the "[U]" >>> tagged packages, and then runs

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: why emerge sucks nuts:

2016-04-16 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 16.04.2016 um 17:55 schrieb Dale: > Alec Ten Harmsel wrote: >> On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 09:08:41AM -0500, »Q« wrote: >>> On Sat, 16 Apr 2016 00:13:27 -0400 >>> Alan Grimes wrote: >>> Emerge errors out with this: "fuck you user, C 1.0 won't work B 2.0" >>>

Re: [gentoo-user] Emerge

2016-04-16 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 16.04.2016 um 16:26 schrieb Alan Grimes: > Mick wrote: >> Hello Mr Grimes, >> >> I see you still have trouble dealing with your rage issues. >> >> I recommend you seek professional help about that. >> Nah! Let the man vent. Gentoo is a particularly effective (meta)distro for >> this purpose

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [gentoo-user] Re: 回复:Re: [gentoo-user] About the kdbus with gentoo-sources 4.3.6, of the greate memory usage.

2016-03-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 26.03.2016 um 16:40 schrieb Rich Freeman: > On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 10:48 AM, Volker Armin Hemmann > <volkerar...@googlemail.com> wrote: >> because it is broken by design, a security nightmare and seriously not >> needed at all? >> > While there is general i

[gentoo-user] Re: 回复:Re: [gentoo-user] About the kdbus with gentoo-sources 4.3.6, of the greate memory usage.

2016-03-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 11.03.2016 um 16:08 schrieb Nicol TAO: > yes. it was not updated later any only support linux kernel 4.3 branch. > it seems kdbus can speed up communication, why not actively devel and > update? > because it is broken by design, a security nightmare and seriously not needed at all? > 发自

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new machine : case + power

2015-09-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 17.09.2015 um 05:38 schrieb james: > Philip Webb ca.inter.net> writes: > > >> 150914 CPU : AMD X8 FX8370E 8-core 4,3 GHz 16 MB 32 nm 95 W > I have 3) FX8350. Outstanding performance for the cost. Love them all. > > > >> 150914 Mobo : Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P 970+SB950 DDR3 2000 :

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new machine : case + power

2015-09-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 24.09.2015 um 18:12 schrieb Alan McKinnon: > On 24/09/2015 16:00, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: >> Am 17.09.2015 um 05:38 schrieb james: >>> Philip Webb ca.inter.net> writes: >>> >>> >>>> 150914 CPU : AMD X8 FX8370E 8-core 4,3 GHz 1

Re: [gentoo-user] preserving zpool mountpoint on boot?

2015-09-14 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 14.09.2015 um 17:38 schrieb Nuno Magalhães: > I assume your RTFM means set it to legacy and use /etc/fstab? > Seems ucmbersome, but it's worth a try. > > well, I did and it works.

Re: [gentoo-user] preserving zpool mountpoint on boot?

2015-09-13 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 13.09.2015 um 21:20 schrieb Nuno Magalhães: > Greetings, > > If i export/import a zpool, the altroot property is not preserved so > it always gets mounted at /. > > In /etc/init.d/zfs, the import line reads > $ZPOOL import -c $ZPOOL_CACHE -aN 2>/dev/null || true > so no -options there. > > I've

Re: [gentoo-user] system uptime

2015-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2015 um 06:04 schrieb Philip Webb: How long do desktop users typically leave their systems between reboots ? How long between power off/on's ? I've long been in the habit of switching everything off while I sleep, then restarting after I've woken got going again myself. However

Re: [gentoo-user] system uptime

2015-08-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.08.2015 um 15:26 schrieb Alan Mackenzie: Hello, Philip. On Sun, Aug 30, 2015 at 12:04:43AM -0400, Philip Webb wrote: How long do desktop users typically leave their systems between reboots ? How long between power off/on's ? I switch my PC on in the morning when I want to start using

Re: [gentoo-user] ncurses: reductio ad absurdum

2015-08-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.08.2015 um 15:19 schrieb walt: I avoided yesterday's downgrade from ncurses-6.0 to ncurses-5.9-r4 because it was obviously(?) a mistake. This morning I just upgraded(?) ncurses-6.0 to ncurses-6.0-r1 and immediately after doing that, portage wants to downgrade(?) from 6.0-r1 back to

Re: [gentoo-user] New Firefox-38.1.0 headers, or is Google getting smarter?

2015-07-31 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 31.07.2015 um 11:31 schrieb Mick: I used Firefox to login to Gmail and suddenly received a message from Google, advising me: New sign-in from Firefox on Linux Hi Michael,Your Google Account x was just used to sign in from Firefox on Linux. Have you noticed something similar

Re: [gentoo-user] Testing SSD? (Somewhat OT)

2015-07-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.07.2015 um 16:52 schrieb Daniel Frey: On 07/28/2015 12:04 AM, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: you know - this does not sound like ssd failure. Most SSDs bomb out by just becoming completely unacessible. dmesg errors? Filled with /dev/sda errors when it failed. oh the joy. are you using

Re: [gentoo-user] Testing SSD? (Somewhat OT)

2015-07-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.07.2015 um 22:57 schrieb Daniel Frey: On 07/29/2015 08:34 AM, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 29.07.2015 um 16:52 schrieb Daniel Frey: On 07/28/2015 12:04 AM, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: you know - this does not sound like ssd failure. Most SSDs bomb out by just becoming completely

Re: [gentoo-user] Testing SSD? (Somewhat OT)

2015-07-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 17.07.2015 um 18:15 schrieb Daniel Frey: Well, I sure haven't had much luck with SSDs. This will be the third one I've lost. On Wednesday I was watching my mythtv frontend when it hardlocked. Last time this happened the 7-year-old rust recordings drive failed. However, all that checked

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: The state of public relations?

2015-07-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 24.07.2015 um 14:56 schrieb James: Rich Freeman rich0 at gentoo.org writes: Just be practical. From my experience showing up at a LUG and telling 20 people how something worked well for you gets you a lot further than handing out free T-shirts and hats at a booth. Rich, I'll be

Re: [gentoo-user] Catastrophic bug in the firefox 'ProfileManager' function

2015-07-21 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 21.07.2015 um 01:18 schrieb walt: I suspect most people don't even know firefox has a ProfileManager, but I'm here to warn you not to use it. It just cost me years of bookmarks and saved passwords. For testing purposes I invoked firefox-bin with the -ProfileManager flag (don't do this,

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Don't disable 'introspection'

2015-07-16 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 17.07.2015 um 02:40 schrieb walt: On Fri, 17 Jul 2015 02:30:24 +0200 Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: I have had -introspection set for ages in make.conf. It is turned on for some selected packages in package.use Which packages, and what problems were you solving

Re: [gentoo-user] Don't disable 'introspection'

2015-07-16 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 17.07.2015 um 00:31 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 3:53 PM, walt w41...@gmail.com mailto:w41...@gmail.com wrote: I don't understand 'introspection' enough to know why we need it, but apparently we do, so don't use the -introspection useflag like I did. The

Re: [gentoo-user] Securely deletion of an HDD

2015-07-13 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 12.07.2015 um 23:30 schrieb Rich Freeman: On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 5:20 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: read the second link I provided. I did. It contains no theoretical arguments against the possibility yes it does. of data recovery. Theoretical limits

Re: [gentoo-user] Securely deletion of an HDD

2015-07-13 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 13.07.2015 um 03:50 schrieb Thomas Mueller: All that has been said on this thread supposes that the hard drive is still readable and writable. But the original post stated this was a failed drive. Then you might not be able to dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdx .. or whatever else. You would

Re: [gentoo-user] Securely deletion of an HDD

2015-07-12 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 12.07.2015 um 21:14 schrieb Rich Freeman: On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: actually 1 time is enough. With zeros. Or ones. Does not matter at all. That depends on your threat model. nope. It doesn't. You believe in some urban legend

Re: [gentoo-user] Securely deletion of an HDD

2015-07-12 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 12.07.2015 um 23:10 schrieb Rich Freeman: On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 4:43 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: Unlike you, I read some stuff before posting. This is OLD NEWS: No need to be rude. http://www.howtogeek.com/115573/htg-explains-why-you-only-have-to-wipe

Re: [gentoo-user] Securely deletion of an HDD

2015-07-12 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 12.07.2015 um 14:35 schrieb Marc Joliet: Hi, I have to failed drives that I want to give away for recycling purposes, but want to be sure to properly clear them first. They used be part of a btrfs RAID10 array, but needed to be replaced (with btrfs replace). (In the meantime I converted

Re: [gentoo-user] linux kernel disabling irq 16

2015-07-10 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
how about not using an ancient kernel? 2015-07-10 11:54 GMT+02:00 cov...@ccs.covici.com: Hi folks. I am using 3.16.3-gentoo kernel from gentoo-sources and I get the following sometime after a boot: Jul 9 20:24:26 ccs.covici.com kernel: Disabling IRQ #16 This is preceeded by a call trace

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: 4th ::+ 5th

2015-07-05 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.07.2015 um 20:05 schrieb James: Lee ny6p01 at gmail.com writes: Forget it - he's probably German. ;0 Huh? Muchen:: cold river:: fast floating naked:: I do not remember that river's name, but nude frizbee, then freezing on those rapds, was but one of the german hi_lights.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: 4th ::+ 5th

2015-07-04 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.07.2015 um 19:29 schrieb James: James wireless at tampabay.rr.com writes: why should anybody celebrate anything? Volker::=media-sound/mixxx Even you can have tons of pals, just spin some tunes, amplify, do a little voice over and shake it down...baby!! Beverages help

Re: [gentoo-user] 4th ::+ 5th

2015-07-04 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.07.2015 um 17:46 schrieb James: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdMTl9zHQ9Y Get up and celebrate *everything* cheers! why should anybody celebrate anything?

Re: [gentoo-user] eix

2015-06-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.06.2015 um 23:12 schrieb James: eix arg use to match the arg string against all three: (1) gentoo tree /usr/portage (2) the /var/lib/layman/ overlays I had installed and manage with layman (3) my /usr/local/portage local ebuild placed in /usr/local/portage/ Now, only option (1)

Re: [gentoo-user] PPPoE ADSL modem choice

2015-06-22 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
fritzbox There are all other modems/router and then there are fritzbox versions. With very good security. Updates. And lots of niceuseful features. 2015-06-22 12:08 GMT+02:00 Peter Humphrey pe...@prh.myzen.co.uk: On Monday 22 Jun 2015 02:49:24 I wrote: PPPoA is not used here in the UK as

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't boot using UEFI

2015-06-14 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 14.06.2015 um 15:40 schrieb João Matos: Hi list, I've bought me a ultrabook dell vostro 5470, and I'm trying to get gentoo running on it. I'm having a few problems, but I'd like to correct the boot one first. I'm installing it from ubuntu live cd, and the comand: efibootmgr --create

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't boot using UEFI

2015-06-14 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com mailto:volkerar...@googlemail.com Am 14.06.2015 um 15:40 schrieb João Matos: Hi list, I've bought me a ultrabook dell vostro 5470, and I'm trying to get gentoo running on it. I'm

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: Southbridge chip on laptop overheating

2015-06-08 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 08.06.2015 um 00:15 schrieb Daniel Frey: Hi all, Not really Gentoo-related (well except the overheating part - lots of compiling ;-) ) I have a very old laptop. It is an LG F1 laptop (circa 2005/2006 I believe) about nine years old. This has a Core2 1.6GHz chip and 4GB RAM, even though

Re: [gentoo-user] search files for text string

2015-06-07 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 06.06.2015 um 18:45 schrieb Joseph: I've bunch of php files in many directories and I need to file a text string in them Check/Money Order I've tried: find -type f -print0 | xargs -r0 grep -F 'Check/Money Order' it doesn't work. What is a better method of searching files? grep -R

Re: [gentoo-user] search files for text string

2015-06-07 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 07.06.2015 um 01:40 schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Sat, 6 Jun 2015 13:11:04 -0400, Philip Webb wrote: I've bunch of php files in many directories and I need to find a text string in them Check/Money Order 'cd' to the lowest dir which contains them all, then 'grep -r Check/Money Order *.php'.

Re: [gentoo-user] Dual OS clock issues

2015-06-06 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.06.2015 um 21:06 schrieb Derek Ellison: I have two HDD in a UEFI system. Windows 8 on one and Gentoo on the other. Currently I have to update the clock everytime I boot to the other OS and I'm wondering if there is a way I can avoid this? It's just starting to get to be a pain to have to

Re: [gentoo-user] Unwelcomed non-native language support

2015-05-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
just set LANGUAGE and LC_ALL. 2015-05-29 6:35 GMT+02:00 Gevisz gev...@gmail.com: On Thu, 28 May 2015 20:07:55 -0400 Mike Gilbert flop...@gentoo.org wrote: On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 6:41 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: Am 28.05.2015 um 17:35 schrieb gevisz

Re: [gentoo-user] Unwelcomed non-native language support

2015-05-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.05.2015 um 17:35 schrieb gevisz: In my everyday work at the computer, I read and type at three or even four different languages. However, I do want to have all program menues and system messages only in English. So, when I found out that it can be achieved by setting -nls USE flag at

Re: [gentoo-user] recommended applications

2015-05-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 24.05.2015 um 12:32 schrieb behrouz khosravi: Hello everyone. After spending about a year in the world of linux (and mostly beloved gentoo!) I have realized that the key to a stable and fast machine is to keep the system as small as possible. So I am going to use console based tools mostly.

Re: [gentoo-user] recommended applications

2015-05-24 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 24.05.2015 um 23:53 schrieb Emanuele Rusconi: On 24 May 2015 at 23:30, Volker Armin Hemmann volkerar...@googlemail.com wrote: (x)emacs. But he said keep the system small! ^__^ -- Emanuele Rusconi init=/usr/bin/emacs doesn't get smaller than that...

Re: [gentoo-user] Question for users of the Firefox browser

2015-05-17 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 17.05.2015 um 11:39 schrieb Paul Klos: Op zondag 17 mei 2015 13:52:21 schreef Andrew Lowe: Hi all, I've been using Firefox for ages and something struck me recently as a bit odd. In the Windows version, if I click up into the address or search boxes, the existing contents are

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-05-02 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 02.05.2015 um 07:04 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 01/05/15 10:44, Andrew Savchenko wrote: On Fri, 1 May 2015 05:09:51 + (UTC) Martin Vaeth wrote: Andrew Savchenko birc...@gentoo.org wrote: That's why kernel makes sure that no floating point instructions sneaks in using CFLAGS, you may

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-05-02 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 02.05.2015 um 14:06 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 02/05/15 14:37, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 02.05.2015 um 13:25 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: The kernel uses -O2 and several -march variants (e.g. -march=core2). Several other options are used to prevent GCC from generating unsuitable

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-05-02 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 02.05.2015 um 13:25 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 02/05/15 14:19, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 02.05.2015 um 07:04 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 01/05/15 10:44, Andrew Savchenko wrote: On Fri, 1 May 2015 05:09:51 + (UTC) Martin Vaeth wrote: Andrew Savchenko birc...@gentoo.org wrote

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-05-02 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 02.05.2015 um 14:38 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 02/05/15 15:10, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 02.05.2015 um 14:06 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: On 02/05/15 14:37, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 02.05.2015 um 13:25 schrieb Nikos Chantziaras: The kernel uses -O2 and several -march variants

Re: [gentoo-user] Recommendations for WLAN-AP?

2015-05-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 27.04.2015 um 20:37 schrieb waben...@gmail.com: I'm searching for a new WLAN-AP that is fast, powerful and reliable. I can remember that there were some recommendations in this list some weeks/months ago, but I can't find them. Regards wabe tplink archer series? can cope with 20

Re: [gentoo-user] CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-04-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 30.04.2015 um 19:45 schrieb Andrew Savchenko: Hi, On Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:26:22 +0200 Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: That simple. The kernel is too important and the people programming it know what they are doing. Don't set anything. It is retarded. - I don't like invoking 'CFLAGS=-O2 -march

Re: [gentoo-user] CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-04-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.04.2015 um 13:31 schrieb Ralf: Hi, just a short question: I don't like genkernel, I always compile my kernel manually using menuconfig. So the CFLAGs of my make.conf won't get applied. as it should be. What is the best way to (persistently) set the CFLAGs for the kernel compilation?

Re: [gentoo-user] CFLAGs for kernel compilation

2015-04-30 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 29.04.2015 um 15:18 schrieb Ralf: Damn, you're absolutely right. I just tested it using make V=1. kernel make does override CFLAGs from the outside. But that's interesting: my processor supports -march=core-avx2 and none of the linux kernel processor family uses this flag... that does

Re: [gentoo-user] How do kernel modules load automatically during boot?

2015-04-22 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 22.04.2015 um 21:39 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 2:17 PM, walt w41...@gmail.com mailto:w41...@gmail.com wrote: I just did a huge update on an older ~amd64 machine, and now only three out of a dozen or so kernel modules load during bootup, which leaves a lot of

Re: [gentoo-user] openrc-systemd command comparison

2015-04-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 01.04.2015 um 10:04 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 1:55 AM, Marc Joliet mar...@gmx.de mailto:mar...@gmx.de wrote: Am Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:05:50 -0600 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés can...@gmail.com mailto:can...@gmail.com: [...] With systemd you don't need this,

Re: [gentoo-user] openrc-systemd command comparison

2015-04-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 01.04.2015 um 11:22 schrieb Canek Peláez Valdés: On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 3:18 AM, Neil Bothwick n...@digimed.co.uk mailto:n...@digimed.co.uk wrote: On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 10:57:33 +0200, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Btw, if you need a 'cheat sheet' for INIT the whole thing is broken

Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo announces total website makeover :-)

2015-04-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 01.04.2015 um 09:18 schrieb Matti Nykyri: On Apr 1, 2015, at 2:46, Andrew Savchenko birc...@gentoo.org wrote: On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 01:37:06 +0200 waben...@gmail.com wrote: This really made my day. :-) https://www.gentoo.org/news/2015/03/31/website-update.html The best design ever! So nice

Re: [gentoo-user] gentoo announces total website makeover :-)

2015-04-01 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 01.04.2015 um 11:36 schrieb Neil Bothwick: On Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:34:04 +0200, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Nice. The load time is really fast :) Send the floppies to me. Can't wait to get installing ;) I'd prefer tape... Magnetic or punched? magnetic. My guinea pigs tend to eat punch

Re: [gentoo-user] How to poweroff the system from user?

2015-03-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 26.03.2015 um 01:46 schrieb microcai: on Saturday 21 March 2015 13:58:45,Canek Peláez Valdés wrote: On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 1:47 PM, Rich Freeman ri...@gentoo.org wrote: On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 3:39 PM, German gentger...@gmail.com wrote: No, I am trying to shutdown from a console Well, the

Re: [gentoo-user] MCE error

2015-03-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.03.2015 um 23:00 schrieb Sebas Pedersen: On 28-03-2015 06:45 PM, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: Am 28.03.2015 um 14:58 schrieb Sebas Pedersen: Hi guys, From a few days ago I am experimenting an MCE error. Sometimes I turn on the computer and at some point while booting the kernel (after

Re: [gentoo-user] MCE error

2015-03-28 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.03.2015 um 14:58 schrieb Sebas Pedersen: Hi guys, From a few days ago I am experimenting an MCE error. Sometimes I turn on the computer and at some point while booting the kernel (after the grub menu) just freezes and puts this: CPU 0: Machine Check Exception: 4 Bank 4:

Re: [gentoo-user] What are you using to display Flash in Firefox?

2015-03-08 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 08.03.2015 um 15:41 schrieb Dan Johansson: As the subject says: What are you using to display Flash in Firefox? Reason for my question is quite simple, today I am using www-plugins/adobe-flash which works well for simple .swf files (where gnash lightspark fails), but I have problems

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} offline backups

2015-03-06 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 06.03.2015 um 18:10 schrieb Grant: On Tue, Mar 03, 2015 at 07:51:35AM -0800, Grant wrote I have several encrypted backup repositories online and I'd like to somehow mirror that offline. I currently have about 20G of data to back up. Any ideas? Rewritable Blu-Ray? It would seem that this

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: {OT} reliable USB extender?

2015-03-04 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 04.03.2015 um 21:28 schrieb Grant Edwards: On 2015-03-04, Grant emailgr...@gmail.com wrote: I need to connect a Zebra LP2844 USB label printer at about 35 feet from a Gentoo machine. I got this: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003L14ZTC but it is proving to be unreliable. The

Re: [gentoo-user] {OT} offline backups

2015-03-03 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 03.03.2015 um 16:51 schrieb Grant: I have several encrypted backup repositories online and I'd like to somehow mirror that offline. I currently have about 20G of data to back up. Any ideas? Rewritable Blu-Ray? - Grant tape. Used tape drives are cheap. DLT and LTO is as reliable as

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: heat codes

2015-02-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 27.02.2015 um 02:23 schrieb James: Volker Armin Hemmann volkerarmin at googlemail.com writes: em, but you are already monitoring it! Maybe. It hard to tell if there are more than one temperature sensor, what buss interfacet they are on and if it is a calculated or esitmated or actual

Re: [gentoo-user] the new ssd, is it happy?

2015-02-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 24.02.2015 um 21:49 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: ordered myself a new and shiny ssd last week. one thinkpad still had that 60GB OCZ Vertex3 and that was a bit tight now and then. So I ordered a Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB for my desktop and planned to move the former 840 EVO 250GB to the

Re: [gentoo-user] zfs io scheduler

2015-02-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.02.2015 um 22:57 schrieb lee: Hi, is zfs setting the io scheduler to noop for the disks in the pool? no? I have it set in an init script. I'm currently finding that the IO performance is horrible with a pool made from two mirrored disks ... then set it to noop.

Re: [gentoo-user] the new ssd, is it happy?

2015-02-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 27.02.2015 um 00:04 schrieb Volker Armin Hemmann: Am 24.02.2015 um 21:49 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: ordered myself a new and shiny ssd last week. one thinkpad still had that 60GB OCZ Vertex3 and that was a bit tight now and then. So I ordered a Samsung SSD 850 EVO 500GB for my desktop

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: heat codes

2015-02-26 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 26.02.2015 um 21:13 schrieb James: James wireless at tampabay.rr.com writes: modprobe: FATAL: Module i2c-piix4 not found. Failed to load module i2c-piix4. OK, so I found this code and added it to the kernel. Next adapter: Radeon i2c bit bus 0x90 (i2c-0) Do you want to scan it?

Re: [gentoo-user] Question about flakey RAM

2015-01-29 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 28.01.2015 um 00:28 schrieb walt: Yesterday I installed 4GB more of RAM in this machine for a total of 8GB, and the machine soon began random segfaulting and even a kernel crash or two, so obviously I suspected the new RAM was faulty. I let memtest86+ run overnight and it found zero memory

Re: [gentoo-user] chatting with the customer

2015-01-25 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.01.2015 um 11:24 schrieb Stefan G. Weichinger: I communicate with an admin at a customer ... we write dozens of emails and tickets and often it would be simpler to have some kind of chat or so. I'd like to avoid skype etc ... so I think of installing something on one of their

Re: [gentoo-user] Latest chromium-40 on ~x86

2015-01-25 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 25.01.2015 um 11:08 schrieb victor romanchuk: On 01/24/2015 07:44 PM, Peter Humphrey wrote: On Saturday 24 January 2015 16:43:41 Nils Holland wrote: I've been using chromium successfully on my ~x86 system for quite a long time, but starting with the last two updates that came in during

Re: [gentoo-user] unmasking qt5 and plasma 5

2015-01-09 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 09.01.2015 um 10:47 schrieb Dale: behrouz khosravi wrote: Could be compiler differences, USE flags etc. I may give it a shot. Just see what it looks like if nothing else. I just didn't want to step into water that was way over my head. ;-) That is exactly my

Re: [gentoo-user]

2014-12-20 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 20.12.2014 um 23:08 schrieb German: Could register at systemrescuecd forums for now, so I thought to ask here. Trying to get systemrescuecd iso on USB stick. There is shell script on to accomplish just that. When I try to run it, it identifies my thumb drive, however reports that it is 0

Re: [gentoo-user] google-chrome fails under kernel 3.18

2014-12-11 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
hardware support for rendering activated? 2014-12-11 10:01 GMT+01:00 Stefan G. Weichinger li...@xunil.at: Am 11.12.2014 um 10:01 schrieb Helmut Jarausch: Why do you use Google-Chrome? I'm using Chromium which works just fine with gentoo-sources-3.18.0. ... and google-chrome works as

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-23 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.11.2014 um 16:18 schrieb Nicolas Sebrecht: On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 06:20:01PM -0500, Rich Freeman wrote: Don't get me wrong, I'm all for more overlay support. I'm all for reform when there is something to reform. However, in all your complaints about developers causing conflicts

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-23 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.11.2014 um 18:33 schrieb Nicolas Sebrecht: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 04:31:45PM +0100, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: am I the only one who thinks that this way leads to madness? Version conflicts are bad enough. First, version conflicts have their roots in the support for versions

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-23 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.11.2014 um 19:54 schrieb Nicolas Sebrecht: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 07:25:26PM +0100, Volker Armin Hemmann wrote: and you want portage to finish on this site of eternity when looking for dependency resolution? I don't think having exposed requirements would explode the time needed

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-23 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.11.2014 um 21:54 schrieb Nicolas Sebrecht: Today, ebuilds don't even let a chance for an admin to apply a series of patches to the vanilla/distro-maintainer sources without having to rewrite/fork the ebuild. Whatever it is critical for them. The lone option is to fork+overlay. This is a

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-23 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 23.11.2014 um 22:14 schrieb Alan McKinnon: On 23/11/2014 22:54, Nicolas Sebrecht wrote: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 02:30:12PM -0500, Rich Freeman wrote: On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 12:33 PM, Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-...@laposte.net wrote: Portage should support a way to expose ALL the

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo's future directtion ?

2014-11-22 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 22.11.2014 um 20:59 schrieb wirel...@tampabay.rr.com: On 11/22/14 13:00, Rich Freeman wrote: On Sat, Nov 22, 2014 at 1:12 PM, wirel...@tampabay.rr.com wrote: The first 100 or so I looked at, are deprecated. They just need somebody to 'remove them' the BGO java backlog is being

Re: [gentoo-user] Which SMART stats to watch (link)

2014-11-12 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 13.11.2014 um 01:01 schrieb Adam Carter: Backblaze's analysis of nearly 40,000 drives showed five SMART metrics that correlate strongly with impending disk drive failure: * SMART 5 - Reallocated_Sector_Count. * SMART 187 - Reported_Uncorrectable_Errors. * SMART 188 -

Re: [gentoo-user] gcc 4.7.3 -- 4.8.3

2014-11-08 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
Am 07.11.2014 um 19:19 schrieb Mark Pariente: Going to 4.9 though is another thing. Apparently they broke the ABI for the standard C++ library, so once you start compiling C++ stuff with 4.9 you better go all in (I did @system @world with 4.9 and had very few things that failed to

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