Re: [gentoo-user] My box freezee sometimes

2006-04-28 Thread Hans-Werner Hilse
Hi, On Fri, 28 Apr 2006 11:24:19 -0300 Fernando Antunes [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've already run memtest86, no problem report. positive testing of a hypothesis is not a proof of correctness. Negative testing is a proof of its falseness. That said, you can only validate the hypothesis

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: my xorg-server 1.6 seems a bit unstable - what am I doing wrong?

2009-10-12 Thread Stroller
On 13 Oct 2009, at 01:25, Denis wrote: I tried a few things today: ... Neither of these things helped. Alan's hypothesis sounds plausible, but I don't even know which package to point fingers at! Have you `emerge -e world` yet? Stroller.

Re: [gentoo-user] xz memory hungry?

2012-08-22 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:32:56 +0100, Jorge Almeida wrote: Done that. It extracts now, so 3) is the correct hypothesis, and insane is really the appropriate word. Of course, the hash digests are now wrong, so emerge still fails. sudo ebuild $PORTDIR/cat/pkg/pkg-ver.ebuild manifest -- Neil

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Pandu Poluan
initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much confidence in ext4 for the time being for me. Back to reiserfs? ;-) Rgds, --

RE: [gentoo-user] Dodgy hardware?!?!

2007-02-01 Thread Nelson, David \(ED, PARD\)
. But always remember that, given the hypothesis that the RAM is working OK, all memtest can do is to _negate_ this hypothesis. It can never verify that hypothesis. So it's always worth to start memtest -- after all, it might fail and you know for sure that RAM is bad (or memory timing or whatever

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Any one using www-apps/online-bookmarks

2008-01-23 Thread Neil Bothwick
On Wed, 23 Jan 2008 08:26:16 -0800, James Ausmus wrote: Yeah, I've seen that happen quite a bit with computers - someone is having a problem (consistently, too), they call in the computer tech, and it starts working perfectly as soon as the tech is there... :) A hypothesis of mine

Re: [gentoo-user] Excessive processor usage

2007-08-06 Thread Hans-Werner Hilse
a rootkit: chkrootkit can be used to check whether there _are_ _known_ rootkits. BTW, there are other, similar programs that do the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct, just invalid. If there are indications a rootkit might be present, there's

Re: [gentoo-user] Excessive processor usage

2007-08-06 Thread sean
to assure that there isn't a rootkit: chkrootkit can be used to check whether there _are_ _known_ rootkits. BTW, there are other, similar programs that do the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct, just invalid. If there are indications a rootkit might

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: How can I upgrade my python version?

2008-09-20 Thread b.n.
after 18 months or so. (In the hypothesis it has not been updated for a year). Yes, there is no *reason* in the meaning that there is no absolute need for it, and that everything can be fixed. But reinstalling can nonetheless be the fastest, safest, easiest alternative. I understand the Linux

[gentoo-user] Re: Another chkrootkit false positive?

2011-04-05 Thread James
Mick michaelkintzios at gmail.com writes: The warnings were generated last time the cron job run chkrootkit. I think that the box was rather busy in the middle of emerging stuff at the time, so I wonder if that had something to do with it. If your hypothesis is correct, it presents

Re: [gentoo-user] Excessive processor usage

2007-08-06 Thread Uwe Thiem
it correctly, since there is _NO_ way to assure that there isn't a rootkit: chkrootkit can be used to check whether there _are_ _known_ rootkits. BTW, there are other, similar programs that do the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct

Re: [gentoo-user] Excessive processor usage

2007-08-06 Thread Paul
the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct, just invalid. If there are indications a rootkit might be present, there's no secure way to remove it but to reinstall. -hwh Hans, Xav, Thank You both, ran the root kit check

RE: [gentoo-user] mysterious segfaults

2006-03-02 Thread Michael Kintzios
and was able to function again. Easy to test this hypothesis with a domestic comfort cooling fan blowing towards an open case. More difficult to find out what particular device overheats. A problematic cooling fan (CPU, PSU, case) would usually become noisier as its bearings are drying out

Re:Re: [gentoo-user] Re: How can I upgrade my python version?

2008-09-21 Thread haoniukun
. (In the hypothesis it has not been updated for a year). Yes, there is no *reason* in the meaning that there is no absolute need for it, and that everything can be fixed. But reinstalling can nonetheless be the fastest, safest, easiest alternative. I understand the Linux community has some taboo related

Re: [gentoo-user] Enlightenment segfaults?

2005-07-28 Thread Willie Wong
compile my own firefox. Firefox-bin often throw random errors at me. Am currently running 1.0.6-r3. Well, let me test that hypothesis. I'll see if X still crashes if I just leave it on without firefox running. W -- Is it a right to remain ignorant? -- Calvin Sortir en

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Another chkrootkit false positive?

2011-04-05 Thread Joost Roeleveld
with it. If your hypothesis is correct, it presents an interesting opportunity. How to dynamically priortize (renice) processes that sporadically run at the same time. :-( A while back, (few months?) there was a discussion about how to limit processor by settings in make.conf to restrict the load

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Dale
to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much confidence in ext4 for the time being for me. Back to reiserfs? ;-) Rgds, -- Or just don't update the kernel until it is fixed. After all, if the kernel

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Mark Knecht
On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Pandu Poluan pa...@poluan.info wrote: SNIP Nice find, thanks. But the update to that article which gave a link to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Michael Mol
. Good stuff. I heard about this before it hit Slashdot or Phoronix. The subscriber stuff is _truly_ good. But the update to that article which gave a link to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Pandu Poluan
to that article which gave a link to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much confidence in ext4 for the time being for me. Back to reiserfs? ;-) Rgds, -- Or just don't update the kernel until

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Pandu Poluan
hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much confidence in ext4 for the time being for me. Back to reiserfs? ;-) Consider the trillions of operational hours of ext4 without incident...you're just trolling. I plead guilty, your honor :-P Okay, I'm not serious about

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-24 Thread Kerin Millar
ongoing (b) a remedy has yet to be conclusively determined, it is illogical that any statement as to the scope of the bug can anything more than a hypothesis at best, irrespective of how well-informed said hypothesis might be. As for impartiality, it is entirely conceivable that someone in Ted's

Re: [gentoo-user] Well, I went about updating my system again. (day 6)

2016-12-07 Thread Paul Klos
g a method, if it deserves the name, that defies description and consistently runs into issues. These observations lead me to the following hypothesis: your frequency and way of upgrading are actually the *cause* of your problems. Until proven wrong, I'll stick to my hypothesis and offer you

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-24 Thread Michael Mol
to be conclusively determined, it is illogical that any statement as to the scope of the bug can anything more than a hypothesis at best, irrespective of how well-informed said hypothesis might be. As for impartiality, it is entirely conceivable that someone in Ted's position would be riled by what

[gentoo-user] Re: Excessive processor usage

2007-08-06 Thread James
be used to check whether there _are_ _known_ rootkits. BTW, there are other, similar programs that do the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct, just invalid. Well you are right and you are wrong. You are right for noobs. If the person has

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Excessive processor usage

2007-08-07 Thread Hans-Werner Hilse
the same. But my point is: You can never be sure, since a hypothesis can't be proven correct, just invalid. You are right for noobs. Sheesh! That's an universal scientific concept. Read a bit on Falsifiability of theories to grab the basics. Don't, if you're a religious hardliner. If the person

[gentoo-user] UTF-8 troubles

2006-11-30 Thread Matthias Bethke
and those that aren't is that the latter contain UTF-8 bytes that would not be printable when interpreted as ISO-8859-x, so my hypothesis is that something in-between the app's text output and the terminal eats bytes unless they're deemed printable. The affected programs all seem to use ncurses. I

Re: [gentoo-user] I am not getting any emails...

2009-08-25 Thread Stroller
in digest mode? This results in you receiving a daily collection of messages as a single email. Test that hypothesis by sending separate messages to: gentoo-user+unsubscribe-dig...@lists.gentoo.org and gentoo-user+subscr...@lists.gentoo.org Stroller.

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: my xorg-server 1.6 seems a bit unstable - what am I doing wrong?

2009-10-12 Thread Denis
I tried a few things today: 1) rebuilt all x11-libs, media-libs, and anything I could think of that would be related to x11-libs (such as gtk+, qt...) 2) downgraded to xorg-server-1.5 Neither of these things helped. Alan's hypothesis sounds plausible, but I don't even know which package

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: my xorg-server 1.6 seems a bit unstable - what am I doing wrong?

2009-10-12 Thread Dale
Denis wrote: I tried a few things today: 1) rebuilt all x11-libs, media-libs, and anything I could think of that would be related to x11-libs (such as gtk+, qt...) 2) downgraded to xorg-server-1.5 Neither of these things helped. Alan's hypothesis sounds plausible, but I don't even know

Re: [gentoo-user] Disk usage during emerge

2012-03-07 Thread Bryan Gardiner
/, it showed 1022 blocks, hence about 1 GB of free disk space. Do you mean 1022k blocks to give 1GiB? Since each block is normally 1KiB... One hypothesis would be that if you are running KDE while doing the upgrade, then the kernel can't immediately overwrite some of the 4.8.0 files with 4.8.1

Re: [gentoo-user] xz memory hungry?

2012-08-22 Thread Jorge Almeida
it with lighter settings. unxz filename.tar.xz xz -1 filename.tar Done that. It extracts now, so 3) is the correct hypothesis, and insane is really the appropriate word. Of course, the hash digests are now wrong, so emerge still fails. Any idea how to find which amount of memory is needed? I would

Re: [gentoo-user] xz memory hungry?

2012-08-22 Thread Florian Philipp
it on a different box, and then recompress it with lighter settings. unxz filename.tar.xz xz -1 filename.tar Done that. It extracts now, so 3) is the correct hypothesis, and insane is really the appropriate word. Of course, the hash digests are now wrong, so emerge still fails. Any idea how

Re: [gentoo-user] xz memory hungry?

2012-08-22 Thread Michael Mol
to decompress that stream. You could download the .tar.xz file, decompress it on a different box, and then recompress it with lighter settings. unxz filename.tar.xz xz -1 filename.tar Done that. It extracts now, so 3) is the correct hypothesis, and insane is really the appropriate word

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-25 Thread Pandu Poluan
On Oct 26, 2012 3:36 AM, Mark Knecht markkne...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 25, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Pandu Poluan pa...@poluan.info wrote: SNIP Nice find, thanks. But the update to that article which gave a link to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had

Re: [gentoo-user] Heads-up: Several kernel versions have severe EXT4 data corruption bug

2012-10-26 Thread Dale
analysis. Useful comments. 'nuff said. -- :wq Nice find, thanks. But the update to that article which gave a link to Theo T'so email is quite unnerving. He said that his initial hypothesis had not been proven and he himself is back in the dark. Not much confidence in ext4 for the time

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

2014-11-13 Thread Rich Freeman
would figure that one out themselves. ... It is still useful data nonetheless. The fact that other factors were not correlated is interesting in and of itself. The difference between a good hypothesis and a good theory is data. There aren't a lot of published accounts of drive reliability across

Re: [gentoo-user] BUG : kernel 4.5.1 and ALSA

2016-04-21 Thread Yuri K. Shatroff
's git repository. How did you obtain your kernel sources? I emerged gentoo-sources==4.5.1. I believe this is the related commit: ALSA: hda - Fix regression of monitor_present flag in eld proc file This can be wrong, but anyway, I listed some facts supporting the hypo

Re: [gentoo-user] Update World situation (again)

2007-08-08 Thread Colleen Beamer
' This sounds like you didn't reboot after emerging nvidia-drivers. What I believe has happened (my hypothesis, at least) is that you compiled/installed the new kernel, rebooted, logged into X, then compiled/installed nvidia-drivers, and tried to restart X. The problem comes from the fact

Re: [gentoo-user] Bash completion problem: can anyone confirm?

2009-01-05 Thread Willie Wong
) that this maybe a bug with the module relating to bash completion for vim. I'll check my hypothesis tonight and report back. W -- Inside some of us is a thin person struggling to get out, but she can usually be sedated with a few pieces of chocolate cake. Sortir en Pantoufles: up 759 days, 17:55

Re: [gentoo-user] OT 0.0.0.0 security query

2006-05-29 Thread Jonathan Chocron
and 254). As a conclusion, this is definitely not what you want to do ! ;-) So, taking as a hypothesis that you trust everyone on your LAN, here's what you should do : - Et the policy for incomiong connections to BLOCK. - Unblock the services you actually need the net to access. Plus, in the config

Re: [gentoo-user] Setting up a home router

2007-01-21 Thread Iain Buchanan
solution, but at least it would do it automatically. sorry I can't help any further :) -- Iain Buchanan iaindb at netspace dot net dot au Mollison's Bureaucracy Hypothesis: If an idea can survive a bureaucratic review and be implemented it wasn't worth doing. -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org

Re: Should /usr be merged with /? (Was: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Anyone switched to eudev yet?)

2012-12-28 Thread Paul Colquhoun
interpretation? The latest FHS dates from 2004, the same year as the *earliest* FUSE release I can see on the FUSE web site. I'd say a good working hypothesis is that FHS was simply written *before* any user-space file systems were more than an experimental oddity. IF the system's /home directory

Re: Should /usr be merged with /? (Was: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Anyone switched to eudev yet?)

2012-12-29 Thread Kevin Chadwick
The latest FHS dates from 2004, the same year as the *earliest* FUSE release I can see on the FUSE web site. I'd say a good working hypothesis is that FHS was simply written *before* any user-space file systems were more than an experimental oddity. IF the system's /home directory

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Any one using www-apps/online-bookmarks

2008-01-23 Thread James Ausmus
. That appears to be what happened here. Yeah, I've seen that happen quite a bit with computers - someone is having a problem (consistently, too), they call in the computer tech, and it starts working perfectly as soon as the tech is there... :) A hypothesis of mine is that (at least some of the time

Re: [gentoo-user] Update World situation (again)

2007-08-08 Thread James Ausmus
like you didn't reboot after emerging nvidia-drivers. What I believe has happened (my hypothesis, at least) is that you compiled/installed the new kernel, rebooted, logged into X, then compiled/installed nvidia-drivers, and tried to restart X. The problem comes from the fact that the previous

Re: [gentoo-user] Fwd: FontForge needs conversion from ISO-8859-1 to UCS2 - iconv (glibc-2.3.5-r2) does not support it on amd64

2006-04-26 Thread Michael [Plouj] Ploujnikov
that your hypothesis is right. I thought of this before, when I was looking at the gconv/ contents but I didn't actually try it because the gconv-modules file syntax confused me. I thought iconv was not finding an appropriate module for conversion in this file. Also, FF ran fine (configured with iconv

Re: [gentoo-user] OT 0.0.0.0 security query

2006-05-29 Thread Dave S
between which boundaries the IP number can vary (in this case every IP address item can vary between 0 and 254). As a conclusion, this is definitely not what you want to do ! ;-) Gulp :( So, taking as a hypothesis that you trust everyone on your LAN, here's what you should do : - Et the policy

Re: [gentoo-user] Compression tools Compared

2005-08-16 Thread Matt Randolph
them previously. I once again feel that my original hypothesis is essentially correct. 7-zip doesn't support user, group and permission data because it was originally developed for Windows. But this is a limitation that can be worked around by making a tarball first. The OP noticed

[gentoo-user] Xorg problems: Intel 945GM (Gigabyte Motherboard onboard video)

2009-09-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
(unwisely perhaps) added the ~amd64 keyword to make.conf. Thereupon followed a series of issues, involving one hypothesis after another. I never saw a screen with the X cursor again. 3. There is an issue surrounding HAL. I added a hal keyword, recompiled, tweaked the kernel: no good. I got a black

Re: [gentoo-user] Xorg problems: Intel 945GM (Gigabyte Motherboard onboard video)

2009-09-05 Thread Volker Armin Hemmann
from my home machine, involving a new version of xorg, so I (unwisely perhaps) added the ~amd64 keyword to make.conf. Thereupon followed a series of issues, involving one hypothesis after another. I never saw a screen with the X cursor again. 3. There is an issue surrounding HAL. I added

Re: [gentoo-user] Xorg problems: Intel 945GM (Gigabyte Motherboard onboard video)

2009-09-05 Thread Alan E. Davis
(unwisely perhaps) added the ~amd64 keyword to make.conf. Thereupon followed a series of issues, involving one hypothesis after another. I never saw a screen with the X cursor again. 3. There is an issue surrounding HAL. I added a hal keyword, recompiled, tweaked the kernel: no good. I

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: RFC : fast copying of a whole directory tree

2012-02-14 Thread Florian Philipp
. Copy speed is dominated by write speed and write speed is dominated by seeks that are a result of keeping meta data up to date. Jörg I cannot verify that hypothesis. Test setup: 1x 7200rpm 2,5 HDD /var/db/portage is my portage tree, ext4 /dev/mapper/vg-portage is its block device /tmp is ext4

Re: [gentoo-user] Hard to find netiquette, enculturation bug. (Was: Re: [gentoo-user] GNOME: Cant logout and Lock Screen is showing different background from GNOME screensaver)

2008-12-21 Thread Willie Wong
like yours, my first working hypothesis would be that gentoo-user is a lousy place to ask Gnome questions. Look here, I perfectly agree with you on the issue that you brought up: I think there should be an FAQ/Netiquette page for the list. But not for the same motivation as you: I believe your case

Re: [gentoo-user] Fwd: FontForge needs conversion from ISO-8859-1 to UCS2 - iconv (glibc-2.3.5-r2) does not support it on amd64

2006-04-28 Thread Michael [Plouj] Ploujnikov
$ iconv --from-code ISO-8859-1 --to-code UNICODE /dev/null Assuming that no output means the conversions suceed shows that it does have something to do with iconv originally loading a wrong module. So it seems that your hypothesis is right. I thought of this before, when I was looking at the gconv

Re: [gentoo-user] Xorg problems: Intel 945GM (Gigabyte Motherboard onboard video)

2009-09-07 Thread Yoav Luft
.  Thereupon followed a series of issues, involving one hypothesis after another.  I never saw a screen with the X cursor again. 3. There is an issue surrounding HAL.  I added a hal keyword, recompiled, tweaked the kernel: no good.  I got a black screen.  Keyboard wasn't working, so I

Re: [gentoo-user] Problems setting up sshd on an installation kernel

2009-12-10 Thread Alan Mackenzie
info, to the point of getting the vague irritating error message: file not found. It's the time taken to set up logging facilities, on the (false) hypothesis that it couldn't find a logging file. It's the time taken to post my problem on comp.os.linux.setup, and fail to get an answer there. It's

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

2014-11-27 Thread James
a transient plan where we take something very broken areas at Gentoo (games or java or sys-cluster) and test out your hypothesis for package development expansion? In fact, I've been looking over quite a few ebuilds and pkgbuilds at (Arch linux). [2] I see quite a lot of commonality. So, why can we

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

2014-11-28 Thread hasufell
. You can draw your conclusions about this. I drew mine: small changes will not get us out of here. I think the jury is still out. So, why can't we test a transient plan where we take something very broken areas at Gentoo (games or java or sys-cluster) and test out your hypothesis for package

Re: [gentoo-user] Through the looking glass: Reflections on Gentoo

2007-01-07 Thread b.n.
, but not because I can or want to do something (it's NOT my work/hobby) about it, can you give us FACTS that support your hypothesis? I'm sorry, but I'm a scientist in my real life. I want to see facts, usually. - When a group can decide arbitrarily without needing the support of any