Re: [gentoo-user] Re: scripted iptables-restore

2013-10-14 Thread Michael Orlitzky
On 10/14/2013 02:49 PM, Martin Vaeth wrote: Hiding the salt would just be security through obscurity. And yet it is stupid if you do not do it and give away a huge constant factor for no advantage. (I'll just agree to disagree about the rest.) Keeping the salt secret makes your

[gentoo-user] salt has Gentoo support

2013-10-01 Thread Grant
I've been researching the very well-regarded configuration management framework 'salt' and I wanted to report that it has Gentoo support: Portage Config Module: http://docs.saltstack.com/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.portage_config.html Portage Config State: http://docs.saltstack.com/ref/states

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: scripted iptables-restore

2013-10-14 Thread Alan McKinnon
On 14/10/2013 21:17, Michael Orlitzky wrote: On 10/14/2013 02:49 PM, Martin Vaeth wrote: Hiding the salt would just be security through obscurity. And yet it is stupid if you do not do it and give away a huge constant factor for no advantage. (I'll just agree to disagree about the rest

Re: [gentoo-user] iscsitarget or targetcli?

2015-01-29 Thread Andrea Conti
What is the difference between the kernel-stuff (targetcli is only the config- tool) and scst? http://scst.sourceforge.net/comparison.html It was written by the SCST team, so it should be taken with a grain of salt; it is nonetheless a useful overview of the alternatives out there. andrea

Re: [gentoo-user] Grub md5crypt broken

2007-08-20 Thread Don Jerman
that the word I'm typing is 'test'. No capitalization, no spaces, no nonsense. And yet the hashes md5crypt returns are all different. Now, that's no good if you ask me. These are all password-recognizers, not md5 hash strings (ok, they are in part). The $1$ identifies a salt lead-in, the next part

Re: [gentoo-user] Grub md5crypt broken

2007-08-20 Thread Dan Cowsill
hash strings (ok, they are in part). The $1$ identifies a salt lead-in, the next part is the salt for your password (generated randomly) up to the next $, then the hash of your password + salt (to the end of the string). Given the secret salt, Grub (or anything else using this method) can

Re: [gentoo-user] Ansible, puppet and chef

2014-09-17 Thread J. Roeleveld
of machines, puppet can become unmanageable - with puppet master and security being the culprit. We have used puppet a lot but recently settled on salt (strictly speaking not my decision so cannot really compare it with ansible) and we are happy with the outcome. You might want to consider app

Re: [gentoo-user] Ansible, puppet and chef

2014-09-17 Thread Eray Aslan
and security being the culprit. We have used puppet a lot but recently settled on salt (strictly speaking not my decision so cannot really compare it with ansible) and we are happy with the outcome. You might want to consider app-admin/salt as well. -- Eray

Re: [gentoo-user] Windows-only wireless AP?

2009-07-08 Thread Stroller
On 8 Jul 2009, at 15:51, J. Roeleveld wrote: ... Take the following with the usual grain of salt. I don't use WPA myself, but I have seen issues with WEP-passwords where not all systems convert it to the hash-value in the same way. Try using the HEX-value for the WPA password rather

Re: [gentoo-user] [SOLVED] Running cryptsetup under mdev

2014-05-12 Thread Matti Nykyri
the be unreadable. When you setup a LUKS partition, cryptsetup creates a random key used for encryption the partition. Using a random key for disk encryption is an absolute MUST! A hash of this key is stored in binary data to do key verification. By default a 128k salt is created for each password you wish

Re: [gentoo-user] Ansible, puppet and chef

2014-09-17 Thread Alan McKinnon
machines, puppet is overkill. For a lot of machines, puppet can become unmanageable - with puppet master and security being the culprit. We have used puppet a lot but recently settled on salt (strictly speaking not my decision so cannot really compare it with ansible) and we are happy

Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-15 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2013-04-15 2:02 PM, Michael Mol mike...@gmail.com wrote: Were this one of my systems (none of which is in a prod scenario, so take it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep-going @system, and then emerge --resume a few times. You're stuck in something not unlike a bootstrap scenario

Re: [gentoo-user] iscsitarget or targetcli?

2015-01-29 Thread J. Roeleveld
On Thursday, January 29, 2015 02:23:14 PM Andrea Conti wrote: What is the difference between the kernel-stuff (targetcli is only the config- tool) and scst? http://scst.sourceforge.net/comparison.html It was written by the SCST team, so it should be taken with a grain of salt

Re: [gentoo-user] disaster recovery - planning

2017-03-20 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
be pushed out with a configuration management tool/system like Salt or Ansible in my opinion and committed in a git repo instead of being backed up. Alec

[gentoo-user] [ot] python + http authentication (with cherrypy)

2008-07-07 Thread James
is stored in a database and algorithmically calculated as follows: md5( md5( $password ) + salt ) ) The salt is also stored in the database (which I have full access to). I can easily use the md5 library to compare what a user gives me and see if that's the correct password (based on the salt

Re: [gentoo-user] [ot] python + http authentication (with cherrypy)

2008-07-07 Thread Anielkis Herrera Gonzalez
level of security and authentication implemented. The big issue here is that the user password is stored in a database and algorithmically calculated as follows: md5( md5( $password ) + salt ) ) The salt is also stored in the database (which I have full access to). I can easily use the md5

Re: [gentoo-user] Luks: Which cipher to use

2009-09-09 Thread Mike Kazantsev
generation algorithms: plain: the initial vector is the 32-bit little-endian version of the sector number, padded with zeros if neccessary. essiv: encrypted sector|salt initial vector, the sector number is encrypted with the bulk cipher using a salt as key. The salt

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Seamonkey and LastPass

2009-12-01 Thread Willie Wong
and if necessary, enter them on a site. snip Once you enter the master password and select the appropriate settings (length, character set, hashing algorithm etc etc), the password will be generated. You can also use the current website as a salt, so using the same settings will yield a different

Re: [gentoo-user] Switching to hardened

2008-02-01 Thread Eric Martin
never gone from a non-hardened system - hardened though so take my comments with a grain of salt. This could also work on other tricky upgrades. -- gentoo-user@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-user] Incredibly slow disk access

2008-01-08 Thread Mark Shields
. (Einstein) It was just a guess. Take it with a grain of salt. -- - Mark Shields

Re: [gentoo-user] grub passwords - how do I limit OS selection?

2006-07-30 Thread Mark Knecht
On 7/30/06, Rumen Yotov [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Mark, Check the official gentoo security guide (docs section). ... 2.b. Password protecting GRUB GRUB supports two different ways of adding password protection to your boot loader. The first uses plain text, while the latter uses md5+salt

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: scripted iptables-restore

2013-10-14 Thread Michael Orlitzky
to ignore the constant factor when talking about these things. A problem is solved if it's easy to exponentially increase the amount of work an attacker has to do. For an analogy, a somewhat-related issue is that of salting passwords. Typically one stores the salt in the database in clear text

Re: [gentoo-user] Gentoo on a Lenovo X1 Carbon (3rd gen)

2015-08-25 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
options. I do not have suspend enabled on my laptop, so take this with a grain of salt. Yeah, everything is set, even THINKPAD_ACPI. Still does not wake up :-( If you still have the Arch kernel, could you run `lsmod' when that kernel is booted and diff it against an `lsmod' when your Gentoo kernel

[SOLVED] Re: [gentoo-user] unable to login to user account or do su - username

2009-05-04 Thread Valmor de Almeida
$salt$hash x is 1 for md5 and 6 for sha512. salt is 8 characters for both Thanks for spending time with this. After looking at the shadow file, I have accounts with both md5 and sha512. In particular affected accounts that have md5 and sha512. I looked closely at the .bashrc (used echo made

Re: [gentoo-user] Luks: Which cipher to use

2009-09-09 Thread Marco
itself to salt IV, so it seem to rule out all the aforementioned vulnerabilities. Hash strength here ensures that it can't be turned into former 'plain counters' case due to hash collision. XTS/LRW/CBC/... are methods to encrypt the single data block to a disk block. Since data is read in blocks

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Seamonkey and LastPass

2009-12-01 Thread Dale
to generate passwords and if necessary, enter them on a site. snip Once you enter the master password and select the appropriate settings (length, character set, hashing algorithm etc etc), the password will be generated. You can also use the current website as a salt, so using the same

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions about hacked sites and passwords

2012-01-16 Thread Florian Philipp
as plaintext, though. 2. Relatively weak password hashes were stolen, for example MD5 or sha1 with no salt. With modern PCs, it isn't too hard to brute-force against such, even without rainbow-tables. Then you should change your password but you might get lucky and don't need to. 3. Strong password

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't use gnome!

2008-01-25 Thread b.n.
or directory 2: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-michael/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory)) I'm a KDE user, so take my advice with a grain of salt. But I googled a bit, and you're not alone (even if your error is obscure). Unfortunately I failed to find a clear

Re: [gentoo-user] tftp config problem (ltsp)

2007-11-06 Thread Roger Mason
Hi Sean, sean [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I set up diskless booting recently but I'm by no means an expert, so take my comments with plenty of salt. Below is my in.tftpd file. # /etc/init.d/in.tftpd # Path to server files from # Depending on your application you may have to change

Re: [gentoo-user] tftp config problem (ltsp)

2007-11-06 Thread sean
Roger Mason wrote: I set up diskless booting recently but I'm by no means an expert, so take my comments with plenty of salt. Sounds like you have had better success than me. INTFTPD_PATH=/tftpboot/ What happens with INTFTPD_PATH=/tftpboot? (remove trailing / ) Since removed. Made

Re: [gentoo-user] /etc/shadow syntax

2005-06-06 Thread Michael Kjorling
too since it is too short to be a salt followed by an encrypted password. -- Michael Kjörling, [EMAIL PROTECTED] - http://michael.kjorling.com/ * ASCII Ribbon Campaign: Against HTML Mail, Proprietary Attachments * * . No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings . * *** Software

[gentoo-user] Re: /etc/shadow syntax

2005-06-06 Thread Hans Hvelplund Odborg
. Whether you choose to use x, !, !!, * or some other variant is up to you. Yes, x works in this case too since it is too short to be a salt followed by an encrypted password. I don't mean to be rude or anything, but I've seen many answers like this on different mailinglist archives and everyone seems

Re: [gentoo-user] [blocks B ] mail-mta/qmail-1.03-r16 (is blocking net-mail/cmd5checkpw-0.30)

2005-10-22 Thread Mike Williams
acount in linux. Good good. What package uses this poppasswd file? cmd5checkpw, and anything else which does CRAM MD5 authentication at a guess. CRAM is done by sending a hash of the password over the wire, the salt is unique for each connection, so you need the plain text password on the server

Re: [gentoo-user] Fix file system permissions

2007-01-05 Thread Richard Cox
I would think a quick fix (by no means a FULL fix) would be to re-emerge sys-apps/baselayout. That should at least get your init scrips, and important configs back to the right permissions. I've never actually tried that however, so take it with a grain of salt. I would agree with most

Re: [gentoo-user] equery versus q-tools

2009-11-20 Thread Dale
. To tell the truth, though, I have never even heard of q-tools... Marcus But as I have seen and read about, equery is not always correct. It is handy but you need to take its results with a little salt. That said, I use it a lot. just have to use the old noodle still. Dale :-) :-)

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Seamonkey and LastPass

2009-11-29 Thread Matt Harrison
as a salt, so using the same settings will yield a different password for different sites. Sounds like I'm advocating this very heavily, in fact I don't have much experience with it. It sounds reasonable to me, but I'll let you guys discuss it :) Matt

Re: [gentoo-user] Proper way of updating mysql from 5.0.90-r2 to 5.1.50?

2010-09-01 Thread Alex Schuster
Dale writes: I'm no expert on this package so take this with a grain of salt. Mine just updated and portage said to run emerge @preserved-rebuild which I did. Thing is, one of the packages failed to emerge so here I sit. The error says something is missing which is the same reason

[gentoo-user] Re: new mobo : Eth0 recovered

2012-04-23 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
HTML messages with a huge font and bold typeface to the list. Any chance of you reconfiguring KMail not to send HTML messages? Please ... pretty please ... :-) A mail-client worth its salt should be able to work around that ;-) Thunderbird, the superior mail client (-- flame bait) has an option

Re: [Bulk] [gentoo-user] Re: Udev update and persistent net rules changes

2013-04-01 Thread Michael Mol
to apply a semantic name (eth0 or net0) at all. But you're hearing this come from a C++ programmer turned network admin, so take that with a grain of salt. :) signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-15 Thread Tanstaafl
: Ok, added -zlib to package.mask and it is compiling now... I just don't know if I need zlib support for our DB app... sigh If this doesn't work I'll try your suggestion of: Were this one of my systems (none of which is in a prod scenario, so take it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-10-01 Thread Grant
portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. Two general points I can add: 1. Sharing config files turns out to be really hard. By far the easiest way is to just share /etc

[gentoo-user] Re: Debian forked, because of systemd brouhaha

2014-11-30 Thread »Q«
, it would be nice if the different teams could communicate and maybe take some patches from each other. (I'm no dev, so take my opinions on what would be nice for development with a chunk of salt.)

[gentoo-user] Re: installing LTSP

2016-03-10 Thread James
hw gc-24.de> writes: > I'm trying to set up an ltsp server. It seems > that one of the required packages is no longer > available: I never used ltsp so take what I say with a grain of salt Look around the old code is out there. Find an old version that works and get that work

Re: [gentoo-user] NVidia drivers and vanilla kernel Linux 4.7.0 anyone?

2016-07-30 Thread Meino . Cramer
the one, which > >does not compile... > > > >? > > > >Best regards, > >Meino > > It's currently 2am Perth time and I've been staring at a screen for > too long trying to get a portable Win32 dev environmet for Uni students > working. I've c

Re: [gentoo-user] NVidia drivers and vanilla kernel Linux 4.7.0 anyone?

2016-07-30 Thread Andrew Lowe
32 dev environmet for Uni students working. I've consumed a fair amount of chocolate so the usual grain of salt proviso applies. If I've understood the question correctly, this link may be of help: http://tinyurl.com/jur3t8v Andrew

Re: [gentoo-user] Why portage demands to unmask an unstable version of the package?

2017-03-04 Thread Jorge Almeida
o gvim to start with, and assuming one is not daunted by a reference to "acl"). I'm sure this just means I'm keyword-challenged, but I bet I'm not the only one in the universe of plain Gentoo users. OK, everybody makes mistakes. But reading "use emacs" is bound to touch a few

Re: [gentoo-user] Questions about hacked sites and passwords

2012-01-16 Thread Dale
as plaintext, though. 2. Relatively weak password hashes were stolen, for example MD5 or sha1 with no salt. With modern PCs, it isn't too hard to brute-force against such, even without rainbow-tables. Then you should change your password but you might get lucky and don't need to. 3. Strong password hashes

Re: [gentoo-user] unable to login to user account or do su - username

2009-05-04 Thread Alan McKinnon
and examine the shadow file. See what kind of hashes the affected accounts are using. md5 is 34 characters long and sha512 is 98 in this format: $x$salt$hash x is 1 for md5 and 6 for sha512. salt is 8 characters for both If the affected account is sha512, run openssl passwd -1 to generate an md5

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-10-01 Thread Grant
packages themselves, but portage config files and then let each laptop emerge unattended based on those portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. Two general points I can add: 1

Re: [gentoo-user] Can't use gnome! [SOLVED]

2008-01-25 Thread Michael Sullivan
' not opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory 2: IOR file '/tmp/gconfd-michael/lock/ior' not opened successfully, no gconfd located: No such file or directory)) I'm a KDE user, so take my advice with a grain of salt. But I googled a bit, and you're not alone (even

Re: [gentoo-user] best practice for kernel mainteneance

2008-11-28 Thread Dale
of salt. I rarely upgrade unless I have new hardware that needs it or there is some security thing that affects me. Since I am on dial-up, good luck with the last one. Basically, upgrade when you need to. It may be new hardware that is not in the older kernels, some security issue that affects

Re: [gentoo-user] best practice for kernel maintenance

2008-11-28 Thread Thanasis
opinion and you are welcome to take it with a grain of salt. I rarely upgrade unless I have new hardware that needs it or there is some security thing that affects me. Since I am on dial-up, good luck with the last one. I'm on ADSL but keep the connection and machine (laptop) always

Re: [gentoo-user] OT worth upgrading hardware ?

2005-10-02 Thread Folken
strongley urge you to amd, since they usually give you more performance for the buck. (That being said.. i'm no fan of intel. Therefore take this with a grain of salt.) Oh btw.. you may ignore GHz numbers now.. they are no longer an indicator of how fast processors are. - Folken -- gentoo-user

Re: [gentoo-user] [blocks B ] mail-mta/qmail-1.03-r16 (is blocking net-mail/cmd5checkpw-0.30)

2005-10-24 Thread Stuart Howard
uses this poppasswd file? cmd5checkpw, and anything else which does CRAM MD5 authentication at a guess. CRAM is done by sending a hash of the password over the wire, the salt is unique for each connection, so you need the plain text password on the server to check against, which are kept

[gentoo-user] SanDisk MobileMate?

2007-06-30 Thread Willie Wong
-- Fred Lio tells me that chips are best fried with sea salt and vinegar. Dang it! Maybe that's what I'm doing wrong. I've been smothering them in sour cream onion this whole time! ~DP. Following thread on him blowing his display card Sortir en Pantoufles: up 205 days, 1:27 -- [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: [gentoo-user] Recommend me a good PCMCIA wireless network card

2005-07-30 Thread Will Salt
On 24/07/05 18:06:51, Stroller wrote: On Jul 24, 2005, at 1:49 am, Ian K wrote: I have an older laptop that I want to add to my network, (its a 802.11B one) and I was wondering what brands/models would work the best under Linux. Im fairly flexible, and would really not like to tinker with too

Re: [gentoo-user] grub passwords - how do I limit OS selection?

2006-07-30 Thread Rumen Yotov
GRUB supports two different ways of adding password protection to your boot loader. The first uses plain text, while the latter uses md5+salt encryption. ... Haven't used it though. HTH.Rumen smime.p7s Description: S/MIME Cryptographic Signature

Re: [gentoo-user] Windows-only wireless AP?

2009-07-08 Thread J. Roeleveld
anymore is it?). It's a standard protocol. WPA2 does work with wicd - are you getting anything in the logs at all using both methods? Take the following with the usual grain of salt. I don't use WPA myself, but I have seen issues with WEP-passwords where not all systems convert it to the hash

Re: [gentoo-user] apache https setup

2009-07-18 Thread Mick
and you don't really show nearly enough info from your configuration files, so it may be worth having a look at this old wiki page (but take it with a pinch of salt as things may have changed slightly since): http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/HOWTO_Apache_VirtualHost_by_IP_Address HTH. -- Regards

Re: [gentoo-user] apache https setup

2009-07-18 Thread David
to compare and you don't really show nearly enough info from your configuration files, so it may be worth having a look at this old wiki page (but take it with a pinch of salt as things may have changed slightly since): http://www.gentoo-wiki.info/HOWTO_Apache_VirtualHost_by_IP_Address HTH. post

Re: [gentoo-user] ACPI conflict while loading it87 module

2010-08-03 Thread Bill Longman
... Well, I added CONFIG_SENSORS_ATK0110=y to my 940/M4A79DX setup and gkrellm doesn't show anything. That was one test only, so take it with a grain of salt.

Re: [gentoo-user] Rooted/compromised Gentoo, seeking advice

2010-08-09 Thread Mick
compromise worth its salt, all logs will be tampered to clear traces of interfering with your system. Monitoring network traffic from a healthy machine is a good way to establish suspicious activity on the compromised box and it also helps checking for open ports (nmap, or netcat) to find out

Re: [gentoo-user] python-2.7 python-updater

2011-03-25 Thread Roman Zilka
on October 5th. -- Neil Bothwick Do you recollect whether you ran python-updater immediately after the 2.7 emerge, and do you remember whether you set 2.7 as your active version 2 python version before or after running python-updater? My grain of salt of experience from yesterday: 1

Re: [gentoo-user] python-2.7 python-updater

2011-03-25 Thread Dale
grain of salt of experience from yesterday: 1. emerged python 2.7 (upon a regular daily update) 2. eselect switch to 2.7 3. python-updater (rebuilt about 30 pkgs; all went fine, except pygtk complained about something apparently minor) 4. re-emerge pygtk, just to be sure, this time it doesn't complain

Re: [gentoo-user] Limit number of cores used by emerge?

2011-09-30 Thread Paul Hartman
(usually done using the taskset command from sys-apps/util-linux). For the disk I/O you can set an ionice in your make.conf like: PORTAGE_IONICE_COMMAND=ionice -c 3 -p \${PID} Salt to taste. :)

Re: [gentoo-user] Limit number of cores used by emerge?

2011-09-30 Thread Dale
affinity (usually done using the taskset command from sys-apps/util-linux). For the disk I/O you can set an ionice in your make.conf like: PORTAGE_IONICE_COMMAND=ionice -c 3 -p \${PID} Salt to taste. :) Well, this is interesting: root@fireball # emerge -1av kate ionice: bad prio class -3

Re: [gentoo-user] Mythtv problems

2011-10-26 Thread Mark Knecht
fail. I couldn't even emerge -e world because of those stupid masked package versions... OK, I haven't used Myth now in over a year so take this with a grain of salt. From the log file it appears that your client isn't connecting to the server which likely explains why you don't see the programs

Re: [gentoo-user] Mythtv problems

2011-10-26 Thread Michael Sullivan
from October 12 till 24. It was an epic fail. I couldn't even emerge -e world because of those stupid masked package versions... OK, I haven't used Myth now in over a year so take this with a grain of salt. From the log file it appears that your client isn't connecting to the server which

[gentoo-user] Re: systemd? [ Was: The End Is Near ... ]

2012-03-17 Thread Nikos Chantziaras
, and CUPS is more complicated than classical lpr. Why do you find it so good? No idea. I only posted this because the OP didn't say what's bad about systemd :-) I really don't know I should care whether my system runs OpenRC or systemd. Take this with a grain (or a kilo) of salt, since I'm

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: new mobo : Eth0 recovered

2012-04-23 Thread David W Noon
On Mon, 23 Apr 2012 21:53:36 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote about [gentoo-user] Re: new mobo : Eth0 recovered: On 23/04/12 21:34, David W Noon wrote: [snip] Any chance of you reconfiguring KMail not to send HTML messages? Please ... pretty please ... :-) A mail-client worth its salt

Re: [gentoo-user] new mobo : Eth0 recovered

2012-04-23 Thread Stroller
... :-) A mail-client worth its salt should be able to work around that ;-) Thunderbird, the superior mail client (-- flame bait) has an option that says Display HTML messages as plain text, so I never notice when someone posts HTML messages here (or anywhere else.) My client - which is probably

Re: [gentoo-user] disk accesses per subdirectory tree

2012-12-21 Thread Mark Knecht
, assuming a modern SSDs. 2) In a post where I asked about this sort of stuff in the Vertex forums I received the following response from folks who seem to have more experience than I. Of course, take this with a grain of salt: [QUOTE] Just using round numbers and assuming effective wear leveling

Re: [gentoo-user] OT: parental control software

2013-03-20 Thread Michael Mol
of the idea with a grain of salt. I also make no claims to know exactly how to implement this for programs not already inherently kerberized. You might use Kerberos to enforce access limits by associating services with each thing you wish to control, giving the auth tickets a short rollover period

Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-15 Thread Michael Mol
it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep-going @system, and then emerge --resume a few times. You're stuck in something not unlike a bootstrap scenario. Thanks a lot Michael... first time anything like this has happened to me in a long time. I forgot what it is like to have users

SOLVED - was Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-16 Thread Tanstaafl
On 2013-04-15 2:02 PM, Michael Mol mike...@gmail.com wrote: Were this one of my systems (none of which is in a prod scenario, so take it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep-going @system, and then emerge --resume a few times. You're stuck in something not unlike a bootstrap scenario

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-09-30 Thread Grant
themselves, but portage config files and then let each laptop emerge unattended based on those portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. I'm soaking up a lot of your time (again). I'll

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-09-30 Thread Frank Steinmetzger
shouldn't push packages themselves, but portage config files and then let each laptop emerge unattended based on those portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. Two general points

Re: [gentoo-user] Intel and Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 256 bits)

2014-05-28 Thread Mick
gallium or not. Adjust accordingly. Take what I say here with a pinch of salt (building the right drivers with the right settings to work right on the right hardware is, IMNSHO, a huge amount of black magic :-) anyway, I seem to recall that USE=i915 or i965 was the old way of doing

Re: [gentoo-user] Intel and Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 256 bits)

2014-05-28 Thread Time Lucky
with a pinch of salt (building the right drivers with the right settings to work right on the right hardware is, IMNSHO, a huge amount of black magic :-) anyway, I seem to recall that USE=i915 or i965 was the old way of doing things and you needed to know what chipset to build for. Recent code has

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Debian forked, because of systemd brouhaha

2014-12-01 Thread Pandu Poluan
no dev, so take my opinions on what would be nice for development with a chunk of salt.) Actually, that's my point by saying offer: Rather than letting them build eudev from scratch, let's work together on the eudev we have, promote it to something distro-neutral, then let Gentoo and Devuan

Re: [gentoo-user] Failed to set XATTR_PAX markings

2015-08-31 Thread Alec Ten Harmsel
pful. I personally do not run Hardened, so take this with a grain of salt. Alec

Re: [gentoo-user] Failed to set XATTR_PAX markings

2015-08-31 Thread Mick
ded attributes. What type of > > > filesystem is /var/tmp mounted on? > > > > > > Other info like the output of `emerge --info', what kernel you're > > > running, and what profile you're on would be helpful. > > > > > > I personally do not run

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: installing LTSP

2016-03-11 Thread hw
James wrote: hw gc-24.de> writes: I'm trying to set up an ltsp server. It seems that one of the required packages is no longer available: I never used ltsp so take what I say with a grain of salt Look around the old code is out there. Find an old version that works and

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-10-01 Thread Alan McKinnon
I'm thinking I shouldn't push packages themselves, but portage config files and then let each laptop emerge unattended based on those portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. Two

Re: [gentoo-user] installing to VFAT partition THUFIR HAWAT

2005-05-14 Thread Robert G. Hays
user, please either skip the rest or at least take it with a *packet* of salt rather than a grain... If you are not, read on, and pay attention. The danger is not Gentoo as such, but the utterly 'naked' commands being used by someone who does not yet understand all the 'inwardnesses' of what must

Re: [gentoo-user] OT worth upgrading hardware ?

2005-10-02 Thread Raphael Melo de Oliveira Bastos Sales
you more performance for the buck. (That being said.. i'm no fan of intel. Therefore take this with a grain of salt.) Oh btw.. you may ignore GHz numbers now.. they are no longer an indicator of how fast processors are. - Folken -- gentoo-user@gentoo.org mailing list -- gentoo-user

Re: [gentoo-user] OT worth upgrading hardware ?

2005-10-02 Thread Dave S
even more strongley urge you to amd, since they usually give you more performance for the buck. (That being said.. i'm no fan of intel. Therefore take this with a grain of salt.) Oh btw.. you may ignore GHz numbers now.. they are no longer an indicator of how fast processors are. - Folken

[gentoo-user] php4 vs php5

2006-03-14 Thread James
files and not try to install 'dev-lang/php' ? I cannot just install 'dev-lang/php' as it is blocked by the (2) dev-php files that I need: dev-php/mod_php and dev-php/php. Of coarse, take what I'm saying with a grain of salt, as I'm describing the symptoms of a php problem without fully

Re: [gentoo-user] php4 vs php5

2006-03-14 Thread Michael Stewart (vericgar)
/? file to get the system to accept the older dev-php files and not try to install 'dev-lang/php' ? I cannot just install 'dev-lang/php' as it is blocked by the (2) dev-php files that I need: dev-php/mod_php and dev-php/php. Of coarse, take what I'm saying with a grain of salt, as I'm describing

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: [OT] Seamonkey and LastPass

2009-11-30 Thread Dale
), the password will be generated. You can also use the current website as a salt, so using the same settings will yield a different password for different sites. Sounds like I'm advocating this very heavily, in fact I don't have much experience with it. It sounds reasonable to me, but I'll let you guys

Re: [gentoo-user] Rooted/compromised Gentoo, seeking advice

2010-08-09 Thread Dale
the problem with any compromise worth its salt, all logs will be tampered to clear traces of interfering with your system. Monitoring network traffic from a healthy machine is a good way to establish suspicious activity on the compromised box and it also helps checking for open ports (nmap

Re: [gentoo-user] Upgrading from FX-5200 to a GeForce 6200 512MB

2010-10-19 Thread Florian Philipp
flash is so much slower on GNU/Linux than on Windows. If my assumption is true, you are better off buying a faster CPU. You could also test how gnash performs. Since it uses ffmpeg (AFAIK) it might be worth a try. Please take my advices with a big dose of salt. While I still run an old desktop

Re: [gentoo-user] Near freezes during large emerges

2011-01-17 Thread Mark Knecht
to save money on RAM? - Grant OK, please keep in mind that I'm not a programmer or a sys admin so take all of this with less than a grain of salt. First, leaving out the hibernation issue that uses swap as non-volatile memory, even then no, I don't think it's exactly the same. The kernel knows when

Re: [gentoo-user] Near freezes during large emerges

2011-01-17 Thread Dale
that can be used at times when needed or as a failsafe to a system running out of ram and crashing or something nasty. It's not something I want my system to use all the time and becomes a performance issue. That's my thinking. I'm sure it is worth a grain of salt to someone. ;-) Dale :-) :-)

Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Anyone switched to eudev yet? - what was wron with SysVInit?

2012-12-28 Thread Mark David Dumlao
with auth attempts and whatnot. 2) the make some changes part you mentioned has little, if anything, to do with the init script that started it. Any Enterprise SysAdmin worth his salt, to use your term, knows it's 99% something he overlooked in the config settings that are independent of the startup system

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

2013-03-16 Thread Chris Walters
this, never mind. Dale I have not really searched for such benchmarks for a while. I would take any such things with a grain of salt, if I did. Unless I want to devote the time to set up a series of application specific tests, and test them on multiple platforms on MY hardware, such results would

Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-15 Thread Michael Mol
On 04/15/2013 02:54 PM, Tanstaafl wrote: On 2013-04-15 2:02 PM, Michael Mol mike...@gmail.com wrote: Were this one of my systems (none of which is in a prod scenario, so take it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep-going @system, and then emerge --resume a few times. You're stuck

Re: SOLVED - was Re: [gentoo-user] Serious problem with linode vm

2013-04-16 Thread Michael Mol
On 04/16/2013 11:23 AM, Tanstaafl wrote: On 2013-04-15 2:02 PM, Michael Mol mike...@gmail.com wrote: Were this one of my systems (none of which is in a prod scenario, so take it with a grain of salt), I'd emerge -e --keep-going @system, and then emerge --resume a few times. You're stuck

Re: [gentoo-user] Managing multiple systems with identical hardware

2013-09-30 Thread thegeezer
I'm thinking I shouldn't push packages themselves, but portage config files and then let each laptop emerge unattended based on those portage configs. I'm going to bring this to the 'salt' mailing list to see if it might be a good fit. It seems like a much lighter weight application. I'm

Re: [gentoo-user] Debian just voted in systemd for default init system in jessie

2014-02-20 Thread Michael Higgins
to take my notes with the grains of salt required. For me, I don't really have a need for what it offers, nor a real world need to worry about possible implications of its design or rate of adoption. Cheers, Cheers, - mykhyggz

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