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[gentoo-user] Unable to set wireless regulatory domain
I am trying to set up a 5GHz wireless access point on an Alix 3d2 board with an AR9220 (ath9k "Merlin") PCI card. I have done so successfully using Fedora 14 on identical hardware but I would greatly prefer to use Gentoo so I can use a ...Message posted on the May 5th, 2011 - 1:50 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Thunderbird problem
After a recent update on a new laptop Thunderbird would error and the same when revdep-rebuild ran. The USE variables changed a few times, but now they are back the way they were when there weren't any errors. However, now there's errors. Since I ...Message posted on the March 5th, 2011 - 7:40 AM ET
[gentoo-user] Gentoo minimal CD not runable on 64MB RAM machine
Hi, I have an old Pentium machine with 64MB RAM that I planned to install Gentoo. I download Gentoo x86 minimal ISO and burn it to disk. The disk was able to boot, but not able to give the command prompt, with error "cp: write error: No ...Message posted on the February 18th, 2011 - 3:40 AM ET
[gentoo-user] i586 stage3 tarball
Hi everyone, I've already talked about it in the "CHOST" thread, but now it's finished: If you use anonymous FTP and go to ftp://one.tisys.org/pub/linux/tisys/gentoo you will find a file called "stage3-i586-20110208.tar.bz" ...Message posted on the February 8th, 2011 - 7:00 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Should mysql crash sometimes?
mysql-5.1.51 crashed recently and needed to be restarted. This doesn't happen often with mysql but does from time to time. Is this part of life with mysql or can it be prevented? I don't think I've changed the mysql config from default besides ...Message posted on the November 28th, 2010 - 11:20 AM ET
[gentoo-user] Still Struggling With Wireless
Hi, I'm biting the bullet here and asking for help. Yes! I've posted before. And before anyone asks, I have read the responses to my previous posts which helped little. I have read the documentation and the wikis - ad nauseum. I'm still having ...Message posted on the August 16th, 2010 - 9:50 PM ET
[gentoo-user] xorg-server 1.7.
Hi folks, I did my updates a bit ago. I notice xorg and a lot of friends were updated. The update went fine as far as it compiled and installed fine. I did my config updates and such as well. To make sure everything stayed sane, I logged out of ...Message posted on the April 9th, 2010 - 11:10 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Disk or filesystem issue?
For the last few weeks i have been getting the single user prompt on shutdown, and reiserfs3 is performing a check(fix?) during boot. Seems to happen about 4 times out of 5. smartctl report looks ok. I have been using 2.6.31-gentoo-r6 for ages ...Message posted on the April 3rd, 2010 - 4:20 AM ET
[gentoo-user] Wireless Issue
This is an OpenPGP/MIME signed message (RFC 2440 and 3156) Hi, I have an Intel 3945 wireless adaptor in my laptop. I have always used the ipw3945 driver in gentoo because I have never had any luck with the iwl3945 driver. I currently am running ...Message posted on the March 25th, 2010 - 1:10 AM ET
[gentoo-user] gnome fails to install with error 2
Hello, I'm running gentoo and am trying to install gnome 2.26 i believe is the version. I get considerably far in to the process then the install dies with an error 2 at gnome-extras/gnome-user-docs-gnome-accessibility guide and as i say error 2. ...Message posted on the March 23rd, 2010 - 4:20 PM ET
[gentoo-user] xorg forced by way of glib's test USE flag
I'm setting up Gentoo on a Beaglebone and I'm trying to do an 'emerge -DuN world' but it wants to pull in a mountain of xorg stuff. I've tracked the problem down to the test USE flag on glib: [ebuild R ] dev-libs/glib-2.32.4-r1:2 ...Message posted on the April 28th, 2013 - 6:50 PM ET
[gentoo-user] Server system date synchronizaion
Hello Everyone, We are trying to sync our server's time with an accurate ntp server, and was wondering which of the many solutions are considered viable. I did see the http://en.gentoo-wiki.com/wiki/Time_Synchronization. Our services are quite time ...Message posted on the April 25th, 2013 - 10:40 AM ET
[gentoo-user] How reliable is ext3?
I recently got a new Dell "desktop PC" at home, and ran Windows for a while to make sure nothing is broken. Now I'm getting ready to partition and reformat for a Gentoo install. My understanding is that BTRFS and EXT4 are still a bit ...Message posted on the April 23rd, 2013 - 2:50 PM ET
[gentoo-user] KDM stucking!
Starting up Gentoo today and found that after I entered my password in KDM and the screen just stuck there with nothing for a while(maybe more than 1min) and then splash came up.This never appeared before and I don't know why.The only thing I did ...Message posted on the April 22nd, 2013 - 11:10 PM ET