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One reason of Reason: Failed on SHA256 verification is that during creation of ebuilds some packages are fetched from external sources (for instance from adobe-flash site) and they sometimes publish new version of a package exactly under the same name. Then next update results in a checksum error, because saved source from distfile directory is […]

Oct 23rd, 2014 | Filed under gentoo, problems

1. First make sure you have these options compiled into kernel CONFIG_ATH_COMMON=m CONFIG_ATH9K_HW=m CONFIG_ATH9K_COMMON=m CONFIG_ATH9K_HTC=m If you cannot find them within your config it means that some other dependencies are missing from your kernel. You can find it more easily with “make xconfig” and selecting option “show all” 2. Most likely you will have to […]

Jun 29th, 2014 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Try emerge -u $(qlist -IC kde-base/)

Feb 20th, 2014 | Filed under gentoo

Recently I was updating my comp of course there was a need to make some kernel changes (I switched to Intel i5-4570 ), but most of things went rather smoothly, but I had problems with time during dual boot. hwclock: Open of /dev/rtc failed: No such file or directory No usable clock interface found. hwclock: […]

Dec 26th, 2013 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Sooner or later when doing some bigger system or just by messing with os you will meet that error: Too many open files You can solve it quickly by: vi /etc/sysctl.conf Append a config directive as follows: fs.file-max = 200000 Save and close the file. Users need to log out and log back in again […]

Sep 5th, 2013 | Filed under gentoo

Having folowing problem during update to kde-4.10 ? /var/tmp/portage/kde-base/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/work/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/kldap/ldapconnection.cpp:268:80: error: ‘ldap_init’ was not declared in this scope /var/tmp/portage/kde-base/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/work/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/kldap/ldapconnection.cpp: In member function ‘void KLDAP::LdapConnection::close()’: /var/tmp/portage/kde-base/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/work/kdepimlibs-4.10.0/kldap/ldapconnection.cpp:359:27: error: ‘ldap_unbind’ was not declared in this scope Add CXXFLAGS=”$CXXFLAGS -DLDAP_DEPRECATED” to /etc/make.config

Feb 8th, 2013 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Is as simple as # eclean-dist -d will clean all distfiles wihc are older than currently installed. Eclean comes from package app-portage/gentoolkit and has couple other nice options -> read man.

Nov 30th, 2011 | Filed under gentoo

I tried set up a fresh install of gentoo under virtual box. Everything went smoothly with exception of error after entering credentials on kde logging screen. [   533.067] (EE) [drm] drmOpen failed. [   533.067] (EE) VBoxVideo(0): DRIScreenInit failed, disabling DRI. [   533.067] (II) VBoxVideo(0): visual configurations initialized [   533.068] (==) VBoxVideo(0): Backing store disabled [   […]

Jun 1st, 2011 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Just a quick direction to program -> fdupes (on gentoo emerge fdupes -av) fdupes -r movies_dir1 movies_dir2 > duplicates.txt Above commands creates hashes of all files within specifies directories (-r recursive) and outputs that list to duplicates.txt. Now you can investigate that list and delete duplicates manualy. You can also tell fdupes to delete files […]

Jan 9th, 2011 | Filed under gentoo

Getting tired of using ftp to sync some resources. Clicking connect is very tiresome so.. emerge devfs2 -av groupadd -r davfs2 useradd davfs2 -g davfs2 If your webdav resource is secured edit /etc/davfs2/secrets and add simple line http://yourresurce/path user pass These are credentials to remote webdav. Try to mount drive from cmdline mount.davfs http://http://yourresurce/path /mnt/webdav/path […]

Sep 27th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo