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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

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

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

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

This kind of message appeard on my maching after invoking glxinfo | grep -i direct Error was (at least I think so) caused by compiling nvidia-drivers against sources with slightly different version then running kernel (I forgot to update symlinc to kernel sources (eselect kernel)). The interesting part of it is that X sever started […]

Mar 3rd, 2010 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Peace of simple functionality I’ve been lacking for some time in dolphin was “send to ” option which would create an email with attached file(s) (many files). I have no idea why it does not exists “out of box” but there is quite simple way of adding this. This descriptions applies to KDE4. directory /usr/share/kde4/services/ServiceMenus contains […]

Feb 10th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo, problems

Have you ever  added users to a group and  they do not have access to the rights of that group until they login again? Instead of telling them to log out and login again (sounds like MS solution?) they can type: newgrp name_of_a_group For more details read man newgrp

Jan 28th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo, problems

New version of portage adds support for licence acceptance for specific packages. sun-jdk requires now acceptance of dlj licence (in /usr/portage/licenses) If you do not want to get into more details simply add ACCEPT_LICENSE=”dlj-1.1″ to your /etc/make.conf You can also set this to ACCEPT_LICENSE=”*” but you won’t receive and error during installation of  licensed software.

Jan 27th, 2010 | Filed under gentoo, problems

(Soprano::PluginManager) found no soprano plugin at  “/usr/lib64/soprano/libsoprano_sesame2backend.so” Failed to create memory model First guessed solution works: emerge soprano -av

Dec 1st, 2009 | Filed under problems