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by paddlaren
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:50
Forum: Software in General
Topic: Missing cryptsetup cipher
Replies: 0
Views: 435

Missing cryptsetup cipher

Hi, I am incorporating a Sabayon installation into my encrypted root disk (already existing). When I try to open the disk during boot I am informed that the cipher twofish-xts-plain64 cannot be loaded. I have verified that the kernel modules exists and also added them into the /usr/share/genkernel/d...
by paddlaren
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:37
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Insurmountable problems installing Sabayon
Replies: 0
Views: 1083

Insurmountable problems installing Sabayon

Hi, I am a long time user of funtoo and gentoo Linux. Over the last year or so I have made several attempts to switch to a compiled Linux where Sabayon has been one of the favorite options. I have failed immensely every time. Despite a long history of both Linux and Unix that goes back to SunOS 4 in...
by paddlaren
Fri Mar 29, 2013 9:16
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: What is the fstab "comment"-option?
Replies: 1
Views: 442

What is the fstab "comment"-option?

Hi, In the Sabayon man-page for fstab there is an option mentioned "comment" that I have been unable to understand. #man fstab . . . comment or x-<name> for use by fstab-maintaining programs How is this option used? The comment option is not mentioned on other distro-pages like Debian and Arch. My a...
by paddlaren
Wed Nov 21, 2012 13:12
Forum: Software in General
Topic: Pb with grub-mkconfig
Replies: 2
Views: 813

Re: Pb with grub-mkconfig

Hi! I have the same problem on one of my machines. It is a Acer eeePc. This is also the only machine adopted for Window 7 (i.e. the only machine not home made) with UEFI or EFI boot. It cannot boot on a standard ISO Linux so I had to install sabayon the Gentoo way (and I liked it). There where some ...
by paddlaren
Mon Sep 24, 2012 20:12
Forum: 3D Desktops and Window Managers
Topic: Sticky request: How to install Window managers
Replies: 9
Views: 1873

Re: Sticky request: How to install Window managers

So, now when there are no LXDE ISO-file, what is a proper base to use before installing @lxde? Is CoreCDX better to use than CodeCD? Is there a graphical logon manager in CoreCDX and if so which? I will install LXDE at my new Eee-PC with 1 GB RAM (until I upgrade which includes removing the motherbo...
by paddlaren
Sat Nov 05, 2011 7:39
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Computer freeze when browsing nfs mounted folders [Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 791

Re: Computer freeze when browsing nfs mounted folders

When I managed to slow down the freeze from instant to fast I got the hint in the messages log; the kernel module for the ethernet card. I have a RT8168 and the kernel module used where R8169 which is known to fail on an R8168-card. After I downloaded correct module (it is not in the kernel tree but...
by paddlaren
Wed Nov 02, 2011 20:01
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: Computer freeze when browsing nfs mounted folders [Solved]
Replies: 1
Views: 791

Computer freeze when browsing nfs mounted folders [Solved]

Hi! After updating my system the day before yesterday it has begun freezing when I browse files on filesystem mounted using autofs and nfs. This worked perfectly well until my upgrade. I can navigate the folders on the automounted file system but when I click a file (I have double click enabled) the...
by paddlaren
Sat Sep 03, 2011 21:50
Forum: Networking and Wireless
Topic: XFCE unable to connect to wifi [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 1368

Re: XFCE unable to connect to wifi [Solved]

I think I have had my share of trouble with NetworkManager. Once again I sort it all out using wicd instead. Add the wicd initscript to default (and remove NetworkManager) and start the client. No more trouble with NetworkManager. While I had to fill in SSID manually the NM-applet, the Wicd found my...