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by rand.a
Sun Feb 03, 2008 1:52
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: Can't update any package beyond current version. [Solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: Can't update any package beyond current version.

have you sync'd yet?

emerge --sync && layman -S
by rand.a
Sat Feb 02, 2008 8:16
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Can fing xorg.conf
Replies: 8
Views: 1133

Re: Can fing xorg.conf

stupidest thread i've seen in a long time, with a user to match. i'm locking this thread.

for future reference, whenever you have problems such as this, submit the proper information, including configs, logs, etc. your post is worthless otherwise.
by rand.a
Sat Feb 02, 2008 0:29
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Can fing xorg.conf
Replies: 8
Views: 1133

Re: Can fing xorg.conf

Its a secret ploy to teach newbs to switch to other distros because they cant handle gentoo/sabayon.
by rand.a
Thu Dec 06, 2007 2:28
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

Code: Select all

emerge =linux-sabayon-2.6.22
by rand.a
Tue Dec 04, 2007 21:14
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

You would just need to change the symlink for the sources so that future compiles are built on the correct kernel sources. The command 'eselect kernel set' is specifically for this task.
by rand.a
Tue Dec 04, 2007 20:29
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

Uh yeah, just select the 2.6.22 kernel from the grub menu at boot.
by rand.a
Tue Dec 04, 2007 20:00
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

Are you sure about that? Which logs did you read?
by rand.a
Tue Dec 04, 2007 19:42
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

I don't know about that bios bug, more information would be required to figure that out.

I would need to see the error output to know what the problem with kdm. Check in /var/log.
by rand.a
Tue Dec 04, 2007 19:08
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: question about kernel updating
Replies: 28
Views: 3055

Re: question about kernel updating

You will want to add --mdadm to the genkernel command. A simple `genkernel --help` would of provided you with this information. Theres no risk of losing everything, its just a kernel. If you execute the command like the wiki says to, your old kernel will still be there, and listed in the grub menu, ...
by rand.a
Mon Dec 03, 2007 12:09
Forum: Portage|Emerge Package Managers
Topic: VLC again.
Replies: 22
Views: 2504

Re: VLC again.

From the logs you've posted, it appears your USE flags are a mess. Please post your make.conf. Also, with the latest VLC build, you should disable the skins useflag, and theres also a hack to fix wxGTK so you get the proper GUI. See here for the hack. You say Debian is easier, maybe you should stick...