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Dingo Alpha 5 of 11 Jan. Issues (aka Bugs or Problems)
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HairyWill


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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 04:06    Post subject: Re: Idea for devx, to help new users  

John Doe wrote:
If you rename 'make' to 'make-FULL' in the devx file
Do you even need to bother doing this. If you keep them the same name won't the version in the devx file just mask/overide the version in the pup_xxx.sfs if it is loaded.
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 04:39    Post subject: Re: Idea for devx, to help new users  

HairyWill wrote:
Do you even need to bother doing this. If you keep them the same name won't the version in the devx file just mask/overide the version in the pup_xxx.sfs if it is loaded.


didn't test it that way, but did think of that while typing at one point.

willing to give you odds that you are correct.

just strip out some of the logic in it and just make sure the echos for the script that is masked work prior to masking.

it's all irrelevant (but might be helpful to new users)
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 07:32    Post subject:  

RE: PCMCIA

After the core driver is loaded, the device will appear in the output of lspsi/elspci and the correct module loaded like for a pci device (the modules [most of them, at least] are listed in modules.pcimap).

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 12:38    Post subject:  

Tried to get cfdisk working with the full path specified - no go!

Pmount continues to annoy me - how to eject a CD with it?!
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 14:43    Post subject:  

Alienjeff, Laughing

Sage, when I unmount a (mounted) CD, it ejects. Other than that, I have to push the eject button on the drive to eject it. Is it like that for you?
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 16:42    Post subject:  

AJ...lol

It looks like someone's trying to abort a M$ Vista install...lol

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 19:45    Post subject:  

Dougal wrote:
RE: PCMCIA

After the core driver is loaded, the device will appear in the output of lspsi/elspci and the correct module loaded like for a pci device (the modules [most of them, at least] are listed in modules.pcimap).

That's not my problem. 'modules.pcimap' lists the PCI-to-PCMCIA interface modules, such as yenta-socket, but not the modules for a particular card, like the 'xirc2ps_cs' required by my PCMCIA network card. 'elspci' will not help either.

The old 'cardmgr' package has a database that determines what module to load for a particular card. The new 'pcmciautils' does not have that mechanism/database, or at least not that I can see.

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 19:48    Post subject:  

Sage wrote:
Pmount continues to annoy me - how to eject a CD with it?!

I just verified with Pmount, unmounted a CD, it automatically ejected, as per normal.

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 22:05    Post subject:  

I think everyone misunderstood Sage.

I believe he is after a button to eject the CD without mounting and then unmounting it.

Rest of the JWM Config Wizard is on the way. I've got it all working, just have to write up a post later tonight and post it.
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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jan 2008, 22:44    Post subject: Invalid IF statement in rc.network script
Subject description: Multiple NICs cause script to bypass "sleep 3" - old bug
 

Line 49 of /etc/rc.d/rc.network is an IF statement that tests for file existence. But "-f /etc/eth[0-9]mode" is invalid because it expands internally to "-f /etc/eth0mode /etc/eth1mode", whereas the "-f" primary accepts only a single file name. The message "/etc/rc.d/rc.network: line 49: binary operator expected" (for two NICs) or ". . . [: too many arguments" (for three NICs) is generated and the conditional "sleep 3" does not occur. The message appears in /tmp/bootsysinit.log.

The following substitute statement works with multiple NIC eth?mode files (and should also with "*wireless"):
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if [ "`ls /etc | grep 'eth[0-9]mode\|ethernetmodules\|*wireless'`" != "" ];then

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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jan 2008, 02:11    Post subject:  

Is that a toaster you're poking with a paper clip, AJ?! All my paper clips are worn out - can you send a couple, please.
JD almost got it right. There is no 'EJECT' provided with Pmount. Never had any auto-ejects with the thousands of drives that passed this way.
Come on Jesse! let's have your MUT port and we can all sleep soundly again.....
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jan 2008, 03:14    Post subject:  

The gimageview .pet in the repository has an & in gimageview.desktop, which causes an error if you do
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jwm -p

It doesn't actually seem to cause any problems, but it can be fixed by using &
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jan 2008, 03:39    Post subject:  

Sage wrote:
Is that a toaster you're poking with a paper clip, AJ?! All my paper clips are worn out - can you send a couple, please.


I almost started a poll to ask who has or doesn't have one of those bent paper clips next to them.

SHit my empty 4230-01-101-3984 has one of this in it. Much better than worrying about smokes.

Sage wrote:
JD almost got it right. There is no 'EJECT' provided with Pmount. Never had any auto-ejects with the thousands of drives that passed this way.
Come on Jesse! let's have your MUT port and we can all sleep soundly again.....


I miss mut also. First thing I used to do when hitting the 'desktop' was change that icon to mut.

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jwm config stuff tomorrow. drank too much again.
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PostPosted: Thu 17 Jan 2008, 08:26    Post subject:  

BarryK wrote:
That's not my problem. 'modules.pcimap' lists the PCI-to-PCMCIA interface modules, such as yenta-socket, but not the modules for a particular card, like the 'xirc2ps_cs' required by my PCMCIA network card. 'elspci' will not help either

I was not referring to yenta-socket etc., but to the drivers for the actual devices: most of them are listed in modules.pcimap. I went over it a month or so ago and there were only a few that weren't.

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