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  1. Thread: YUM problems

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    Re: YUM problems

    WOW, spoke to soon, apparently, part of my dependancy problem/resolution was around some spamassassin files and dependancies......which I uninstalled to fix, Thunderbird got upgraded, now I cannot...
  2. Thread: YUM problems

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    Re: YUM problems

    Thanks Spankin, yeah, I had to uninstall a newer version, as yum was trying to reinstall and older version, then had a dependancy issue........all happy now.......

    I don't even want to think what...
  3. Thread: YUM problems

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    YUM problems

    AGAIN!!!! UGH.........

    Traceback (most recent call last):
    File "/usr/sbin/yum-complete-transaction", line 226, in ?
    util = YumCompleteTransaction()
    File...
  4. Thread: The Penguin Bar

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    Re: The Penguin Bar

    Amen! My Gentoo server mobo crashed a while back, and it was nforce 2 with Athlon XP, so a complete platform upgrade was necessary!

    What would have been catastrophic on windows, simply took some...
  5. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    Hello Everyone, Gentoo, Lives!!!!!!

    Thanks for the help!
  6. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    Ok, I've OBVIOUSLY killed MANY brain cells, since building the Gentoo box, OR messing with the Cent box.

    here is the solution (so far, still more work to do)

    /dev/hda, with the new mobo is now...
  7. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    it appears as though somethings confused :confused: maybe me,

    root (hd0,0) -works
    root (hd0,2) -works
    root (hd2,0) does not
    root (hd2,2) does not

    root = /dev/hdc3, fs2ck fails for /dev/hda3...
  8. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    Ok, so I turned off the NIC in the bios, and I'm not getting the kernel panic, but am having trouble getting the drive geometry correct, it says superblock is missing or corrupt, on hd(a)3, when root...
  9. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    Hi Spankin, long time no "chat".......hope you're well! :D

    I recompiled the kernel, and they are both doing the same thing.......I can't see but just the last 15 or so messages, as I can't scroll...
  10. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    thanks Joey, no it's an IDE HDD, and how can I recompile the kernel, if it won't boot?
  11. Thread: So

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    So

    I replaced the mobo and proc. in the dead Gentoo server, but now, I'm getting Kernel Not Syncing - Attempted to kill init.................

    the new mobo has an internal ATI graphics card, and I'm...
  12. Thread: RIP Nforce 2

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    Re: RIP Nforce 2

    DaMMIT, DAMMIT, DAMMIT, bought a new MSI, mobo, two matched sticks of Patriot, and a shiny new AII X2 250, swapped the 250 into the main box (doesn't id it right - who cares, it works), put the new...
  13. Thread: RIP Nforce 2

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    RIP Nforce 2

    So the Gentoo Server bit the dust, MSI mobo, about 7 years old, or more, stupid capacitor, or something fell off, soldering skills suck, so RIP.....

    Sooo......config CentOS as Caching DNS (much...
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    Re: chrome lovers rejoice

    Plus the fact google is tracking EVERY page visited................shades of Big Brother approaching.


    I REFUSE TO USE CHROME!!!
  15. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    R.I.P Sony, WOW, 3 dead optical drives in two different PC's all within a couple weeks!

    There was a lightning storm about a month or so ago, that killed my alarm clock, however, both PC's are...
  16. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    I have an Nvidia 8600 GT, which, as I have read does support vpdau (all above a 7600GT), whether I need to recompile Xine I don't know, if so, no big deal, as I have learned from you :D.

    It is...
  17. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    We will definitely share info! Further investigation, PX-712A, both PC's 3 operating systems, 2 IDE ribbons (one brand new), R.I.P. PX-712A.

    The Sony cannot play, connected as scd1, I will reboot...
  18. Thread: So

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    Re: So [SOLVED]

    Thanks Everyone, problem Solved! Purchase of a shiny new Plextor PX-B320SA, and it's EASILY playing everything I have.

    Root cause, is yet to be determined, I have a feeling, since there is only...
  19. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    from a term session as root:

    This is xine (X11 gui) - a free video player v0.99.5.
    (c) 2000-2007 The xine Team.
    libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.10 for DVD access
    libdvdread: Attempting...
  20. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    Further info, xine plays movies d/l and burned (questionably), quite well, has something changed with libdvdcss 1.2.10? hmmmmmmm...............
  21. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    not getting anymore ideas? Well more info, I've installed an NEC3550A, and the Sony is a AW-G170S.

    K3B, reports no disk in the drive if I put a retail DVD in, both drives report correctly for...
  22. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    3 different drives (2 PATA, 1 SATA), 2 different PC's, and I can't get any of the 3 to play a DVD, WTH?!?!!?!?
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    Re: Microsoft patents Sudo command??

    my two cents........

    Software (today) is much like music........If any developer thinks he's the ONLY one to ever use an if/then/else statement, he's mistaken, much like any musician that plays a...
  24. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    gotta tell you, wierdness, may be time for an entire system upgrade.......

    if I put the jumper on (to disable dma) on the plextor, set bios to be pio4, pnp o/s to yes......... I get this.....
    ...
  25. Thread: So

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    Re: So

    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Nov 23 18:31 dvd -> hdb
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Nov 23 18:31 dvd-hdb -> hdb
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Nov 23 18:31 dvdrw -> hdb...
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