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Installation / Migration / Configuration / Re: cgroupv2
Last post by mrbrklyn -
Please just post the link to the docs if you have to, do not spam our forum with walls of text or endless one liner threads with just some quote.


I was just trying to be helpful

So I spent much of last night listening to lectures on cgroups and namespace, and what I learned is that this is complex, with a poor interface, and difficult to learn, or even make much sense of.  And yet the entire kernel is wrapped in cgroups .  Obviously docker is at the front of promoting it and the complexty makes use use of helpful tools like Ansible, almost essential.
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Installation / Migration / Configuration / Re: isolinux image
Last post by mrbrklyn -
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curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found
==> ERROR: Failure while downloading http://download.opensuse.org/tumbleweed/repo/src-oss/src/imagewriter-1.10.1432200249.1d253d9-1.6.src.rpm
    Aborting...
Error downloading sources: imagewriter
imagewriter seems to often need updating according to the AUR comments. imagewriter-git built OK. But it would just dd the iso on the USB it seems. Chainloading the iso on a bootable multi boot USB allows you to have multiple isos on one USB, and although there may not be persistence for desktop settings etc in the iso image, you can store files and software in the unused space after booting from the USB and that will be saved, also you can mount the USB and use it like any other non bootable one to store things on, which is really useful if you don't have / want lots of usb sticks.


the only problem with this, from my nees anyway, I don't think this libreboot peice of cold brick is going to boot ANY grub configuration.  It is only seing STRAIGHT isolinux, on the rocks.   Is Knoppix an isolinux  image?
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Off-Topic / Re: Has anybody from here used minifree.org laptops??
Last post by mrbrklyn -
Did you end up getting one?

from what I had read you could install a different OS on it, under options when purchasing.

2 minor draw backs for me though

1) at the time of writing their page/ having stock for sale, at least one system has issues with ATI Radeon graphics (been disabled). however they have moved from Libreboot to Talos if that means anything to you, it also might change the effect on the ati cards.

2) Im from a JPIFFS (Just Play it For F*** Sake) crowd,  its operating system might run into audio and visual conflicts due to its terms and conditions of free open source vs propriety software.

other than that it does look pretty polished, reminds me of the Q4OS though in the desktop (Trinity DE I think it is)
http://www.trinitydesktop.org/





Is that Leah Rowe's business.  I have one of those laptops.  I have found it to be a very difficult machine.  Physically, the machine was taken apart and put back together again, and mine was a little rattley.  Thinkpad t400s are usually solid as a rock.  Libreboot is a huge disapointment for me, and in my opinion, it is not usable.  Now this is partly because of how they install the system with an encrypted hard drive.  Good luck trying to changed the OS.  If I wanted to use free software to lock someone into something, I would use libreboot... it is unbelievablely uncooperative.

Finally, just to give you a heads up, you can find these t400s on ebay, with libreboot, pretty cheap.
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Installation / Migration / Configuration / Re: isolinux image
Last post by ####### -
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curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404 Not Found
==> ERROR: Failure while downloading http://download.opensuse.org/tumbleweed/repo/src-oss/src/imagewriter-1.10.1432200249.1d253d9-1.6.src.rpm
    Aborting...
Error downloading sources: imagewriter
imagewriter seems to often need updating according to the AUR comments. imagewriter-git built OK. But it would just dd the iso on the USB it seems. Chainloading the iso on a bootable multi boot USB allows you to have multiple isos on one USB, and although there may not be persistence for desktop settings etc in the iso image, you can store files and software in the unused space after booting from the USB and that will be saved, also you can mount the USB and use it like any other non bootable one to store things on, which is really useful if you don't have / want lots of usb sticks.
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Installation / Migration / Configuration / run directories configuration
Last post by mrbrklyn -
I know I have asked this, but I can't remember the answer and I can't find it by searching to forum, but where do you set up the proper /run/ directories and files in the OS.  There is a system configuration file somewhere.


Specifically my mariadb needs rin directories that are not being set up on reboot.
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Applications & Software / Re: pysolfc command not found
Last post by NickStone -
Installed it out of curiosity, and I'm getting:
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% pysol 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/bin/pysol", line 36, in <module>
    from pysollib.main import main  # noqa: E402,I202
  File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/pysollib/main.py", line 30, in <module>
    from pysollib.app import Application
  File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/pysollib/app.py", line 31, in <module>
    from pysollib.gamedb import GAME_DB, GI, loadGame
  File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/pysollib/gamedb.py", line 28, in <module>
    from pysollib.mfxutil import Struct, print_err
  File "/usr/lib/python3.8/site-packages/pysollib/mfxutil.py", line 146, in <module>
    uclock = time.clock
AttributeError: module 'time' has no attribute 'clock'
Which apparently is because python-3.8 has deprecated time.clock(). This has to be fixed upstream or you could try fixing it yourself by updating the clock function. I'm not sure though why your executable has vanished.
I was typing the wrong command.  I should have been typing pysol not pysolfc.

I fixed it by following instructions here