Screenshot during a deep update

So i was just monitoring a deep update and figured i should just post what it looks like. Click to enlarge Top left : sudo emerge -uDNvt @world –with-bdeps=y –changed-deps –keep-going –verbose-conflicts Bottom left : ttyload Top center : htop Top right : atop Middle {center, right} && Bottom {center, right} : ttysys

gentoo spotify from deb file

this is how i got spotify to work on my install of gentoo. YMMV. grab a copy of the deb from here. just make sure to grab one for your respective build (x86 or amd64). at the time of writing, spotify-client_0.9.1.55.gbdd3b79.203-1_amd64.deb was the version available. now lets uncompress the file : ar x file.deb which … Read More

some gentoo lovin’ (screenshots)

nothing in this post of any relevant value other than to show genoo running both spotify and steam. steam: click image to enlarge spotify: click image to enlarge love me some gentoo….

thinkpad hibernate / suspend stuff without TuxOnIce

at time of writing, gentoo TuxOnIce is at sys-kernel/tuxonice-sources-3.0.26 and gentoo sources is at sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-3.3.1. so after compiling tuxonice-sources (here is my .config for reference) and configuring all the hibernate / suspend scripts referenced here i realized that after resuming from either suspend to ram or hibernating to swap that my function keys were borked. … Read More used greatest stack depth

so, after compiling a new kernel from gentoo sources (3.2.11) and a restart, my trusty old x60 freezes during boot with the last message being: used greatest stack depth hmm after a little googling, i stumbled across this bug. so, here is what i did in a nutshell to get my machine back up … Read More

gentoo goodness

new kernel goodness : (0.37)-(~)-(villa-straylight)-(28 files, 480Kb)-> uname -a Linux villa-straylight 3.0.0-gentoo-poa #1 SMP PREEMPT Tue Jul 26 09:30:13 EDT 2011 x86_64 AMD Phenom(tm) II X6 1055T Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux size comparisons from the last couple of kernels : -rw-r–r– 1 root root 3536336 Jun 21 14:40 vmlinuz-2.6.39-gentoo-cdfscode -rw-r–r– 1 root root 3633520 Jun 9 … Read More