Midnight Commander Returns
The development for Midnight Commander seems to be revived. There is a new site that supports it’s development at http://www.midnight-commander.org They are keeping the sources on a git repository and they accept patches. This is good news for me, as I have some old issues with Midnight Commander and this might stimulate me to fix…
Cifs problem in Gentoo
If you encounter the following error when you try to mount a cifs filesystem: CIFS VFS: cifs_mount failed w/return code = -22 try to: #emerge mount-cifs I did not find any indications on the net that a separate package should be installed in order to use cifs. Later Update: same problem in ubuntu, you need…
As I started to look at GWT and its related widgets, tutorials and utilities, I thought that it might be an idea to put the information together into a Wiki site. This way, GWTpedia.com was born. Everyone is free to edit.
Here is a python script to generate words using Markov chains. The archive also contains some dictionaries (English, Romanian, Romanian names). This is similar with http://www.fourteenminutes.com/fun/words/ but you have the possibility to use your own word dictionaries.
Problems emerging device-mapper.1.02.19 with confcache on Gentoo
Disable confcache in /etc/make.conf if you are getting this when trying to emerge device-mapper.1.02.19 on Gentoo: checking target system type… config.sub: missing argument Try `config.sub –help’ for more information. configure: error: /bin/sh autoconf/config.sub failed !!! Please attach the following file when filing a report to bugs.gentoo.org: !!! /var/tmp/portage/sys-fs/device-mapper-1.02.19/work/device-mapper.1.02.19/config.log !!! ERROR: sys-fs/device-mapper-1.02.19 failed. Call stack: ebuild.sh,…
Oldstyle Extreme Programming (And YES, that’s a keyboard)
Kernel 2.6.21 is out
Kernel 2.6.21 is out ant it contains my Logitech Formula Force EX force feedback patch
CentOS _dl_sysinfo_int80 deadlock
Are you using a CentOS or CentOS derived distribution and you experience deadlocks in dl_sysinfo_int80 function like this?: #0 0x00ace7a2 in _dl_sysinfo_int80 () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2 #1 0x00cb248b in __read_nocancel () from /lib/tls/libpthread.so.0 #2 0x080bdf39 in el_push () #3 0x080bdfda in el_getc () #4 0x080bde50 in el_push () #5 0x080be11b in el_gets () #6 0x080a6f59 in…