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startup-boot a couple things are not ok

Post by shedt » Thu Aug 05, 2004 1:10 am

I was trying to update xfce, and it worked, but i'm not sure if it was updating the kernal or portage, but it gave me a error.

when i boot up there is 3 or 4 things that are not ok. I remember one i think was a audio component.

if it was a kernal problem, do i just run magic fix kernal ?

i should have done it like this i think

magic xfce && magic

but i did

magic fix xfce && magic.

question, is the second magic just for sync ?

it says i should only sync once a week. since i was getting errors at boot i tried twice, cause magic kept giving me a error. its really small so i could not read the text well.

anyways when i get home i'm going to try and change the text, and run magic..

any suggestions ?

everythig inside gentoox seems cool though.

i'll post what is not ok later.

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Post by shedt » Thu Aug 05, 2004 3:46 am

it went quick so i jotted down what i could.

snd intel 80 80
snd pcm.... and some more text i did not write quick enough

snd mix-os

these there are not ok.

i'm going to run magic fix kernal

after i try to change the terminal font...

hope someone can give me a idea what is going on here ?


oh it just finished booting, there is a error pop-up window in genttox-

sound server informational message:
error while initializing the sound driver:

device dev/dsp cannot be opened
the file cannot be found blah blah

sound server will continue using null output device

xfce is different now ( i think that is what is different)

now i have dsktop item trash and home + the panel is different....

my wallpaper changed too....

i'll try and search first...

-edit #2-

I'm in kde....

it's really cool and all, but i want to learn how to switch back to xfce...

i wish i knew how to select which one i use then reboot...

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Post by nobspangle » Thu Aug 05, 2004 10:28 pm

to switch from one to the other type
tokde or toxfce
to fix your sound do
magic fix alsa && magic

the magic fix alsa removes the entry that says alsa has been installed, the second magic the reinstalls it.
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Post by shedt » Thu Aug 05, 2004 11:42 pm


i ended up just replacing all of my files.

i have a stable copy on f: that i just copy over.

it is ok so far,

i'm slowly learning though !

oh, i made 2 usb adaptors :D

keyboard and mouse work awesome !

i also don't find kde that slow, and it has everything !


kde and xfce are, windows managers ?

can i not boot into them, and use a script lets say to run a program like through wine ?

i'm still trying to figure out how to access my f:

i can mount it, but i don't see it in the file manager.

i'll figure it out though :)

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