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Updating udev

April 23rd, 2009 No comments

After fudging with partitions, sometimes the computer will make me reboot before I get dev nodes.

There has to be a way of forcing udev to rescan the partition layout. I need to find out how.

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Gentoo/Layman/eix -update problems.

February 16th, 2009 2 comments

`eix` is possibly the most handy tool in the (gentoo) world. Rather than having to use `emerge -s` to search through portage (or any of your overlays), `eix` keeps a database of the contents and returns search results up to 100 times faster than using emerge.

Sadly, it seems that if you add an overlay to gentoo (for example `layman -a jokey`) and then run `eix-update`, it does not include the newly added overylay, even though it re-scans the default portage tree and any other overlays you might have installed. This, is very annoying!

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Server Move

September 30th, 2008 No comments

You1 might have noticed the downtime with the server over the last couple of days.

We have been migrating to a new server over the last couple of days, and although it was supposed to be seamless, I fucked up royally.

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  1. I say you, and I mean You. There’s got to be like 2 people in the entire world reading this, and I doubt both of them noticed.