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Old 10-15-2013, 03:31 AM   #16
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Damn it. Just going to work!
 
Old 10-15-2013, 04:05 AM   #17
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Impressive update! I didn't expect last minute support for UEFI in the setup scripts. :-)

Some notes about README_UEFI.txt: Most UEFI machines don't have an "Boot from file" option, they REQUIRE creating a boot menu entry and activating it for booting Slackware, otherwise they just reboot into Windows.

ELILO doesn't have multi-boot options, so I recommend adding http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ to the Slackware directory on the ESP to present the user with a nice menu:

http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/refind.png

It auto-detects boot loaders from various operating systems, so there is only minimal configuration required. It can chainload ELILO or boot Linux kernels directly.
 
Old 10-15-2013, 04:53 AM   #18
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the versions of gnutls are not the same in slackware-current and slackware64-current. is this normal ?
 
Old 10-15-2013, 05:19 AM   #19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jtsn View Post
Impressive update! I didn't expect last minute support for UEFI in the setup scripts. :-)

Some notes about README_UEFI.txt: Most UEFI machines don't have an "Boot from file" option, they REQUIRE creating a boot menu entry and activating it for booting Slackware, otherwise they just reboot into Windows.

ELILO doesn't have multi-boot options, so I recommend adding http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ to the Slackware directory on the ESP to present the user with a nice menu:

http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/refind.png

It auto-detects boot loaders from various operating systems, so there is only minimal configuration required. It can chainload ELILO or boot Linux kernels directly.
or simply dont use that efi stuff and run with legacy bios option..
 
Old 10-15-2013, 07:32 AM   #20
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Good news, though with tmux being added, do I need to fear a removal of screen? That would be an inconvenience, as I use it heavily.
 
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:47 AM   #21
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if can be useful to people starting with tmux now that is included by default, this is the ~/.tmux.conf I'm using here to emulate screen keys ("ctrl-a a" to go at the beginning of the line included)
Code:
set -g prefix C-a
bind a send-prefix
then I have a bunch of other options in the same file
Code:
setw -g mode-keys vi

set -g status-bg black
set -g status-fg yellow
set -g status-left '#[fg=cyan]#H'

set-window-option -g window-status-current-bg red

set -g status-right '#[fg=gray90]#(uptime | cut -d "," -f 1,2,4)'

setw -g monitor-activity on
set -g visual-activity on

set -g utf8 on
 
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Old 10-15-2013, 09:31 AM   #22
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makebootdisk is still in slackware{,64}-current/source/a/pkgtools. Maybe put it in ../obsolete-scripts alongside setup.90.modem-device?
 
Old 10-15-2013, 10:19 AM   #23
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Quote:
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makebootdisk is still in slackware{,64}-current/source/a/pkgtools. Maybe put it in ../obsolete-scripts alongside setup.90.modem-device?
Further down in today's ChangeLog:

Code:
a/pkgtools-14.1-noarch-2.tgz:  Rebuilt.
  Removed obsolete makebootdisk script.
  Added an /sbin/makebootstick symlink for making a USB boot stick.
Cheers,

Niki
 
Old 10-15-2013, 10:31 AM   #24
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if can be useful to people starting with tmux now that is included by default, this is the ~/.tmux.conf I'm using here to emulate screen keys ("ctrl-a a" to go at the beginning of the line included)
Code:
set -g prefix C-a
bind a send-prefix
then I have a bunch of other options in the same file
Code:
setw -g mode-keys vi

set -g status-bg black
set -g status-fg yellow
set -g status-left '#[fg=cyan]#H'

set-window-option -g window-status-current-bg red

set -g status-right '#[fg=gray90]#(uptime | cut -d "," -f 1,2,4)'

setw -g monitor-activity on
set -g visual-activity on

set -g utf8 on
Thanks, that's useful. I've played with tmux on an OpenBSD system, where it's in base. By the way, for those who don't know, there is also a screen-like config file that comes with tmux, it's /usr/doc/tmux-1.8/examples/screen-keys.conf.

Edit:

Here is my .tmux.conf that is based on Han Boetes’ config from the examples/ directory, it uses ^t, ^tt switches back to the last window. (I needed to set TERM as my tcsh used dumb terminal settings with $TERM being screen.)

Code:
set -g status-bg white
set -g status-fg black
set-window-option -g window-status-current-bg black
set-window-option -g window-status-current-fg white

set -g default-terminal "xterm-color"

unbind C-b
set -g prefix C-t
bind C-t send-prefix
bind t send-prefix

bind ^T last-window

Last edited by lems; 10-16-2013 at 01:40 AM. Reason: Added my .tmux.conf
 
Old 10-15-2013, 10:41 AM   #25
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kikinovak View Post
Further down in today's ChangeLog:

Code:
a/pkgtools-14.1-noarch-2.tgz:  Rebuilt.
  Removed obsolete makebootdisk script.
  Added an /sbin/makebootstick symlink for making a USB boot stick.
Yes, Nicolas, but in the SlackBuild we see
Code:
  # Add a link for makebootstick:
  ( cd $PKG/sbin ; ln -sf ../var/log/setup/setup.80.make-bootdisk makebootstick )
Despite its name, setup.80.make-bootdisk makes an USB boot stick (that can now install an elilo bootloader on x86_64), not a boot disk

EDIT Maybe I was not clear enough. I meant that as makebootdisk is not installed anymore, it could be moved in ../obsolete-scripts in the source package.

Last edited by Didier Spaier; 10-15-2013 at 11:10 AM. Reason: EDIT added
 
Old 10-15-2013, 10:47 AM   #26
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Just upgraded my server (which is also used to build MATE packages) and all is well. I am stoked to see tmux added -- I use it all the time on my OpenBSD machines and love it. Thanks, Patrick and team!
 
Old 10-15-2013, 12:27 PM   #27
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Quote:
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or simply dont use that efi stuff and run with legacy bios option..
Do you know about GPT ? Sometimes there's no "simply"...
 
Old 10-15-2013, 01:07 PM   #28
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Do you know about GPT ? Sometimes there's no "simply"...
Linux can make use of GPT without having to use UEFI. Even Windows (in the server version) can do that .
 
Old 10-15-2013, 04:29 PM   #29
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Looks like iproute2 needs a recompile against the new iptables (/usr/lib64/tc/m_xt.so wants libxtables.so.9, but iptables has /usr/lib64/libxtables.so.10.0.0).
 
Old 10-15-2013, 05:40 PM   #30
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package pango-1.34.1-i486-1.txz 14.1 rc and the old link libpangox-1.0.so.0 from pkg pango-1.30.1-i486-1.txz 14.0 missing so many media programs webkit etc will crash. so I had to link libpangox-1.0.so.0 to libpangoxft-1.0.so.0.3400.1
all is well. it is also missing in multilib.
also to build the nvidia proprietary driver must use latest driver.
 
  


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