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Old 08-14-2003, 12:10 AM   #1
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Slackware is breaking on me


first it was Xine, not playing all media types, now my modem cant be opened.

imma try to get the error logs, but shit is just breaking down on me for some reason. i aint do nothing to it, like i rebooted and it dont wanna work.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 09:16 AM   #2
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Did you need help or anything? Don't really see a question in your post? But I would definitely be checking your logs for any type of resolution to why apps aren't working all of a sudden.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 09:25 AM   #3
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Did Xine play all media types, then stop with some? Can you be more detailed? How did you install Xine, was it from Dropline, a .tgz, or a source package? What do you mean by your modem cannot be opened?
 
Old 08-14-2003, 11:58 PM   #4
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im not sure why im running into all these problems all of a sudden. how do i logs for why my modem isnt workin anymore?

i will post more info later, what i really wanted to know is this normal or something
 
Old 08-15-2003, 12:06 AM   #5
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i will post more info later, what i really wanted to know is this normal or something
No this isn't normal, its like asking if its normal your car only starts every 5th attempt.
 
Old 08-15-2003, 11:11 PM   #6
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naw cuz i heard of people saying their system breaking after they installed new software with swaret and stuff, i use swaret but havent installed anything yet using it.
 
Old 08-16-2003, 02:29 PM   #7
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Originally posted by h1tman
im not sure why im running into all these problems all of a sudden. how do i logs for why my modem isnt workin anymore?

i will post more info later, what i really wanted to know is this normal or something
h1tman: you can check your log files in /var/log. Just use the handy less and tail commands to view them. You can also get information about the kernel messages generated at boot time, by typing dmesg at the command line. For more information try man dmesg.

As far as getting your modem working again, check the logs then try hitting the forum with the details, perhaps it's not as bad as it seems.
 
Old 08-16-2003, 08:37 PM   #8
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yeah i will try again. its just frustrating.
 
Old 08-18-2003, 07:53 AM   #9
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Some of the packages that swaret install are sometimes older than the ones you currently have. This happened with 3 packages to me, of which include sed, and 2 others.

This could be a reason of unstability, or why your OS suddenly is not working as stable as it should do...

Also, /me points at mplayer, as an alternative to xine just download the tgz from linuxpackages.
 
  


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