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Questions tagged [gentoo]

Gentoo Linux is a source-based Linux distro that uses the Portage package management system.

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Incorrect list of groups membership for one user

On one of my servers, my user has a strange problem of group membership. When using id or groups without arguments, the list of groups includes those from the root user, and groups common to my user ...
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Disable SSLCompression in Apache <2.2.24 in Gentoo

Thanks a lot beforehand. I need to disable SSL Compression in Apache 2.2.16 in Gentoo in order to mitigate TLS CRIME. I've been searching for a long time and I've found out that it's possible to ...
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docker containers give out blank ipv6 address

I am trying to develop simple swarm service with docker, I am using below docker compose file version: '3.2' services: sessions: image: redis:4 ports: - 6379:6379 ...
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Curl does not fall back to ipv4

I have gentoo build with ipv6 and ipv4 configured for localhost /etc/hosts # IPv4 and IPv6 localhost aliases 127.0.0.1 sunils-pc.homenetwork sunils-pc localhost ::1 sunils-pc.homenetwork ...
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Gentoo running unknown scheduler

I inherited management of a Gentoo based server (Gentoo Base System release 2.3, 4.4.26-gentoo) that is invoking a number of php scripts each night but I can't figure out how. I don't see them ...
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Missing raid device in /dev/

I have two sata disks: /dev/sda and /dev/sdb. I have 4 partitions: /dev/sd[ab]1 /boot /dev/sd[ab]2 swap /dev/sd[ab]3 / /dev/sd[ab]4 /home And all of them are in raid1. Raid is working fine. Here is ...
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Lighttpd stop responding to php calls

I am running 2 servers with Lighttpd 1.4.45 with fastcgi and php 5.6 on gentoo linux. We have a problem in both servers that about twice a day the Lighttpd stop responding to php calls, only restart ...
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Properly manage iptables rules on Docker host

I am using Gentoo and Docker. I have bunch of own iptables rules, and keep them in /var/lib/iptables/rules-save. Docker adding bunch of own rules when start. It seems that iptables is auto-saving ...
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Apache Active Workers and Hits per Second [duplicate]

We are using 2 AppServer with an Idle Workload of 10 Apache Workers and and 5 Hits per Second. These Servers got 12 CPUs and 8GB of RAM. Monitoring is accessed by Zabbix. My question about this is - ...
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Can`t boot converted VM from KVM on VMware ESXI

VM - 3.14.14-gentoo with LVM Hypervisor - KVM qemu 3.15.7-gentoo I converted a VM using the command qemu-img convert -O vmdk, after that i uploaded the disk to the VMware datastore and created VM ...
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IPv6 public routing of virtual machines from host

So I have a dedicated server from OVH. With that I got a /64 range of IPv6 addresses and 1 public IPv4 address. I purchased a second IPv4 address as a fallback. The host is running the Xen hypervisor ...
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ZFS on production server don't want to force mount on boot

I use ZFS on production remote gentoo server. All was fine, until my server freezed and I needed to reboot it. It failed with 'device or resource busy' error on mounting rootfs. The simply action ...
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Run multiple PHP scripts through Monit

I'm having two PHP scripts acting as RabbitMQ Consumers and i want them to be started and monitored (+ automatically restarted) through monit. My /etc/monitrc for the two processes looks like this: ...
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Gentoo VM on Proxmox Host sudden drops in network throughput

I hope somebody can point me in the right direction. I'm running multiple Gentoo Virtual Machines on a Proxmox Host (4.3) using default settings. On one of those I'm experiencing sudden drops in ...
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How to mount devtmpfs with mode=777?

I'm trying to use gentoo based thin client to access fusion access huawei cloud, with the following issues: CloudClient when redirecting devices to VDI virtual PC, trying to write directly into ...
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Gentoo virt-manager IO throttling

I have a problem with virt-manager (or qemu/libvirt) installed on gentoo. Here is My virt-manager installed on Debian Jessie: There I have IO throttling but not on my Gentoo: I tried to search in ...
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NFS client fails with “Protocol not supported” even though the protocol is listed as available

I set up an NFS serve for Proxmox to remotely backup VM images there. For some reason the Proxmox box won't connect to the NFS server. I tested connecting with another the NFS client on a different ...
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Why shouldn't I use striping raid on the partition I boot from?

The Gentoo Handbook says: You should not use any form of striping such as RAID-0 or RAID-5 on the partition you boot from. Why is this? I've never seen a similar warning before. Grub supports ...
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5 seconds for hostname -f and a strange DNS request

My question addresses a strange behaviour of hostname -f on my Gentoo Linux System. The symptom: rt01 ~ # time hostname -f rt01.domain.net real 0m5.007s user 0m0.001s sys 0m0.000s With ...
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IPv6: Destination unreachable: Address unreachable [closed]

My server can't ping/reach any other outside. ping6 works for my local fe80::468... address as well as the 2a01:4f8..., but not for fe80::1! Errors/Troubles/Issues: ip neigh show fe80::1 dev eth0 ...
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Make init script output available without hitting the filesystem

I'm working on an init script for a command which writes extensive activity messages to stdout. The output is only useful for debugging and since it will be running on a Pi, I don't want these ...
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nginx configuration trouble

I'm having some trouble configuring nginx to share files between three sites. I know I could solve the problem by simply giving each site it's own copy of the file or using symlinks. According to ...
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How to clear or stop net-snmpd.log?

System: 3.10.17-gentoo NET-SNMP version: 5.7.3.pre5 ps ax: /usr/sbin/snmpd -p /var/run/snmpd.pid /etc/conf.d/snmpd: #SNMPD_FLAGS="${SNMPD_FLAGS} -Lsd -Lf /dev/null" /var/log/net-snmpd.log: ...
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List of installed packages on gentoo with all use flags

What is the trick or possibility to get the list of all my installed packages on gentoo with indication of all used/unused use-flags, versions, etc? Something similar what you see with when run ...
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emerge -uDN world fails on a Gentoo host, sys-libs/glibc-2.20-r2 does not link

We have got a number of legacy Gentoo-based machines and are trying to upgrade them. At least three of these hosts fail with a common error emerging the latest glibc: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-gcc -m32 -Wl,...
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How to find source of system running slow clock?

I've a problem on one of my Gentoo server. After some time, the clock starts running very very slow. It takes about one minute for one second to go. The major problem is that not only the clock is ...
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suexec AP_DOC_ROOT Path on gentoo

after a few years running php as mod_php I want to move to fcgi. On my server I run currently gentoo linux. I allready set up php als fcgi and everything is working. But there is one problem. I have ...
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Restrict postqueue access to admin user

I'm running postfix on Gentoo as mailer daemon. During investigation of some queue pileup I found that /usr/sbin/postqueue is executable by all users on the system, it happily outputs the current mail ...
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Gentoo emerge packages conflict

I'm trying to install git on my Gentoo webserver. The command "emerge dev-vcs/git" returns the following result : * IMPORTANT: 12 news items need reading for repository 'gentoo'. * Use eselect ...
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Invalid command: 'AuthLDAPAuthoritative', perhaps misspelled

Have apache 2.2.24 running on Gentoo server. I need apache to now authenticate through windows active directory, however, on apache service restart, I am getting this error: Invalid command, '...
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Configuring MAXITEMSIZE in memcached in gentoo

Got memcached up and running (emerged net-misc/memcached) but on PHP I'm getting Server 127.0.0.1 (tcp 35817, udp 0) failed with: SERVER_ERROR object too large for cache I'm thus trying to change ...
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How to prevent Zeroconf 0.0.0.0 in Gentoo linux?

Oddly enough, it seems that one of the servers we have doesn't like having the 0.0.0.0 configured and it prevents it from being able to community on its internal network. Removing this route manually ...
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SMP kernel sees only one CPU (i7-930) with ACPI enabled

A Gentoo box running a up-to-date SMP kernel sees only one CPU eventhough ACPI is enabled in AmiBIOS. Any ideas why? > uname -a Linux charlie 3.17.7-gentoo #1 SMP Mon Jan 12 19:31:07 CET 2015 ...
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Why dovecot 2.2.13 is not moving emails from new/ to cur/?

I am using dovecot 2.2.13 on gentoo 64bit. When new email arrives it stays in new/ directory instead to be moved to cur/ directory. I read that maildir_empty_new = yes was added to /etc/dovecot/conf....
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Fail2ban does not ban any ip-adresses with vsftpd

Fail2ban starts okey. It work with my sshd filter and bans IP-adresses as it should. But with vsftpd it does not register failed logins when I run: fail2ban-client status vsftpd I have tried both ...
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Why is my server saying “No such file or directory” error for a file that is clearly there

ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ls p4d ritwik@indus ~/perforce $ ./p4d -bash: ./p4d: No such file or directory You understood the problem right ? Why is this happening ? How do I fix it ? ritwik@indus ~/...
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Restore LDAP data from copied files

My server has broken and I had to urgently put it up again. I needed to reinstall the system and, since I was time constrained, I lazily just copied the directories I considered necessary (/etc, /opt, ...
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htdbm and mod_authn_dbm fail when migrating between apache 2.2 servers

I'm migrating an existing website from Apache 2.2.4 on Gentoo 32-bit to Apache 2.2.27 on CentOS 64-bit. This particular site uses DBM for authentication with encrypted passwords. On the old system ...
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Failed to emerge python 2.7

I'm trying to emerge python 2.7 on my gentoo server, somehow it's not installed any more. eselect python list Available Python interpreters: [1] python3.3 * If I try to emerge it like emerge -a ...
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How to create a RTMP server on linux (Gentoo)

I am trying to create a RTMP server to stream video files from my Linux server to the internet/network. I have been able to successfully use ffmpeg to stream to other RTMP servers like youtube, but ...
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rsync 'cannot delete non-empty directory' errors, even with --force option

When running this command: $ sudo rsync -r --delete --force --checksum --exclude=uploads /data/prep/* /data/app/ I'm getting the following output: cannot delete non-empty directory: html/js/...
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Run chroot's /etc/init.d on system startup?

So I have this dedicated server that is running Debian. I have an intense business need (client's requirement) that I also install Gentoo as a Chroot. I have successfully done so, but now, I am ...
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OpenLDAP client configuration. Can search but cannot login?

I'm trying to set up LDAP on a Gentoo workstation to authenticate against a central server. However, I encountered some issues and I really hope you guys can help me out here :) First off, the LDAP ...
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Have new files inherit their folder's extended ACLs

We are moving our web files from AFS to a local volume with the acl flag set. We use extended ACLs for our permissions so users can edit different parts of our websites. In AFS, when you create a new ...
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ping incorrectly pinging 127.0.0.1

I've got an odd DNS issue. I'm running a dual ipv4/ipv6 environment on Gentoo Linux. Pinging some sites results in ping pinging 127.0.0.1. e.g. #> ping authserver.mojang.com PING authserver....
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How to DHCP request a second, different, IP for the same physical interface?

(Similar to this question, but with two different DHCP-assigned IPs) Is there any way to let dhclient or dhcpcd request two different IPs for one physical interface, e.g. via virtual interfaces eth0 ...
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Gentoo server time issue, can't manually set time, NTPD won't correct, too big of a time difference

So, my server is living in the future, unfortunately I can't get lottery numbers, or stock picks out of it. It thinks this is the time: Thu Nov 7 04:07:18 EST 2013 Not correct, I tried to set the ...
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Performance difference between compiled and binary linux distributions/packages

I was searching a lot on the internet and couldn't find an exact answer. There are distros like Gentoo (or FreeBSD) which does not come with binaries but only with source code for packages (ports). ...
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Xen dom0 bridge interface drops a lot of RX packets?

I'm running Gentoo Hardened as Dom0. It also acts as a router/NAT. There's a bridge interface called br0 which contains a pci-e wlan card, ethernet nic & domU. bridge name bridge id ...
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.bash_profile isn't sourced during logon

I've declared an alias in .bashrc file located in my home directory. Export of PS1 environment variable has been added to this file too. # /etc/skel/.bashrc # # This file is sourced by all *...