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Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 12 Hours 23 Minutes ago by: faeychild

After a morning rally against the flu I had an inspiration and rem'd out the /dev/sda entry in fstab The system booted up without the long HD light display. The spinning rust is not looking good I may fsck the HD to see what happens

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 16 Hours 30 Minutes ago by: faeychild

I can cough again so maybe things are looking up

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 14 Hours ago by: Jim

Good luck with the respiratory infection. Can be nasty. Cheers! jim b.

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 15 Hours ago by: faeychild

I shall be doing nothing for while I have contracted Flu The ackey breakey broken rib kind Hurts to breath in hurts to breath out. specially hurts to cough I will be lurking and glaring :-)

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: Vincent Coen

Hello Jim! Saturday May 21 2022 15:33, Jim wrote to All: My system is 24/7 and I run various services including a bbs so I run it every 12 hours. Just as well as over the last few weeks it is reporting large values which for the l

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 1 Day 21 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Be aware of https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id0406#c18 Some ssd drives will discard in use pages when running fstrim, so only use if the drive slows down dramatically indicating it doesn't automatically discard unused pages. Regard

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days ago by: Jim

I did not have the problem, but was just thinking of trying out the automatic fstrim setup. IIRC, the error messages I saw were insignificant, as things had not been set up yet, so no problem there. I will continue running fstrim now a

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 12 Hours ago by: faeychild

~]# smartctl -a /dev/nvme0n1 smartctl 7.2 2020-12-30 r5155 [x86_64-linux-5.15.35-desktop-2.mga8] (local build) Copyright (C) 2002-20, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org === START OF INFORMATION SECTION ==Model Number:

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 14 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Note that sda is the spinning rust drive, not the ssd drives. Snip details, which show 867 reallocated sectors meaning 867 sectors that are bad, so they've been replaced from a pool of spare sectors. It hasn't run out of spare sectors ye

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 15 Hours ago by: faeychild

htop and gkrellm show everything is idling all cores are at 2% or lower They all jump up to 70% when handbrake is running and running much cooler than they used to

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 2 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Not as informative as I would have thought. See my reference links in network conf file. I use it, reduced my boot time by decreasing time to get network up. Why are you posting/asking information for Ubuntu, Linux Mint in this Mage

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

smartctl doesn't find any errors ~]# smartctl -a /dev/sda smartctl 7.2 2020-12-30 r5155 [x86_64-linux-5.15.35-desktop-2.mga8] (local build) Copyright (C) 2002-20, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.org === START OF INFO

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

~]# fstrim -av /boot/EFI: 298.2 MiB (312733696 bytes) trimmed on /dev/nvme0n1p1 /: 9.7 GiB (10414579712 bytes) trimmed on /dev/nvme0n1p8 No change. I notice it's /boot/EFI again Some days ago I had a dmesg suggesting I fsck the par

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 2 Days 18 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Only try getting it to run automatically if you've confirmed "fstrim -av" fixes the issue. Reboot, and then post the output of (as root) "fstrim -av". I was wrong about needing to enable fstrim.service, though trying to do so does no h

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 20 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Since I only have one ethernet card in my system, I've added net.ifnames=0 to the kernel cmdline. That way my nic is eth0 rather then enp7s0. I've set my router's lan address is 192.168.10.11 and use a /16 instead of the normal /24. I

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 2 Days 20 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

There is a tutorial for setting up systemd-networkd (on Ubuntu) at : https://hesamyan.medium.com/switching-from-networkmanager-to-systemd-networkd-dcbda0b15056 I just found it, and haven't tried it yet. Ubuntu is not as heavily customi

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days ago by: Jim

I tried those two commands, and was presented with error message that mean nothing to me. What is "unit files" in this context? What else should I know, but don't? # systemctl enable fstrim.service The unit files have no installation co

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Vincent Coen

Hello David! Friday May 20 2022 00:22, David W. Hodgins wrote to All: I run fstrim via crontab every 12 hours (00 and 12) so is there a way of using this service (fstrim-timer) more often than weekly and is there documentation for the

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 3 Days 14 Hours ago by: red floyd

This, of course, begs the question, why do computers with a single drive slot default to a "RAID" setting instead of AHCI? I'm talking to you, Dell.

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 3 Days 15 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Try running "fstrim -av" (as root). If that fixes it, then run "systemctl enable fstrim.service" and "systemctl enable fstrim.timer". Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 15 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

It is a multi-drive utility. What messages are you seeing to indicate it's trying to initiate a raid setup? The "kernel raid6" messages are just indicating the sata controller(s) can be used as raid controller(s). Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: speed performance issues (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 3 Days 15 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Use top to see what is running and taking up time. User gkrellm to follow how things are changing.

speed performance issues

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 3 Days 15 Hours ago by: faeychild

For the last week or two I have had slow responses from the system. Icons are erratically slow to highlight when the cursor rolls over Dolphin can be reluctant to change folders quickly When I render video with Kdenlive I used to get co

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 16 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

My 2 inch solid-state drive that has never been detected by any OS still makes RAID try about 4 times to load it, so RAID must see it as a drive. I have always associated RAID with multiple drive scenarios, but this thread suggests t

Re: dmesg error utf8 (thread)

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Posted: 3 Days 17 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

I have seen that error message many times, using Mageia 8 and Windows 10. It has never been a problem. That agrees with what Dave says.

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 7 Hours ago by: faeychild

My suspicions were in that orientation but it's nice get confirmation Regards

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 8 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

The raid6 messages are generated by the kernel as it finds the sata controller is capable of supporting it. That doesn't indicate it's being used. Normally the sata controller will be set up to use achi (Advanced Host Controller Interfac

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: faeychild

Next boot then. I will check Absolutely true Hence the head scratching. There are other odd occurrences I was looking into and then I blundered into the raid references. Got worried :-) Regards

Re: is raid installed by default (thread)

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Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: Aragorn

It may be the result of your hard drive or SSD being listed as a RAID device in the UEFI or BIOS. The kernel might detect that and load the RAID module. If you really had a RAID-6 configuration, you'd know about it, wouldn't you? RAID-

is raid installed by default

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 4 Days 11 Hours ago by: faeychild

I am poking through dmesg to pinpoint a problem and I found this dmesg | grep -i raid [ 0.162436] raid6: avx2x4 gen() 40069 MB/s [ 0.179437] raid6: avx2x4 xor() 18405 MB/s [ 0.196436] raid6: avx2x2 gen() 46932 MB/s [ 0.

Re: dmesg error utf8 (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: faeychild

No Dave, It's Linux only Thanks

Re: dmesg error utf8 (thread)

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Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Only if You're using that file system with windows 95, or earlier on the same system as dos based systems didn't support lower case file or directory names. IIRC that was added in windows 98. Regards, Dave Hodgins

dmesg error utf8

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 5 Days 13 Hours ago by: faeychild

I am getting a dmesg error 6.658000] FAT-fs (nvme0n1p1): utf8 is not a recommended IO charset for FAT filesystems, filesystem will be case sensitive! A bit of googling suggests that it is of no concern The partition is /boot/EFI

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 7 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

Well Well! An ancient threat arises. Like the Kraken reborn Mine went quiet when I killed notifications from "discaffix.com". Not my doing but there it was in Firefox settings Aragorn saved me some considerable grief Regards

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 8 Days 19 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Just came across https://it.slashdot.org/story/22/05/14/1838213/hackers-are-exploiting-wordpress-tools-to-hawk-scams which may explain the cause. Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 12 Hours ago by: Aragorn

Yes. That setting, if enabled, checks every URL you visit against a database at Google.

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 12 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

I have "Block dangerous and deceptive content" Assuming this is it? regards

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 13 Days 2 Hours ago by: TJ

In Firefox ESR, go to Edit/Settings/Privacy and Security. Scroll down to near the bottom of the page, and it will be under "Security." TJ

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 15 Days 2 Hours ago by: faeychild

That is not an error on your part, it's a feature! :-)

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 15 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Not sure bu magia may have released a new firefox update. Shucky dern, there is the keywords I missed. My vendor firefox release output is navigator.appName Netscape navigator.appCodeName Mozilla navigator.appVersion 5.0 (X11) navi

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: faeychild

It's under the "Browser" test. I would swear it didn't work a moment ago. The list order has changed also.

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 15 Days 14 Hours ago by: faeychild

I can't find it myself now and I can't remember which test I used and I can't locate the original link - from Aragorn, I think terminal? the messages were in the browserspy web page and I still haven't Googled them. Absolutely c

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 15 Days 21 Hours ago by: William Unruh

I had the problem that network_center would sort of randomly pick a SSID even though I had selected a specific one from the choice list. Ie, wpa_supplicant would go through the list in wpa_supplicant.conf and randomly pick the SSID that w

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: David W. Hodgins

To double check run "ip addr|grep inet6". It should show three lines ... ::1/128 scope host (aka localhost). fe80::(some value)/64 scope link (aka link local). (some value)/128 scope global dynamic noprefixroute (aka the wan address for

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: David W. Hodgins

As long as the ipv6 address isn't just the fe80 (Link Local) address, nothing. If it isn't broken, don't fix it! Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bit Twister

That is just sales speak to sell router rental fee. Any router that can accept WAN Dhcp connection should work. Spectrum modem is in the bridge mode for ISP.WAN access and hands out a dynamic ip LAN address. I am impressed with your Spe

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Yep, helps to quickly isolate if the problem is system wide or just with the user account. And begs the question were the messages in the terminal or in app? That is what we do when looking at user questions in an attempt to run down

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: TJ

I use Spectrum cable for Internet these days. With Spectrum, a modem-only is free, but a wireless router/modem has a monthly rental fee attached. They say you can use your own modem if it's an "approved" model, but the service installat

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: faeychild

You mean the junk user. I have never considered that for destructive testing. I'm not sure why! it's perfectly suited The question was rhetorical . I will have to mark them as such or not state them. And the "undefined-not supported

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Dead easy to create. mcc->System or just drakuser at root prompt You have an irrigating habit for asking questions and not providing the commands/instructions for us to recreate the condition's for researching your problem/question.

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Well make a test account. Just make a new user in MCC->System->Manage Users

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 12 Hours ago by: faeychild

That one is done I haven't found this one yet I have both in my toolbar. I'm weaning off Google Pour yourself a drink, Aragorn. I think you found it with the notification settings I had two yahoomail and discaffix.com of all s

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Aragorn

Firefox menu → (Edit →) Settings → Privacy & Security. ↓ Scroll down until you see "Permissions". Click on the "Settings" button next to "Notifications".

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

And reconstruction from memory is imperfect with nagging doubts about something missed. I have done stuff like that. I don't have a test account so the next best thing would be to rename "mozilla" folder, let it rebuild and see what h

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Aragorn

That is because — as I told you — it is a push notification from a website that you have allowed push notifications for. You don't have to be online at that particular website; it will send out the notification as soon as it detec

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Ah, the computer I tried it on is XFCE

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 1 Hour ago by: TJ

If "junk" is unaffected, just removing and re-installing Firefox is unlikely to help. The problem most likely rests within the faeychild Firefox profile. Junk would be using a different profile, but the same Firefox. Removing Firefox w

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Very good idea to always save bookmarks and whatnot. It does not hurt to use the saved stuff and do the restore in the app in a test account to verify no loss of contents. I found out the hard way that I did not get my ThunderBird address

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 10 Hours ago by: faeychild

I have removed "noscript" because fighting on two fronts is insane. One battle at a time. And they may be linked The virus warning is associated with Firefox. It did not manifest virus warnings with the 'Junk" user even after 50 minut

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Yep, launch "xfce4-settings-editor", select xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts and scroll around and you will notice no clt-ctrl-esc definition.

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

It works in Plasma on my system. Press alt-ctrl-esc and then click on a window such as a konsole, and it kills the konsole. It doesn't work in Xfce4 though. Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 12 Hours ago by: William Unruh

I get tty tty coming back alt-ctrl-esc does nothing for me (Mga8) with xkill installed.

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Nothing comes back. If so I would have to assume DE hotkey definition which Mageia Xfce does not have Ctrl+Alt+Esc set. Tried it again and no xkill skull cross bones pointer shows up to pick app window/screen to kill. My Desktop xkill s

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Aragorn

That's not the right way to check for Wayland. Try this — this is all one line: $ loginctl show-session $(awk '/tty/ {print $1}' <(loginctl)) -p\ Type | awk -F= '{print $2}' If you don't get any output from that command, then yo

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Not that I can tell. $ cat /etc/sysconfig/desktop DISPLAYMANAGER=lightdm ]$ systemctl status display-manager.service | grep PID: Main PID: 790 (lightdm) hehehehe, going to assume you can not kill other user process if not root. :)

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: Aragorn

That's odd, because that functionality is an X11 builtin. Are you using Wayland by any chance? Oh and by the way, you don't need a root prompt to kill a misbehaving Firefox. Just a regular prompt will do. $ killall firefox .... wi

Re: [OT] virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Does not seem to work on Xfce Mageia 8 release.

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

If ipv6 is working, each of the curl/wget sites show either your ipv4 address or your ipv6 address, not both. shows ipv6 addr only shows ipv6 addr only shows ipv4 addr only shows ipv4 addr only shows ipv6 addr only show

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 22 Hours ago by: TJ

As I think about it, I don't remember getting one of those "takeover" sites since Firefox was revamped to not use the old plugins any more, something about running tabs/windows in a sandbox now. Although, it actually could be longer eve

[OT] Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Never tried it. Do not want to try while replying to this post. Ok, I am using Xfce as DE.

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 17 Days 23 Hours ago by: Aragorn

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Bit Twister

Yup, been there, done that, have the T-shirt and hat. I have FF set up to always switch to new tab/window and middle click mouse to see link page. That gives me a chance to use Ctl w to close the current tab window. Sometimes I can us

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days ago by: Bit Twister

man journalctl suggests you are correct. Up to a point in time, has been my experience. I have converted my brain to always use journalctl for hunting info/messages. It greatly helps to have a wrapper script to take any number of keyw

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 1 Hour ago by: Bit Twister

In any case, ISP needs the mac/serial number of device to grant you access to their network. Again, if router is direct connected to ISP network it has to be provisioned by ISP which will need mac/serial/model to configure it remotely.

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: TJ

I wouldn't get too complacent with that theory. In my years on the Mageia QA team, every once in a while we get a security hole fix that is urgent to test because the hole is known to have been exploited "in the wild." So it isn't that

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

Thanks, Dave. My router was supplied by the NBN, so I am probably stuck with it. It has been suggested that users leave the router where it is, and install a conventional router for a direct connection to the provider. I have already

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 5 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

I didn't know that it even existed. dmesg|tail and the systemd journal are all that I have ever needed. On BT's advice, I added my username to the "journalctl" group, allowing me to view the journal as an ordinary user.

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: William Unruh

In my case I was looking at the debugging of wpa_supplicant and a number of dmesg messages came from the wireless card number. They were not in journalctl -k, which I think just give you the kernel messages, and dmesg has more than just k

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 8 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

See https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id0380 Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Depends on size of journal and speed of system. I have a new_boot_logs script to clear/truncate/delete log/journal files and reboot system. # ls -l --all --escape --human-readable --color=auto' /var/log/journal/$(cat /etc/machine-id) t

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Use "journalctl -b" to limit the search to only the current boot. I strongly recommend setting limits on the size of the journal. # grep -v -e ^$ -e ^'#' /etc/systemd/journald.conf [Journal] SystemMaxUse 0M RuntimeMaxUse 0M ForwardToSysl

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: faeychild

~]$ systemctl status mandriva-save-dmesg.service ● mandriva-save-dmesg.service - Save boot dmesg content Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mandriva-save-dmesg.service; enabled; vendor pres> Active: inactive (dead)

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 11 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

# systemctl status mandriva-save-dmesg.service ● mandriva-save-dmesg.service - Save boot dmesg content Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/mandriva-save-dmesg.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Active: inactive (de

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 12 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Now I'm more confused. I was looking to see where it was being created, to figure out exactly when it was dropped. It wasn't dropped. /lib/systemd/system/mandriva-save-dmesg.service still exists and is enabled. Running "systemctl start

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 14 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

I am going to guess some systemd update did away /var/log/dmesg . Clean mga8 install. # cat /var/log/dmesg cat: /var/log/dmesg: No such file or directory I remember is was there because I had opened a mga7 bug report about its content

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 16 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

You're right it wasn't the switch to systemd. My mistake. The log file doesn't automatically get deleted on an upgrade. The install I'm using right now started as a Mageia 3 install, and has been upgraded each release, currently running

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 17 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Hm, /var/log/dmesg was still there even after syslogd was implimented. The problem with the journal is that some of the dmesg messages seem to not be there if one for example does journalctl -k which is claimed in some places to be the eq

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

Meant to add, I had to replace my router to get ipv6 working even though the old one (which I replaced as it stopped working completely) supposedly did support ipv6. Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: Internet problems. (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 18 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

The command "ip addr" will show which addresses are being assigned, assuming Mint supports it. In Mageia, ifconfig -a can also be used to see the addresses. I suspect it's a Mageia 8 install using the drakx scripts which don't seem to w

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

It was dropped with the switch to systemd. It was used to capture as much of the boot log as could be captured before rsyslog started. As there was no way to feed those messages to the syslog daemon, they were kept in a separate file. Wi

Re: what happened to dmesg.log? (thread)

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Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Sorry, just /var/log/dmesg , not dmesg.log but it has still disappeared.

what happened to dmesg.log?

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: William Unruh

It used to be that the dmesg were written to the log file /var/log/dmesg.log. However in Mageia 8 this seems to have disappeared. How can I get it back?

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days ago by: Aragorn

Well, I use Chromium as my main browser with Firefox — and most specifically, it's a modified Firefox from the Arch User Repository, with extended support for KDE Plasma integration, such as "global menu" support (which I need) — as

Re: virus warning (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

If you are not going to give us failing urls you could at least use a test account to very if problem is system wide or just local to your account. For example I have a test account "junk". It becomes trivial for me to click up a xterm

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 10 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Ah, so, Now we can see that those were not notifications in the panel. They were pop up from web site. Nope, usual window crap from either an infected site or just click bait for the site to gain ad revenue. A bit of reflection should

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: faeychild

I agree. A sudden arrival of multiple virus warnings, AND in the notification panel as well, is highly suspicious. And now with the noscript extension suddenly behaving badly, I can only ponder regards

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 11 Hours ago by: faeychild

Further developments are a feral "Noscript" that started breaking websites yesterday Sites fail to load or load incompletely For instance, I thought to upload a screenshot of the notifications only to find that "imagebox" site was blo

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: faeychild

Yep! Most of those Still considering DuckDuck How have you set "HTTPS-Only Mode" mine is set to "Don't". I wonder about it. I haven't researched it

Internet problems.

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

For a long time, I have had problems with Internet connectivity, despite my location being high. Playing any YouTube video always hesitates every few seconds. I have always blamed our National Broadband Network, which is known to have p

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

Linux is not by nature impervious to viruses; it is just that nobody has written a virus for Linux. A magazine contained an article describing in detail, how to write a basic virus for Linux. I ALWAYS treat messages like yours as suspe

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Aragorn

Either way, the point is that with notifications enabled across the board, it doesn't matter what tabs you have open, because that one particular site that sends the notification is picking up that you've launched Firefox and will send o

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

YES!!! Particularly the damn auto playing video. That must be disabled every time Firefox updates :-(

Re: [OT] gmail MUA May 30 warning (thread)

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Posted: 19 Days 17 Hours ago by: TJ

The latest Thunderbird from Mageia walked me through changing my Gmail settings to Oauth2 almost automatically. Very easy, and Google seems happy with it. TJ

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 20 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

I'm not seeing any sort of a "virus warning" on youtube or ourguide. It's most likely coming from an advertiser, but which ads show depends on location, browsing history, and timing, so it can be difficult to track down the source. Reg

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 19 Days 22 Hours ago by: Aragorn

Commonly this is the result of the biological unit between the keyboard and the chair having allowed notifications for that site. If this is enabled for that particular site and that particular browser, then as soon as the site detect

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 5 Hours ago by: faeychild

So further on today I've had web pages not loading or webpage menus not responding. And if I set every entry in the noscript menu to trusted, the webpages load fine. I may try un-installing noscript and see what happens. I just check

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: faeychild

I am running youtube channels in several tabs and a TV guide https://www.ourguide.com.au/tv_guide.php?r=melbourne&d052022&w=now&t=4 and earlier on "cracked.com and theregister.com"

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 10 Hours ago by: faeychild

As I surmised from David's post - phishing The alerts in the notification panel are not hot and can't respond to clicks. It makes the entire exercise seem sad and incompetent. What must it be like to run Windows?

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 11 Hours ago by: faeychild

Didn't think of that!! Phishing attacks ?? A TV guide and youtube tabs I have noscript with youtube , google and googlevideo.com trusted. The others are blocked I may have to experiment a bit

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

I'd like to check out the site to see how it managed to get the popup into the notification panel. Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: William Unruh

Do not click. This is almost certainly clickbait, or in otherwords, they want to fix the lack of viruses on your machine by transfering one of their own to you. On 2022-05-02, faeychild <faeychild@nomail.afraid.org> wrote:

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

What websites were loaded? Regards, Dave Hodgins

[OT] gmail MUA May 30 warning

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

If you are receiving May 30 warning in your gmail account(s) you have a workaround. My solution was to go to https://myaccount.google.com/security. set 2-Step Verification and create App Passwords to generate an app pw, then get into my MU

Re: virus warning (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 15 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Yep, since you are running Linux, I have no idea where it came from based on your description. I get on screen pop ups on some sites. I have never had a notification panel alert.

virus warning

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 20 Days 16 Hours ago by: faeychild

This morning I had several warnings popup in the notification panel "Your PC is at risk Viruses found - Click to fix" and followed by a red shield icon The last Waring was followed by a blue Windows Icon So- clearly legit and compete

Re: FYI OT new zoom and sysrescue cd (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 21 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Yep, but if you have to use gparted on a mounted partition, like root, you need the rescue cd to work on the partition. FYI: new release of https://sourceforge.net/projects/systemrescuecd/files/sysresccd-x86/9.02/systemrescue-9.02-amd64

Re: FYI OT new zoom and sysrescue cd (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 22 Days ago by: Doug Laidlaw

-- and I have Release 6.0.0. Time for an upgrade, although what I have is O.K. for everyday tasks, and gparted is available from the repo.

FYI OT new zoom and sysrescue cd

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 22 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

FYI OT new zoom and sysrescue cd zoom-5.10.4.2845-1 # FYI: new zoom-5.10.4.2845-1.x86_64.rpm downloaded from # https://zoom.us/linux/download/pubkey and # https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_x86_64.rpm

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

A raspberry pi boots, and normally runs from an sd card. It doesn't have enough ram, speed, etc. to support VirtualBox. Mageia doesn't even build it for the aarch64 architecture. As each os is installed on separate sd cards, there's no a

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

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Posted: 25 Days 22 Hours ago by: Bobbie Sellers

Even if you must use Windows surely running it on a Virtual Machine with limited connectivity to the Internet is preferable to an installation to your fixed disk... bliss - on PCLOS - The Perfect Computer Linux Operating System

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 26 Days ago by: TJ

I would consider an inability to run Windows to be a valuable "feature." TJ

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 26 Days ago by: David W. Hodgins

That sounds like a problem with the sd card. First try re-seating the sd card. Try using another card. If that doesn't help, try cleaning the contacts on the card and reader. Regards, Dave Hodgins

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 26 Days 10 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

P.S.: Both of these are specially developed for ARM.

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 26 Days 10 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

Thanks, Dave. I have a Pi400,and the initial setup is virtually identical to yours. On separate SSDs, I have Manjaro and Ubuntu, which function tolerably well. The question of Windows is apparently "iffy." Originally, it was said t

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 27 Days 15 Hours ago by: David W. Hodgins

I have a rpi 4b running Mageia 8. On it ... $ blkid /dev/mmcblk0* /dev/mmcblk0p1: LABEL_FATBOOT="M8RPI4EFI" LABEL="M8RPI4EFI" UUID="96AA-E132" BLOCK_SIZE="512" TYPE="vfat" PARTUUID="261ea400-01" /dev/mmcblk0p2: LABEL="M8RPI4" UUID="418d1

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

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Posted: 27 Days 18 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

I have formatted the target to be NTFS, because it is a Windows system for the Raspberry Pi. According to Bill's list, any FS would allow it.

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 28 Days 18 Hours ago by: William Unruh

What is the filesystem on the SD? From Wikipedia File system Maximum size[a] APFS 8 EB exFAT 16 EB FAT12 16 MB (4 KB clusters) or 32 MB (8 KB clusters) FAT16B 2 GB (without LFS) or 4 GB (with LFS) FAT32 4 GB HFS 2 GB HFS+ 8 EB HPFS 2 GB

Re: Copying a large file (thread)

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Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

Sounds like a dose file size limit. file system of target media.

FYI: new zoom-5.10.3.2778-1.x86_64.rpm

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: Bit Twister

# FYI: new zoom-5.10.3.2778-1.x86_64.rpm downloaded from # https://zoom.us/linux/download/pubkey and # https://zoom.us/client/latest/zoom_x86_64.rpm # For install/operation/launch and whatnot see #

Copying a large file

alt.os.linux.mageia

Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: Doug Laidlaw

I am trying to copy a file of about 3.5 GB from my Downloads directory to a mini (phone-type) SD with plenty of room. It always fails, with no error message. The "ulimit -S" command shows "unlimited." I seem to recall something about

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