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  1. I'm still on 1.2, because of the issue with Steam and games in 1.3. I see now that 1.4 looks like it is released (on www.funtoo.org it looks like it is released, but there is no release announcement here on the forums?), with solutions to running Steam, so I'm thinking it's time to upgrade. Is it possible to jump directly from 1.2 to 1.4, or would that cause all sorts of weird problems? I guess doing 1.2->1.3 first, then 1.3->1.4 is the safest option, but since upgrades often require building "everything" and I have limited computer time each day, doing it that way is going to add a
  2. Just a note for the future: When removing a feature many people are relying on, it often pays of to have the replacement ready. I get the feeling that essentially disabling Steam and Wine and telling people to hold of on playing games for a couple months is going to drive many people away. I understand that there is too much to do for too few people, and dropping features you don't feel are needed seems like a good option, but you are also serving a community of users. Telling a portion of that community that they are not wanted and should go elsewhere seems like a bad strategy, even if i
  3. It turns out that after enabling CONFIG_MISC_RTSX_PCI a new option under "MMC/SD/SDIO card support" was revealed that I hadn't noticed: CONFIG_MMC_REALTEK_PCI. Once I enabled this one, the card reader works. Thanks for the help!
  4. Hi Some months ago, my SD card reader was working fine. Since then I have upgraded to newer kernels several times, and probably made other changes to the system as well. Now, my machine wont recognize that a card is inserted at all, and I'm struggling to find out which pieces of the puzzle to debug. My machine is a Lenovo Thinkpad P51 with an integrated card reader. I have a kernel built from gentoo-sources with my own configuration, but I haven't made any significant changes to this since the card reader worked as far as I can recall. After some googling I discovered that the config
  5. I'm also looking for some more detailed Metro documentation. The problem with your theory that users should help out fixing bugs so that the main developers can free up time to write documentation is that only the main developers knows how to fix the bugs because there is no documentation... :) This is a typical problem that happens on many projects. If you don't take care to make it easy for new users/developers from the start, by the time it gets popular you don't have time to write the needed documentation, and you're stuck in a bugfixing loop. The only way to break out of the loop is
  6. I finally managed to figure out what was going on. It turns out that dbus had been installed without support for X, and my setup scripts didn't trigger a proper rebuild after changing the profiles to include the `desktop` flavor. After rebuilding dbus, things started working.
  7. I guess my description was a bit unclear. The problem in this thread is only on the SDDM login screen, it doesn't matter if I try logging in or not. Serves me right for cutting away so much of the screenshots that you can't actually see where it's at. :) I agree that there seems to be some sort of race condition, but a race with what? What decides if SDDM should present me with options to restart or shutdown? If I know what to wait for, I can look into setting up some dependency in the rc-scripts. (On the other matter, I can log in on the console and run startxfce4, and that works, b
  8. I'm installing a new machine, testing out ansible on a virtualbox before trying to apply the same setup to a real computer. The process has already spawned one thread (https://forums.funtoo.org/topic/1368-cant-get-a-session-when-using-sddm-and-xfce4-on-new-installation/), but I have another problem that I don't think is related to the problem in that thread. When sddm first starts, I get the user selector, and clock and other things, but no power controls. This means it's impossible to restart or shutdown from the sddm screen, which is somewhat annoying. Strangely enough, if I log in
  9. I have a new laptop, and I'm trying to get an ansible setup to configure it, testing out that setup on virtualbox. On my current laptop, I use xfce4 and sddm, so I figured I would use the same on the new one. I've had the old laptop for over four years, and I have no idea what I did when installing any of the things on it, so whenever something doesn't work on the new setup, it's a treasure hunt trying to figure out why it works on the old one. My latest problem has me stumped though, probably because I don't really understand how this stuff is supposed to work. If I log in on the co
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