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by peter_b
Fri Jun 07, 2024 1:38 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Samba: mount error(13): Permission denied
Replies: 4
Views: 11130

Samba: mount error(22): Invalid argument

On Debian 10, I had "noatime" as argument in the fstab.
Removing it fixed the problem.

However, on Debian 12, "noatime" in the arguments in fstab for mounting cifs/smb share worked.
by peter_b
Wed May 22, 2024 9:08 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: PVE/Proxmox: Stuck in a boot-reset loop after adding kernel parameter
Replies: 0
Views: 595

PVE/Proxmox: Stuck in a boot-reset loop after adding kernel parameter

[PROBLEM] After adding new kernel parameters for full IOMMU separation of hardware devices (See Proxmox PVE: passthrough of non-GPU + split IOMMUs ). Seems like loading the kernel module (?) for `pcie_acs_override` support, triggers to load the mokmanager.efi boot image: proxmox_pve-mokmanager_boot...
by peter_b
Wed May 08, 2024 11:59 am
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: Proxmox PVE: passthrough of non-GPU + split IOMMUs
Replies: 0
Views: 465

Proxmox PVE: passthrough of non-GPU + split IOMMUs

I'm passing through a Blackmagic Decklink SDI video capture card to a virtual machine on Proxmox PVE. The mainboard is an MSI Mortar B450M Max. Using any of the available 2 PCIe slots always put my Decklink card into a shared IOMMU group - that also contained many other onboard devices, such as netw...
by peter_b
Thu Apr 04, 2024 6:23 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Linux+Firefox+Github+Yubikey = "passkey registration failed"
Replies: 0
Views: 1734

Linux+Firefox+Github+Yubikey = "passkey registration failed"

PROBLEM =============== I was basically forced to buy a yubico key (2 actually: 1 backup) although I didn't want to: The model is a 30 EUR Yubico "Security Key C NFC" . Now Github 2 factor authentication was pissing me off for quite a while now, because I very often DO NOT have my phone w...
by peter_b
Fri Mar 15, 2024 3:13 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: No route to host: missing cifs-utils package
Replies: 0
Views: 1613

No route to host: missing cifs-utils package

[PROBLEM] Trying to mount an smb/cifs share using a proper, working /etc/fstab entry: mount: /mnt/inbox/bd1-inbox: mount(2) system call failed: No route to host. The same config works perfectly on another machine - and the IP route to host (including name-resolution) works perfectly. [SOLUTION] $ a...
by peter_b
Wed Mar 06, 2024 10:00 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: github: permission denied (publickey)
Replies: 0
Views: 1429

github: permission denied (publickey)

I've had several reasons for the following error: git@github.com: Permission denied (publickey). fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the repository exists. 1. SSH config (~/.ssh/config) had no public key set. 2. Remote-URL wasn't poin...
by peter_b
Wed Mar 06, 2024 9:58 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: github: permission denid
Replies: 0
Views: 1395

github: permission denid

[PROBLEM] Trying to "git push" to a repository of mine on github.com: ERROR: Permission to USER1/repository.git denied to USER2. fatal: Could not read from remote repository. Please make sure you have the correct access rights and the repository exists. Seems there's a mixup between which...
by peter_b
Tue Feb 27, 2024 10:55 pm
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: irtoy & ir-keytable on xubuntu 20.04
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

irtoy & ir-keytable on xubuntu 20.04

Here's my working command that "sees" all buttons pressed on remotes of 2 different devices: $ sudo ir-keytable -t -v -p rc-5,rc-6,nec * Philips VCR (VR 740) * Universum VCR (VR-2796) Here's an overview of "hello to the irtoy device": $ sudo ir-keytable Found /sys/class/rc/rc0/ w...
by peter_b
Tue Feb 27, 2024 10:51 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC & irtoy: hardware does not support sending
Replies: 0
Views: 1540

LIRC & irtoy: hardware does not support sending

Updating my existing IR setup - yet again (for the n-th time in 20 years...) irToy hardware IR sender/receiver on Xubuntu 20.04.6, using lirc 0.10.1. It works! 8) :D Well, at first I got an error, when I tried this: $ irsend SEND_ONCE UniversumVCR power hardware does not support sending [SOLUTION] E...
by peter_b
Tue Feb 27, 2024 12:50 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: LIRC on Xubuntu 20.04: control process dump core
Replies: 0
Views: 1457

LIRC on Xubuntu 20.04: control process dump core

Running "apt install lirc" on Xubuntu 20.04.6, fails to install lirc package - and leaves apt in an unclean state: Setting up lirc (0.10.1-6.1) ... Job for lircd.service failed because a fatal signal was delivered causing the control process to dump core. See "systemctl status lircd.s...
by peter_b
Tue Feb 20, 2024 1:07 am
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: ImageMagick:
Replies: 1
Views: 5222

ImageMagick: split/crop error "no images defined"

Again, splitting the very same images, I ran into the following error: $ convert video_motion.png -crop 30000 out-%02d.png convert-im6.q16: no images defined `out-%02d.png' @ error/convert.c/ConvertImageCommand/3258. I seem to have forgotten to write down the following change, too: In `/etc/ImageMag...
by peter_b
Mon Feb 19, 2024 3:53 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Synergy1: Wrong keyboard layout
Replies: 1
Views: 977

Re: Synergy1: Wrong keyboard layout

If you want a desktop/menu entry, you can copy/paste this code and save it to "set_kb_layout.desktop" to have a launcher icon: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Name=Set AT keyboard Comment=Launch this after synergy client has connected. Exec=setxkbmap at -option grp:alt_shift_t...
by peter_b
Wed Feb 14, 2024 12:54 am
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: HDMI & pulseaudio on Ubuntu
Replies: 0
Views: 1425

HDMI & pulseaudio on Ubuntu

Haven't tried this myself yet, but had the same problem: "No sound on HDMI Ubuntu 20.04": https://askubuntu.com/a/1415109 However, my GFX card doesn't seem to be able to transport audio over HDMI - or the driver doesn't support it. Anyhow, HDMI doesn't show up as audio option on my system....
by peter_b
Tue Feb 13, 2024 11:40 pm
Forum: Knowledge Base
Topic: Synergy1: Wrong keyboard layout
Replies: 1
Views: 977

Synergy1: Wrong keyboard layout

Running Synergy1 (Pro version / with serial) on Xubuntu 20.04. It works smoothly, only the keyboard layout on the client is wrong for me (defaults to US). Running this after connecting the client, fixes my keyboard layout (to `AT`): `setxkbmap at -option grp:alt_shift_toggle` Consult `man xkeyboard-...
by peter_b
Wed Jan 31, 2024 4:05 pm
Forum: HowTo's
Topic: MPV: Lua socket (non-blocking)
Replies: 1
Views: 1126

Re: MPV: Lua socket (non-blocking)

Based on the above example snippet, here's a LUA script for MPV that opens a port and listens for "key=value" commands. In this example, it takes a "seek=frames" argument to jump to a position in the clip, using the "container-fps" to deduce the position in seconds: -- ...