Slackware64 13.0 on the MacBook: sound

With the stock kernel, 2.6.29.6, I had to install the latest alsa drivers from: http://www.alsa-project.org/ and still, I had sound only from the right channel.  This may have been my fault I added the following line to /etc/modprobe.d/sound: options snd_hda_intel model=mbp3 Anyway, I decided to upgrade the kernel to 2.6.34 and found that its drivers … Read moreSlackware64 13.0 on the MacBook: sound

vsftpd and the dreaded “500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket”

During a server move from Slackware 13.0 to Slackware 64 13.0, I encountered the dreaded “500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket” error from vsftpd. As you may know, Slackware runs vsftpd (and some other services) from inetd: the internet “super-server.” After a bit of searching and some piddling around, I found a very … Read morevsftpd and the dreaded “500 OOPS: could not bind listening IPv4 socket”