Saturday, 5 September 2015

Mincraft Gentoo 64 bit

I recently upgraded to Gentoo 64 bit and generally it's been great.  Dropped LVM and just used partitions at the same time and it feels generally a bit quicker. A few issues with Steam but they've been resolved in another post.

Minecraft was the one thing that still didn't work.

It needed one extra install to make it work.

emerge x11-apps/xrandr

Once this was installed it worked fine otherwise it crashes with errors like:

OpenGL: ~~ERROR~~ RuntimeException: No OpenGL context found in the current thread.


Switch your Raspberry Pi 3 to use a hard drive

I have a Pi 3 that is a DNS, web, email etc server and it's gone through a few SD cards and gets bogged down in high wait % in top somet...