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Fix >>failed to setup inotify handler. Please increase inotify limits<< on truenas scale for syncthing

I am using Syncthing on my truenas scale and got the following error after adding more and more directories.

failed to setup inotify handler. Please increase inotify limits, see

The fix is simple, just login to your truenas scale and click to System Settings -> Advanced -> Sysctl -> Add.

Add Variable fs.inotify.max_user_watches with value 204800 and that's it. Happy syncthing!

holoiso, black screen after first boot/installation | Intel HD Graphics 5500 and Holoiso, unsupported, sorry

I tried to debug why a fresh holoiso installation is resulting in a black screen on the first reboot.

After spending hours in debugging, a quick answer from the official telegram-chat solved this.

unsupported, sorry

Was the response from the core developer. The Lenovo T450s has a onboard Intel HD Graphics 5500 inside.

HoloISO ERROR: '/dev/disk/by-label/HOLO_202207' device did not show up after 30 seconds

I ran into this issue with the following setup.

  • Latest holoiso downloaded
  • USB-Stick, prepared with ventoy
  • Copied the iso to my ventoy data partition

I've booted into the ventoy boot menu, had selected the holoiso and got this error message.

ERROR: '/dev/disk/by-label/HOLO_202207' device did not show up after 30 seconds   

I didn't found anything in the official error list so I've removed the holo part and found this and ŧhis thread.

Long story short, I've entered the following commands.

mkdir /mnt_ventoy_data   
mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt_ventoy_data   
mkdir /mnt_iso   
mount /mnt_ventoy_data/HoloIso_[...].iso /mnt_iso   
ln -sf /mnt_iso /dev/archiso   

That's it. So what have I done in detail? With the knowledge that I was dropped into a ramfs and that the arch bootup script is expecting a /dev/archiso, all I need to do is to mount the right iso file. To get this iso file, I first needed to mount the ventoy data partition. Once mounted, all I need to do is to mount the iso and softlink this mount to /dev/archiso.

Best regards, artodeto

Arch Linux on Lenovo Thinkpad E14 Gen 3 - fix not working 3d and missing wifi

After almost ten years of great living with it, I went from a x250 to an e14.

I've manage to switch from luks zfs encryption to native encryption and from grub to zfsbootmenu. Of course I've used my archiso with build in zfs support.

Next and most important part, I had serious trouble get 3D and wifi working with my default installation. I could not find anything but I made it. And the reason why all is now working fine is simple "switch from linux-lts to linux".

So if you want to have a smooth 3D party and a working wifi, switch to latest arch linux kernel "5.19.1".

Best regards, artodeto