Updating system - Kmail and kontact problems

Hi guys,
it’s been a while from my last problem With Chakra, but today I found this 2 Issues:
First one is Kmail-Kontact, it closes when I try to open it.
It is just the same issue from this report: Kmail 7.12.0-1 broken: "Requested OpenGL implementation is not supported"
But I tried to do what the guy did and it didn’t work for me, I still have the same situation even if I downgraded Mesa.

The second problem is
when I try to update the system. I get this:
[jairo-chakra@jairo-chakra ~]$ sudo pacman -Syu
[sudo] password for jairo-chakra:
:: Synchronizing package databases…
error: failed retrieving file ‘lib32.db’ from archlinux.puzzle.ch : The requested URL returned error: 404
lib32 is up to date
error: failed retrieving file ‘core.db’ from archlinux.puzzle.ch : The requested URL returned error: 404
core is up to date
error: failed retrieving file ‘desktop.db’ from archlinux.puzzle.ch : The requested URL returned error: 404
desktop is up to date
error: failed retrieving file ‘gtk.db’ from archlinux.puzzle.ch : The requested URL returned error: 404
gtk is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade…
resolving dependencies…
looking for conflicting packages…

Packages (6) digikam-1:5.8.0-1 krita-3.3.3-1 python-pyqt5-common-5.9.1-2
python2-pyqt5-5.9.1-2 xorg-server-1.19.5-2 xorg-server-common-1.19.5-2

Total Download Size: 127,55 MiB
Total Installed Size: 284,51 MiB
Net Upgrade Size: 2,50 MiB

I didn’t run the update because of that.
For information, I didn’t change anything in my computer. I noticed the mirrorlist shows something wrong but as I said, I didn’t change it.

System information, pacman configuration, and pacman log

System information

Linux jairo-chakra 4.13.11-1-CHAKRA #2 SMP PREEMPT Sun Nov 5 10:48:27 CET 2017 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Hardware information

cpu:                                                            
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
                       Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, 2195 MHz
keyboard:
  /dev/input/event11   AT Translated Set 2 keyboard
mouse:
                       Holtek Wireless USB Device
  /dev/input/mice      ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad
graphics card:
                       Intel VGA compatible controller
                       nVidia VGA compatible controller
sound:
                       Intel Audio device
storage:
                       Intel SATA controller
network:
  wlp3s0               Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)
  enp2s0               Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
network interface:
  enp2s0               Ethernet network interface
  lo                   Loopback network interface
  wlp3s0               Ethernet network interface
disk:
  /dev/sda             ST9750423AS
partition:
  /dev/sda1            Partition
  /dev/sda2            Partition
  /dev/sda3            Partition
  /dev/sda4            Partition
  /dev/sda5            Partition
  /dev/sda6            Partition
  /dev/sda7            Partition
  /dev/sda8            Partition
cdrom:
  /dev/sr0             Slimtype DVD A  DS8A5SH
usb controller:
                       Intel USB Controller
                       Intel USB Controller
                       NEC USB Controller
bios:
                       BIOS
bridge:
                       Intel PCI bridge
                       Intel Host bridge
                       Intel PCI bridge
                       Intel PCI bridge
                       Intel ISA bridge
                       Intel PCI bridge
hub:
                       Linux 4.13.11-1-CHAKRA xhci-hcd xHCI Host Controller
                       Linux 4.13.11-1-CHAKRA ehci_hcd EHCI Host Controller
                       Linux 4.13.11-1-CHAKRA ehci_hcd EHCI Host Controller
                       Hub
                       Hub
                       Linux 4.13.11-1-CHAKRA xhci-hcd xHCI Host Controller
memory:
                       Main Memory
unknown:
                       FPU
                       DMA controller
                       PIC
                       Keyboard controller
                       Intel SMBus
                       Intel Communication controller
  /dev/input/event13   Chicony Electronics Chicony CNFA078
                       Realtek USB2.0-CRW

/etc/pacman.conf

#
# /etc/pacman.conf
#
# See the pacman.conf(5) manpage for option and repository directives

#
# GENERAL OPTIONS
#
[options]
# The following paths are commented out with their default values listed.
# If you wish to use different paths, uncomment and update the paths.
#RootDir     = /
#DBPath      = /var/lib/pacman/
#CacheDir    = /var/cache/pacman/pkg/
#LogFile     = /var/log/pacman.log
#GPGDir      = /etc/pacman.d/gnupg/
HoldPkg     = pacman glibc pacman-helpme
#XferCommand = /usr/bin/curl -C - -f %u > %o
#XferCommand = /usr/bin/wget --passive-ftp -c -O %o %u
#CleanMethod = KeepInstalled
#UseDelta    = 0.7
Architecture = auto

# Pacman won't upgrade packages listed in IgnorePkg and members of IgnoreGroup
#IgnorePkg   =
#IgnoreGroup =

#NoUpgrade   =
#NoExtract   =

# Misc options (CheckSpace enabled by default for safety; color enabled by default 'cause it's fancy)
#UseSyslog
Color
#TotalDownload
CheckSpace
#VerbosePkgLists

# By default, pacman accepts packages signed by keys that its local keyring
# trusts (see pacman-key and its man page), as well as unsigned packages.
SigLevel = Never
LocalFileSigLevel = Never
#RemoteFileSigLevel = Required


#
# REPOSITORIES
#   - can be defined here or included from another file
#   - pacman will search repositories in the order defined here
#   - local/custom mirrors can be added here or in separate files
#   - repositories listed first will take precedence when packages
#     have identical names, regardless of version number
#   - URLs will have $repo replaced by the name of the current repo
#   - URLs will have $arch replaced by the name of the architecture
#
# Repository entries are of the format:
#       [repo-name]
#       Server = ServerName
#       Include = IncludePath
#
# The header [repo-name] is crucial - it must be present and
# uncommented to enable the repo.
#

#[testing]
#Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

[lib32]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

[core]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

[desktop]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

[gtk]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

#[unstable]
#Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

# An example of a custom package repository.  See the pacman manpage for
# tips on creating your own repositories.
#[custom]
#SigLevel = Optional TrustAll
#Server = file:///home/custompkgs

/etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

# mirrorlist generated by rankmirrors during chakra installation
# the original file was saved to /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist.pacsave

Server = http://archlinux.puzzle.ch/kdemod/$repo/x86_64
Server = http://www-ftp.lip6.fr/pub/linux/distributions/chakra/$repo/x86_64
Server = http://chakra.hostingxtreme.com/$repo/x86_64

/var/log/pacman.log

Replace this line with the contents of the file /var/log/pacman.log

Describe your issue and what you’ve tried so far here, including complete log files, terminal input and output, error messages, and versions of any specific software involved. Information is crucial to being able to solve any problem.

I can confirm that the issue I pointed out in this topic is back. I updated to mesa 17.3.1-1 and xorg-server 1.19.5-2 as suggested by @tetris4 but it didn’t change anything. The log message is the same than in the original topic. I solved my issue by downgrading xorg and mesa:

sudo pacman -U /var/cache/pacman/pkg/lib32-mesa-17.1.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz /var/cache/pacman/pkg/mesa-17.1.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz /var/cache/pacman/pkg/xorg-server-common-1.19.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz /var/cache/pacman/pkg/xorg-server-1.19.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz /var/cache/pacman/pkg/xorg-server-xvfb-1.19.5-1-x86_64.pkg.tar.xz

Concerning your second issue, pacman just says that the mirror archlinux.puzzle.ch is not reachable so it uses the second mirror indicated in /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist. You can proceed to update, it’s that second mirror that will be used. If you always have these error messages, you can just edit your mirrorlist (requires sudo) and remove the line containing archlinux.puzzle.ch.

sure?
why isn’t the downgrad solution working for you? it sounds wired…
try again please and you are not forced to download a package because it is in your package cache.

cd /var/cache/pacman/pkg
sudo pacman -U <1packageToDowngrade.pkg.tar.xz><2packageToDowngrade.pkg.tar.xz><3packageToDowngrade.pkg.tar.xz>

Ok. I repaired the mirror list and this problem is resolved.
And the downgraded of mesa etc. worked this time.
i can say everything is solved but I have the feeling that since the last update my system run a little bit slowly and heavy.
for example the launcher takes a couple of seconds to open, before the update this opening was instantaneous.
Does anybody have the same issue?

Thanks this time it worked :slight_smile:

I kinda have the same feeling but it’s hard to quantify. It feels globally slower but I couldn’t describe it accurately and try to find a cause.

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