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  1. Thread: Kernel config

    by RobertF
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    Although it is not recomended you could use your...

    Although it is not recomended you could use your .config file from an older kernel to build new kernel.
    1. copy .config from previously configured kernel to .config.old to the root folder of new...
  2. [SOLVED] Ok... Fixed the delay. Process: Disabled NFSv4...

    Ok... Fixed the delay.
    Process:
    Disabled NFSv4 in the kernel. (Kernel now only uses NFSv3)
    Set ports for various NFS daemons in /etc/conf.d/nfs (This is probably Gentoo specific)
    In grub kernel...
  3. [SOLVED] Rubberman, The problem is that a previous system...

    Rubberman, The problem is that a previous system with a similar setup but using older versions did not have this delay. Was kind of hoping it was a configuration issue. I will try get the specs of...
  4. [SOLVED] NFS: Delay before write access to mounted nfs shares at boot time

    I have two computers that boot at the same time. They both mount nfs shares served by the other. Shares appear to mount correctly. However, there is a delay of about 60 seconds before writes can be...
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    You won't be bored with Gentoo

    You won't be bored with Gentoo
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    Oh yes, if the output ifconfig -a only shows 'lo'...

    Oh yes, if the output ifconfig -a only shows 'lo' interface then you probably dont have the correct kernel drivers enabled assuming you have already installed gentoo. If this is the case the output...
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    As frank56 said. Output from the following...

    As frank56 said. Output from the following command will be helpfull:
    #ifconfig -a

    All your network interfaces should be shown.
    Normally to connect to a dhcp managed network I run:
    #dhcpcd...
  8. Good plan. Thanks Just a note on file though:...

    Good plan. Thanks

    Just a note on file though: file will determine that the file is either a gzip, bzip2 or a xz type file but won't tell you if it is a tar file unless you have already extracted...
  9. UPDATE: .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 can be extracted...

    UPDATE:
    .tar.gz and .tar.bz2 can be extracted using only the -xvf tar options. However tar.xz requires the -J option included otherwise tarball will not be extracted. Thus I will need to check the...
  10. Exracting tarball without compression filter options

    I am writing a script that installs updates to an embedded system.

    The script is required to extract a update tarball compressed with either .gz .bz2 or .xz.

    I have noticed on my gentoo system...
  11. Extracting tarball without specifying compression format.

    I am writing a script that installs updates to an embedded system.

    The script is required to extract a update tarball compressed with either .gz .bz2 or .xz.

    I have noticed on my gentoo system...
  12. Right on gentoo, to create a labeled fat32 USB...

    Right on gentoo, to create a labeled fat32 USB disk use sys-fs/mtools (install: #emerge mtools)

    To label the partition on the USB disk use command:
    #mlabel -i /dev/partition ::my_label

    Where...
  13. Ok... Disk labels might work. Duh (hopefully)

    Ok... Disk labels might work. Duh (hopefully)
  14. So far my best solution is mounting each existing...

    So far my best solution is mounting each existing device and looking for the install script. If not found, then move on to the next device.

    Any better suggestions?
  15. After USB boot, detect which device the ramfs was loaded from. Bash or Python

    Please can I have some suggestions as to how one could determine (for use in a Bash or Python script) which device (eg /dev/sda1, /dev/hda1... etc) a ramfs was loaded from when booting from a USB...
  16. Thread: Folder size

    by RobertF
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    In the mean time you can use the disk usage...

    In the mean time you can use the disk usage analysis tool found in applications>accessories>Disk usage analyzer
    Select scan folder and choose the folder you would like to see the size of. Bit of the...
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    Poll: Africa on the map

    Cape Town, South Africa
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    Not such a far fetched idea.

    Bring it down a few notches and you are almost spot on. Interactive documentation could help with the osmosis of info onto the brain. The only problem is that documentation writing is everyones...
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    This site might help

    Just did a quick search and found this site that you might find helpful.

    How to dual-boot Vista with Linux (Linux is already installed) | APC Magazine

    good luck.
  20. So I tried working with the settings and the...

    So I tried working with the settings and the problem was that Ubuntu could not find any hardware device for the sound or the internet. UBUNTU COULD NOT FIND ANY HARDWARE DEVICE FOR NEITHER! That is...
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    This is a link to a good Fedora 8 installation...

    This is a link to a good Fedora 8 installation guide. I think a lot of the stuff would also be usable for fedora 7. There are also guids for other fedora releases. Hope this helps.

    See:
    Personal...
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