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Switched back to FC4 from Slack 10.2

Posted 12-15-2005 at 04:46 AM by ALInux
Updated 02-08-2014 at 08:02 AM by ALInux

I was starting to like slack.......but slapt-get did not do the job for me.....I needed something like urpmi or yum....anyhow....Iam back on FC4 now..

If you want to contact me you can do so on my blog Freelancer Blogger - http://thefreelancer.guru
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Me and my IrritATIng motherboard drivers

Posted 12-15-2005 at 04:38 AM by carl0ski

IrratATIng

ATI Xpress 200 i found to be truely magnificent piece of equipment , however the conducter is lazy.

Today i found my way to the ATI site (/me shudders) and followed my nose through to ATI Xpress 200 Linux X86_64 drivers
I though fantastic and downloaded the latest 8.19 South Bridge Drivers for ATI motherboards with GFX.
ATI Customer Care > Drivers and Software > Linux > Linux x86_64 > Motherboards with ATI Graphics > RADEON >...
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Athlon64X2 + Xpress 200 Upgrade equates to Uplate

Posted 12-15-2005 at 04:06 AM by carl0ski

I Recently ploped down the cash on a MS-RS482M4 to accomidate a Athlon 64 X2.
Replacing an honourable Athlon XP (may its ashes rest in peace)

I installed Mandriva 2006 X86_64 on my new beast with a few hiccups.

First for some bizarre reason the Kernel on the install disc doesnt boot past IDE and SATA controllers unless
# noapic
is passed to the kernel like so
# linux noapic

that isnt a big deal however whenever noapic is passed...
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Athlon 64 are so Fast even the time flies by.

Posted 12-15-2005 at 03:52 AM by carl0ski

an issue floating around with some Athlon 64 processors

the date wizzes by rapidly
what a nightmare
imagine waking up 9 december and seeing it is December 26
arghhhhhhhh crap!

My Resolution:
took a hell of lot experimenting but
append
'no_timer_check notsc' to your Bootloader


(/etc/lilo.conf) mine looks like this
image=/boot/vmlinuz
label="linux"
root=/dev/hda5
...
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switch to new hard drive

Posted 12-14-2005 at 07:33 PM by divukman

Aloha,

Let's say you have a new hard drive and want to transfer all files from your
old one, including your fancy linux system. No problem, no problem at all,
but there's nothing I can do about it ? ahha :) not quite...

I'll write a bit more thorough tutorial, but here are just basic steps for
now.

1. Plug the drive :) who would have guessed, if it's ata then take the
jumper off and put the jumper on the old drive to slave,...
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