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Howto fix long boot delay with "Starting MTA:" (Common Issue)

Posted 06-10-2010 at 12:20 PM by bittner (Notes on Linux)
Tags debian, exim4, mta

A common issue when setting up servers in a lab is that the Mail Transfer Agent (MTA) delays the boot process waiting for a very long timeout. In the forums on the web this reads as ...
  • "boot process slow when 'Starting MTA' offline"
  • "Can I get rid of MTA?"
  • "Starting MTA delay"
  • "I see a line saying Starting MTA: It takes ages until Debian comes."

The issue is typically related to an unsuccessful reverse DNS lookup that the Mail Transfer Agent...
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Recovering Windows boot after deleting the Linux partitions

Posted 08-30-2011 at 02:32 PM by TobiSGD
Updated 08-30-2011 at 02:36 PM by TobiSGD

So you tried Linux in dual-boot with your Windows installation and after you deleted the Linux partition(s) your Windows won't boot anymore.
There is a simple fix for that, you have to just re-install your Windows boot-loader.

Windows XP:
  1. Boot the system from your Windows XP-CD, just like you booted the Linux-CD/DVD before.
  2. Start the recovery/repair console (not the repair installation).
  3. Type
    Code:
    fixmbr.exe
    and press Enter.
  4. Reboot.

Windows Vista/7:
  1. Boot the system
...
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You are yet to get it all

Posted 08-20-2012 at 08:44 AM by leosubhadeep

There was a period of around 12 years, I used Windows-based system, even a HTC handheld with Windows installed. I thought, and perhaps think even now, that Microsoft treats you as a teenager and act like a 'big bro' which is good when your primary business is not with devices. Linux, on the other hand, gives you more credit than Windows do. The main reason of my being with Windows platform was I focused on productivity, keeping aside my self customized environment.

Nowadays I work
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/dev/dsp permissions

Posted 03-30-2009 at 01:54 PM by shannonbay

Fixed sound for my regular users (sound worked fine for root in KDE). Was a simple matter of adding user to group audio, which I did through KUser.
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Fixed disappearing eth0... maybe?

Posted 03-30-2009 at 03:43 PM by shannonbay

I added the following lines to /etc/rc.d/rc.modules:
Code:
alias eth0 tg3
modprobe tg3
Will see whether that works - eth0 has stayed put through two reboots.

Not much success with the graphics adapter yet. Got it from here:
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...item&px=NjE0Ng
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