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Major disk trouble DRDY ERR and UNC error

Posted 11-07-2012 at 10:08 AM by error_401 (LINUX mostly DEBIAN - hardware and software)
Updated 12-18-2015 at 05:23 PM by error_401

Just happened:

Got a nasty error on my laptop running Debian Squeeze. Unable to boot further than initramfs with errors preventing the file system from mounting.

Nasty bugger. Seems to be a bad sector on my HDD. Causes several attempts to read and finally fails with
DRDY ERR and subsequent UNC error triggering the errors:
unable to mount rootfs etc.

Now trying with the installer CD-ROM in recovery mode. A bit nasty as I have unsaved data...
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virtualbricks connect switch to local network

Posted 11-06-2012 at 01:29 AM by zhjim

Another post for me myself and eye so I don't forget how I did it.

Here are the steps to get a virtualbricks setup with a vde_switch to connect through your local computer to the lan/wan/inet. All under Debian wheezy while in late testing.

We need a "master switch", a tap device, a local nic with access to the wide world. Have all your other switches or vserver (within virtualbricks) connect to the "master switch".

Configure your tap...
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Fuduntu .... inspirational ...but ...

Posted 11-05-2012 at 04:53 AM by markyd
Updated 10-16-2013 at 05:31 AM by markyd

Monday 9th Jun3 2013

Just found out that Fuduntu is no more ... Jupiter is not being developed ... these things sadden me, Fuduntu was a great OS and it inspired me to spin Lubuntu to look like it for reasons I have done to death and Jupiter has been my number one package on numerous EEE PC 901's ... Fewt what is going on?

May 11th 2012

I have used Fuduntu in my business for the last 3 months and have really enjoyed the look and feel of the distribution...
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Yes, Virginia there are command line window managers.

Posted 11-01-2012 at 12:45 PM by peonuser

Two interesting command line window managers (no gui required) are dvtm and byobu.
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Is Gnash Finally Useful?

Posted 11-01-2012 at 07:47 AM by scorpioofthewoods

I installed Debian Sid the other day and got things set up the way I like it, mostly. Mostly because lately I am slow to install proprietary software until I need it. I like to see how long I can go on open source software before it becomes necessary to install something like flash.

After the install I go to YouTube and click on a video. It starts playing, and play really well. I then realize I have not yet installed flash. I right click on the video to see if it is using html5. No,...
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