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Aspire One Linpus for Christmas

Posted 01-17-2009 at 02:47 AM by jryoung

Well, I have been a member of LinuxQuestions for a few years, and the forum was invaluable to help me get going and sort out all those issues we used to get with earlier versions of Fedora, etc.
Well we are 100% Linux in my house - I prefer Fedora as it is similar to RedHat, which is often a prerequisite for Server Software (used in my job).

I got an Aspire One (110, Linpus version) for Christmas. This is an amazing PC, boots in 15 seconds and runs effectively a version of...
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'/' root filesystem is read-only! YaY no more useradd requests!!

Posted 01-16-2009 at 12:32 PM by mike47
Updated 01-20-2009 at 10:49 AM by mike47

Interesting and frustrating problem, well 2 problems...

I seem to have somehow caused the '/' partition to become read-only
AND my /etc/vfstab entry for '/' has this error:
the mount point is /dev/dsk/c1t0d0s0, and
mirror /dev/md/rdsk/d0 is set as the 'filesystem to fsck'.

After much hunting, searching, and thinking, I believe I've found a solution:
Did I mention that my root (/) partition is mirrored?

This is how my mirror...
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Back to the wireless quest

Posted 01-14-2009 at 08:05 PM by ctroyer
Updated 01-14-2009 at 08:22 PM by ctroyer (recategorize)

I took a little detour to get my sound card working while I was waiting for the wireless card to arrive in the mail. Now that I can listen to music while beating my head against the machine, it will be much more fun.
Bad news when my wireless card arrived in the mail - they substituted a different cheap card for the one I ordered. For any other application, it wouldn't matter, but the substitute uses a chipset that is NOT supported, so I'll try to find something else to purchase; but I'll...
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kernel 2.6.28

Posted 01-12-2009 at 07:50 PM by Drakeo

Well keep playing with it and you will brake it. Usually I can fix 90 percent of the problem 2.6.28 you take the cake. Just real bad thinking on behalf of the community. I gues I will right my own kerenl. x86 is still alive.
Linus how did this crap get past you.
symlink to to a joke.
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Warning: Rant Ahead!

Posted 01-12-2009 at 01:45 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 10-27-2009 at 06:46 PM by rocket357

Today a thought occurred to me...

If I want to "kill -2 1" any one of my Linux boxen, I can. Linux will happily oblige, and I will have shot myself in the foot and upset both customers and management. Obviously this isn't something I want to do, but Linux (and the BSD's, for that matter), make no judgement call. They simply do what you tell them to do.

Not so with Windows. Today I found the evil ATI driver bug that causes Terminal Services to go brain...
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