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Old 03-09-2004, 07:43 PM   #16
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yes there is a entry
defualt=0
I can just delete the zero, but I can not put 2 there.
how do I make changes to the grub.conf
I am missing something.

another things is, how do I save changes that I made to grub.conf ?
[understatement]vi is not the easiest editor to use[/understatement]

Once you are at the right point in the file, hit 'i' to enter insert mode, make the changes, then hit 'esc' to leave insert mode. To save the file, hit ':w', and to quit, hit ':q'. (The ':' character is important.)
 
Old 03-09-2004, 09:56 PM   #17
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One of the easiest ways I've found (Just make sure you keep a back up copy!) is to go in as root and open grub in kate or a similar type of writing tool and make the changes...save and exit....remember as root even a simple mistake can hose everything ...been there and now I make sure theres a back up copy to save myself from myself.
I'm still learning the syntax and comands for using the shell and hope to stop doing things this way but it does work as a quick and dirty option.


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Old 03-10-2004, 04:51 AM   #18
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gedit /boot/grub/grub.conf

in command prompt if using gnome or

kedit /boot/grub/grub.conf

if using KDE

these are just like notepad so you will have no troubles using them, you should however learn VI because when you are in a command only terminal you will not be able to use the GUI programs.

REMEMBER THIS

/boot/grub/grub.conf

is just like

C:\boot\grub\grub.conf

in windows.

the / (backslash) is the root of the system much like the C: drive in windows.

You can just browse to /boot/grub/grub.conf in a graphical explorer like program such as nautilis (which is like windows explorer).

-JAX8

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Old 03-10-2004, 05:43 AM   #19
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good morning all,
I edited the grub and now my default boot option is DOS[windows]. I there was no dificulty doing that. thanks again to all.

now I am about to mount my flopy and cd rom, will get back with results.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 10:21 AM   #20
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my cd player will not play music CDs. Is there something I can do ?
(soundblaster audio pci)
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:22 PM   #21
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does it play them on windows? (you mean analog mode right? because it should play music with the player... If it doesn't, you should get new drivers...)
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:34 PM   #22
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Yes, on windows I can play CDs.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:38 PM   #23
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how can you play CDs: with mediaplayer or by pressing the button on the CD itself?
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:53 PM   #24
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usualy it plays CDs automaticaly with creative player.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 12:59 PM   #25
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Can you read other data from the cd? And, unless i am much mistaken, you are talking about normal music (.cda) and not mp3.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 01:16 PM   #26
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that's right, not mp3. I can read anydata CD that is inserted to the drive.

I can view the song titles, and the player counts the clock when I click on the play button, but for some reason it produce no sound.
 
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do you otherwise have sound (try ripping it into mp3 and playing it), but I think you have sound, or you wouldn't really care for the cd music only. Maby it's the player's playing technique that's causing the problem. Are you able to open up your pc or did you buy it in a store and it's sealed for warranty?
 
Old 03-10-2004, 01:23 PM   #28
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because it may be that your cd is not connected to the sound-card with a direct cable.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:17 PM   #29
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You don't need an anti-virus. It's linux for god sake!
'redhat-config-security' or 'redhat-config-firewall' (i'm not sure) sets the firewall for you.

Also you should use nmap or nessus to scan yourself.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:53 PM   #30
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my cd player will not play music CDs. Is there something I can do ?
Also, check other audio CDs. Some CDs have added "features" to prevent copying that make them not work in Linux. I ran into that with one of my CDs.
 
  


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