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    [SOLVED] Re: Issue with WD External

    How do I mark the thread closed?
    Edit: Nevermind, found it.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Issue with WD External

    Well that blows all the chunks. Thanks a lot for the help ahallubuntu.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Issue with WD External

    I'm attaching the log from GSmartControl, I'm not sure what I'm looking at here, hopefully someone can tell me if this is a total failure or still something fixable.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Trying to use Ubuntu to fix a common WD External issue..help?

    In order: I have no idea what fsck is or does (my knowledge of linux is limited to vaguely remembering what it takes to install a windows installer disc onto the internal HD in order to install...
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    [SOLVED] Issue with WD External

    Hey everyone. So I have an issue with an external HD from WD, the WD Elements 2TB External. The issue is that after some amount of time (roll a die, anywhere between 2 days and 6 months) the HD will...
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    [ubuntu] Installing Windows 7

    So here's my challenge. I'm trying to use GRUB to boot up an installation ISO. I ask this here because I feel it has more to do with Grub and Linux than it does with windows bootup procedures,...
  7. Re: HOWTO Boot from any .iso file without needing a working CD-ROM - REALLY USEFUL!

    Well, in Grub 1 I was able to boot the Gujin floppy no problems...but when I tried to boot my Windows XP cd iso it said NTLDR not found...

    Please, don't ask why I'm trying to install XP. It's a...
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    Re: HOWTO Fix A Buggy DSDT File

    Thanks a lot, 67GTA. I've been working on this issue for a while now, and I'm glad an expert was able to take a look at the second-most-core piece of software in this situation. I'm pretty sure,...
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    Re: HOWTO Fix A Buggy DSDT File

    Hey, I'm getting one warning on line 2098. I fixed the other error there was by simply deleting the line. Originally, I got this:
    ronen@vxtablet:~$ iasl -tc dsdt.dsl

    Intel ACPI Component...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    To any who may view this thread in the near or far future with issues of the same sorts, I ended up filing an official bug report, found here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/461675/
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    Sorry to bump, but I really need an answer...I can't use my laptop safely without help
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    I'm going to bed now, so this ends my escapades for today, but once tomorrow starts I'm going to do and look over these links. I'll edit this specific post once I've actually done it, need a place...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    During boot up into Grub to edit its control of acpi, I noticed that in Grub, the fan works fine. Works exactly the way it's supposed to, rather. But as soon as Ubuntu boots up, fan control dies...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    Here are my results for that

    ronen@vxtablet:~$ sudo apt-get install fancontrol
    [sudo] password for ronen:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    I've tried doing a command in GRUB that forces ACPI but to no avail. The exact thing I entered in the console was:
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="acpi=force"
    Just in case the quotes are incorrect and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    before following the directions of post #1, with the acpi thing, I did what the directions in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=42737 started telling me to do by setting up lm-sensors. The...
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    [ubuntu] Re: How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    Someone has recommended me to try doing something with this to try to get it running, but I'm wondering if it will work. I DO have the phoenix bios, though. What do you guys think?
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    [ubuntu] How can I gain control of my laptop fans?

    Note: I'm now 90% sure that it's an acpi/dsdt issue, but please read all my posts to see if I missed something.


    Hi guys, I'm running on an old Fujitsu T4020D,and installed a full Ubuntu 9.04...
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