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    [ubuntu] Re: touble printing PDF files

    I think I have the same problem. When I print PDF files to an HP 2550n (color laser) printer, the printer stalls with the yellow light flashing. If I press the big green button, it prints the...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: Thinkpad T420, Ubuntu 11.04 Fan running all the Time

    mejo,
    Many thanks for your help with this. For reasons I do not understand, my fan started making a lot of noise as if it was running away. (RPMs reported about 3000.) I went through the process and...
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    [ubuntu] Boot alternate root filesystem

    At present my 10.04 LTS system is configured with the following file systems:

    / (/dev/md0)
    /boot (/dev/md0)
    /home (/dev/md3)

    I have just installed another drive and have copied the root file...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    Thanks for the tip. I was pretty leery about trying anything like that since Ubuntu and Gentoo are on different Grub versions (unless that's changed.) I'll have to give that a shot.
  5. Thread: CK patch set

    by HankB
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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Thank you! I will have to study and try those out. I suppose it seems particularly propitious since they use 'setiathome' in an example.

    I wonder if there are similar tunable capabilities with the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    That's pretty much what I thought. I did find that with /boot mounted during the Gentoo install, I could no longer boot Ubuntu and update-grub was not sufficient to fix whatever problem Gentoo...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    Fair enough. But this is not a RAID issue.

    Correct. there is only one /boot. I thought I could share that between distros since it basically holds initrd, kernel and grub info necessary to load...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    Here is bootinfo. I don't really care if /etc/grub.d/30_os-prober doesn't find the Gentoo kernel. I'm happy to add it manually via /etc/grub.d/40_custom if I could get that to work.

    /dev/sd[ih]...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    I'd appreciate that - thanks.

    Edit: OS Prober does not find Gentoo.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    No grub experts can offer a suggestion?
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    [ubuntu] Grub2 menuentry to boot Gentoo?

    I've partially installed Gentoo to a separate (RAID0) partition and would like to boot it from my Ubuntu 10.04 Grub installation. I have a /boot on RAID1 (mirror) and Ubuntu root on RAID1 (stripe...
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    [ubuntu] Re: multiple ubuntu and/or Gentoo dual boot?

    I can confirm that installing Gentoo with my boot partition mounted was a Bad Idea(tm). I did not even install grub for Gentoo because they have not yet migrated to grub2 and some part of the install...
  13. Thread: CK patch set

    by HankB
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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    At present I'm running:

    hbarta@olive:~$ uname -a
    Linux olive 2.6.31-11-rt #154-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT RT Wed Jun 9 13:40:34 UTC 2010 x86_64 GNU/Linux

    Nvidia version is 260.19.29. X is 1.8.2.

    I...
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    [ubuntu] multiple ubuntu and/or Gentoo dual boot?

    Hi folks,
    I'm planning to carve out a couple of partitions on my HDs in order to allow for test installations of the newer Ubuntu versions as well as other distros such as Gentoo. At present my...
  15. Thread: CK patch set

    by HankB
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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Thanks for the tip. How do I go about installing an older version of X? Is there a HOWTO you can point me to or is it easier than that?

    thanks,
    hank
  16. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Thanks for the info. I did. Unfortunately those kernels seemed not to play well with the nVidia drivers. During boot the splash screen remained up perpetually. I could ssh into the box but the X...
  17. Thread: CK patch set

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    [SOLVED] Re: CK patch set

    Hi Dan,
    Thanks for putting the effort into making this available.

    I have a question about suitability for the ck kernel for my usage.

    At present I am crunching the Rosetta DC (distributed...
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    [ubuntu] Boinc, GPU and task priority

    I'm running two Boinc distributed projects. One (Rosetta) uses the CPU cores and gets near 100% of each on a four core system. The other (GPUGRID) uses an nvidia GPU and is presently starved for CPU...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Boot fails: Can't find root device + drop to shell (Softraid/0 on Ubuntu 10.10)

    Thanks for posting this. I had a similar problem installing to md-raid. I posted at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1711681 and cited your post for further information.

    best,
    hank
  20. [SOLVED] Install 10.04 to RAID drive with root on RAID0

    I ran into this and found a non-trivial solution so I thought I'd share in case anyone else ran into it.

    I have two 200GB drives so I thought I'd install my system with RAIDed partitions for...
  21. [kubuntu] Re: Using MDADM to add RAID 1 setup to existing data drive

    I've done that and it worked fine. The only thing I would add is that you have to install mdadm. All Ubuntu kernels I've used include MD support but the admin tools are not installed by default.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Upgrading server hardware

    What kind of media server? Are you thinking of serving files to another system like a DLNA server? Or are you thinking along the lines of a set top box where the output of the video card drives a TV...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Best components for Ubuntu extreme PC??

    Pretty much anything that makes a PC run Win7 faster will make it run Linux faster. (Only exception I can think of is that small flash drive that Vista and Win7 can use to cache the spinning HD.)
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  24. Thread: Overclock?

    by HankB
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    [ubuntu] Re: Overclock?

    I'm not familiar with any run time overclocking utilities other than the one you mention. Depending on your H/W you may be able to overclock via BIOS if your motherboard supports that.

    I have run...
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    [all variants] Re: Drives for Software RAID 5?

    What issues should I be looking for?

    thanks,
    hank
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