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  1. [ubuntu] Re: crashes during boot sequence - memory frequency?

    no more windows here! i've read a few posts about creating a bootable freedos disk that i can flash the mobo with. guess i'll try that.
  2. [ubuntu] Re: crashes during boot sequence - memory frequency?

    ran the memtest overnight and didn't get any errors. i'm not too sure if i want to update the bios or not. is it something that i can recover from if i screw it up?
  3. [ubuntu] Re: crashes during boot sequence - memory frequency?

    i just ran lshw and here is some of the information:

    description: Desktop Computer
    product: A7N8X2.0
    vendor: ASUSTeK Computer INC.
    version: REV 2.xx
    serial: xxxxxxxxxxx
    ...
  4. [ubuntu] crashes during boot sequence - memory frequency?

    For the past couple of years on rare occasions i have issues with ubuntu crashing while booting. it happens when the splash screen progress bar first starts to move and i hear a click then a winding...
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    thanks for the reply - i tried doing the resize and couldn't get anything to work.

    i ended up copying my home directory onto my flash hard drive and started all over. i used fdisk to delete each...
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    df -h /dev/sda3 displays

    Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
    /dev/sda3 16G 9.0G 5.5G 63% /

    why is this different than the output of fdisk -l?
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
    Disk identifier: 0x00df00df

    Device Boot Start ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    can't find any files that would have taken up 50 gigs during the expand. not sure where to go from here.
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    this is the error report...

    GParted 0.3.5

    Libparted 1.7.1

    Grow /dev/sda3 from 15.35 GiB to 59.18 GiB 01:24:40 ( ERROR )

    calibrate /dev/sda3 00:00 ( SUCCES )
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    [ubuntu] Re: noob question: merging partitions?

    i ran the live cd and used gparted to resize he root partition and it appeared to work until the very end. i got an error during the disk check after the resize was done. when i restarted, the root...
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    [ubuntu] noob question: merging partitions?

    I installed ubuntu (now 8.04) but left the original windows partition in place. since i no longer use windows, i would like to merge it into my linux partition. is this possible or do i have to...
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