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    [ubuntu] Re: NetworkManager missing eth0

    Well, finally i did away with NM!
    IT even resolved my firefox automatically starting in offline mode. (I had tried modifying the config for firefox.... but i did not see it use NM).

    I use WICD...
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    [ubuntu] Re: NetworkManager missing eth0

    Thanks!
    Even i am checking on it.... will post if i do catch hold of something.
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    [ubuntu] Re: NetworkManager missing eth0

    n just to add again, the logs do not reflect NM accessing eth0.
    This is what is bothering me........ :(
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    [ubuntu] Re: NetworkManager missing eth0

    Thanks Guys, but I had already tried these both b4 posting :)

    I commented out everything from t interfaces file, and had NM configure it using t manual option.

    Now, even though i can connect to...
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    [ubuntu] NetworkManager missing eth0

    Hi,
    After trying what i could: I am unable to figure out why NetworkManager does not handle eth0 (a wired interface).
    Glancing through the logs (I am running Ubuntu Hardy):

    Nov 21 20:59:47...
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    [ubuntu] Live CD root mount point

    Hi,
    A rather silly question :)
    After mounting a live CD, how do i check at which point the root and home directories are mounted?

    The mount command does not explicitly tell me about root, but...
  7. [ubuntu] * Hardy: Bug found for persistent boot *

    Hi,
    After going bonkers as to why the 'casper-rw' partition wont mount on boot up, i found a bug in the 'casper-helper' script, in the 'initrd'.

    The function 'find_cow_device' has the following:...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Hardy Casper Script for persistence

    Oh god!
    Dan, that sounds wierd :(

    Anyways, i got the fix to my problem... just posting it. I tried my first persistence: Chainging desktop wallpaper and it works :)

    But i have to see...
  9. [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu Hardy Casper Script for persistence

    Also, how can i ensure persistence?

    After KDE/GNOME starts, should the 'casper-rw' mount directory be visible on my desktop?


    That is precisely what is not happening.
    When i check my boot...
  10. [ubuntu] Ubuntu Hardy Casper Script for persistence

    Hi,
    I am attempting to fix the casper script to make my Ubuntu Hardy on USB persistence.
    Despite numerous guides suggesting to drop the "mode" option during persistent disk mount, my ubuntu still...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Modifying initrd on Hardy

    Thanks!

    i realized i missed out t format option, coz I was getting a message of inodes being chopped, when repacking.
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    [ubuntu] Modifying initrd on Hardy

    Hi,
    After making ubuntu bootable on my USB, i checked about the casper script bug in hardy. To fix it I extracted the initrd, made the modification, and then repacked it as:

    $gzip -dc initrd.gz |...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB: Question on casper-rw

    Well guys, the reason is that the casper script in the initrd, which performs certain functions during boot looks for a partition with label "casper-rw", and tries to mount this partition during boot...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu on USB: Question on casper-rw

    Hi,
    I have installed Hardy on USB, with an attempt to make it persistent, with the following partitioning.

    /dev/sda1 - 2GB FAT32 - Contains GRUB
    /dev/sda2 - 1.2GB ext2 FS- casper-rw
    /dev/sda3 -...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB: Partition Issue

    Guys!

    I finally managed to boot my USB!!!
    i typed out the whole details of what i did, only to find that my reply was dropped n the thing never got posted!:mad:

    So i will surely type the whole...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB: Partition Issue

    Hi,
    I have tried installing grub on /dev/sda1 as well as /dev/sda3. but to no avail.

    as i understand, i shd create director for "boot/grub" and thereafter from grub prompt, run "setup (hd2)"...
  17. [ubuntu] Re: Can you decompress this initrd image? File attached

    Thanks!
    I'll try that n let u know
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    [ubuntu] Re: Ubuntu on USB: Partition Issue

    Thanks Guys.

    I have marked my 3rd partition as active :)

    fdisk shows me a '*' next to /dev/sda3.

    Thasts why this boggles me, coz all guides would tell you to install the boot loader on the...
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    [ubuntu] Ubuntu on USB: Partition Issue

    Hi,
    I installed Ubuntu on my USB 4 GB USB drive, with the following partitioning (unlike the traditional approach):

    1. Partition 1: 2 GB FAT32, so that windows would detect my USB as a RW...
  20. [ubuntu] Re: Can you decompress this initrd image? File attached

    GZIP just complains that the file is not a gzip file. I dint try 'file' though. Will try n let u know.
  21. [ubuntu] Re: Helpless! Kernel Panic during boot unknown block (0,0)

    Hi,
    The kernel was finally built successfully. I had missed compiling "Generic IDE support", which i located by seeing the modules loaded by my default kernel, after machine boot.

    Thanks a lot...
  22. [ubuntu] Re: Can you decompress this initrd image? File attached

    and just to add....
    root device (0,0) does exist, because when GRUB boots and passes the root parameter to kernel, it displayes the device correctly and the filesystem too.

    My old kernel boots...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: Can you decompress this initrd image? File attached

    Hi psusi.
    could you please explain what you mean by run "foo.img"?

    Should i just give it execute permission and run it from the shell?

    As apart, i tried decompressing the file with gzip, and...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: Helpless! Kernel Panic during boot unknown block (0,0)

    Thanks psusi!

    But i want to try building my own kernel.

    When i build the bzImage, on completion it displays "root block
    (3,7)" but not (0,0).

    Could this have something to do with this?
    ...
  25. [ubuntu] Can you decompress this initrd image? File attached

    Hi,
    I have problems with the new kernel i compiled, using the vanilla kernel for version 2.6.11.

    I have tried every suggestion possible, (compile IDE, SCSI though i dont have SCSI devices!, RAID,...
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