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  1. Thread: Boot record

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    Re: Boot record

    Dennis N, Thanks for the reply, your query on clarifying what I mean by "boot record", got me thinking about just what did I mean by "boot record" MBR or PBR??? After reading OldFred's link on...
  2. Thread: Boot record

    by Curbie
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    Boot record

    Does Xubuntu setup it's boot record with grub, or something else? I tried to get into the grub menu with sudo grub after booting the install disk, but that returned a command does not exit message,...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: Partition does not start on physical sector boundary. Warning

    Well, the “Partition X does not start on physical sector boundary.” warning is gone on the test drive, and I hope deleting all partitions on the drive and manually recreating the partitions (both /...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: Partition does not start on physical sector boundary. Warning

    QIII,


    I used 500Gb drive I could kill the data, deleted all existing partitions, copied and pasted a 500Gb boot-able partition, then moved the partition by one block in hopes of finding the...
  5. [SOLVED] Partition does not start on physical sector boundary. Warning

    After a couple of days of reading about what this warning is, and experimenting on how to fix it, I'm stuck, I've experimented with Garted move and copy and paste, the Garted move and copy and paste...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    Dennis N, thanks for your help.


    I need to consolidate 6 pages of notes for the future on what I've been taught on all this, come up with a new labeling plan for all the hard drives, and start...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    Dennis N,


    Thanks for the reply, sorry I'm such a Nimrod, was the icon supposed to go away when someone changes the mount point from media to mnt, or did I goof something up?



    My issue...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,


    Still trying and making some progress (I think?).


    # is comment, do not type
    # to verify how the system named the drives
    sudo parted -l
    # create...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,


    I read a post of yours last weekend, talking in detail about gpt partitioning with either UEFI or BIOS and decided that I would like them for the future compatibility, but until I...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,

    Does this correct, or did I goof this up again?

    Curbie


    curbie@curbie-desktop:~$ sudo parted -l
    [sudo] password for curbie:
    Model: ATA ST500DM002-1BD14 (scsi)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,


    That screw up I must have done three years ago when I did the transition from Win to Xubuntu, again just shows how robust Ubuntu is!



    The next plan is is to get the DataCurbie...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,


    I'm running Xubuntu, so I guess no Unity.



    curbie@curbie-desktop:~$ sudo parted -l
    [sudo] password for curbie:
    Model: ATA ST500DM002-1BD14 (scsi)
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,


    “You normally have to click on a partition to mount it.”, click on the icon from the desktop to mount it, correct? I always had the partition hard-drive icons just show up on the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    So checking my drives:

    blkid -c /dev/null -o list
    device fs_type label mount point UUID
    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,

    Thanks for the reply. I apologize for screwing things up so badly that it's fooling the master, which tells me that I first need to fix existing configuration issues as NOT to attempt...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    After spending the day reading the posts and related linked posts, to try to get a handle the mount portion and overview of OldFred's procedure, I'm worried that I'm building that procedure on a...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    Bucky Ball,

    Clownzilla is what happens to goofy names that I've only spelled or thought about twice ever, but with two years in between. I'm lucky to remember my phone number because I don't...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    OldFred,

    Thanks for the reply.

    I think once you have mounted it, then it is not sda3 anymore, but your mount

    dev/sda3 on /media/curbie/DataCurbie type ext4...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading a 500Gb main drive to a 1Tb drive

    I'm trying to upgrade a 500Gb main drive to a brand new 1Tb drive, the 500 Gb drive is older, but still functions fine, I just like to maintain multiple backups (I have 3x500 Gb drives 1 with Xubuntu...
  20. [xubuntu] Trying to understand and setup ufw for Snort reporting

    I'm trying to setup network intrusion detection alert on home desktop, after some research Firewall Configuration for ufw and snort seems the best option for me. I downloaded and installed both from...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Problems

    The on-board network adapter of the motherboard did go bad, and disabling the network adapter in the BOIS and then installing the new PCI NIC solved the problem, simple hardware failure, and after...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Problems

    chili555, the bad network adapter is part of an onboard chipset, I've ordered a PCI NIC that has an user review who states the NIC card I ordered worked seamlessly with his Ubuntu 12.04, and have now...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Problems

    chili555, grep found no occurrence of the text "eth0" in dmesg, no logical name either.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Problems

    chile555, I removed and reloaded the r8169 module:

    sudo modprobe -r r8169
    sudo modprobe r8169
    dmesg | grep r8169
    grep found no occurrence of the text "r8169" in dmesg again, and I tried the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Network Problems

    chile555, grep found no occurrence of the text "r8169" in dmesg.


    modinfo r8169
    filename: /lib/modules/3.2.0-70-generic/kernel/drivers/net/ethernet/realtek/r8169.ko
    firmware: ...
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