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Webcam USB- I AM DESPERATE www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have somce linux experience (2 years or so). I have debian etch and just installed Hercules Webcam. Some extra info: lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 06f8:3003 Guillemot Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000 lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 GMCH [Graphics Memory Controller Hub] (rev 03) 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133...

Pinnacle PCTV HD PCI and Mythtv www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am running, AMD Athlon 64x2 Nvidia 8400 2G RAM Ubuntu64 7.10(as main OS, I want to get the hd card working on this first, if not then Sabayon second.) Sabayon64 1.1 (As secondary OS) I am completely new to setting up an HD tv card to my computer. I did some research but I am very confused and lost and what I should try first. What I need to do is get the Pinnacle PCTV HD...

Problems with Winfast Tv2000 XP Tuner www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Right now I'm trying to get my Winfast TV2000 XP TV Tuner (NTSC) to work on my Mandriva Spring (2007.1) and I can't seem to get it to work. Mandriva seems to detect it, but when I start up a tv program like Tv Time I get a blue screen that says no signal and when I use KDETV scanning for channels brings up nothing. Here is my dmesg output Linux video capture interface: v1.00 saa7130/34:...

wireless RF keyboards www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. anyone use these? i was thinking about getting a USB RF wireless keyboard with a trackball, and it says it supports all kinds of windows versions, but nothing about linux, and i havent found any drivers for it online, are there any universal drivers for this purpose or how does it work? enlighten me Thanks

Flashing light on external DVD/RW? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. When in packet writing mode the light on the usb external DVD/RW often flashes *all* the time.Sometimes when the drive is not spinning.Is it possible to say what, if anything, this implies??It doesn't flash if the computer is turned off.I get quite a bit of trouble with I/O and scsi troubles when packet writing, was wondering if this informed it.Does not happen when packet writing with...

3D acceleration not working for my Radeon 9600 (in Ubuntu) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. my name is Tomas and this is my (second) problem: I just installed Ubuntu Breezy at home, and then added the (binary) ATI "fglrx" drivers (I have a Radeon 9600 XT). The thing is it doesn't seem like 3D acceleration is working: OpenGL screensavers (and PlanetPenguin Racer, which I downloaded for test purposes) work really really slow, so I guess something must be wrong. I already...

Homebrew Linux PC --- Searching the right community www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i think, i searched with the wrong terms here and with google I want to build my own Linux Pc. Here my requiremets for this system: - Linux device drivers must be available - Fanless Motherboard - Powerconsumtion less than 10 W better up to 3-5W - I need this Pc for Surfing, E-Mail, E-Book reading, wiriting dokuments - no gaming Who of the community have some tips, links...

Printer settings file www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I was using YaST to add a printer to OpenSUSE 10.2. When testing the printer after entering it's details the installation froze, I think because the printer turned off after a timeout, and I had to kill the application. After trying to open the application again it stops while trying to open current settings. I guess it's now corrupt. Does anyone know where the settings are stored...

Inspiron 6000 Video Drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Does anybody have any experience setting up an Inspiron 6000 with a 15.4 WUXGA screen?I have the built in Intel Video card. I am trying to get all the video resolution working, and also get the video to display properly when playing an MPEG or a DVD. Any help would be very much appreciated. I can post what ever files you need to see. Thanks

Video Camera www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. With a new addition to my family http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.steveandlisa.boldlygoingnowhere.org%2Fweeun_text3.html I've decided that I need a video camera.Although I know next to nothing about the format, etc., I should buy, I can find all this out from the web.The problem is that I don't know how to find out which cameras are going to be...

How do I fix/mark bad block using dd? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a partition with SuSE 9.3 formatted with a ReiserFS file system.I've been experiencing strange problems lately (DMA refuses to stay enabled on the drive, loooooong login times, hda errors showing up in syslog), so I ran reiserfsck on /dev/hda7, which identified a bad block.In the comments following the fsck, the output recommended using dd to attempt to write to the specific bad...

Intel GMA 950 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Is there a way to get the Intel GMA 950 to work better? When I run Google Earth it looks like it's having a seizure. I know how to get graphics acceleration/3d going for nvidia and ati, but I can't figure out how to do it with the Intel GMA 950 on my Acer Laptop running Dreamlinux 2.2 MMGL. Anyone know? Thanks

How to find a scanner problem ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have just installed Kubuntu 7.04, got the wireless connection working, done the adept update, got my Epson ALC900 printer working and my old HP ScanJet 5100C parallel-scsi scanner working but I'm stuck on my HP Photo Scanner - a C5100A. Googling suggests the model I have (ancient) is or was supported on Linux but in Kooka or GIMP (Acquire tool) only the Scanjet A4 scanner shows in...

Realtek 97 AC mic not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have realtek 97 ac and the mic quit working. Worked fine until it quit. How do I check and fix this? Windows XP Pro. Thanks

internal laptop speakers not working www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have mandriva linux 2007.1 running on adell 1420 laptop the sound card is a sigmatel 9228.Sound is working great from the headphone jack but the internal laptop speakers aren't working.Right now I'm using the snd-hda-intel driver.I would try another one but I there are a million other choices and I don't know which ones to try. Thanks

TV Cards www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I need to find some tv cards because recording it on my VCR isn't cutting it anymore. Also I wanted MythTV and want to use it to record shows. Can you tell me TV Cards that are compatible with linux.? Thanks

RATOC U2SCX on Debian amd64 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm trying to setup a Dell Inspiron 1501 running debian 2.6.21-2-amd64 to access an EEG amplifier that has a scsi interface using Ratoc's U2SCX product to convert from usb2 to scsi.The Ratoc site says RedHat 9 distro includes the driver for it.However, I'm wondering if my debian distribution does not include it.I find a section for the Ratoc device in /proc/bus/usb/devices, but no /dev/sg*...

thinkpads and dell with ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have just being reading distro watch weekly and the artical about thinkpads being installed with ubuntu and the fact that hardware will nows support ubuntu and no other distro and that this is a bad thing but correct be if i am wrong but isn hardware support in linux hardware support in Linux if it works with ubuntu it will work with all distros wont it if u don't like Ubuntu...

Flashing Wi-Fi Router to Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Article in question: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lifehacker.com%2Fsoftware%2Frouter%2Fhack-attack-turn-your-60-router-into-a-600-router-178132.php I have a USR8054 router and after reading the above linked post, I went to the site to look at supported hardware to find that they don't have any USR stuff listed. Is there a firmware upgrade...

Network Card Not Getting Detected In Red Hat Linux 9 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Network Card Not Getting Detected In Red Hat Linux 9 When I am trying to configure the eth0 interface,I am getting the below error: error:3c501 device does not seem to be present,delaying initialization OS- Red Hat Linux 9 (2.4.20-8 ) Can anyone suggest Me what the problem is exactly and how I can fix it? [root@localhost root]# ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet...

install(not modprobe) a module for d-link www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have followed the instruction from here http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/linux-tutorials-howtos-reference-material/94685-wireless-lan-linux.html to setup my d-link device. I made it and I had access to internet, but when I reboot nothing works. how could I make stable the installation of device? I suppose it is a modprobe issue. there is one more thing: I follow the above instructions...

Hard drive parking loudly? How to prevent? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm running FC 7 and have a Western Digital Caviar hard drive. At various times when the HDD is used, it makes a loud 'clunk click' noise. The noise is definitely coming from the hard drive itself. I found some information on WD and parking the hard drive. Apparently their drives park a couple of different ways - when the OS tells them to, and when the drive's spindle slows down, like...

mount points, permissions www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. my system is kubuntu 7.04 i installed automatix to save some headaches, and then installed the ntfs write support. till then, my windows partition was mounted as /windows. well after installing the ntfs support, clicking the /windows folder resulted in opening empty directory. so after tinkering with the kde mount point manager and gparted, i managed to make the windows partition...

printing with fedora core 4 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I hope someone can help me with this.. I got 2 printers installed on fedora core 4. 1 Brother DCP7010 and Epson CX2900. This printer both support scanning and copying. The difference are the one is black and white and the other is colored printer. This printers is shared to other linux unit. The probem are: 1. when we are using the colored printer locally which is the epson cx2900 ,...

HP 1020 print locally, and not remotely www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a HP Laserjet 1020 working on my Slackware12(kernel 2.6) and it prints right locally. I shared it with samba, and the users on my network can see the printer, connect to the printer, but they simply can't print. Any ideas of what I'm doing wrong or what the problem is? Thanks

driver for HP scanjet 3970 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Can anyone help please.I am going to convert my system to a Linux distro but can find no drivers fro this model.I may have to keep a small partition for Windows XP otherwise.Not something I really want.As Linux users are knowledgable and friendly I hope you can help me. Many Thanks

mouse scroll too fast www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have notebook with Synaptics touchpad and external mouse - Microsoft Natural Wireless Laser Mouse 6000. Problem is, that mouse is too fast. Movement speed I reduced with Code: xset m 2/3 1 , but I don't know how to reduce speed of scrolling. my xorg.conf: Code: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "Layout0" Screen0"Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice"keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" Inp...

Framebuffer programming........ www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm writing one application program to change the resolution of framebuffer using the Device Driver(vesafb), can you give me the outside view of the programplease. I w'll follow it. video card: VESA VGA driver : vesafb Thanks

USB HD (enclosure) changing mountpoins Everytime I copy files . . . www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. it started from /mnt/vl-hot/sda. . .NOW i noticed EVERYTIME i copy files . . .it changes mountpoints.. NOW its mounted on /sdf refer to the logs. . . Oct 11 20:40:27 vector vl-hot_mount: Starting vl-hot_mount... Oct 11 20:40:27 vector vl-hot_mount: devname: sda Oct 11 20:40:27 vector vl-hot_mount: volname: vol Oct 11 20:40:27 vector vl-hot_mount: Mounting /dev/vl-hot/sda on /m...

Dell PDA www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. If I was to go over to a Business calss linux distro not sure which one as yet, would it support a Dell AXIOM PDA, basicly a PDA connected to USB, all it would be used for is transfering files off of it thats it. I am unable to test it as it is wired up in the office not here so would liek to make sure before i take the step I guess ti would but hopefully someone out their may have...

UEFI support www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. guys, does linux have the ability to boot from UEFI based firmware, one that's post Intel standard? Thanks

Synaptics tounch pad not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. everyone, I installed CentOs4.5 x86_64 on my HP DV6000 laptop, unfortunately my touch pad doesn't work. I'm newbie to linux.Is there any one outthere can help me to make my synaptics touch pad working? Thanks

Wanted Logitech Quickcam pro 5000 driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. friends, I have Logitech Quickcam pro 5000 camera but i dont have the linux driver. If anybody have the quickcam driver please send the link or driver. regards, M.Karunakaran Thanks

Need help with installing Qlogic SCSI driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. OK - I'm a reletive newbie to this sort of thing. I'm trying to install a qlogic scsi card on red hat 4 ES. So far I have installed the kernel source and created a symlink to the build directory: Code: up2date -i -f kernel-devel ln -s /usr/src/kernel/`uname -r` /lib/modules/`uname -r/build I've downloaded and compiled the driver which seemed to work fine, no errors encountered,...

CD-RW & DVD Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Bought an LG 18x Super Multi DVD Rewriter GSA-H12N. Reads SuSE Linux 10.1 CDROMs fine for loading or updating. After initiating KDM, message comes up providing details of drive and suggesting check ownership. This is OK, set for users. It seems that settings in fstab are wrong. /dev/hdd /media/cdrom iso9660noauto,user,unhide0 0 Another, LG CD-ReWriter GCE-8527B plays CD's using ALSA,...

TV Card instillation www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to install my http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.comprousa.com%2FNew%2Fen%2Fproduct%2Ft100t220%2Ft220.html I cannot get Kaffeine to recognise it's installed though. I think it may be because the modules aren't loaded? Here is some information about my instillation: Code: lspci -vvv 01:07.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors...

Want to try 3D desktops www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have read about beryl and some others, Wish to give these a try. But the problem is I donot know what kind of 3D card they are talking about... could someone simplify that for me - is it a card with graphics acceleration and some on board RAM . Can someone suggest some cheap alternatives. Actually I saw once, these high end graphics cards which needed these special glasses .... do...

VIA VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 51) problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've recently installed Debian linux 4.0 r1 on a system that has a VIA VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 51) network adaptor built into it.After booting I keep getting errors that read like this: NETDEV WATCHDOG: eth0:transmit timed out eth0:Transmit timed out, status 0003, PHY status 786d, resetting... eth0:link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x41E1 I've gotten it at least four times after...

Which distro? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I currently have 2 servers running as Windows Server 2003, need to change them to linux, but which distro? Specs: Server 1: Intel Pentium 2, 400Mhz MMX 192mb ram 4mb GFX Card 6GB HDD CD-ROM/DVD-ROM Server 2 Intel Pentium 2, 350Mhz 192mb ram 8mb GFX Card 4GB HDD No CD/DVD Drives. As you can see they are both "top of the range" (Kidding about the top of the range...

Cups DeskJet 845C www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Working on a linux exersice, running ubuntu feisty. We're supposed to set up Cups, and connect through IPP from a client, using it as a generic postscript printer. The printer is a DeskJet 845C. This will work fine as long as I have the correct ppd in /etc/cups/ppd right? Anyways, it works when printing from windows xp, but when trying to print from a linux client it just spews out blank...

eSATA www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm interested in utilizing the new notebook I plan on getting with an external eSATA drive to boot and run Linux. Does Linux support eSATA? Thanks

CD Drive not being picked up or mounted. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Bit of a linux novice, used it off and on for a while. Decided to go back to it using suse 10.3. I didn't post on that board because I didn't think it was release specific although I could be wrong. Since installing it a few days ago I have been unable to access my cd drive at all. I have spent quite a while looking around and have seen similar issues but nothing that corresponds directly...

Need to get my modem working with linux. HELP please! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I used to use windows and now i'm trying to use Puppylinux and i want to getonline. I am using a Prolink H9200P modem. It is connected to my machine via a USB cable. I do not think i have a ethernet card. (where would i find it?) some information about the modem is here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.prolink2u.com%2Fself%2Fproducts%2Fd...

Lost 100gb personal data, reiserfs www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. so ..I already lost a my data, but for me its too much this time, I have an WD external drive, 200gb and i was putting it in order, transfering data to another disk and removing unused partitions, then there were 2 left (+ 1 extended). One of those had a reiserfs on it and I decided to resize it to the end of the drive, because I needed a temporary space. I did like described in man...

Dell Trube Mobile 1300 WLAN Mini PCI Card doesn't work in Ubuntu 6.06 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Dell Trube Mobile 1300 WLAN Mini PCI Card doesn't work in Ubuntu 6.06. lspci lists it, lshw lists it as recognized, iwconfig finds it, so does ifconfig -a...but I can't get it up via #ifconfig eth1 up....what gives? Thanks

Best linux distro for dual monitor support! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Over the years i've mostly used ubuntu or fedora/red hat I got a new box, it has an integrated intel chip, and a pci video card, I want dual monitor support, works fine with windoze, which distro would you recommend for the easiest setup of dual display? For instance, which would have most built in video drivers/support? Thanks

ralink rt2500 chipset -- linux won't create device ra0 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. machine & distro: Dell 2.8 GHz Slackware 2.4.31 problem: cannot load rt2500.o module since dev ra0 doesn't exist background: - i downloaded RT2500-Linux-STA-1.4.6.6 device driver tarball from the RaLink website - i untarred it, built and installed the rt2500.o driver, but a config script ifcfg-ra0 couldn't be created because the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts directory...

Maxtor Onetouch 250 GB external USB harddrive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Linux friends, I have been trying to connect a Maxtor Onetouch 250 GB external harddrive (from a friend of mine) via USB 2 to my Linux Suse 10 box. However, it crashes all my file managers (?). It actually does show up on the desktop, but if I doubleclick on it, then the drive cannot be browsed (crash!!!). I've tried this too on my Debian 3.1 laptop, no success either. Manually trying...

pci www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am having ethernet pci board, want to develop a pci driver for my target system. I gone through the pdf for pci device driver.but iam not getting how to start.could anybody pls give me example code for pci driver. Thanks

Iomega Desktop usb 500gb external hard drive. Losing sync? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. this is my first post here. I have a wee bit of a problem with my new external hard drive. I'm running ubuntu 7.04 feisty and the drive is an iomega usb desktop 500gb external hard drive. When I boot from my internal hard drive the drive is recognized. Then, after a certain period of time the drive acts as if has been physically unplugged from the usb port without unmounting. At this...

installing an external hard drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I work in a lab where we run different distributions of Linux on 4 different machines (2 Red Hat, 2 SUSE). I am not sure why it is set up like this but I am fairly new so I am not in a position to make dramatic changes.... especially because I barely know what I am doing. Anyways, I want to buy an external hard drive that will be compatible with all the computers. Do I need any particular...

Aigo e858 portable music player www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Does anyone know if the Aigo e858 portable music player can be plugged into a GNU/linux box? Mass storage functionality would be perfectly acceptable. It seems that the device runs on GNU/linux platform, but not sure that means it will connect to any sane operating system. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.co.uk%2Fphoto-viewer-playe...

LCD Monitor Recommendations www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. There are two parts to this question. Have I done something foolish and killed my monitor, or is it just in its twilight years? As far as I can tell, it's operating at a supported resolution and refresh rate. However, it occasionally flickers, going from bright to dim and back again. This mostly happens when it returns from power-save mode. Which monitors would you recommend for someone...

Logitech Marble Mouse Trackball www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've just got one of these, and am trying to make it work in the same way (or similarly) to windows. My distro is pclinuxos, which doesnt seem to provide an easy way to set this up, so I think I'll have to edit xorg.conf The mouse has four buttons, a large one on the left (left click), a large one on the right (right click) and two smaller buttons that currently also left click. I...

Refresh rate on Samsung SyncMaster 932B www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. The user's manual recommends setting a refresh rate no higher than 60Hz, but I seem to be stuck at 75.Here are the relevant sections of my xorg.conf : Code: Section "Monitor" Identifier"Samsung SyncMaster 932B" Option"DPMS" HorizSync 60-65 VertRefresh 50-60 EndSection Code: Section "Screen" Identifier"Default Screen" Device"nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4 MX 420]" Monitor...

How to mount my cdrom and usb drives www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. All, Could you tell me about the steps of mount cdrom and usb as detail? If I mount it, the result is permission denied, eventhough I was login as root. Regards, endang Thanks

MX5 Logitech Mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. The mouse I got with the Logitech S510 desktop kit, an LX5 I think, has a wheel which can be tilted left and right. According to xev these movements send a keyboard scroll lock signal followed by a keyboard left or right cursor key signal. Does anyone know if there's a way I can use this information to, for example, go forward and back in a web browser? At the moment I can hold alt down,...

connection but no communication www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have the same card and was able to detect wireless networks, configure with iwconfig, and even connect to both secured and unsecured access points.I didn't have to do anything but create a network configuration with with the network gui under administration, and fool around with iwconfig to change frequency and essid. The problem is that even when I am connected to a wireless network...

Pen drive error www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I just got a 64MB flash drive about a week ago. I had been using it through Windows, OS X and linux with no problems - but today it started acting up.It doesn't show up in linux or mac (or gparted), and in windows I get the error "The disk is drive F is not formatted.Do you want to format it now?" The first weird thing is that it's shown as only 8MB.The second is that the format always...

Sound card is not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. In my laptop, I have installed FC6. My sound card is not working. My laptop configuration is, AMD Athlon 64 bit, nvidia Geforce 7000 series inbuilt network and sound card. I downloaded the driver from nvidia portal. The network and graphics card is working fine. But sound card is not working. Early I installed ALSA, OSS and xmms player with mp3 plug-in. When I played a mp3 song, the...

changing baud rate from driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm trying to write a driver for a gps.I need to know how to change the baud rate for the comm port.I know how to do it from command line (stty), but I can't find any code examples that don't include libraries I can't use (since I'm writing a driver). Thanks

Logitech webcam Installation www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. HI friends, I am using logitech quickcam 8.4.6 its working in RHLinux but it not working in SUSELinux. I download this spca5xx-20060501 tar file then installation #make #make install this enough for quickcam installation in RHLINUX. I tried the same method but i can't able to install in SUSE linux. some error is appearing.If anybody knows please tell me. regards, ...

Me and my 250MB Hard Drive (kind of long) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have this 250MB (not a typo) notebook hard drive from a 1994 Compaq Contura which was sitting around so I decided to put it to some use.It was working fairly well, it had DOS and Win3.11 installed, but since I don't have any hardware I could use with that I decided to wipe it clean and start from scratch.So I used Linux's fdisk util (cfdisk wasn't working right) but I seem to have screwed...

Idea: A homemade hard disk mp3 player www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. First of all, sorry if i put it into the wrong forum section, but this one seemed the most appropriate to me. Basically, i've been thinking about using an old computer (like pentium 1, 32/16 mb ram... you get the idea) with a 20 or 40 gb hard drive to make a cheap mp3 player, as small as possible, which you could use in your car or in the living room. The whole thing would consist...

What about power ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm new to Linux and I got some questions concerning the power that is required ! I want to build a server that offers Web hosting (ruby on rails, php and mysql) and email hosting, audio streaming (only for streaming the input from the soundcard) and teamspeak. But this server is only connected to a 0.6 Mbit/s upstream and 6 Mbit/s downstream line. So what about the power ? The second...

Reg:Configuring Windows booting in grub.conf www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have 40GB hard disk.I first installed Windows2003.The I installed Fedora2 leaving the windows2003 installed drive.Now I'm getting the both fedora and windows in the booting options but windows is not booting.When I give fdisk -lcommand in linux it shows the following: DeviceBootstartEnd BlocksIdSystem /dev/hda1 *1 510 40965434+ 83 Linux /dev/hda2511 1785 10241437+ 83 Linux ...

issue with graphics card... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i jus got a 512 mb ram Nvidia geforce 7300gt....am nt able to boot Ubuntu...but i can loginusing matrix login....there is no desktop but jus a CLI...i cudnt find the drivers of the graphics card in the cd....help needed!!! Thanks

Need help mounting NTFS RAID partition www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm having a bit of trouble mounting an NTFS RAID partition (spread over two physical disks) under the Knoppix live CD. When I try to mount the drive with the ntfs-3g driver (mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/hdg1 /mnt/hdg), I get an error that says: $MFT has invalid magic. Failed to load $MFT: Input/output error Failed to startup volume: Input/output error Failed to mount '/dev/hdg1': Input/output...

CUPS: Can't get Zebra LP 2844 label printer to work! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've tried now for several hours to get my Zebra LP 2844 label printer to work with Linux and CUPS. I have tried with all of the drivers in CUPS (there are three; one EPL1, one EPL2 and one ZPL). I've checked so the printer works OK when it is connected to a windows machine and everything is OK, there is labels in it. It is connected to the Linux computer with an USB cable. First I added...

Backspace problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am having problems with the backspace key on my keyboard. Backspace seems to send Ctrl-? instead of Ctrl-H. On my own PC the terminal erase key is set to Ctrl-? and there are no problems. Unfortunately, it means that backspace does not work in many applications when I am logged into other machines using ssh - it just types ^?. 'showkeys -a' on my PC I get: ^?127 0177 0x7f I...

Good Sound Card for linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Anybody know of good sound cards that are well supported in Linux that I can get for a good price? I was going to go through Creative Labs with the ALSA drivers, but I hear that lately Creative has been very uncooperative with support for Linux. I've been having a lot of trouble with my current on-board audio with ALSA, so I've finally decided that getting a new sound card is the way...

Is it hardware problem? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. folks, Intel PIII Ubuntu 7.04 desktop. I just discovered my PC starts very slow, hanging on memory test, hardware detecting, etc.Finally it boots with Ubuntu running w/o problem. Would it be a hardware problem?It is time for this old PC to retire? Please advise how to check the problem and fix it.TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

What will be the use of ATA 100/133 HD www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, I have several 40G ATA 100/133 HDs which are NOT too old still running strong.The motherboards which I'm now running support SATA-II HD.Although I can still use those ATA HDs sacrisfying the speed. How I shall use those HDs?Treating them as scrap will be a little bid waste.Suggestion would be appreciated.TIA. B.R. satimis Thanks

Can't get video card to work in opensolaris sxde b_70. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I built a dual Xeon system to use as a dual boot workstation between XP 64bit and Opensolaris developer edition,build 70b,and maybe Mac OS X if I can get it to work as well. My mobo is ASUS DSBV-DX with built in VGA video,32Mb and I got a PCI GeForce FX5500 256 Mb with DVI and VGA ports. The card works well under XP but under Opensolaris so far the only way that I can get it to install...

Alt keys sometimes fail until I rerun setupcon -k www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a strange problem with my IBM thinkpad 600 (which worked fine under an old Mandrake version, and under Debian Sarge, before I switched to a Ubuntu fiesty faun, a linux version that uses setupcon a few months ago). Sometimes, when it boots up, the ALT keys don't work. If I run xev or xkeycaps, pressing the alt keys results in NO x events-- nothing at all happens (a few other keys...

installation of redhat linux on SATA hard drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have my seagates 80GB SATA hard drive with windows xp installed on it. the problem now i am acing is while installing my REDHAT ENTERPRISE LINUX 4 the linux is not detecting my hard drive. On asking my vendor he said dat u either buy a ATA hard drive as redhat linux doesnt support SATA hard drive or else download the specific RPM for the installation, Can any one tell me the solution...

4 port video capture card using the bttv module - use Composite0-3 at once www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am trying to use my own software that I have created in Adobe Flash to work capture cards to create a flash video surveillance system. This means I need the functionality of Linux to interact with these video cards (norm, tuner, composite etc...) instead of using xawtv. This is my seutup: Linux kubuntu kernel 2.6 pci 4 port generic video capture card. it has one conexant chip...

Inaccessable USB and lost of data - file bigger than the device www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. What happened is that backup copy of partition was made on wrong drive. USB with valuable data was possibly overwritten with the backup. The 'dd' command was used as follows 'dd if=/dev/sda6 of=/dev/sdb1 conv=noerror' Now there is a problem with accessing the usb. It is found by the system and replying: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, missing codepage...

No surround sound on VIA8237 with Alsa www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm having an incredibly difficult time trying to get sound to work on my SuSE box. For weeks I've been running with no speakers, and I finally just got a 6-channel speaker set. After some tinkering, I've managed to get it to behave like an overdecorated stereo set, and can get no further.I have a VIA8237 onboard sound card, and have made sure that all channels are unmuted in a mixer, and...

PCI card not detected www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have recently installed a new PCI card in my Linux (Ubuntu 7.04) system but it is not listed by lspci. The PCI card is a WinTV NOVA-T DVB 909, product description http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hauppauge.co.uk%2Fpages%2Fproducts%2Fdata_novatpci.html . When this card is installed lspci should list three multimedia controllers (as describ...

Monitor allignment problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm using a Samsung Syncmaster 960bf on a Mandriva distro computer. During the setup, when choosing which monitor to use, I selected the plug'n play option for both head#1 and #2 since my model of the syncmaster series wasn't listed under Samsung. Anyway, whenever I try to run it in 1280x1024 resolution with a 60 Hz refresh rate (I've also tried 75 Hz) it seems that the screen is...

IRQ settings for PCI-devices keeps changing with boot / re-boot www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a problem with some PCI device's IRQ settings. When installing and configuring my M-Audio Delta 66 soundcard I did not get any sound from it's outputs. The Envy24 controller showed a signal but could not hear anything. When booting next day I even did not have any signal, so I started to check IRQ settings, and noticed that these had been swapped, compared to the settings of the...

ELO 1525L touchscreen www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i'm looking for some help with my touchscreen! my system is an xbox : kernel 2.4.31-xbox. i'm sure if this was 2.6 then it would be a lot easier, but i'm stuck with 2.4 for the moment. I connect the screen's USB port, and cat /proc/bus/usb/devices produces this.. P:Vendor=04e7 ProdID=0007 Rev= 1.04 S:Manufacturer=Elo TouchSystems, Inc. S:Product=Elo TouchSystems IntelliTouch...

How to Load firmware for the Altera Chip ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Greetings, I have an older Hauppauge Tv card (WinTV PCI) that is almost working in Ubuntu Edgy. The Video works fine, but I suspect that the firmware for the Altera Chip is not loading, and therefor I have no audio. After searching for similar problems I found a reference to putting the firmware file (hcwAMC.rbf) from the Hauppauge CD into /lib/firmware/2.6.17.11-generic folder and...

Is my video card supported by Sabayon? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. It's a EVGA e-Geforce 7300 GT 512MB and I checked for it here -- http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fgentoo-wiki.com%2FHARDWARE_Video_Card_Support_Under_XGL%23nVidia_Cards -- but couldn't find it. What I really want to know is, will I be able to use all the beryl-related eye-candy?Does anyone have any experience of using this card with Sabayon (with...

Setting boot on USB in BIOS www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a fairly new motherboard Asus P5RD1-VM, which I intend to use for Linux and BSD experimental purposes. The machine as a whole works, mostly Puppy, Knoppix and Fedora is run on it. In BIOS it seems there is no option to boot from USB even though there are 6 on-board USB ports. Is there any other way to tell BIOS that booting on USB should be selectable? Thanks

TV Card on Ubuntu 7.10 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Have just brought a new TV card for my Ubuntu machine. I get this message whenever I try to run Kaffeine from the command line/When I choose a TV channel. PHP Code: "chris@system-a:~$?kaffeine kbuildsycoca?running... 0 /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0?:?opened?(?Conexant?CX22702?DVB-T?) /dev/dvb/0/frontend1?:?:?No?such?file?or?directory Loaded?epg?data?:?0?events?(0?msecs) kio?...

Hard disk don't allow to write as normal user www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. to all (sorry again for bad writting, english isn't my main language) I had a problem with a HDD Samsung IDE 80Gb, after a previous format (1 month ago), i tried to format if for dual OS use, but the OS can't boot, now im trying to use it as data storage only, but WinXP shows the icon and when i try to get access, appears a message saying "The hard disk have not format", and i have...

Embedded Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am really interested into making devices that run linux. I made a couple of Embedded Linux stuff already. eg a Security Point. And Music box that downloads the music off the inet. But, I want to go smaller more advanced now. You all might think that I have to big plans. but no I know I dont have enough knowledge now but I am going to learn I want to make embedded linux in devices...

dynamically switch of video card - under linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. everybody, I possess a assembled laptop produced by the Italian computer company CDC: model: NB CDC PREMIUM 6965DW characteristics: CPU Intel Centrino 1.86 GHz, RAM 1.0 GB, HDD 120 GB two video cards: 1.integrated card: Intel 915GM/PM/GMS/910GML 2. an additional l video card: nVidia GForce Go6600 128 MB I have chosen a double graphical card laptop in order to have a better...

ATI Radeon 7500 w/common Linux distributions www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm pretty new to Linux, so forgive me if I'm being stupid at some point. I'll try and educate myself. So, here's my problem. I have this ATI Radeon 7500 (PCI) which I'm trying to install in a slightly older computer. The motherboard on this computer (it's a Dell motherboard) has a built-in graphics card as well, but it's less than fantastic, so I want to replace it. However, every time...

Desktop with Linux or no OS www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Does anybody know of a manufacturer that sells desktops with Linux installed or no operating system at all?I know Dell has their Ubuntu deal, but the hardware specs are weak.I really don't want to buy a box with Vista and support m$. Thanks

color laser printer recommendation? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I would like to buy a color laser printer and was hoping someone here might be able to recommend one (linux drivers are a plus but not a necessity).If not, know of any websites w/ good info. or reviews.My google searches in this area turn up mostly garbage sites that want to sell something or are outdated. Thanks

How to Verify Hardware installed Linux Redhat www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. from newbie I need to prove to customer what hardware was installed on linux redhat server. as in the cpu, mem, hard disk etc. are there commands to help me do this ? ta - urgent on hpux server - can use machinfo cmd Thanks

recommendations for good external optical drives www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I bough a thinkpad x60 recently and plan to install either fedora or ubuntu on it. Since it does not have a cd drive, I need to buy an external drive (dock is too expensive for me). Does anyone have any recommendations, or know what wroks and what does not? Do the standard ones like memorex at circuit city or iomega at staples work? These are generally sold as windows xp compatible,...

nVidia GeForce FX 5200 - NO GUI!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm relatively new to the Linux world, though I have a little experience with the command line (and I had SuSe ver 8.2 installed looong ago). Here's my problem.My home built PC has the Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 (128MB RAM, AGP) video card.I have tried installations with the following Linux distributions: Fedora 6, Fedora 7, Ubuntu, SuSE 9.x (all 32 bit installs btw) In EVERY install,...

Sunix SATA1111 drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have just bought a Sunix SATA1111 PCI-card, hoping to expand the capacity of my Ubuntu box. It says on the box, and on the web-site that it "supports Linux 2.6.x (Not Fedora 6)". Im thinking "Great!, that must mean Ubuntu, amongst others". But no, it did not. The only driver included was one for Fedora 7 and that is also the only one available on their site. There was no guide to install...

Module loaded but no sound www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. My cs4236 sound mdule is very sensitive. It loads and I can see full volume icon in the tray. But a time will come when it won't produce any sound. After a few boots, the sound will come out. What's the trouble behind it? Thanks

Camera System Compatibility www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I was wondering if anyone could steer me in the right direction with an issue. I am currently running a camera system through windows XP,However, as we all know, this operating system is not very stable.I want to switch over to a distro of linux but first need to know if anyone here has knowledge of which distro supports an MP5004 PCI video recording card. model #ESR3-A (avermedia technologies).If...

SCSI Issue? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. there. I always assumed htis server was troublesome.It just didn't seem right from day one.The OS seemed to hang before.It is a simple LAMP server, nothing too radical.It has 1GB/ram and a Pentium D 2.8Ghz I believe.It finally crashed so I got the chance to upgrade the OS from OpenSUSE 10.1 x64 to OSS 10.3 x64. It ran great for about a day, then crashed.After a reboot, it seemed okay...

best filesystem for terabyte drive (priority: speed) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just purchased a 1TB SATA II Drive and created a 1TB ext3 partition on it. Is this the best filesystem to use for such a setup? It will contain only music and movies. Unless I am overlooking something else more important, speed is my biggest priority. Any ideas? using opensuse 10.3 Thanks

Cardbus not detected by PCI / hotplug www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm having trouble with cardbus - when I insert a cardbus card in the PCMCIA slot in my board the card services driver recognize the insertion but nothing else happens other than these lines which appear in the kernel log (debug mode): Jan 1 00:16:26 machina kernel: cs: pcmcia_socket0: parse_events: events 00000080 Jan 1 00:16:26 machina kernel: cs: pcmcia_socket0: insert Jan 1 00:16:26...

Problems with mdadm www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. heres a nub plead for help, I have a wee mdadm raid5 array of 5 x 400gig drives on my Ubuntu box. Long story short the array is playing up. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated Some things think the drives are down and some things don't. Device 3 appears to be stuffed in most of the reports however when I try and start array it does this Code: mdadm: /dev/md0 assembled...

O.T ram install www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. sorry if this is way off topic, but I want to add ram to my desktop that is running ubuntu. it's a dell 4700 p-4. I understand how to install the ram into slots, the thing that's got me stumped is, it says dell ram can only be installed in PAIRS; does that mean, the existing 512 that is in there has to be taken out completely first, and disgarded ? Thanks

HP "open device failed; will retry in 30 seconds..." (solved) www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I just spent days trying to solve this cups error message. Every time I tried to print with my HP OfficeJet V40xi I would get "open device failed; will retry in 30 seconds." I'd get the same error trying to print as root. Lord knows the number of times I Googled for and answer and the "fixes" I've tried. Nothing worked. Luckily, I discovered it was a simple file permissions problem. D...

Tape drive installation problem, Input/output error. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have got fixed internal Tape drive ( Hp Storage works DAT 72 Digital Data Storage) on Hp Server ( Hp proliant ML570) on SCSI card having operating system redhat 4. Its getting detected in hardware browser of the server Hp C7438A Manufacturer - Unkown Driver - none or builtin Device - /dev/st0 I have run the command as a root after inserting the tape mt -f /dev/st0 status its...

Corrupted USB stick - recovery of the stick (not the content) possible? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Recently my father got some rather cheap 256MB USB-sticks ... but we never really came to use them since once my father formatted them (old habit) they ceased to work. The device and its size is correctly recognized under Linux, but no matter what i do nothing is making any difference when i want to use it for files. Some examples of what i have tried: * Create a new partition table (single...

unique identify the same class of hid device(how to get joystick serial number) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to find the way of distuguish between the same joysticks (logitech Extreme 3D) connected via usb to my machine. I have 3 of them and they should control different things. The problem is when U reboot your PC. Joystics have different /dev/input/jsX numbers. I have checked about 100 times(bash scripts) and usb device numbers and jsX where in many times differs. I have also studied...

Linux on AMD Athlon(TM) 1000 MHz (100x10.0) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm trying to install linux on my computer(2001) (I beliebe you have heard tha before... ) But I got trouble, at the very beginnig, with the architecture thing andthink the best solution is to ask you some questions: First -> Of Course i seeked for information about instalation. What I got is that I need to know the architecture of my procesor in order to download some distriburtion. When...

USB not being detected. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just installed Fedora 6 on a laptop and it is not detecting any USB device that I plug into it.Do I need to config the USB somehow?Any ideas? HRT Thanks

Why can't I erase some of my old CD-RWs? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Update: I think I have an idea as to what is going on. It's not an answer, though. So, I took into consideration that these things are old. I decided to use an old drive I had around. I was able to erase and read the CDs just fine on that thing. However, I couldn't do this with the new drives I have. I don't know why that is. The drive I'm talking about has to be about five or more...

Recovering a ReiserFS Partition www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I had a ReiserFS partition that was formatted EXT3 by mistake.As far as I know there hasn't been much data that has been written over it.Is there a way to save what is still there? Thanks

How does GRUB view memory cards, such as SD and CF? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I don't like http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/misc/110923-create-master-boot-record.html -jacking, so I decided to create this thread. What is the computer science between these memory/camera cards? I keep reading they use blocks of data. What is that suppose to mean? To me, that means it uses a table of data? What? Maybe I'm wrong. I don't know. I can't find much info about...

internal laptop speakers not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm running the latest Ubuntu distro on my everex xt5000t laptop but am having problems with the built-in speakers. They don't seem to be working at all. In fact, the little volume nob my laptop is equipped with is not working either when I am using headphones - I have to regulate the volume via alsamixer. I have tried to fix the problem by turning on/up all of the fields in the terminal-version...

Bad HDD or NCQ error, what to do? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have LVM setup with four disks, three WD 320GB and one samsung 500GB, and I've come to believe one of these disks has gone bad because fsck on the virtual device always chrashes my machine, makes it freeze somehow. Before freezing, it always spews out some errors about ATA4.00, which I believe is on of the aforementioned disks. I have also found some similar errors related to NCQ ...

help with using my phone as a bluetooth modem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've recently switched over to Ubuntu 7.10 from Windows, but there's a couple of things I've been having a hard time doing on Linux.So far I've overcome most of my little obstacles but I haven't been able to find support on this one. I'm using a Samsung A900 on sprint and I previously could connect it to my laptop to connect to the internet anywhere with cellphone reception.I had previously...

Turn off the fan(s)? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. How could I possibly turn off the fans inside of my computer? Is that possible? Is there a way that I can tell if it's possible? Thanks

Ethernet Card not Working!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am running Ubuntu 6.06 on a Dell Latitude D600.The problem I am having is that my computer is not detecting my ethernet card. When I run lspci is does not list my ethernet card and when I run ifconfig it only recognizes lo (which I assume is the dialup modem) and not eth0. I would give you a print out of these commands but I cant get on the interent with my machine .Any help will be...

how to configure usb speakers/disable sound card? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am trying to get my USB external speakers to work in PCLinuxOS. When I plug it in and go to KMix it will allow me to select both my on board sound card and my usb speakers but I cannot select the speakers for output or default to them. I have tried many other distros like Sabayo, Linux Mint, Simply Mepis, and they all seem to work wit my usb speakers. I think PCLinux only wants to output...

Installing GeForce 8800GT Issues www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I seem to be having some issues while trying to install a GeForce 8800GT 512 MB card.I've recently built a new computer and installed Ubuntu 7.10 on it.However, it doesn't want to use my graphics card.I downloaded the driver from Nvidia's website called NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.19-pkg1.run, yet when I installed it, the Nvidia logo wouldn't appear, and Cedega wouldn't recognize that I had...

Basic Electronics www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. As some people might know is that I enjoy Embedded Linux Alot. but till this point I had to work with the Cercuit-Boards I could find on the inet to buy. But Id like to learn some Electronics. I have no idea how it works. So I wonder. Is there anyone who knows a good (Pocket) book about Basic electronics. Since I always have the problem that I cant get a Input channel for my Embedded...

3D drivers installed, Compiz != work www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. My friend and I have been messing around with the newest release of Fedora, and both have decent video cards. He has an ATI Radeon HD 2400 Pro, and I have an nVidia GeForce 7300 GT I had originally tried getting drivers from nVidia's site, but that didn't seem to work very well (it's been a while, so I can't remember what exactly I did), so I then tried downloading drivers from livna.That...

Which motherboard? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm probably going to buy the QX9650 when it comes out in a few days, if it turns out to be around $1000 and no more. I can't decide what MB to put it in though... I am running some Corsair Dominator DDR2 1066Mhz. So I was thinking the MSI P35 Platinum? I won't be likely to run SLI so I don't need 680i, and I won't be running DDR3 for a long time yet so don't want to go X38. I'm also...

Front usb semi-work (Suse 10.3) www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Trying to get them to fully work. I hard tried: 2 external hard drives (both require >5ma power) failed a floppy drive (5ma) worked a thumb drive (<5ma) fail -> tested this in windows and it worked so not a power problem when I plug in the thumb drive it blinks slowly Code: linux:~> dmesg | tail SFW2-OUT-ERROR IN= OUT=eth1 SRC=1.17.0.12 DST=6.24.14.9 LEN=2 TOS=0x0 PREC=0x00...

Permissions & thttpd Server www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Hope someone can help with this problem.Firstly a little background to the setup. I'm running thttpd on a NAS drive (Buffalo Linkstation).I have a small website running on this which works well.I have recently purchased a Philips Streamium MCi-250 which allows streaming of music wirelessly via my home network.I have found a script which works well with the Linkstation and utilises the...

Hardware recommendations www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I plan to get a new pc to use at home, I want to install linux and a graphical desktop on that and use it as home theatre, for that I need to know what hardware would be compatible with that. I mainly want a graphical card with an svideo out that would work with linux and a sound card that would as well work. My favourit distros are FC8 and Debian, if you recommend other distros...

Cannot print from Windows 2000 to HP through Cups. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. As far as I can tell I've done everything exactly right. I did exactly what I did before with Fedora Core 1 and had no problems then. I set up my Photosmart C4200 in Kubuntu and it works properly. The Cups daemon IS running. I get on Windows 2000 and add a printer by having it search for a shared printer. It FINDS my Photosmart C4200 on the Kubuntu box, shows me the exact address......

Hardware Sniffer? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Well, I am a real inside Geek. I want to know how stuff works. I do network sniffing a lot just for the Heck of it. I play around with Assembler and hping just to try stuff. But now Id like to Sniff hardware.. Let me explain my goal. I can hook-up anykind of device on this pc. Using COM, USB, Bluetooth, Wifi, Eth and Infared. I know how to read the data that comes in with the Eth or...

A zombied USB www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Well, my youngest son of 2 years pulled out my 4GB Transcend USB stick while I worked with a file from it. Now my old PC (USB 1.0) won't recognize it. Strangely the newer one does without any problems. I've tried to reformat the USB but there's no differences. Other USB's are working O.K. Is there any particle on the stick could be damaged, and now it cannot communicate with USB 1.0 port...

mount issue www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a dual boot system on my laptop Debian Sid / Windows XP. I am trying to mount NTFS partition. I have directory windows in /mnt, ls -l output: Code: ccooper-lap:/mnt# ls -l total 20 drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2007-12-12 12:56 usb drwxrwxrwx 2 root root 4096 2007-12-13 09:45 windows this is before I mount the partition. I have it set up in /etc/fstab. Code: /dev/hda1...

Dual Screen / Dual Monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am looking into having a dual screen/dual PC setup, where either PC can handle both screens (if that makes any sense :P).One PC will run WinXP Pro and the other Linux.I would like a switch to change PC's or a keyboard shortcut (press CTRL twice fast on my current KVM switch). Is there a solution for this or would it be possible to hack two KVM switches?I have not yet decided about...

Quickcam Pro 9000 Issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I just purchased a Quickcam Pro 9000. . . I am running Ubuntu Gusty it is supported by skype and in ubuntu using the uvc driver. I get the follwoing issue when openeing in camorama or easy cam2 I get the following error Quote: "could not connect to video device (/dev/video0). Please check connection." Linux UVC driver & tools I have been told to follow the following instructions and...

Computer exploded www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I had a case of an exploding CPU. For those who have never experienced one or those who believe it cannot happen, here's a description of the experience : this is a Dell GX115 machine which is switched on a lot for simulations that need to run; at one point it was switched back on again after a perfectly normal shutdown ; the fan revved up but slower and little louder than normal and after...

Which WIFI Driver - T43 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I installed Slax onto my USB pendrive and tried to configure my wlan. Unfortunately my wireless card was not detected automatically. How do I find out which driver I need and which wifi card I have? Please help me getting my WIFI running! I'm already reading for hours. Thanks

usb network adapter ZT6688/dm9601 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have used linux for a while but I am still a noob.I have debain 7.04 ppc installed on a imac g3.I have purchased a usb network adapter zt6688 that I would like to install.I was able to find some driver called dm9601, but quite frankly I am not quite sure what to do with it.I have tried numerous things from other forums but I get all kinds of errors that I can't even remember how I got...

Dead Drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a drive that had 41 ata errors, I ran dd rescue to clone the drive, but after cloning 100 gb the drive just died now I cant even pull up the smartctl for the drive, any suggestions if there is anything I can do to bring the drive back to life to just clone it? Thanks

How to resize my USB partition? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a big problem with my 4Gb USB drive. Due to the soft: ("Partition manager") my partition was resized from 4Gb to 16Mb. :scratch: Drive is still working well with 16Mb. How to do to get original size(4Gb)? Any Idea??? Thanks

email server requirements www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am a newbie to Linux and have a project working on. Can someone please advise on the hardware requirements and maybe can help also with the other questions. 1: The different types of Linux mail servers 2: the comparison between them 3: which one is best and why? 4:types of email clients 5: hardware and software requirements. Thanks

device don't show up in df www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have installed Ubuntu 7.10 from CD on a SATA-drive: Everthing seemed OK until I looked at the drive with GParted which complained about missing mountpoint (see attachment). fdisk -l gives: Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 60424 485355748+ 83 Linux /dev/sda2 60425 60801 3028252+ 5 Extended /dev/sda5 60425 60801 3028221 82 Linux swap / Solaris /etc/fstab...

actual screen position differs between Windows and Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. My brother uses windows in the same pc, and there's a little bit of difference regarding the use of screen by both OSs. It's somewhat (or maybe precisely) as if each OS sets a slightly different position for where the image is going to be displayed. Anyone knows where could I adjust this thing, either on windows or linux in order to both make the same use of the screen area, so I don't...

Trouble Mounting DVD/CD Drives www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Im having trouble mounting my dvd and cd-rw drives. First of all I'm using: Debian 2.6.23 (was using 2.6.8 before and had same problems) CD-Writer is the master /dev/hdc DVD is the slave /dev/hdd EDIT: I forgot to type "-t iso9660" in this post. when i actually did try to run the commands I did include a type. I even tried using auto as a type. Trying to mount manually i ge...

difference between i810_drv.so and intel_drv.so www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm a bit confused: what's the difference between i810 video driver for intel and intel video driver for intel ? (Fedora 7has two of them installed). I need to update a video driver and there are different links to different drivers available. thnx Thanks

Moving Linux SW RAID sets between systems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am implementing a redundant storage system and am considering using software RAID via Linux (e.g. Red Hat).One requirement is to be able to move the disks from the physical hardware to another system.In what ways am I SOL? Specifically, I am considering RAID 1+0.Two cases I've considered include: - Having two redundant systems that have the same configuration, including hardware...

EVMS and Software RAID questions. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm setting up a NAS server for the house and need a little advice. I have 5 SATA disks in a Hot-swap cage. 3 are 750GB and 2 are 500GB. My plan was to break them all into 250GB segments and then create 3 RAID 5 LUNs...and then stripe the LUNs together. I actually did this and it seems to work. The only issue is that 1) the drives are constantly grinding and the lights are always flashing...at...

Sony Camera www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a sony DSCP50 digital camera which can be plugged into a USB port to get pictures off of, I cant seem to get the system to see the camera when its plugged in. Fedora 8 Are there drivers or something that need installed for digital cameras to be seen??? Thanks

hardware compatible? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have started being interested in Linux and would like to build a Linux OpenSUSE 10.3 pc. First of all, are there any Linux hardware sites selling only motherboards, memory etc. which are Linux compatible(and, preferably, in the UK or can ship to the UK cheaply)? And second, I do not know if my favorite graphics card is Linux compatible- a http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to...

All in one printer www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I will shortly be looking to replace my printer and scanner(separates) for a All in OnePrinter/scanner which will work out of the box with Ubuntu/Linux & Windows.I am based in UK/London and would appreciate views on those that do work with linux. The Buget is about ?100. Thanks

In need of some hardware help www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm looking forward to buying a DVD burning drive (dvd+rw, dvd-ram, dvd-r, ...), but I've read sometimes they don't work with computers with CPU that have around 900 MHZ. First off, I've been out of the game, but probably not long enough. I can't remember how to determine what cables my box is using for the HDD. I'm very sure it's not SATA. But I still can't determine what connections...

How to detect the external enclosure w/o reboot www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. folks, Ubuntu 7.04 workstation P-III PC - USB1.0 port external enclosure mounted with ATA-66 12G HD - USB connector The enclosure can be occasional detected by PC on plugin.Most the time I have to reboot the PC with the enclousre turned on to get it detected.Files/data can be transferred to/from the enclosure w/o problem.Is there any way to get it detected without reboot?TIA satimis ...

conexant high definition audio chipset on opensuse 10.2 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I installed OpenSuse 10.2 on my dv6570 HP Pavilion laptop, it detected all of my hardwares very well, except for Nvidia adapter, and my Sound chipset. for video adapter I used nVidia installer and now it is working very well, but now How can I install my conexant high definition audio chipset? Thanks

redhat linux server 8 error www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Hai I am Akilan when i boot redhat linux server 8 I got an error "uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 21. Dazed and confused, but trying to continue. Do you have a strange power saving mode enabled? Thanks

setting up two monitors www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i have a nvidia video card (not sure what one exactly) that has an outlet for a normal monitor and a video outlet for tvs. i plugged my moniter and my tv in and the boot screen came up on both but when it got to where i log in at it stopped showing stuff on the tv.i dont know how to do this or what program to use for it plz help oh and i have xubuntu V7.04 Thanks

USB Thumb drive WAY corrupt www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a super talent 4GB usb drive. I was showing someone a song on it, they plugged it into their printer (windows machine) while it was installing the driver and doing its thing, he unplugged it (Why, I don't know.) Now, when I plug it in, it is recognized as "SKYMEDI USB DRIVE" It also thinks it is 2TB, which obviously is completely wrong. Is there a way in linux to rebuild the physical...

Suggestions for a Video Card? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm thinking about buying a new video card.Can anyone make a few suggestions?I'd obviously want it to work natively with Linux.I also want it to have coaxial or svideo cable input and at least coaxial output so that I can output to a nearby tv.I don't plan on playing games with it, I'd just like to have a media server that can output to my t.v., and maybe have compiz running on it.Can...

Backup solution for PowerEdge 1950 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm a new administrator of some new servers: Dell PowerEdge 1950 and 2950 running Red Hat Enterprise 4 and CentOS 5. I have a task to choose which backup system would be nice for these servers. I thought of the Dell PowerVault 114T. But now that I take a closer look to the servers, they don't seem to have SCSI ports... So the question: Would the PowerVault 114T work with the servers...

Portable Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Hey after looking for a Quite while I cant cant really find a Portable Linux. What I mean by that Is that I can put the Device in my Pockets. I am looking for a PDA-like device that has at least 500Mhz~600Mhz and 128MB~256MB RAM. And has Wifi and has a Audio-Outport. Id also need Flash memory like a SD card so I can put that on there (eg, Music) and ofc will I need a Small Keyboard...

Xsane fails to start www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. folks, Fedora7 Epson Perfection 3490 Photo Xsane fails to start.Driver can be found. On console; $ xsane Code: [snapscan] Cannot open firmware file /usr/share/sane/snapscan/your-firmwarefile.bin. [snapscan] Edit the firmware file entry in snapscan.conf. Please advise where can I find the firmware file.TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

ATI Radeon 9250 PCI www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have been wanting to use Linux for a while. I finally decided to download Ubuntu a couple months ago but I've been having problems with my ATI Radeon 9250 (256MB PCI).I've tried everything that i could find on how to get it working and be able to have 3D acceleration but have had no luck. My question is, are there any distributions of Linux that work with this GPU, or is there an easy way...

asus motherboard www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have an asus motherboard and I was wondering they memory is compatible with other asus motherboards?Also what about if its a dual core can I put a pentium 4 in until I get a dual core?Im sorry for it being off topic I just didn't where else to put this Thanks

Problem with my dvd player www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. yesterday i discovered that my laptop (an hp compaq nx7400) can't play dvd's. i cant understand what could happen. some days ago there was no problem. now i can't see any dvd movies. it seems that my laptop wont recognize dvd hardware any more (if thats possible) Thanks

Random Nvidia freezes in a AMD 64 bit! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. after convincing my brother to start using Linux and try to get his video editing work done in Linux , i'm having this problem and not able to solve it . Random freezes with nvidia cardon Ubuntu 7.10 as well as OpenSuSE 10.3 , if i drop down to ubuntu 7.04 the problem disappears but no sound . if i use vesa there is no problem , so it's coming from the driver . Other guys reported...

LAN/Ethernet Card not Detected in Backtrack 2.0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am using Ubuntu on my system and everything works fine. I have tried to use Backtrack Live CD and it fails to detect my ethernet/LAN card. $/sbin/lspci gives: . . . 00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 02) 01:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) integrated LAN Controller (rev...

Printer issue www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am running fedora core 8. On the same network I have a pc with vista which has my laser printer attached to,. I have enabled sharing of the printer on the vista pc but don't know how to find it / make it work on here. I'm a bit of a linux retard, so please be gentle!! Thanks

Firewire PCMICA card help www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have recently converted to Ubuntu - after XP meltdown. Very happy with all sofar, however, I can't capture video to my laptop via USB on Kino/Kdenlive. So I am trying a Sunix CBF3100G PCMCIA card. Problem is, the laptop freezes completely. Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. M Thanks

C1E & EIST...?not work under Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. friends....I have a C2D E4300 @334 FSB....but in BIOS put ENABLED - C1E - EIST My doubt is if it really works under Linux the CPU options like C1E and EIST, because when I execute this command show: In Windows CPU-Z show 334x6= 2 Ghz Thanxs in advance! Thanks

Wrong standard of RAM - what should I do? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. While on e*b*a*y I brought some RAM in haste and as a result, I forgot to specify the standard since I mistakingly thought I had. Long story short, I got a couple of tabs confused. So instead of purchasing standard PC2100 I brought PC2-5400. My guess is I shouldn't try using it, though if I did try to use it would it work and/or could it do some damage? I would rather not risk it,...

M-Audio sound card:Will it work on Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I don know if I can runM-Audio sound card software on Linux or if has drivers for this sound card.I was planning to buy this sound card in order to connect my PC to a Stereo amplifier! http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.m-audio.com%2Fproducts%2Fen_us%2FAudiophile2496-main.html Thanks

GPRS for USB or Bluetooth? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I want to get GPRS on my LinuxPDA. And since I love my Device as-is I dont want to buy a new one (nor do I have the money for it) So I wonder, does somebody know where to get (do they exist?) GPRS USB or Bluetooth thingy. So I can connect with my PDA to the Phone-net. Id love a Small Bluetooth Device that can be used to connect to GPRS. Somebody any ideas? Thanks

force BIOS to reread drive info www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am changing hard drive size by creating DCO area, but the new size is only displayed correctly after reboot. How can I force Linux to reread drive info without reboot? Thanks

Motorola SM56 Modem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been looking for reports on successful installation of modem driver for Motorola SM56 modem on linux but haven't really found any. Has anyone succeeded installing this modem under Linux (or dou you know of any successful installations)? I am running RedHat Linux 9.0. Thanks

Problem getting sound to work www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. All, I'm in the process of building a PVR/HTTPC and have got stuck trying to get the sound to work. Specifications: Abit motherboard (NF-M2SV), with following sound chip: 00:05.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP61 gh Definition Audio (rev a2) (according to lspci) SuSe Linux 10.3 with KDE desktop kernel version: 2.6.22.13-0.3 sound module installed: snd-hda-intel aplay...

Realtek RTL-8169 auto-negotiation www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have some trouble with the Realtek RTL-8169 NIC chipset used on my mainboard: it often works, but sometimes the auto-negotiation seems to fail and it falls back to 10MBit Ethernet. After a reboot it comes up OK. I've tried an init.d script to force the speed to 100MBit via mii-tool, but it just happened again.. it seems the driver doesn't care much about it. Is there any way to get...

which laptop.... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. im looking for a new laptop....it should be practic+cheap only what i want is: -battery working more than 5hrs -intel processor -17" monitor -100gb hdd or more thats all what i need ....is good chose? i would run gentoo and BSD on it.... Thanks

So is my harddrive okay? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. sorry for the length of this post.I may edit it later. In the words of Blaise Pascal "I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short." I am worried my harddrive could be defective. Some of you may remember that I was having some issues with getting an operating system to boot-up and with getting one to install. The problem was eventually fixed,...

Cyberlink ADSL Modem Router cls-8005 Driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. guy anyone know where can i download driver for ts router .i don't have ethernet and use it throught usb and then i cannot go online becouse i don't have the driver Thanks

Software RAID issues. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to build a simple Raid 5 array out of 4 SATA drives. They dries are , 250GB, 250GB, 500GB and 500GB. I've created partitions on each of them that are the exact same size, roughly 250GB. /dev/sda1, /dev/sdb1. /dev/sdc1, /dev/sdd1 I created an array on these partiions before, but after a power outage it just died. not sure why...but since there was little of value on there,...

About HT3 Quad core Phenom www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. folks, Please shed me some light on HT3 Quad core Phenom.What I know is Phenom 9550, 9650, etc.Googling did not find many info.TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

Software for Sony-Ericsson cellphone? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a Sony Ericsson (t630) cellphone wich i have been able to sync with Windows Outlook calendar and also transfer files between the computer and the phone. Is there any Linux software for any of this? I'm ising a USB cable, I don't have any Bluethoth for my computer yet. Thanks

HP C5100A PhotoSmart Photo Scanner www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. As far as I can tell this (the original) version of photo scanner should be supported but it doesn't show up as a local device with either Gimp Acquire or Kooka. Should I be trying to access it some other way ? What might be more important is I'm connecting with a SIIG Fast SCSI Pro which doesn't seem to have Linux support. Are there any currently available SCSI cards which would...

No Sound anymore www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've tried looking over the forums, but got no help from the old threads. KHave done something, but no idea on what, since my sound have dissapeared, and rebooting and sutch don't work. Infact, when everything crasched, KDE refused to work, so i've had to sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg just to get the GUI up and running. Itwas like hitting the reset button, no more Norwegian keyboard...

Fuji FinePix F40fd Digital Camera www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have just got a Fuji FinePix F40fd Digital Camera and im having some problems transfering the images into F-Spot. Im using OpenSUSE Linux 10.3. I was using an older Fuji Finepix camera and that was working fine importing the images into F-Spot and the USB device came up on the desk top so i could browse the drive if i wanted. Now with the new camera when i plug the camera in...

NOKIA 6630 synchronize www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Here an HOWTO for NOKIA 6630 useful for other phones. The Key is SyncML technology which is a technology that supply a markup language used by many phones industries. Let's take a backup before proced. *********GO! -Install: "apt-get install libopensync-plungin-file libopensync-plungin-syncml libopensync-plungin-kdepim multisync-gui opesyncutils" -Turn-on bluetooth on the cell. It...

laptops supported by linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am wondering what brands and lines/series' of laptops are supported well by linux, including the extra media buttons, web cam, audio/video drivers, and such. There are a few different laptops I have been looking at recently, including Acer and HP. I'm in a dilemma. Though I'm hopefully to be purchasing a laptop soon, I'm not sure what I should get. I have the option to get: A)...

Modem isn't supported www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Just installed Mandriva (first Linux experience,take it easy on me!) It recognizes my modem,UsRobotics usb5670, but no driver. None at Mfg either.Did a Google but have come up dry so far. Any ideas where I can get a driver to work for this thing? Bear in mind it will probly take me 3 days to figure out how to install it!!! Thanks

sata hard drive in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have 3 hard drives in my computer, two are ide a 20gb and a 40gb,and the last one is a sata hard drive160gb(which I just installed). I'm using kubuntu 7.10 Now the bios in my computer sees the sata hard drive. Kubuntu in currently installed on the 20gb. I'm wanting to put whats on the 40gb to the sata 160gb, and install kubuntu on the 40gb. Here's my problem kubuntu doesn't see...

webcam driver www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am using Ubuntu 7.10 (Kernel 2.6) and I can't make my webcam get working it's a Clone 11089 (brazilian company) in lsusb appear like that: 0c45:612e Microdia I've searched Google a lot and tried a lot of drivers, but without success. and, with things I have found, it seems a lot of people are having problems with this webcam on Linux Thanks

Strange disk system problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. My server is running under ASPLinux kernel 2.6.22.6. This is http server with 4 same SATA disks: Device Model: ST3500630NS Serial Number: 9QG2RBW8 Firmware Version: 3.AEG User Capacity: 500,107,862,016 bytes Device is: Not in smartctl database [for details use: -P showall] ATA Version is: 7 ATA Standard is: Exact ATA specification draft version not indicated Local Time is: Fri...

In need of knowledgable people. Touchscreen, IRQ, serial stuff. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I can't do this on my own. I don't know enough to be able to pull this off. I only inch little by little. I'm not going very far. I have a touchscreen in a laptop. It's a 1998 laptop. At the moment it's using Puppy Linux. I've gathered some information about the laptop, but what exists is limited. I'll give some of you links: - http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?r...

older computer... having problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. ive had this computer for a while (2000) but havn't used it for at least a year amd k6 500mhz asus p5a motherboard (pretty sure its defiantly an asus and the pictures i can find are the same) not sure the manufaturer but the power supply says max on it and its a 250w that i have replaced the fan in (only cause the other power supply that i sacrificed to get a fan was only a 185w ps...

another newbie asking about PC problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Okay~! This might be similar to http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/peripherals-hardware/113528-older-computer-having-problems.html thread but I'm certain mine is older. >_> Okay, our PC is a second handed one bought from surplus and since my father is a 'superman' regarding fixing technical problems, we were able to use it for 5 years or less. >_> The downside is, it's running...

toolchain building www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i am trying to build a toolchain for the i.MX21 board..can you'll hepl in getting the right versions og glibc,gcc and binutils...i am using the 2.6.14 kernel..do help me out on this one.. Thanks

SATA Hotplug / hot swap howto? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've been reading all day trying to figure out how to be able to add and remove a SATA hard drive under Linux.Here's my setup: Tyan Tomcat n3400b motherboard that has an on-board Nvidia MCP55 SATA controller. My primary OS boots off of my Areca 1220 Array.(80 GB array for / and /boot, and a 2.7TB array for primary data storage) I have a removable drive bay connected to the on-board...

sound not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been trying out the live CD of MusixGNU+Linux 1.0R2 Stable and it seems like everything is working except my sound. I've run alsaconf and it recognizes the card and configures it but i still have no sound. I tried setting it up through the KDE control center but i got an error message of some sort saying that i needed a different kernel to get the sound to work. I should have wrote...

Ntfs www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Need some help.. A friend of mine windows computer crashed...I am trying to recover his files..pics of his kids and so forththe problem I have though is this. Windows won't recgonize the drive at all... Linux sees the drive, but I can't access it. I have tried numerous NTFS drivers including purchasing Paragon NTFS. When I use thisand I type the command this is the error message...

tuner cards - supported? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. How well (if at all) is the Pinnacle PCTV HD tuner card supported under linux? How does it compare to the Hauppage PVR-150 in terms of tuner and feature set support? THX qv Thanks

Linux playing hide and seek with my files. www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. So I recently bought a new 250 gig external hard drive, seeing as how my 20 gig wasn't doing it anymore . All is pretty well, except linux isn't playing nicely with it. It mounts fine when the system starts up, or when I unmount/remount it for the first little while, but after leaving the computer sit for a while (IE: over night), Linux decides it wants to play hide and seek with my...

Leadership Steering Wheel Racer F1: detected but not responding www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So I have a Leadership Gamer Steering Wheel Racer F1. It's supposed to work on Playstation, xbox, gamecube and pc (USB). It does work plug and play on windows. On kubuntu it gets detected, the /dev/input/js0 node gets created, but the device doesn't respond. I have tried the KDE control panel, jscalibrator, "cat /dev/input/js0", many games... and I get no response from any axis or button. I...

How do I find out what chipset my webcam has, besides lsusb (it won't detect it)? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I need to download the Linux drivers for it, since the Windows drivers that came with the CD don't work under Wine. But first I need to find out what chipset it uses. How exactly would I find this out? It's a Mikomi M6225, just fyi. Thanks

Sound card recomendations please www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I want to buy a sound card in th $100,$150 range but am finding it hard to find one that positivly supports both XP SP2 and Linux.Recomendations please. Thanks

Can't get tuner working on avermedia a180 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Code: ModuleSizeUsed by fuse 436962 nvidiafb 430480 nvidia 884192434 snd_hda_intel 3230442 snd_pcm739921 snd_hda_intel snd_timer215121 snd_pcm snd518327 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm,snd_timer saa7134 1412761 compat_ioctl3298561 saa7134 videodev 325123 saa7134,compat_ioctl32 v4l1_compat131881 videodev v4l2_common123521 saa7134 videobuf_dma_sg135721 saa7134 snd_page_alloc 101922 snd_...

problems with encore print-server www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. list, I have an Encore ENPS-2012 print-server in a LAN working perfectly with mac (via appletalk) and windows machines. There is a laser printer connected in parallel port of the print server. Now, I have a linux box with fedora, and I'm trying to configure the printer connected to the print-server. I'm using IPP using following address: ipp://192.168.1.120/ipp/pid1 pid1 is,...

PATA DVDRW Problem (possibly NOT connected with libata) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have pretty interesting situation with my PC (A64 3000, ASUS A8N-E). I can see /dev/sr0 device without any problems, but there are a lot of faulty operations connected with it (I/O Errors) Standart disk read error message (dmesg) Code: sr 5:0:0:0: [sr0] Result: hostbyte=0x00 driverbyte=0x08 sr 5:0:0:0: [sr0] Sense Key : 0x4 [current] sr 5:0:0:0: [sr0] ASC=0x8 ASCQ=0x3 end_request:...

Looking for a Linux Phone with QWERTY Keyboard www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am still looking for a Linux Phone/PDA/MDA that has Linux on it with a Terminal and a Fully Function QWERTY-Keyboard. It also needs to have Wifi. But well I seem to be unable to find one... I did find the OpenMoko but that doesnt have a QWERTY and I found a Nokia N810 but that isnt a Phone. Also I did find Zaurus but they are just unable to be get around here... And I know a...

contact Canon technical support to show your interest in Linux drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I would recommend anybody to contact Canon technical support to show your interest in Linux drivers. This is the only way Canon will hear the Linux community. I just want to remember that Dell preinstall Ubuntu on some of their PC since IdeaStorm: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ideastorm.com%2F You can show your interest for Linux drivers for...

USB Powered Light Bulb www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm trying to power a light bulb on my fish tank so I can turn it on and off remotely. I believe powering the light bulb is as simple as connecting the USB's black and red cables to the matching cables on the bulb connector. However, how would I turn the bulb off from my computer without unplugging the USB. I think I need to use the bus but what is the missing component I need...

acpi=off disables my USB mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. at all I have a serious problem with Linux installations on my machine. I've tried several distributions, all of them having the same problem. When I installed the distribution/run the live-cd, I need the two boot parameters noapic and acpi=off . After some research, I found out that acpi=off casts my USB mouse (Logitech G3) unusable. Ubuntu and co. need noapic acpi=off to...

HP F4180 Can Print from Opera but not with lp, lpr www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just got a new HP F4180.I dual boot my PC.It installed and worked under Windows XP. I use Fedora 6.It will print when I use Opera but not when I use a linux window.It gets qued.I see the print job in lpstat -t.See lpstat -t output below.Notice the queues job (HP_Deskjet_F4100_series_USB_CN79J5V4CZ04TJ_HPLIP-1321). $ lpstat -t scheduler is running system default destination:...

power supply www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have an old hp desktop and its power supply is broke does it really matter wut power supply i buy to replace it, arnt all the plugs the same????? Thanks

XSeries -- kvm switches www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. We are using XSeries 330 IBM mechine as servers and integrated with KVM Switch to access monitor and keyboard... When ever we try to restart the mechine or Switch from one server to another server... Key board and Mouse goes crazy... I dont not function properly... We have to unplug and plugin back then it works fine... I am not sure whethers it is a H/W config problem or related...

IRQ disabled on IRQ shared by USB and a CMD649 controller (kernel 2.6.22~). www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So, I finally got the system booting at least, with the edd=off option. Now, on to the next problem.... The system: The system is an older IWill KK266-R (VIA KT133A chipset) motherboard with an Athlon XP 1600+ processor. It has an integrated CMD649 RAID controller. The system also has an Intel PRO/100 network adapter, and a SiI 3512A SATA disk controller. But they don't seem to be...

Resolution up to 1440x900 on laptop (intel 945GM) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using opensuse 10.3 on a laptop Packard Bell Bu45. This laptop has an Intel 945GM graphics card. Despite all my efforts i am not able to set my monitor resolution to 1440x900. I tried choosing a different monitor, even LCD 1440x900@60hz and nothing works. I can only set to 1280... Xconfigig was edit to 32 bits but X wont start this way.. Im stuck... how can I enable this r...

Linux for New Hardware www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All, I have purchased new hardware about a month ago now and cannot find a compatible Linux dist for my system. I am getting really short tempered with it as I am forced to run Windows Vista and this OS has so much lag that I get impatient, although I purchased new hardware for better performance. All I need my computer to do is run VMWare and be able to build test networks. Email...

Support for Multiple Monitors www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a setup from my old office of 3 19" flat screen monitors. I would like to use this now in my home office which runs a linux box and an XP laptop on a docking station. My goal is to have the XP laptop showing on one of the monitors and then to have the other two for my linux box. I am running Debian Etch with the latest patches and kernel 2.6.18-6-686. Dos Linux support multiple...

Printing blank pages www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I own an Epson Stylus C63, and i've just installed it using KDE's add printer wizard. Problem is that it's not printing right. If i send a page to be printed, the printer just draws two gray lines on the top and on the bottom of the page, across it. The printer setup gave me no problems, it was as easy as taking candy from a 5 year old; obviously, easier does not mean it'll work. So...

PCMCIA GSM/GPRS/Wifi for Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I wonder, is there a PCMICA card that runs fine in Linux that Supports: Wifi -> Raw Sockets as well since I need Kismet.. and GPRS/GSM -> To call, be Called send texts and get texts?? And what Software do I need for that all. I did find the Nokia D211. Nokia says it ships with Linux Drivers. But well how can I call with it and everything? Hope somebody can help me with this (Maybe...

Making drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. does anyone happen to have some resources on how to make drivers? I'm mainly curious, but I am trying to figure out how to make custom parts work on a PC. Thanks

Updating BIOS using Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Okay I need some help.I don't have windows and need to update my BIOS.The mainboard is a "TriGem Delhi III" .The BIOS I'm looking for is version 1.20.So far I've only found one but it's an exe file. I've never updated a BIOS in Linux only in Windows.Can someone help me? Thanks

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Hello guys. Anyone have a clue what video settings to use in the setup configuration screen with this combination? Everything is hunky-dory till I leave setup to reboot....ultimately, nothing comes up on the screen but various colored vertical lines. Have tried many options, but nothing seems to work. Am installing off a full set (6) of official cd's. This being about the third distribution of Linux...

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Hey everyone. cat /proc/cpuinfo processor : 0 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family: 6 model : 15 model name: Intel(R) Celeron(R) M CPU520@ 1.60GHz stepping: 6 cpu MHz : 1600.187 cache size: 1024 KB fdiv_bug: no hlt_bug : no f00f_bug: no coma_bug: no fpu : yes fpu_exception : yes cpuid level : 10 wp: yes flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36...

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Hello guys. A buddy sold me a weak machine - toshiba p25; 4 years old, with a bad mobo/video chip (I think). Tonight I broke it down, just to tinker, and re-assembled it, and attempted to install ubuntu again. Seemed to boot to 'pre-install' desktop, but display was 'corrupt'/broken up. I tried vista, Me, then XPsp1, and XP loaded and is running fine, excepting some hardware drivers. Why no...

The influence of the case on case flow www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Purportedly cases are designed to allow for optimal case flow, provided the motherboard and components are installed as listed. I am just wondering whether there is a benefit (performance or otherwise) when having the case off the computer. The computer will be somewhat noisier and ultimately unsafe, but perhaps better cooled because there is access to more cold air? Thanks

How to select a remote reboot switch/remote reboot card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, I'm searching for an economic solution on remote rebooting server colocated (hard reboot ).Googling on remote reboot switch and/or remote reboot cards for mounting on server brought me many suggestion.Could any folk please shed me some light screening them. TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

Building a new box - ATI vs Nvidia? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. So I'm about to order the parts to build a new gaming rig and I thought I'd better check to see what's the best compatibility for Kubuntu.Right now as it stands the processor will be an AMD Phenom 9600 2.3Ghz, which is a quad core.I'll have 2Gb DDR2, and dual ATI Radeon 3850s. I know XP and my Windows-based games will scream on this machine, but I want to dual boot to Kubuntu for everything...

how to determine file system and mount hotplug device www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm very new to linux programming, and I'm not sure if this is the right forum to post this in, but here goes: I'm trying to write program that responds to hotplug event messages on the netlink socket when a USB device is plugged in. It should query the device to find out if it is a block device and if so, what (if any) file system is on the device, and then mount the device if it is a...

Distro without symantics mouse problem? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Alright, here's the common problem that I've been facing.My synaptics 0121 mouse and keyboard both like to randomly spaz out while I'm using linux on my v5305wm compaq laptop under kubuntu 7.10.I guess it has something to do with the battery power, keyboard input, and mouse input all being checked at once.The mouse bounces all over the screen and the laptop keys "stick" into place as...

LSI MegaRaid utilities no longer work www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have an RHEL4 system with an LSI MegaRaid SCSI Card. After a reboot yesterday, the megaraid utils megamgr and megarc no longer work. Code: ./megarc -AllAdpInfo -nolog ********************************************************************** MEGARC MegaRAID Configuration Utility(LINUX)-1.11(12-07-2004) By LSI Logic Corp.,USA *******************************************************...

ma111 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. does anyone know if there is a linux distro that supports the netgear wirless usb addaptor ma111? i have a spare one and an old p2 i wanna set up... Thanks

adding a USB HD-DVD drive to Arch Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. ello! I figure this is one of the areas in which I've been spoiled in, because I have no idea how to go about adding new devices (on the software side) in a mostly self-made system. So, here's the skinny: I'm running Arch Linux. I have an Xbox 360 HD-DVD USB drive (which is just a Toshiba drive with little modification, such as a internal USB hub, for use with the Xbox 360; I have installed...

repartition flash drive? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a couple of flash/USB/thumb drives I got cheap. They both have two partitions, one for data and the other for Windows apps like anti-virus etc. Since I no longer use Windows, I would like to remove the smaller partition and make the drives one large data partition. How do I do this? With QTParted or GParted? Mike Thanks

New Drivers for ATI HD Chipset www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. What I have hoped for ever since AMD aquired ATI has happened.ATI has finally released some decent drivers for Linux.They are only for the HD series, but that is a huge step in the right direction.*cheers* Thanks

Swap and LVM www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Just installed Xubuntu on an old P3 1Ghz with 128MB of ram.The swap was set to 364MB by default, I wanted to make it larger.I decreased the size of the root volume size and increased the swap volume. But the output of swapon -s doesn't show this: Code: root@dinosaur:/dev/mapper# swapon -s FilenameTypeSizeUsedPriority /dev/mapper/dinosaur-swap_1 partition 37272891972 -1 So, does...

USB smartcard reader: performance problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a performance problem with a USB smartcard reader in Linux. I have 2 x86 and a PPC machines on which I run a performance test application. What I noticed is that on the PPC I have bad performance. The operations take me about the double the time it does on the x86 machines. I?m not sure which chips that are on my two x86 but they are likely not the same. On the PPC on the other...

Creative live webcam VF-0050 driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I just installed Fedora 8 on my computer, and I have never used a Linux system before, so it would be nice if you could explain as if it where to you grandparents ^^ I have tried lots of ways to install a driver for my webcam (Creative live VF-0050), but nothing seems to work... What I've done: I found a guide on how to install a webcam driver which said i had to install a program...

Installing new power supply www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I was given a IBM Personal Computer 300GL. The machine is nice but the power supply was a filthy/dusty mess and now it is starting to whine. Sometime ago, I bought a PowerKing 450 watt sata dual fan atx power supply. It has a 20 pin connector with a 4 (de)attatchable pin clip for mb. The mb is 20 pin. It looks like it will fit in the box just fine. That should be ok to use, shouldn't...

xmodmap with PS/2-USB Converter www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. So I am running an old Trackpoint-enabled IBM keyboard into my computer via a ps2 to usb CONVERTER (according to dmesg.On newegg it was advertised as a simple adapter).When ever i do any sort of xmodmap to the left and right mouse buttons (the only two buttons this thing has), the buttons ALWAYS RETAIN THEIR ORIGINAL BUTTON ID. For instance, when I assign 'middle click'to the right...

Terrible mic quality [newbie needing help] www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. ya guys, I'm a newbie to Linux - just finished repartitioning my laptop so that the dual-boot (with XP) is now just a single-boot with PCLinuxOS. I'm not sure if I'll stay with PCLOS, but for the moment I'm liking it quite well. The one issue I have thus far, however, is the terrible mic quality I'm getting. I have a generic desktop mic (probably from the mid- to late-90's, haha) that...

Toshiba p100 series sound fix !!!!! in Ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Toshiba p100 series sound fix !!!!! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hi guys I just got the sound working on my toshiba P100-188(PSPA3E)bios3.30 I am a complet newby in Ubuntu and Linux overall therefore I will show how to get it working in a very simplified way. I have combined few threads and miraculously after two weeks of struggle...

Gateway FHD2400 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Anyone using one of these monitors?I just bought one and I'm not seeing the text as clear as I thought I would.Maybe it's just my eyes, not sure.I'm running it at full 1900x1200 with a Nvidia FX5500 card.I installed the Nvidia driver using Nvidia's bin file.I have looked at the Nvidia X Server Setting but don't know what I could tune to see if the text comes in clear.Any help would be a big...

Any decent webcam for Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm looking for a decent webcam for my Linux. I've tried some T'nB webcam with CIF Single Chip, but it was awfully slow, and the picture was too much blurred. Is there any real-time webcam available? What is its speed depends on? Thanks

Re: Printing to Windows Printer from Debian Computer www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a problem with configuring Cups so that I can print to a Windows printer, I was used osme Howto when doing this but its doesnt seem to work for me, below are the steps i took;- 1- I started by installing the packages; #apt-get upgrade #apt-get install cupsys cupsys-bsd cupsys-client foomatic-bin gs-esp a2ps samba After installing all those Packages, from the How to I was...

bios problem big one... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i recently intalled a new ATI video card onto my computer. however i couldn't get my screen to load with it on. so i read on ati's site that i needed to enable PCI support or sometng along those lines in my bios. (i run a farely new gateway desktop) so i put in my old video card and went into the bios (recklessly -.-') and enabled these two options displayed on ts page: http://www.linux...

A problem with USB hub? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Got this USB, 4 orifice, hub in the Everything's a ?Pound shop. Have been having trouble with DVD writer, but thought it was because I foolishly only had half the RAM it needed - still only have half the RAM it needs.So wrote a shell program that splits stuff up into 350000 byte chunks and feeds them in one at a time with a 2 second pause between.But it still went awol, always at the...

SATA Question: www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Unlike standard IDE hard drives, Serial ATA (SATA) hard drives feature faster speeds, easier configuration, and the ability to change hard drives without having to turn your system off first. This is a quote from the overview of a product from a company that I trust and find to be a reliable source, but this seems a little too good to be true. Basically I'm thinking this when reading...

HD38700 DDR4 PCI Express: showup problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i am trying to get my new video card to work. i inserted the card in according to it's instructions and installed the drivers on win32 according to instructions as well. i disabled the old video card in device manager. then i rebooted. my monitor does not seem to display anything when the new video card is in, not even the bios screen is shown. now i have the old video card put back in...

Auto load firmware when USB printer turned on www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using a derivative of Puppy Linux. I compiled the driver for the HP Laserjet 1020 printer. For the printer to work the firmware has to be loaded every time the printer is turned on. I have added the following command to the rc.local file in Puppy Linux which runs every time Puppy Linux boots up: Code: cat /usr/share/foo2zjs/firmware/sihp1020.dl > /dev/usb/lp0 This works...

How do I hide a hard drive partition? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am running Fedora 8 on a HDX9004TX note book and it has a recovery partition. I was wondering if there is a way for the recovery partition not to be visible in Linux. Also I mounted another drive (partition) previously and it kept the authentication, how do I make it drop the authentication for drives so again asks. Thanks

Hey There: Sandisk U3 Question www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i just got linux a little while ago and figure that i would see if there where any good linux forums to hang on while im learning linux i got backtrack 3 linux (slackware i think its called). Im having a little touble already i was wondering if you guys could help me out a little. I want to boot up from my flashdrive i have a sandisk U3 cruzer micro (it still has the U3 software on it)...

Are You Interested In Linux Support For NaturalPoint TrackIR? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Any one that has been enjoying TrackIR in windows or would buy it if there was support for Linux should go to the website and let them know. Here is a reply I got when I wrote to them letting them know to add me to the list of interested Linux users wishing to enjoy TrackIR in Linux. Bill, Thanks

Howto: Undervoltage a PENTIUM-M & Scaling The CPU With Debian Etch 4.0 r3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Before Starting 1. linux-source-2.6.?? (linux-source-2.6.?? should be the kernel version you have.) Clean installed Debian Etch 4.0 r3 "debian-40r3-i386-CD-1.iso" is linux-source-2.6.18 2. Download the linuxphc patch of the speedstep-centrino module. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dedigentoo.org%2Fbdz%2Flinux-phc%2F linux-phc-0....

"Commodore 486sx-25" - booting off hard drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Not really linux-related... yet.... Found myself a nice old comp - but it's not booting. Has both a floppy drive and an IDE hard drive (Quantum Prodrive ELS). The problem is that after checking the floppy drive for bootable media, it fails to boot before even trying the hard drive. Which is a problem if I want to boot it from the hard drive. I have tried finding it in the settings,...

budget pc www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am going to buy a new pc, a budget pc where I can play also games on. This is what I had in mind. processor http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fforcom.be%2F%3Fproduct%3D300407 graphicalcard http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fforcom.be%2F%3Fproduct%3D301158 motherboard http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/re...

Reading DVD burnt by VISTA www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All, I got a DVD containing a lot of pictures. This DVD was burnt by a friend of me with his VISTA machine. The issue is that I am not enable to read it with my Debian Machine. After some inquiries, the DVD was burnt according to the UDF2.5 system. Is it possible to assist me for reading this DVD ? In advance Thanks

Question on naming convention of processor types www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. In the case where a number is mentioned in a multicore processor's type, should this number be divided by the amount of cores to get to the individual clock speed ? Example : a processor with type X6000 is a dual core processor; does this mean the clock speed of an individual core is 3GHz? On another note: what is the naming convention for motherboards if any? It would be useful to...

[SOLVED] Dell Inspiron 530 Ubuntu Install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Everyone, I just wanted to share with you an experience I had. I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 530. Like usual it came with the virus called Micro$oft Windows. I immediate attempted to boot it using the Ubuntu live/install disc. It had tons of issues not only with graphics but with keyboard input. Anything typed on the keyboard was interpreted twice. It could not run in graphical...

Question about ALSA drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a HT Omega Clario + sound card that has the C-Media CMI8788 chip set.I understand that the latest ALSA 1.0.16 drivers now support this chip set.So far none of the distros currently support my card as this new driver was only released back in Feb of 2008 and the drivers up until then were pretty buggy so were deactivated by default.Are the Asla drivers included with the Linux Kernel?If...

GIGABIT card driver installation linux/fedora www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. After many hrs of trying to install linksys 1032 gigabit cardi found the easy way to install any gigabit card 1st off is a link to syskonnect for drivers http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.skd.de%2Fe_en%2Fsupport%2Fdriver.html%3Fnavid%3D14 Installation of the sk98lin driver on your Linux system The prerequisites for compilation, loading and patch...

e2fsck reports no problems, but mount warns of errors www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My system: MyBook Western Digital external 1 TB drive, mounted via firewire. Debian "stable" (mostly). Linux 2.6.15, compiled locally My problem: Mount says "mounting fs with errors, running e2fsck is recommended" Ran e2fsck (twice; took an hour each time), no errors reported Mount still says "mounting fs with errors, running e2fsck is recommended" dumpe2fs says "Filesystem...

Wacom drivers in Ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a Lenovo x60 Tablet and I am having some trouble with the Wacom pen drivers in Ubuntu 7.10.I started at the ThinkWiki page http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.thinkwiki.org%2Fwiki%2FWacom_Serial_Tablet_PC_Styl I am not sure where to look when they say "The values can be found under the windows driver properties." I tried running: Code: #...

Buying a new computer but need tips on hardware and drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am looking at buying a new computer after dealing with compatibility issues with wine and ATI with all my computers. I have been looking at the new "NVIDIA nForce" 790i Ultra SLI motherboard" and pairing two "dual-GPU NVIDIA GeForce? 9800 GX2" graphics cards in SLI. I hope to run my Battle field 2142 like I am using windows in wine and other games. Is there drivers for these or has...

Server Case www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I currently have a Fedora 8 box acting as a file server with two 250gig drives mirrored.I am looking for a new server case as I have a 3Ware SATA Raid card capable of running up to 12 drives.My current server box only has room for 4 drives in total.I'd like to get a case with at least 8 3.5" drive bays (hot swap is supported by the 3Ware card, but I don't need it). I've been looking...

I broke my comuter ... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Very detailed title I know, but I don't quite know what is wrong with my PC. It's a custom build using http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ciao.co.uk%2FEPoX_EP_3WTM__5410005 . This seemed to work find originally, but after I got a "free gift" with something on ebay that turned out to be a pirate DVD I started having problems. First time I noticed...

Mouse scrolling looks like jumping www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, Ubuntu 7.04 server amd65 i-rocks 1600dpi Wired Laser Mouse (IR-7521L) The captioned mouse works on this box.But on scrolling it looks like jumping.It doesn't scroll smoothly.Occasionally it even jumps to another Workspace Today I purchased a 5-button MS Wireless Laser Mouse 6000.I tested it on this box.It worked fine.Scrolling was very smooth NOT like jumping.Neither it...

Serial 2.0a Mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a Microsoft serial mouse 2.0a and I've been trying to get it to work with KDE on slackware 12, but it just won't work. Does anyone know how to fix this? Thanks

I can't use cdrecord with my usb cdrw drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am having trouble writing to a cdrw drive (AOpen EHW5224U) connected via a usb port. I can do it in nautilus but I don't like having to use nautilus, which is slow to load and mucks up my fluxbox desktop. In Red Hat, using a 2.4 kernel, I used to use cdrecord for this kind of thing. Now with Ubuntu Dapper, using a 2.6.15 kernel, cdrecord doesn't work. It gives a warning of incompatibility...

please suggest: a pci based dvbs tuner card supporting mheg5 stream and work in linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. can u please suggest which,"PCI based dvbs tuner card supports mheg5 stream and compatible/run with linux operating system" Thanks

USB Speakers www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks So, I just got hold of a pair of Trust USB speakers. They're pretty nifty. Anyways, the system recognises them and I can set all my sound settings so that they should be used, and they work when I click the test button. However, I can only seem to get certain things to play sound through them. I can get sound from Audacious, XMMS and Pidgin, but not Totem nor anything that I play...

TV Tuner www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I' ve got a tvtuner, AverMedia Aver TV USB. How do I set it up? I think it is a v4l device because dmesg says Code: usb 2-1: V4L device registered as /dev/video0 But it also says Code: usb 2-1: No supported image sensor has been detected by the 'ovcamchip' module for the W996[87]CF JPEG USB Dual Mode Camera (/dev/video0). Make sure it is loaded *before* (re)connecting...

Microphone HDA Intel... so many issues i cannot tell the woods from the tress anymore www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Please, if anyone can help me... i'm starting to spend way too much time on this, reading lots of articles about my problem, and nothing seems to work... If you just google anything related to Hda Intel card and Ubuntu, there are lots of people with serious problems with this type of card, and I am no different. I am on Ubuntu 8.04 64 (fresh install, but i had exactly the same problems...

Need calibration numbers for Genius G-Pen 560 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got the driver installed but the cursor's all over the place.For some reason the included calibration utility in the Wizardpen driver just doesn't want to work for me. So if anyone has the calibration numbers for the Genius G-Pen 560 for the xorg.conf file, I'd be most appreciative. I'm running Ubuntu Feisty. Thanks

recreate raid array without data loss www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. after a reinstall, my md raid arrays are no longer available. how can I recover them without losing the data on them? I probably will need to use mdadm with --assume-clean, but what more? I do have a copy of my old mdadm.conf. I have sorted which partitions belong in which array based on size. the drives changed name during reinstall (hd* became sd*). since the old array was sorted...

Lost the ability to rip cd's www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. guys, Yesterday, I ripped the same cd's fine.The remote drive I was moving the files to didn't unmount correctly and I lost the ripped files, so I needed to rip them again. Today, I fired up Grip and ran through the cd's.It brings up each track, states that it's ripping & encoding but it only takes a couple of seconds and I end up with files about 25kb large when it's done. I tried...

Could I get some phone recommendations? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was wondering if I could get some cell phone recommendations. I thought what I was looking for was pretty simple, but I cant really find what im looking for... Im looking for a device that has a querty keyboard and runs linux. I'd like to be able to open a term with bash, and perl would be great. Being able to develop open source apps for it would also be a huge plus, but if I had...

Neoware eon3000i as server??? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I got five neoware 3000i thin clients (ba-neo3000i-46e) for free (64MB RAM, 32MB DOC, geode CPU). Unfortunately the DOC (DOM) is loaded with winCE4 . I have no manuals, so I have to find out everything myself. (I found out how to get into the BIOS and it seems to me it looks like a normal PC BIOS from AMI) This client has an IDE interface on board, but the power connector is located...

Brand New computer www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. as everyone else, i love linux, so much, that when my laptop begin making weird noises and when i found out the fan bearing was broke or breaking, that i decided to buy all new parts in order to make my own desktop for linux only, along with puppy linux or any other fast distro i could find out there, but when i recieved the parts for the new computer, (480W 20+4 Pin Switching Power Supply...

some key combinations don't work www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. in return to castle wolfenstein (game) i noticed that some key combinations, like w+left shift+6 don't work. i always push shift+w first and when i push 6, nothing happens. also, in the game, i tried to bind "interaction" to caps lock but it doesn't seem to recognize it. on windows everything works ok. in xorg.conf, i'm using keyboard layout "si" (slovenian) and keyboard model "logicink"...

audio device backtrack 3 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. any one ,i am using backtrack 3 my audio device is Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Aud io Controller (rev 02). my problem nooooo soooound. help Thanks

file system error www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. when i install linux on sata hdd system the error comes that " no valid devices were found on which to create new file system , pls check your hardwere for the cause of this problem" pls solve this problem for me ...... Thanks

USB "hiddev" problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I use following from Linux-HId.pdf, but the linux console return "hiddev open: No such device" Do anybody know why? many Thanks

Insert Modules Problem~ www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I build the kernel "linux-2.6.20.1" under FC4 by using command as follows: - make menuconfig - make After finished building, it generates "usbhid.ko" in /drivers/usb/input/. I use "insmod usbhid.ko", but it produces the error message "insmod: error inserting 'usbhid.ko': -1 Invalid module format" Do someone can tell me why? Thanks

Voice to Text www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Can someone tell me of a good free Voice to Text app. I was thinking of buying Dragon but wonder if it will work on Open Office? Thanks

updating sata raid driver (and more) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am a noob trying to manage an IBM 306x server with onboard adaptec sata raid. It has Fedora Core 5 on it, migrated from windows by my predecessor. Yesterday I started getting emails from smartd saying that one of the drives has "offline uncorrectable sectors". So I went out and bought a new drive and popped it in. Now I can't figure out how to get the stupid array to rebuild with...

"insmod usbhid.ko" problem? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. In FC4, I use Code: insmod usbhid.ko but the error occur insmod: error inserting 'usbhid.ko': -1 File exists Then I use Code: lsmod to view the modules. But there is no any "usbhid" module. Is the name different from "usbhid" for usbhid module? If it is, anyone can tell me what's name of module for "usbhid"? Anyone can tell me which device in "/dev"...

No idea how to get tv cards going, any help usefull? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Trying to get a Peak tv/multimedia card going.Have not got the remotest idea how to do this.How do I find out the card number, if that's important? Below is a load of stuff, don't know how relevant.How is this job done - most important thing is getting analog television? Code: This is xawtv-3.95.dfsg.1, running on Linux/x86_64 (2.6.18-6-amd64) looking for available devices Xvideo:...

sound sometimes does not work www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am a newbee in Linux mint land and these technical phrases don't mean didley to me. Everything is working fine, except my soundcard. Sometimes there is no sound at all, and sometimes there is. As a heavy user of windows I think this is a conflict between an on board soundcard and a newly installed one. On board AK77 Pro (or plus (don't know excactly)) and new is: Sweex 5.1 pci soundcard....

s-video out (general) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. ya! I have equipped my guinea-pig computer with a Radeon 7200 video card! It has DVI, VGA, and s-video out, so I've plugged it up to the HDTV in the living room via s-video (and haven't been kicked out of the house for it yet...). It displays boot and console/framebuffer information (running little more than Arch core on it --my da- I mean, the network administrator hasn't allowed it internet...

Shopping for a webcam! www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Well recently I've become quite adicted to stickam, however I cant get my webcam to work with linux at all. So I'm on the lookout for a new one. Does anyone have a suggestion? I just need something well supported. Id want it to work with Skype, Cheese, and stickam. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks

SAMSUNG 2032NW compatible with linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My monitor that I have had for 10+ years is starting to show it's age. So I need a new one. I would like to get an LCD one. Is this one compatible with kubuntu linux 7.10(I'm going to upgrade once I get a 500gig hard drive)? http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16824001257 Also If that one is not good...

[SOLVED] AMD Athlon XP driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have installed Debian a few months ago and while I am very pleased with my computer overall performance, I have noticed that the processor(AMD Athlon XP) top frequency is 800 MHz, half the processor documented speed of 1,6GHz, what can I do about this?? I have searched the web for a AMD linux driver but I didn't find anything. Any help is appreciated Thanks

PS2 gamepad -Ubuntu support- www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ok so i have both an adapter that i've bought from play.com and an already pc style wirelessl= logitech pad.The rumble one that is aslo wireless. Will they work on ubuntu?How can i map keys so i can play soem games?Mainly i want to play a certain windows game and i want to map some keyboard keys to my controller. So what's the verdict. By the way,do usb adapters support wireless...

usb key can't seem to boot an OS www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Recently, the hd on my Asus EEE pc got so full kde won't load properly and the comp just does an endless pattern of struggling to start up kde. I used to be able to load puppy linux onto the laptop using a 512mb usb key, but my dog ate the key, so I went out and bought a sandisk cruzer 4g.This way, I figured, I could get into puppy and then free some space off the hd. But the usb...

Motherboard naming convention www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. There does not seem to be any naming convention in motherboards and in fact, I cannot discern any motherboard supplier that does. Why has there never been a standard for naming motherboards? For motherboards, there are at least 3 criteria I can think of which make the selection process much easier if such information is included in the identification number: - socket - speed - RAM...

How to probe Video card firmware version? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. How do I probe for Video card firmware version? Is there any straight away command or any stand alone application to get it? Thanks

USB-Gigabit www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. To anybody who may be able to help !! : I'm running BSD (OSX) and bought a "10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Trendnet TU2-TEG". Initially when I plugged it in, my macbook recognised the device and it worked fine. Then it stopped and began to say the network cable was unplugged. I eventually reinstalled leopard and it it worked again, for a while and then stopped. When I check...

Linux is overheating/destroying my laptop www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 Intel Centrino, 1.6Ghz, 512MB DDR400, DVD-RW, ATI Radeon X300 64MB I don't know if this is a Linux, Ubuntu or even my Laptop's problem, but I will explain what's happening: There are 3 tests: FIRST: - Ubuntu 8.04 installed, proprietary drivers working/or not - System is kinda slow - I run the command glxgears - CPU Temp goes up to 89?C - After...

SuperMicro SC-743 LSI 1086 and Fedora 9 won't see disk www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Does anyone know what I have to do to get my new SuperMicro SC-743 to see its SAS disk RAID0 Virtual Disk? I'd like to use Linux software raid but I don't know/can't see how to configure the box.It doesn't seem to have an option to not run with LSI RAID. Given that, what driver should I be trying?Or/And what /dev device names would I expect to see?Or what major and minors do I need? I've...

Old Pentium 2 motherboard and HDD issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Let me begin by explaining my problem, I have an old pentium 2 400mhz system I want to hook up a 40gb hard-drive to it and install linux (gentoo to be precise) for some reason my motherboard wont detect the hard-drive. I think it may be to big and the bios does not support large drives. I've googled my problem and it seems I have to enter the stats of the hdd myself manually which I have...

How can I autogenerate /etc/fstab www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am creating a linux live-cd and I want to have it autogenerate /etc/fstab on boot. How would I go about this. The Live CD will be based on Debian Sid, and the live linux scripts. Thanks

[Linux kernel V2.6.13] remove USB www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I Am not sure if this is the right location for my question. Please move it if it is not. I am working on an Embedded platform with NO USB ports. So i want to remove the entire USB module/driver/stack to optimize the system. In the linux kernel configuration, I disabled the USB. and build the kernel again. But how can I confirm if it is totally gone / removed from my system? ...

Make USB radio device work - panic, please help! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a USB radio device that didn't come with Linux drivers. When I plug it in, under the Device Manager, I can see the USB device: audio interface (for sound) and HID interface (for tuning). I can also see a new file: /dev/dsp1. I opened /dev/dsp1 with VLC. It worked the first time, but now VLC plays only static! I tried it on another Linux machine and same thing happened: VLC played...

Graphics Driver Problem - Troubles After Installation www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed this driver: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nvidia.com%2Fobject%2Flinux_display_ia32_173.14.05.html for my 9600 GT card, and it worked. I then rebooted, and I was presented to a "low graphics mode" notification. It seems I have to install the driver each time I restart my computer, does anyone know how this can be fixed? Thanks

No cdrom?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a DVD/CD-RW burner on my laptop and i cant seem to use it. I mean i try to mount /cdrom and this is the error i get Code: [user@computer ~]$ mount /cdrom mount: can't find /cdrom in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab How do i get it to recognize my cdrom drive? Also before anyone asks. Code: [user@computer ~]$ /sbin/lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82830 830...

[SOLVED] Alsa sound not working after update www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. After updating all packages, I suddenly have no sound whereas it was working before. In Xmms, you can see that sound is playing, yet nothing comes out of the speakers. I have other distros on this same box and there are no alsa sound problems under any of them so that rules out a hardware issue. It's as though something is muted. The problem is, I cannot run alsamixer because I keep getting...

Hardware Drivers won't open www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm running Ubuntu Hardy Heron on an Acer aspire 5570Z. I've been having alot of trouble getting my wireless working and then I came upon the following http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fubuntufor5570z.blogspot.com%2F It looks like a very possible fix, however, When I go to system/admin/Hardware Drivers it does not open. I am not sure as to why this...

IBM xSeries 100 + integrated chipset ATI ES1000 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. everybody, My computer is a IBM xSeries 100 with integrated graphic chipset ATI ES1000. I have a wide LCD screen (under Windows, resolution is 1680x1050). It is a Samsung SynchMaster 225BW. I installed last Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and the display is very ugly. I guess it's because Ubuntu doesn't recognize the ATI ES1000 chipset. The "driver" line in xorg.conf is the standard "vesa" I...

USB DVB-T tuner stick: the significance of "firmware"? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm having trouble in making a Hauppauge Nova-T SE DVB-T (type 1155G) USB stick pick up any channels using Kaffeine on Ubuntu 7.10. I've followed various helpful pages of instructions, such as this one http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fubuntuforums.org%2Fshowthread.php%3Ft%3D533528 and got to the stage that the device appears to be recognised and...

Please check my xorg.conf for ATI big-desktop dual monitors www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've been struggling with my dual monitor setup in Mandriva 2008.0 for 2 solid days now and a lot of coffee support I followed the advice on various posts from several linux websites and so far I got big-desktop to work and I can drag windows between them which is good, but with the following problems: I only have 2 resolution options in ATI Catalyst Control Center: 2560x1024 and...

some modules not working! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am using HP pavilion tx2001au tablet pc and i want to install fadora 8 or 9 on that so could you please tell how to enable touchscreen support on that! 12.1" WXGA touchscreen display with built in digitizer (1280x800 resolution) And help me with graphics,audio and lan driver also. 1> Nvidia GeForce Go 6150 graphics How to install full supprot for this? 2> Realtek gh-Definition...

Help finding drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Does anyone know where I can get the drivers for an AT&T 3B2-300?I am not choosy about the distribution, but would prefer something like SuSe, Slackware, Ubuntu, Caldera or an older version of RedHat (7.x or older).I cannot seem to find a copy of AT&T Unix anywhere, and the version on this system is gone.If you know where I can find AT&T Unix that would be even better. Thanks

HP Notebook www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. How well do HP laptops with AMD Turion 64 X2 TL-60 processors work with linux? Is 64 bit a big pain with most linux distros? Also will the built in wireless 802.11b/g work with linux distributions too? I don't know the brand of built in wireless that HP carries Thanks

which format for external harddrive www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i have an external hard drive but i dont know which type of format to use on the drive, i want to use fat so it can be like a big flash drive that i can use in linux and windows, but i think that windows has a problem with a FAT over 32gb so what would be the best format to use? also the reason i dont want to use ntfs is because i formatted my other externalhard drive ntfs and out of the...

USB Mouse and Storage www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Not strictly Linux related, but I'm sure you guys can help. My memory card reader is quite ugly, remarkably fragile, doesn't fit comfortably with the power plugged in, and got very lost for a while. I got to thinking how, because my mouse is USB powered, it could contain a small hub and memory card reader, and how this would solve all of my complaints about the actual card reader. Have...

USB Suspend- device descriptor read/64, error -71 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a problem with my USB connections. For some resons they are not quite doing what they should. I have a new camera and on my old laptop (running Ubuntu 8.04) it is detected immediately on the old USB 1.0. On my brand new PC also running Ubuntu 8.04 it is not detected. all my other USB devices are running fine apart from the inbuilt USB card reader in my HP PSC1300. For my Camera...

Printing in Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. All, We are using CUPS for printing in linux, Please let me know what are the different options other than CUPS. Thanks

If money was no object and you wanted a Linux laptop www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Now there's a question !! I inherited some money, I've always wanted a dual boot top spec laptop. It needs to do the following : 1) Run oracle 11G 2) Apache web services 3) Dual boot with Vista Ultimate 4) Large and very fast disks 5) Max memory ( 4gb ) 6) What is the best distro ? 7) wireless must work My vodafone 3g usb stick (HSDPA) must work If you had a few grand...

[SOLVED] Will this rig work well with linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just wanted to know if anyone knows whether this combination will work when assembled and whether all parts are supported by linux: Code: *Corsair Powersupply 550W Bulk, black, ATX/EPS, 120mm fan, 4xSATA, SLI *Gigabyte GA-P35-DS3L, P35, Socket-775, ATX, GbLAN, DDR2, ICH9, PCI-Ex16 *Intel Core 2 Quad Q9300 2.5GHz 1333Mhz *Corsair TWIN2X 6400 DDR2, 4096MB CL5, Kit w/two matched CM2X2048-6400...

Change key mapping for logitech usb/wireless presenter www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a logitech wireless remote (model R-RB5and described at: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2FLogitech-2-4-GHz-Cordless-Presenter%2Fdp%2FB0007KVK8E%2Fref%3Dcm_cr_pr_pb_t ) I want to use when giving lectures using pdfs and acroread but I need to remap the buttons in order to do so elegantly.I have no idea how to do this. I do...

Simulate a tape drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm about creating a backup solution using tape drives (ex: using amanda) and I want to know if there is a way to simulate a tape drive to do my tests on it. I want to have a "fake" node like /dev/nst0 where I can do operations like rewind read write ... maybe piped to a directory on my hard disk. Thanks

slow installation on powerfull pc www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. hy I have a problem installing LINUX on my PC. I start by booting from the cd and it's going extremly slow. For example, i had to wait 15 minutes until i could select the first installation option from debian and at the detecting hardware option it took him about 1 hour. The same problem with all the distro's - very slow throughout the installation sequence. I wasn't able to install...

Control CF Card? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a GPRS CF Card and normaly when you plug it in at /dev/ttyl0 (or something like that) But, this CF card is in the USB. So its USB -> CF -> GPRS. Who can tell me who to directly talk to the USB Drive? Since I really want this to work. Cheers, Robin Thanks

LiveCD Remaster not working on another computer??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Say I install a distro on one computer and then from that, create a LiveCD with the setup I have in the current installation. Now say I take that new LiveCD and install to another computer. Would the distro not work as well, or just differently, on that computer as the one I originally installed it to? Thanks

Fully supported webcams www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Anyone here know of a (relatively cheap) webcam that works well with Linux from personal experience? Preferably one with a driver that supports the full resolution of the camera. Thanks

udev ignoring my rules www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Being new to udev, I read tutorials, howtos, and everything else I could find to create the following rule: SUBSYSTEM=="pci", ATTR{class}=="0xff0000", ATTR{device}=="0x0363", ATTR{vendor}=="0x193f", NAME="myboard" The problem I am having, is that the device node does not show up as "myboard" (I don't know if it even shows up in /dev/ at all, since I don't know what the kernel would...

smart card reader www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a Smart Card reader and some DirecTV smart cards (not that my family ever used to have DirecTV and tried our hands at getting free stuff... how dare you accuse such a thing!) that I want to play with, but I can't get it to work. Does anyone know where in /dev it would even link to? The reader is a Mikobu III, m6.2 (at least, that's what it has written on it... I can get a pic if need...

How to know CAS Latency of memory on Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. How can I find out CAS Latency of a memory on Linux? I know that some applications on Windows can get it. lshw(*) command is very useful, but it seems that it can't get CAS latency. * : http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fezix.org%2Fproject%2Fwiki%2FHardwareLiSter Thanks

HELP! using Leds on ARM AT91 RM 9200 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Greetings! I'm truly the noob with regards to anything pertaining to Linux but I need help right now! I am pleading for help! I think the question I should be asking would go as: "How should I link device driver to device node for ARM architecture AT91 RM9200." Or would anyone have a better suggestion as to how to implement the use of built in LEDs? Thanks

Help me?.my hard disk is damaged!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am employed as a manager in a firm. I have a problem that I had like to talk about. My system was working fine the other day, but while copying a file by nero?.the system hanged and I had to restart it. But I got a disk boot failure error. Then , I tried to run a windows xp installation CD, but that is also showing some error message during installation and the installation fails.I...

linux porting console not coming on at91sam9261ek touch screen help me www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. to alll my kernel console is not showing on the touch screen gcc-3.4.1 kernel linux2.6.23 is ther any driver i need to include or any other option i need to enable can any body help i have enabled frame buff console suppport wt about [ ]vgatext console if i enabled means it is giving error that vgacon.o errorpl can eny body help i am loading my kernel at 20000000 of sdram location...

32 bit PCI card in a linux server www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i am using a linux server with redhat AS-4 version server in which i have to access a 32 bit pci card and i am having 64 bit pci slot in my cpu can i use that slot for 32 bit ,i tried in this way also but my system is hanging up when ever i am accesing the card. please help me out it a very urgent. Thanks

Multiport Serial Card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm currently trying to get a multiport serial card working in Linux. So far, I've ran Code: #dmesg | grep -i tty It's only come up with the two that are on the mobo. Looking at the output of "lspci -v" I see that the card is listed but states that it's an unknown device. If the card is recognized by Linux (I guess if the correct driver is loaded) how would I be able to...

Problem with multiTB firewire disk under CentOS5 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have recently acquired a Micronet PlatinumRAID enclosure and stuffed it with 5x 750GB SATA drives. The enclosure recognized the drives and I was able to set up a single 3TB RAID5 array. But when I initialize the volume group, currently a single 1.5TB volume group without >2TB support but I would prefer to use a single 3TB volume group if at all possible, and attach the unit to my...

[SOLVED] VOIP phones www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm looking to buy a VOIP phone that works with Sipgate. All the phones that I can find are for Skype. I understand that Skype uses their own protocol for VOIP. Does this mean they won't work with Sipgate or will they work for both? I would also prefer a phone that doesn't require USB to work as I want it working all the time, not just when my computer is booted up. If these are expensive...

Builtin Keyboard Trackball button not recognized www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just bought a Keyboard with a builtin embedded trackball together with two buttons which act as the left and right mouse button.The keyboard connects to a USB infrared receiver.The manufacturer is a Chinese company Jing Mold. The contraption works when I plug it into Windows XP. In Linux, however, I can only get the pointer portion of the trackball to work but not the buttons.The...

How to enable Execute Disable (XD) or No Execute (NX) bit in Linux FC6 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. All, How to verify in FC6 whether Execute Disable (XD) or No Execute (NX) is set or not and how to enable the same if its disabled by default. There is a tool Sandra for Windows which does the same, but have no idea if there is similar tool for Linux FC6 too. Please help. Regards, Manav Thanks

IBM Thinkpad T61 Fingerprint Reader with Opensuse 10.3 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have been able to get my fingerprint reader to work in console mode using the instructions at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fen.opensuse.org%2FUsing_Fingerprint_Authentication However, i would like to have fingerprint authentication for normal login process also and tried to build the bioapi as indicated at http://www.linuxforums.org/forum...

Audigy Sound Card Compatiblity www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Dual boot XPSP3 and PCLinuxOS 2008.1 Audigy Platinum eX sound card ########### When booting in linux sound card gives of random popping noises when nothing is being played .... very annoying as it forces me to turn off the speakers, which is not good. When the PC is unattended the popping noise [and some clicking] occurs by itself with a frequency of something like once every...

how to mount old harddrive for data retrieval? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. everyone, Every year or so, I upgrade my OS(Fedora) and I'm installing 9 right now.The way I do it is I remove the old drive, install a replacement drive then install the OS.This way, in the event of a catastrophe, I simply swap drives and have my old OS back. What I would like to do if possible is this: Once the new OS is up and running, I would like to plug the old drive back in...

Aircos as CPU coolers exist? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Has anyone ever heard of airconditioners that go inside the box? Are such airconditioners even designed to cool processors only as opposed to the whole system? Thanks

Configuring Konqueror embedded for POWERPC platform www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have to customize the Konqueror embedded application to run on powerpc platform, to make it work with our system. Please give me some information on 1)Where to get the installation with source 2)Some pointers to get the point in source where it reads the system frame buffer Thanks

Help me find the USB connecting problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Guys 'n' Gals, A month or so ago I tried to plug my http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.popvoucher.co.uk%2Fcheap-kingston-8gb-datatraveler-pen-drive-_lid-qmpammcm.html into my PC (XP SP2) to download some photos. The Usb pen said it was being charged but the PCseems to have no inkling that it's connected. I can't force it to pickit up when it can't...

Working with Dual power supplies on linux servers www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Does anyone know of any way of monitoring dual power supplies on linux servers to find out if one of the supplies has failed or display whether both are powered on etc? I've just recently had a server with dual power supplies put out a solid beep due to the cord having fallen out of one of the power supplies but since I don't sit next to my servers in real life, I couldn't hear this...

Can't open /dev/port www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Tried ioperm() with no success, so now trying to use the /dev/port approach. The open() call returns a "no permission" message, even though I run it as root. Suspect it may be something to do with the capabilities settings; the capabilities mask value is -257, which equates to FFFFFEFF, so only one bit cleared (which I assume is the CAP_SET bit) What am I missing here? Thanks

Usb pen drive broken? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I use my pen drive a lot to hold, and transfer files.One day while I was pulling it out of my laptop, it slipped, and fell on a tile floor.I popped it back in to see if it was alright, but it didn't show up.I checked /dev, and sdc seems to be my pen drive.I tried formating it, but I get an error saying no medium is found.Is it dead, or is there something I'm missing? Thanks

Help me understand linux harddrives www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Greetings all . I have a couple of questions regarding hard drives in linux. I have a 30GB hd that i'm trying to split up into 2 15gb partitions and when running fdisk /dev/sdb i recieve this message: (what exactly does this mean? what are cylinders?) The number of cylinders for this disk is set to 4079. There is nothing wrong with that, but this is larger than 1024, and could...

Hard Drive Partitioning Turns Laptop Power Off Compaq Evo N610c www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have Ubuntu 8.04 installed on my Compaq Evo N610c. I wanted to shrink the partition size so I would have room for a multi-boot. So, I popped in the GParted Live CD, waited for it to finish scanning, and then told it to shrink my 26.75 GB partition (ext3) to a 8.0 GB partition. However, this seems too take a while, so when I walk off while I do this, when I come back the power is off....

Looking for professional DVR video card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm having trouble finding a professional video card that has 8+ inputs with v4l support. All I need is a card with analog input and hardware encoding. Please tell me if such a card exists, or if anyone with experience could, hopefully with ease, write a v4l driver for a card on the market. Thanks

KVM hot key code www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. New to linux with Ubuntu 8.04. Bought a Server link 2 port USB KVM to use with my windows machine. I can use a fast key code on the windows side to switch machines, but nothing works on linux side. Have to hit the button on the switch to change back to windows. Is there any way to set up a fast key in linux? Thanks

error with Netgear MA401 wlan card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I posted this in the Debian forums, but so far have gotten no response. Maybe someone here has ideas. *note: I have had this card running with open suse 10.2 some time ago and encountered and fixed a similar problem. I recently installed linux from a CD which I had scrawled "Debian" on when I made about a year and a half ago. I just want to work on learning the bash shell and linux...

other hardware problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. In addition to my inability to get WEP encryption to work, Debian cannot open my other hard drive partions (one is NTFS, one is FAT32) and it is running extremely slowly. Tuned Win XP is running at least twice as fast. I think the slowness mayhave something to do with the wrong driver for my ATI graphics card. I have no idea why it can't open my other partitions. Yes, windows made them,...

[SOLVED] Can't Get Nvidia 9600 Gt Drivers Installed www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Someone please help me, i have 9600 gt and i cant get the full use of it with linux at the moment (im new to linux) i just installed ubuntu the other day its bloody amazin and im so happy with it, everything works like it should and its brilliant except for the graphics card. i mean the resolution is at 1280 x 1024 @75hz so its looks quite nice but i really want to install beryl and such...

Realtek ALC 655 audio skipping www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm running Ubuntu Hardy Heron at the moment and everythings perfect apart from the sound. If i minimize maximize or close a window it skips and iv tried various audio players such as rhythmbox and banshee and iv tried totem movie player and m player and its still the same. please help if possible its really annoying. Thanks

nVidia High Def Audio = No sound www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a HP S3200N with nVidia High Def Audio MCP61.Debian Testing with kernel version 2.6.18-5-486 (the latest kernel doesn't work with it) installed. Here's the output of lspci -v: Code: 00:05.0 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP61 High Definition Audio (rev a2) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 2a66 Flags: bus master, 66MHz, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 5 Memory at...

Altec Lansing speaker system? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a Altec Lansing speaker system which runs completely via USB. Windows: I connect the USB cable, windows says: - new hardware detected - new audio hardware detected - audio driver installed - can be used now and the speakers automatically set their own soundcard as standard output device, then I can hear great sound, all running via USB. Today I tried with my Xandros at...

Teach me(please?) Laptops, LiveCDs, and PCMCIA cards www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. So, this laptop, a DSL disc, and a PCMCIA card walk into a bar... Umm... Sorry. Anyways, I got an old Dell Latitude CPx in trade for my old Nintendo 64. I think it was a good trade, aside from the battery being dead, the DVD drive only reading CDs, and the fact that I can't get network to work. The first two I'm sure are hardware problems, but of the Ethernet I'm not so sure. Oh, yeah....

iRiver H10 problems www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i just got my christmas gift from myself in the mail today; an iRiver H10 20GB MP3 player. I connected the device and got this message from dmesg. usb 1-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 6 I googled and found this: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fgentoo-wiki.com%2FHOWTO_iRiver that tells me to have these things installed...

Driver - HP Deskjet 5740 USB printer www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, Ubuntu 7.04 server amd64 HP Deskjet 5740 USB I'm installing the said printer on this server for printing with command lines.Since this is a server only few GUI/X packages/softwae have been installed.I only print occasionally. I'm aware the bundle of HP drivers are on hpijs/hplip which are available on Ubuntu repository.I only need the driver for the captioned printer and...

lm-sensors config for ASUS M2NPV-VM www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have lm-sensors set up for the ASUS M2NPV-VM motherboard, but I'm not exactly sure which temperatures it is displaying. Code: k8temp-pci-00c3 Adapter: PCI adapter Core0 Temp:+35.0?C Core0 Temp:+24.0?C Core1 Temp:+27.0?C Core1 Temp:+21.0?C it8716-isa-0290 Adapter: ISA adapter VCore: +1.14 V(min =+0.00 V, max =+4.08 V) VDDR:+3.14 V(min =+0.00 V, max =+4.08 V) +3.3V: +0.00 V(min...

disable detction in lpfc drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to make some tests on a server, and one of the test is to simulate a fiber channel cable disconnected. Which mean the FC should stay connected, the driver should be probe but the storage should not be detected. Anyone have any idea? ( i did it with the qla driver by probing it with some parameters, but i don't know which parameters will work with lpfc ). 10x Thanks

i915 Driver Troubles www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've got an intel gm965 video card on my laptop running Hardy Heron.I took me forever to get the process done right, but I've recently installed the latest version of the i915/intel video driver from the git repositories at intellinuxgraphics.org.I can now play planet penguin racer to my hearts content!However, I was hoping for something a bit more mature than PPR, so I tried to install...

overclocking www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am overclocking my processor and ram right now. I`d like to know if there is any testing tool (for system stability) in Linux such super pi and p95 in windows. Thanks

PCI Device Driver Problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. hai, iam new to this linum forum. I have installed PLX Pci device driver in my pc. OS used : Red Hat 9.0. I have downloaded the PLX SDKfrom plx web site. compiled it and loaded the linux plx debug module. after 5 to 10 minutes pc gets hanged. i dont know the reason why pc gets hanged. can any one help me. Thanks

Just a general advice question about upgrading cpu/memory www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'd like to speed up my computer a bit. I planned on doing this before, but things came up, but now I'm ready to roll.... Anyway, don't have much cash, so I'm choosing between getting either an E8400 Intel Wolfdale processor (Core 2 Duo, 3.0 GHz, 6MB L2) for about $200 or I may just get additional memory instead (4 GB total, comes in a kit of two sticks w/ 2GB 667Mhz). My current...

HSS driver problem (IXP425) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a problem with corrupted data, readed from /dev/hssdriver (hssdriver.ko). I don't find any information or sample code with read function from HSS driver. Please, help me. Thanks

Canon Mf5770 Printer Driver www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Can anybody help me with a Linux Canon MF5770 printer driver or any compatible generic driver.I am using Ubuntu 8.4. Thanks

[SOLVED] Choosing the right file types for external HDD partitions www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just ordered an external 750 GB hdd and I'm trying to figure out the best setup for it. The purpose of this drive: 1, be a backup for my machines and 2, be a place to unite and manage my music collection. From what I've read on this topic, I'm looking at making 3 partitions and using ext2 (or ext3) for backing up the Linux box, NTFS for backing up the Win box, and FAT32 for the...

Hard drive detected in POST and Knoppix 3.6, but not in Mandriva www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a SATA HDD device that sits behind a SATA-IDE bridge and a custom ASIC. The device is able to be detected during system POST, and also detected by Knoppix 3.6 Live CD as /dev/hdc. However Mandriva doesn't detect it at all, neither does Windows. Does anyone know why Knoppix 3.6 detects it but not other Linux versions? Also why is it /dev/hdc instead of /dev/sda or sdb? Thanks

USB External Hard Drive: opinions / direct knowledge requested www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. When using Linux, if I want to unplug my USB external hard drive, I use the option to unmount the drive and then unplug it.However, immediately upon unplugging the drive, I hear a squeal or whining noise coming from the drive as it spins itself down.I'm assuming that the heads are being properly parked 'before' the drive is totally disabled.Still, I'm also wondering if there is any damage...

USB forwarding www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. All, I have built a custom board with a 200 MHZ ARM processor and am running 2.4 kernel. The board has 2 USB host ports and 1 USB device. Can I use a host and device combination to perform USB forwarding ? My application requires me to sniff a USB port from outside. I should be able to collect data from a USB memory stick through the host on my board and then log the data and forward...

Performance issue/ Linux 2.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a performance issue on the application. First the brief description: We are in process of physical movement of the servers from one location to the other. Old: 4 Application servers, 2 DB servers, 1 SAN. "Linux 2.4.9-e.57smp #1 SMP Thu Dec 2 20:51:12 EST 2004 i686". New: Here the real issue starts, we had ordered higher version of harderware and unfortunatly Linux 2.1 was...

Kodak C613 photos on Fedora Core 5 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have digital camera Kodak C613 connected to Fedora Core 5 via the USB connector. I can't see any of the stored photos. How can I view, transfer and print the photos? What application do I use? Thanks

power cable failure? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. My friend and I are making a computer from scratch, and for some reason, when the IDE cables are not plugged into the CD-ROM/Hard drive, they get power, but the moment we plug the IDE cables, nothing. Sometimes we get a small green light on the CD-ROM, but it never ends up working. What's the problem? Also, how do you fix it? Thanks

Anyone: Samsung Spinpoint F1 HD753LJ + Si 3512a sata controller problems? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've re-installed my Ubuntu box (old Dell poweredge 500sc), and in the process added a SATA pci card with a 3512a chipset on it (cheap brand: Sweex), and two Samsung spinpoint F1 HD753LJ 750GB drives. I configured both drives in a RAID1 configuration. After a succesfull install of the distro without apparent problems, errors started appearing in the log concerning the drives/controller....

best distro for ati and dual head support www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. At work I just got a new pc (DELL Optiplex 755) that has an ATI Radeon X1550 graphics card (I think).It has two DVI ports on it and the plan was to load some sort of linux distro on it for my workstation. I currently run SLED on an older pc and then I use VMWKS for my windows VM. We are a Novell shop so my plan was to use some sort of SUSE distro but my first attempt at using openSUSE...

Troubles with Duel Core Processor www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Im using Intel Pentium D Processor 805, 2.66Ghz (Duel Core, EM64T) on Intel D102GGC2 Motherboard, (ATI Radeon X300 based Graphics) 2GB Ram I recently tried some distros Fedora 8 and 9 (i686) Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (x86) OpenSUSE 11.0 (x86) aren't running properly I'm able to use Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, only when I switch to 'SW Single Processor Mode' in BIOS Any suggestion? ...

When Will Hybrid Crossfire Reach Linux ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. The question is clean and simple - When ? When can we expect AMD (780G) Hybrid CrossFire to stop being a Micro$oft Window$ Vi$ta only feature and appear on Linux ? I remember AMD planning to go pro opensource. They encouraged GPU sellers to bundle Linux drivers in driver CD and put penguin logo on their HD4850 boxes to show linux compatibility. They are also starting to offer better...

Hard Disk utilization www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have dedicated server running CentOS + MySQL server. I am using this server from last 3 years. It is quite a busy server and have a lot reads and writes (only MySQL activity). From last some days MySQL performance has been decreased. Today I ran the iostat command and got the below results. I do not know about these things, can someone guide me and tell me whether should I replace server/hard...

[SOLVED] How to set a vertical screen? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. xandr -q gives me this list of options: 1280x102460.0*75.0 1280x960 60.0 1280x800 60.0 1152x864 75.0 1280x768 60.0 1024x768 75.0 70.0 60.0 960x60060.0 832x62475.0 800x60075.0 72.0 60.0 56.0 65.0 840x52560.0 700x52575.0 70.0 60.0 640x51275.0 60.0 720x45060.0 640x48075.0 73.0 67.0 60.0 720x40070.0 640x40060.0 576x43275.0 640x38460.0 512x38475.0 70.0 60.0 416x31275.0 400x30075.0...

CPU Throttling on RM-70 CPU www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just installed Debian Lenny on a brand new Compaq CQ50 withan AMD Turion RM-70.I'd like to do is get CPU throttling going.According to /proc/cpuinfo, the CPU does allow "100mhzsteps", however, I've tried "cpufreqd", "powernowd" and "cpudyn" and all say CPU doesn't support stepping/throttling or something of the sort.Is this due to the nature of the CPU being too new?Or am I overlooking...

SATA HDD not detected www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have Samsung Laptop model number SQ45S&OS. I 160GB sata HDD and created two partition of NTFS and installed Windows XP in c drive. Now i wanna install linux on the other partition. Once I booted my system on Fedora 6, it did not detect the hard disk. I have also checked my bios but there is no such option like related to IDE or SATA, though it displays that my laptop has 160GB sata drive. Any...

USB pen drive partitioning www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I would like to run a lightweight release from my pen drive, but still to use it as a mass storage device. Do I need to create another partition? If so, how to do it? Thanks

User-space and Kernel-space USB drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Guys, I'm a newbie to this forum and to linux and I hope I'm posting in the right room. Could someone explain to me the difference between user-space and kernel-space USB drivers? Thanks

USB audio has no corresponding device www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When the USB audio card is plugged in, there is a "card0" folder under "/proc/asound", indicating the present of the audio card. But if i access /dev/dsp, it replies "No such device". How do i connect the audio card with a device? Thanks

DE204 (ewrk3) ISA network card, DSL (Knoppix Linux) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. OS: Damn Small Linux 4.2.4 Sys (for older Computers), hard drive install. DE204 (ewrk3) ISA network card / NIC. (this worked for me) firstly added instructions for the de204 driver module (ewrk3) edited /etc/modprobe.d/aliases (via terminal) Code: sudo beaver /etc/modprobe.d/aliases (added 2 lines to the bottom) alias eth0 ewrk3 options ewrk3 io=0x300 irq=10 then...

RAID impact on u-processor load? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am considering a new computer with mobo with onboard RAID 1 controller (Intel).The RAID 1 would be two identical SATA-2 drives. I am considering the E6550 or maybe E8200 because they are nicely priced and very capable as packaged with the system. I have not considered the Q9300 because for the money, I don't see that much benefit --- UNLESS unless the load of RAID will...

GSM for Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I need a GSM compatible with Linux. I want to connect it to my computer via USB cable and backup my phonebook, sms, upload java applications, music and so on. I want to use my GSM to connect to the Internet. The model must have following features: - mini USB port - mobile Java - WAP - embedded modem - at least 10 mb of memory or slot for micro SD card - NO camera With "compatible...

Is my hard drive corrupt/corrupting? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm having some issues with a harddrive of mine. I'm not too sure what the problems are, but I keep seeing weird patterns. It's a 40GB internal IDE Western Digital drive. For instance, I can tell something is wrong when I'm put in read-only mode. Also, it seems like about 75% of the time for the past few days that when I try to access the drive, it can't boot and goes to the secondary...

which tv card? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. since this is a pretty exotic piece of hardware, could someone recommend me a tv card which would cause least problems with linux? thnx Thanks

Hardware Support For Linux Desktop www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Hey All, Can any one help me to allocate the best compatible Hardwares works with Linux and by that i mean a 3D Graphical Card support multi-screen system. a Good Sound Card. and LAN + Wifi card along with a Dail-up Modem for the bad days. and one last thing, a DSL G+ Modem. I am installing a Desktop at home and I have had enough trouble in this area as i couldn't found the supported...

es 1688 isa non-pnp sound card not detected, how to configure? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have installed Red Hat 9 recently. I have a sound card ess1688 installed in my computer. It works fine in windows 98. But it is not detected in linux. While clicking on soundcard detection it says no sound card found. I am new to linux. please suggest how do i make my sound card functional. aksarkar1248 Thanks

Microsoft Natural Ergonomic keyboard 4000 special buttons dont work!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have the microsoft natural ergonomic 4000 keyboard. It connects via USB. It came along with a driver CD for windows. But it is not supported in linux. some of the special buttons work,while many others do not. I have already tried keytouch but it could not work and lineakd , i could not figure it out. I was wondering if anyone knows how to work it out. I am on Fedora9 linux...

USB stick isn't accessible Kubuntu 8.04 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an Acer Aspire 5673WLmi, I recently installed Kubuntu 8.04. However it seems that usb devices isn't accessible. I tried using my external usb driver formatted as ntfs and a 4gig flash drive formatted as fat32. When I plug in both drives the autorun pops up. When I select open in new window. Dolphin opens up and on the bottom I get a error. The file of folder /media/PKBACK does not...

PCIe Driver - need high performance www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. We are developing a spin-off of one of our PCI-X devices which runs on custom hardware under VxWorks. Our new device will be a PCIe device that will plug into a Dell server (1950 and the likes) which runs a 2.6 Linux Kernel flavor (Possibly, Red hat enterprise 5.0). The main job of this PCIe device is to push externally gathered data at a high-rate into memory for an application to consume....

I'd like to scroll up and down, not side to side www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. my xorg.conf mouse section: Section "InputDevice" Driver "mouse" Identifier "Mouse[1]" Option "Buttons" "15" Option "Device" "/dev/input/mice" Option "Name" "Microsoft Wireless Keyboard and Mouse" Option "Protocol" "explorerps/2" Option "Vendor" "Sysp" Option "ZAxisMapping" "4 5" EndSection This looks pretty close.The bottom of the mouse reads: Wireless IntelliMouse...

Ubuntu - Dell Inspiron 530 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Although that version of Ubantu was supposed to install in the 530, it would not for me. And I urge users not to try the IDE to RAID change suggested.I had to do a repair before I could even get into the Bios to reverse it. Thanks

Error memory cuirruption (fast) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. everybody, I have problem regarding to linux server it gives the error like as follows 1) ***Glibc detected **** malloc(); memory curruption (fast) 2) swap_free : unused swap offset entry Thanks

Can't write to USB Flash Drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a pair of 4GB USB flash drives that I can't use. To be specific, these drives can't be written to at all. I've attempted most of the obvious things. I've tried to remove/reformat the FAT32 partitions using Gparted. Fdisk doesn't recognize the partitions at all. Cfdisk outputs that "Partition begins after end-of-disk," Dosfsck finds all sorts of errors on thee drives but refuses...

buying a new laptop www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm looking forward to buy a new laptop, and since I became a linux fan, I want it to be linux compatible! I found that the last 'linux laptop purchase' article goes back to 6 months, so decided to open up a new one. So here are my questions (classic): -Where can I buy an OS-Free laptop? (I live in europe!). I found this Danish company named ZEPTO, which produces the notebook PC series...

Intel GMA X3100 or Ati X1200 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm going to buy a laptop next week and i have a question for you. I have got 2 choice, first one got intel t2330, 2gb ddr2 667mhz ram and intel x3100 graphic card. And the second one got amd turion x64 (1.86mhz) 2 gb ddr2 667mhz ram and ati x1200 graphic card. Which one do you prefer for a little bit gaming? Before I got Ati and it makes me mad, actually i prefer nvidia but i haven't...

Secondary SCSI Channel Not Working www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have an Intel SC450NX server board (sitka) with integrated 53c810 and 53c896 SCSI controllers.The 53c810 and the primary channel of the 53c896 are working fine but the secondary channel is not accessible.I can see it with lspci but using the -nv option shows that no kernel driver is in use for it.The 53c810 and the 53c896 primary channel do show that sym53c8xx is in use for them.What...

[SOLVED] Brother MFC 420CN USB printer www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am trying to get my Brother printer to work but have run out of ideas. It's the mfc 420cn. I did find the Linux mfc420cnlpr drivers and installed them. It now shows up the the printer setup and prints a test page perfectly, however, I cannot get it to print from any document or web page. It shows in the kde control module as being "idle (accepting jobs), but it just won't print for me....

[SOLVED] USB mouse must be plugged in every time www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been using Mepis on my laptop for several years now. I finally got my family let me put it on our main pc. I installed Mepis 7.0 32 bit and love it and the increased speed over xp pro. However, I have not been able to do just two things. One, is getting a USB mouse to work at boot, the other is getting the linux Brother mfc 420cn drivers to show up in printer selection. I'll just...

[SOLVED] /dev/hdc and /dev/hdd file missing. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm not able to mount my cdrom and dvdrom because the assosciate file which situated in /dev (hdc and hdd) are missing. So could you guide me how to regenerate these mention file in /dev again. Before i was able to mount my drives but somehow it is deleted from /dev mistakly. I'm using RHEL5. Thanks

Mounting Internal HD in Redhat www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm the ultimate Newbie!Here goes! I have just installed a Redhat 2.2.14.5.0 OS using an IDE drive.I have attached a SCSI drive using a SCSI controller card and cable.I can't seem to mount the SCSI drive to see it.I've tried the standard: 1) mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1.After putting it in fstab. 2) mount -t ext2 /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 I think my sda drive has two partitions.Ditto...

Corsair Flash Survivor www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've been looking at some larger drives for backup purposes.I liked the durability described for the 'Survivor' drive as I've been known to be a bit forgetful or careless sometimes.I've read some very mixed things about this drive with Linux and wondered if anyone here has any experience with/knowledge of these drives. Thanks

Can I make a USB drive always mount to /backup ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just purchased a large drive I want to use for backup purposes. I formatted it to ext3 format. This drive is USB/eSATA. I would like it to always mount as /backup in the filesystem, and be shared on the network. Where do I configure this? Thanks

trouble with soundcard www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have newly installed suse 10 linux in my machine...I already have a windows xp installed...I have an msi motherboard RS482M4 and AMD processor... Now, when i was installing Linux...it got stuck in the last step where they ask for the hardware configuration....later I had to re install it again and again until finally i skipped the "configure hardware" portion...the Linux now works...

CPU cooling issues. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm having some issues keeping my Athlon64 X2 4000+ working cool.It has the 65nm architecture, so the maximum operating temperature is only 65C. I don't have a lot of issues with it actually reaching 65C, but I've seen it reach 61-62C under 100% load on both cores for over 24 hours, but aside from over-clocking, I typically can't get it past the 58-60C range under full load. Anyway,...

tv card, what's its number? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Trying to get a Peak tv card working, zero success. Believe I need to know the card's number - boot up messages call it card 0, so is '0' definitely its number then? Incidentally I have no idea at all what I'm doing with this - is there some utterly simple howto or something? TIA. Thanks

what is cmov? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Recently I wanted to try live CD/DVDs of several distros on my older desktop. (Myah 3.0, Sabayon 3.5, and Sidux 2008-02) In each case, boot halted with a black screen sometimes, but mostly the message: "Processor does not support cmov." What is cmov? Thanks

Ethernet Card Installation www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Alright, I put in the ethernet card. It's an Linksys Etherfast 10/100 model LNE100TX. Now, how do I install it and get this computer on the internet? I've downloaded drivers from the internet for linux, and I can see a COPYING file, a READ ME file, and a file called TULIP. What do I do, now? Oddly enough, under the connection properties my computer has named a connection as eth1...

Hot swap hard drives www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Lately i have been seeing alot of external enclosures that allow hot swapping sata hard drives (by hot swap i mean pull one hard drive out plug in the next) I was wondering if anyone knew of one of these for IDE (or pata) harddrives I have a ton of old Laptop ide harddrives that range from 40gigs - 180 gigs and it would be nice to have an external enclosure that i could swap them...

ARM's timer driver error www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. HI . i am tying to build this module that generates periodic interrupts from a ARM's timer 2. i defined interrupt like that: Code: request_irq( IRQ_EP93XX_TIMER2, interrupt_tick_update, 0,"t2int",NULL); and the handler is : irqreturn_t interrupt_tick_update(int irq, void *dev_id, struct pt_regs *regs) { Tick_count_G++; printk(<1>"Tick count %d" Tick_count_G++); return...

alsamixer, no capture device www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Trying yo get my usb soundcard to work. Sound works, capture does not. Using Debian Etch. EDIT: Capture does work now (I can record sound). It is just that it does not show up in alsamixer. Output cat /proc/asound/cards: Code: 0 [default]: USB-Audio - USB Audio CODEC Burr-Brown from TI USB Audio CODECat usb-0000:02:08.0-1, full s Output cat /proc/asound/devices: Code: 0:...

Chipset Drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. A while ago I bought myself a new motherboard, ram, hard disk etc... Since I love Archlinux I couldn't wait to try the hardware on it but, seems that my Ethernet card isn't detected, audio etc... It comes to this, I have no idea where to get drivers for the chipset. Now I heard from a friend ubuntu is good at hardware so I tried it and what came up; everything just worked fine. Now I...

Video card: overheating! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've an ATI X1600 series card, when I am in linux,the card temperture is so high that I can't touch it, about 70 degrees(centigrade).I found that the fan speed not change with the raising temperature,why? Is there anyone else has the same experience with me? Thanks

Seeking advice on jumper connection www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. folks, Motherboard ASUS M2N-E http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.superwarehouse.com%2FAsus_M2N-E_Motherboard%2FM2N-E%2Fps%2F1503273 Storage Controller ATA-133, Serial ATA-300 (RAID) Hard Drive Seagate SATA II 640G Cache 32M ST3640323AS-501 http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=c9fec8fcbe4c9110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD&locale=en-US $...

Building Bare Bones for Cousin. Which MOBO www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Both barebone systems are done by MSI, one being on the AMD side, and the other being Intel. I'm likely going to install Ubuntu on it, and probably will dual boot with Win XP/SP1. Here are the contenders: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16856167009 http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to...

Driver for PIC development system (EasyPIC5) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have EasyPIC5 development system from mikroE for PIC microcontrolers, it have no driver for linux. I need to write my own driver in order to get it to work on my laptop with Fedora OS. Where can i find some tutorials, or hints about this issue? Help me please. I'm desperate. Regards Mark Thanks

Keyboard/trackball issues - Please help!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Guys i'm new to linux and i'm already having trouble with a special keyboard im trying to use. Its a keyboard with a built in trackball. Now the weird thing is that it works on one fedore 9 install i have - but only the keyboard works on another install (also fedore 9). The kernels are different though. 2.6.25.11-97 fc9.i686 - pc that works 2.6.25.14-108.fc9.i686 - pc...

HDD goes crash www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i have one HDD SAMSUNGSP0411C(40GB/7200rpm/2M) i think it's power IC goes crash !! when i connect power cable of HDD PC does not boot but, when i remove it PC can !! so what can i do to recover my DATA it's important DATA for me so give me solution of this problem as soon as possible pleas Thanks

An application is running on the board is not able to receive the characters from the www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. All, An application is running on the board is not able to receive the characters from the serial port from the host. Host and board have been connected thru serial port. bootargs on the board console=ttyS0,115200n8 noinitrd ... App is on board is waiting for the characters on the serial port. i = 10; fd = open("/dev/console", O_RDWR); if( 0 > fd ) { perror("open"); return ...

Enabling AHCI after installation is complete? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed Arhlinux a few weeks ago and the AHCI was disabled in the BIOS. I've made some work to get Archlinux works well, but now I want to enable AHCI. Of course I tried to enable it in the BIOS and boot into Linux, but I get an error. I know Windows XP can enable AHCI after a non-AHCI installation, what about Linux? Thanks

unable to get GUI in mercurymotherboard www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When i am installing my linux4.0 on my system i am unable to get the gui mode, andiam able to login to runlevel 3 but unable to login to graphicalmode runlevel 5. My motherboard is mercury motherboard, linux4.0 work for that board. Thanks

No sound with HP Pavillion laptop www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My girlfriend got an HP Pavilion Dv5 laptop for school.She had me put Sabayon linux on it.Installation went off without a hitch but now her speakers don't work.I can't seem to find the drivers for her speakers, and I don't know the first thing about installing sound drivers on linux anyway, so I could use some help.Her headphones work if that's relevant.Any information is appreciated. ...

Hannspree XM New York/NVidia X6600 GT www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have Ubuntu 8.04 fully updated using the Gnome Desktop (i.e. the default one that came with it).I have the hardware in the title and I have installed Compiz for the funky effects on windows. I have for weeks been unable to change my screen resolution - it says "This version of the X Server is not compatible with the XRandR extension.Run nvidia-config as root and then restart the X...

Firewire www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Can anyone tell me how to get Firewire devices to work? It's actually not for me so I'm asking for someone else. I was wondering what the issues are a source of. In other words, does having a newer kernel help? Do various distros have better support than others? Is there a configuration routine to undertake? Commands? I am asking about an iPod using Firewire (connection) but I...

mke2fs floppy problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. im using the pocket linux guide to make a floppy linux distribution http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.traduc.org%2Fdocs%2Fguides%2Fvo%2FPocket-Linux-Guide%2F in the step that tells me how to prepare the floppy disks filesystem it tells me to run: Code: mke2fs ?m0 /dev/fd0 but when i run it i get this: Code: cody@cody-desktop:~$ mke2fs...

Help me Find a Computer Case with... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a D975XBX2 which I want to put in a new chassis, with the slots for all 8 possible hard drives, without having so many 5.25 slots just being wasted (I only will use one dvd drive and maybe a fan controller). Here is my ideal chassis: 8 x 3.5 1 or 2 x 5.25 not open on the sides, just a regular case. clear glass side is ok. fan cooled, with plenty of cooling for the drives. 0...

need help setting up hp scanner www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. looking for any help setting up hp scanjet 5300c.Do not have cd or manual.bought scanner used and can not get it to work w/linux. Thanks

Gigabyte mobo compatibility www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Are Linux distros (especially Suse, Ubuntu) compatible with the Gigabyte GA-MA69VM-S2 chipset 690V motherboard with the onboard graphics card (ATI Radeon X1200)? I plan on using a nVidia 8500 to replace it, but not initially. Thanks

Is this Hauppauge device recognised by Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I scored a WinTV Hauppauge PAL-B/G-I 61384 Rev D421 and not sure if it is something that Linux would work with. I have seen several models of this brand that do go with linux mentioned by googling but not this model. I also looked on the manufacturers website. Should I just install to find out or can anyone give me more info? Thanks

[SOLVED] Changing a USB Device id in a kernel driver module www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. First off, this is my first post in the forums. This shouldn't be too hard of a question, I feel like I'm just missing something simple but obvious. So I have a usb device that has a SI CP2101 Serial to USB Converter on board.It can use the cp2101.ko kernel module, and we have used it in the past. By default the kernel module has a list of IDs associated with it.The ID of our device,...

Distro for older hardware www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm new here so sorry if I'm posting this in the wrong place. I have an old Compaq Presario 5050 with 128mb of RAM, 7gb HD, and an Intel Celeron processor. Not sure of the speed, but I'm guessing its around 300mhz I need some help picking a distribution that will run decent on it, and be easy to use. I've already tried Damn Small Linux and did not like it at all, and attempted to use...

Opinions on GeForce 9600 GT www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm going to renew my linux-box, and I want to use two displays... as a programmer, I always want more screen space . I reviewed some graphics cards and I'm thinking on a GeForce 9600 GT(my current graphic card is nvidia too, and I really like the performance and easy of installation). Somebody has this card installed? In that case, what's your opinion? What about the use of two...

Fan Control www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have been looking around for a while if there is a way to turn on the fans at certain temps. there is some software or script to get the fans to start spinning when the sensors reach a certain temp. I would like to have them run at 1/3 the speed at around 20-40degrees, 2/3's at 50-60 and full above 60. Alternatively just full speed at above 50 if the previous is unrealistic. I...

Yet another building new PC thread. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. As from the thread title I'm planning on buying new PC. Here's hardware list: CPU :AMD PHENOM 8450 - dual core and triple core have almost the same price. So I chose 3xcore MB :GA-M52S-S3PNFORCE 430 - pretty cheap without all fancy stuff that I dont use. RAM :Corsair 4Gb KIT (2G X2) XMS26400 - 2 bulks so I can extend RAM later VIDEO :Geforce 9800GTX512 MB DUAL DVI HDMI- good performance...

do the ASUS Express Gate work with other Linux distro? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Is anyone using a Asus motherboard with Express Gate powered by Splashtop?If you are using a ASUS motherboard with Express Gate and you tried to install another Linux distribution can you tell me which modal you are using and weather or not it worked? Thanks

Building new PC www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have around ?200-?250 and would like to build a powerful new PC. I have a basic idea that it should be 64-bit, have 2.5GHz+ processor (overclockable) , and the following non-essentials: 4GB+ of RAM (to poke fun at those people who can't... *cough* Redmond *cough*), possibly 8GB support on-motherboard Intel VT/AMD equivalent (Xen and KVM galore!) Decent today's graphics card (7600+) 160GB+...

Is this MoBo supported ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I took a really big chance and bought a bunch of stuff from Newegg, without finding out if this MoBo is supported: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16813138105 Anybody have this and use it successfully ?If not, I'll be looking to RMA it, and get something which I know will work, and will certainly...

image tearing with new monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. recently, i have bought a new 22" lenovo thinkvision l220x monitor, which is hooked to radeon x1650xt. i'm running zenwalk 5.2 with the latest fglrx driver. everything works nicely, except for a small annoyance: when watching movies, the image sometimes keeps tearing horizontally, at fast scenes. i enabled "wait for vertical sync" in catalyst control center, but nothing changed. movies...

Smallest System w/ Dual NICs www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. What's the smallest system available that still comes with dual network cards and can handle a full blown OS install? I need more control over my router/firewall, so I'm curious if I can build my own cheaper than buying a Cisco ASA... Thanks

Cannot get new computer to work... www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'd really appreciate some help here, I am at the end of my rope after trying for almost 2 weeks to get a new computer working with Linux. The problem is that the machine runs Windows flawlessly, so I can't return it to the store, as apparently the hardware itself is fine. What happens is that eventually 'random' errors start to crop up. The install might go ok, but when I download...

No ethernet (or CD/DVD) after hardware upgrade (prob. w/ Intel DG33BU motherboard?) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just gave my computer a spiffy hardware upgrade, and now I can't get any operating systems to work on it. Specs: Motherboard: Intel Classic Series DG33BU (also identified as Intel LGA775 DG33BUC) Storage controller: Promise Ultra 133 TX2 Processor: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 Graphics card: Sapphire, ATI Radeon X1650 PRO 512MB Optical drive (not upgraded): LG GCC-4480B CD-RW/DVD-ROM I...

Formatting SCSI hard drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a SCSI hard drive that I attempted to install IRIX on. I don't know what the IRIX installer did to the drive, but I cannot get anything else to format that drive now. Is there a way in Linux to format a drive that no other operating system seems able to format? Or am I just trying to revive a dead drive? Thanks

USB deregistration problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am currently trying to get the USB port to detect my USB flashdrive. After plugging in my flashdrive, the light on the flashdrive flashes indicating that the port is powered. However, I do not see anything when running the lsusb command. Also I do not see anything other than my harddrive partitions when running fdisk -l. Mounting usbfs using mount -t usbfs none /proc/bus/usb also has...

Enable bluetooth keyboard at boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I can connect my bluetooth keyboard manually just fine - and it works like a charm.My problem is that i can't get it to connect during boot. Archlinux / Fluxbox / Dell Inspiron 1420N / Logitech BT Keyboard What I did to configure the bt keyboard: -installed bluez-utils -added my keyboard's name/mac to file '/etc/bluetooth/hcid.conf' -enabled laptop's bluetooth device with command...

Problem with ONDA MDC502HS(aka: ZTE MF622) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i got some problem in ONDA MDC502HS(aka: ZTE MF622) //////////////// ;DefaultVendor= 0x19d2 ;DefaultProduct= 0x2000 ;TargetVendor= 0x19d2 ;TargetProduct= 0x0002 ;MessageEndpoint=0x04 ;MessageContent= i cannt found it by spying with USB Sniffer /////////////// problem is i cannt found it by spying with USB Sniffer. i had upload my USB Sniffer sample file to here: h...

Onda Mt505up Umts-gprs-hsdpa-hsupa www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Here an HOWTO config and use the ONDA USB key to get internet working (I run on 300KB/s). There want a minimum of practice in console. The step are for Kubuntu but....not only.Try! 1) Remove ehci_hcd (rmmod ehci_hcd) (note the USB devices don't work for a wile and become slow) 2) Compile airprime module with Vendor=0x19d2 e Prod=0x0002 (see http://www.openlinux.eu/content/v...

[SOLVED] Changed Screen Resolution, Now I can't get back into the window manager www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. That's pretty much it. I set the screen resolution too high for my monitor and now I can't get to the window manager. My screen is just black. Is there a way to adjust the settings in CLI? This is Linux, I'm sure there is, but I don't know how to do it. Thanks

can't select 800x600 resolution. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. hullo, i was previously using the 800x600 resolution and everything was running fine.just out of curiosity i once chose 640x480 resolution.now when i go to system>>hardware>>screen resolution i get only lower option of 640x480 or 320x240. the screen from the load screen is all distorted now.i've no clue about what to do. i'm using fedora 9. all help is welcome. Thanks

Linux hardware driver help www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Although this may appear to be more of a hardware question than a Linux question, it'll circle around.I'm trying to build a server out of the following: AMD Athlon 1GHZ CPU 1GB RAM ASUS a7v133 motherboard (BIOS version 1004) initio inic1620 s-ata adapter (PCI into the motherboard) Maxtor Basics SATA II/300 1TB HDD I want to install Linux on it.My issue is that my installation doesn't...

udev ule ignores KERNEL=="event[0-9]* www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i would like to put my mouse a "Logitech MX610" on its own place: "/dev/input/MX610" i used the following udev rule Code: KERNEL=="event[0-9]*", SYSFS{idProduct}=="c518",NAME="input/MX610" for some reason this rule doesnt work, after i do "/etc/init.d/udev restart" and replug the mouse, i do get "/dev/input/MX610" but when i do "cat /dev/input/MX610" there is no action at...

Linksys WRT54G Wireless Router www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a used Linksys WRT54G Wireless router that I purchased locally for $35. It refuses to reset to factory defaults. I've tried holding Reset for 5 seconds, 30 seconds, 1 minute, 3 minutes, 5 minutes; while unplugging; while plugging; during unplug and replug; and even pressing it repeatedly. Occasionally it will come back with only the power LED flashing; I understand this means the...

the zune media player www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. im planning on buying a zune in like a month or so. i know the zune software needs windows but can the zune drag and drop files? or does it NEED to be synced with the zune software? ive pretty much made up my mind about getting a zune, preferrably the 16gb once its out and getting it laser engraved ( http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fzuneorigin...

How To setup a Diskless Swap System. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. This is a simple guide to setting up your computer with solid state swap devices, a much faster method of memory management(i.e. your computer runs lots faster during paging operations). Hardware Requirements A) Minimum 4 USB2.0 memory storage devices of identical make and model of at lest 512MB in size. (I can get a 2G stick down the street for less then 10$) B) A motherboard with...

sharing network printer (or not?) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I want to ask you a suggestion to my problem, so first I have to explain the problem. I apologize for being not very clear, but there are things that I did and I don't exactly remember... So, We have in our measuring room (we do nuclear physics experiments) 4 desktop PC's plus some laptops (variable number). One of the desktops is running Fedora 3, the others WinXP. We need a printer...

Need Help gpsd not seeing new GPS device on EEEPC 901 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I could use, and would greatly appreciate, assistance with a problem I am having. Problem:Stock 901 with Xandros Installed gpsd, Started gpsd with command of " gpsd /dev/ttyUSB0 " as specified in the Document "[[GPS on the Eee PC]] " at http://wiki.eeeuser.com/howto:gpsd plugged in new GPS device " GlobalSat BU-353 " Cannot get gpsd to recognize the device What I Have Tried: I...

Mounting a "raw" filesystem that has information on it www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i was wondering if there is a way to mount a "raw" filesystem? the device is a portable hdd, and my friend didnt format the hdd. so when i was examining it to the extent that windows lets me, it said that it was a raw filesystem. windows tells me to format the hdd, and linux tells me it doesnt reconize the filesystem. is there anyway i can mount it and get the data off so i can reformat...

asus my ciema u3000 mini tv tuner drivers? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i've got an asus my cinema u3000 mini usb tv tuner and would like to know how I can get the drivers installed on linux. I'm running linpus linux lite. I downloaded all the files from the asus website so know i have install_u3000, install_vdr, unins_u3000, uninst_vdr shells and two deb files. Then i follow the commands they say to type in Press + + to open the console mode. - i do...

Added additional Hard Drives. System Dead. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. The computer is an older Desktop.Specifically an emachines T3990.It has/had Ubuntu installed on it. I wanted to add some extra hard drives to use as storage/backup.But the motherboard did not have any sata connections (not because they were all full, it was just too old I guess), so I installed a PCI sata controller with two ports. I then connected two 500GB sata hard drives.I left...

nVidia (nForce) Raid, sata, dmraid, HEADACHE(S)!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I never dreamt that after FIVE years of Linux experience I will not be able to get my new system up and running. New HP 4999d System includes: Phenom 9600 quadcore cpu. 6 gig ram. nVidia 8400 video. nVidia (nForce?) Raid controller. Two 500 gig (465gig in reality) drives. Windows Vista Premium, pre-installed. ---------------------------------------------- First let me say that...

Recommendations for a RAID card for a Linux box? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Like the title says, I'm wondering what people recommend in terms of RAID cards under Linux. I'm looking for a PCI-express, SATA card that there's (full?) driver driver support for. Anyone have experiences to share, good or bad, in this area? Thanks

graphics drivers again... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I had a 2.6.24.4-desktop586 Kernel running (mandriva 2008.1 standard) I had gotten the ati driver fglrx to run, compiz to work and encountered no problems. then I started playing around with superkaramba and noticed that only less than 1 gig of my 2 gig of ram were being used. researching this phenomenon lead me to installing next to kernel-desktop-2.6.24.4, kernel-desktop-2.6.24.7, ...

Dell Server & Error 31 on CPU0 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got a Dell Server at work. Dual 2.4GHz Xeons 2GB ECC RAM 3 x 32GB SCSI drives Perc4 Controller. I've got Debian installed on it at the moment, and occasionally, not often, I will get the following error: Uhhuh. NMI received for unknown reason 31 on CPU0 Dazed and Confused, but trying to continue. I'm not sure if this is a hardware problem or a Debian/Hardware problem. Any...

I need a perfect ..... ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I need a perfect graphic card ,the most expensive one ,that will play out of the box all Linux games, that are available until now. I am getting a QuadCore AMD Phenom ,and i want to dual boot there VISTA /UBUNTU ULTIMATE ,but i also want to fully utilize my graphic card in Linux.So what's the graphic card should i ask? I don't care about the price. Thanks

Can't mount iPod - disk label issues www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. When I plug in my iPod, it doesn't mount and doesn't even show up under "Places" with my other hard disks. I can see it in Parted, where it shows up as /dev/sdb with the wrong disk size. I tried to format it with Parted, and I got: Code: Unable to open /dev/sdb - unrecognised disk label. So I tried to set the disk label, but got this: Code: Unable to open /dev/sdb - unrecognised...

Microtouch touch screen driver regarding www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. to all, How does microtouch touchscreen(sc402s from mmm.com) work in linux ,does it communicate to /dev/input/input0 or /dev/input/event0 or /dev/ttyS0 it is serial based.All your suggestions are welcomed Regards Umesh Thanks

IPodLinux or Similar for ITouch? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. All, Is there any news on IPodLinux?I'm wondering if it will run on ITouch.I haven't seen anything recent on Google. Thanks

Hard drive configuration similar to dual core processor? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I want to increase the performance of my hard drive. I am wondering if there is any way to get a setup like this: I will pretend I have two hard drives, the same size, identical to each other. Let's say I save a file, the file is saved to HD0. If the load of the other (HD1) drive is under a certain percentage, say 10%, the file will be mirrored to HD1. If the load is higher than 10%,...

USB external Hard Disk Drive & Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Has anyone ever had any experience of connecting a USB (or Firewire) external Hard Disk Drive device to a Linux system? I want to do this with a 320GB LaCie d2 QUADRA device for backup purposes - SuSE Linux 10.2.Reading the manual on the LaCie web-site, I get the impression that it can only be used with Windows and Mac OS 10 - presumably because it is formatted as NTFS (which is not...

Stereo vision with usb-webcam www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I would like to experiment with some cheap stereo vision. I already have one Logitech Quickcam using the gspcav1 driver, and I wonder if someone can tell me if it is possible to connect two of these and receive images at the same time in Linux? I have tried to do stereo capturing on my labtop using the build in bison web-cam and my Quickcam, running 'XP' I was not able to get images...

USB device not recognised www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have recently purchased an Asus Eee-PC series 701 The USB drives used to work and recognise my universal card reader however in the last day the USB drives have stopped altogether Ca anyone help me to restart the USB drives? I have tried BIOS updates and re-installaton but the system configure is still not recognising the devices in the USB ports Thanks

AV to USB adaptor query www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. As my laptop doesn't have an AV in port, I want to purchase a USB adaptor for the purpose. There seem to be plenty around for XP and Vista systems but not Linux. Can anyone help on this Thanks

Used HD swap ?'s www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. My name is MicHAeL and I am 1st year IT student with all sorts of projects, just not enough brains to do them yet. Luckily I've found that people in the computers biz like to help each other. I transplanted used HD in another used machine.Does not boot, not really surprised.What can I do to make this work?Is it possible to boot the HD from different computer without reinstalling software? ...

Linux on Toshiba 2140CDS (AMD K6) ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Found this old cute Toshiba portable, and having good experience running Debian on my old Pentium II decided to give this one a try. The Toshiba has an AMD K6 running at 450 MHz, same as the Pentium II machine. It seems to run Windows 98 SE ok. However, when I tried running Damn Small Linux, the machine appearantly runs slower and slower and then freezes up. My guess is that there is some...

having trouble using the wizardpen driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm having trouble using the wizardpen driver with my Trust TB-6300 tablet (which is supposed to be supported). I'm using Centos Release 5 with X window 7.1.1. I have downloaded and compiled the wizardpen driver 0.6.0.2 from http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.kubuntu.dk%2Fwizardpen%2Fwizardpen-0.6.0.2.tar.gz It's somewhat working but I have the...

udevd and rcS www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Problem :--> I rebooted my linux embedded box with connecting two usb drives .Linuxdetectsdrives but udev rules are not getting excuted . But if reconnect after booting ,it detects and rules are excuted. Analysis :---> I am starting udevd in rcS script and all linux usb drivers are part of kernel . So i doubt linux detects these drives and are unable to excute udev rules since udevd...

Problem moving disk from one machine to another www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have an 80GB Seagate disk which has been written in one Linux system (running Debian Etch - Linux 2.6.18 ). When I move the disk to my antiquated but still servicable Pentium II machine, running the same version of Debian, fdisk reports the same info recognizes the disk, but it cannot be mounted (mount says Can't find an ext2 filesystem on dev hdc.). The old machine has a BIOS that...

Upgrading my Computer www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I've got an older computer that I dual boot most of the time into Kubuntu and occasionally into Windoze XP to play games.I'm considering upgrading the computer so that I can do some stuff in VMWare and play some of the newer games on the Windows side, but of primary importance is maintaining Linux compatability. So far, I am considering te following: Mobo: http://www.linuxforums...

Usb tv tuner www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there any site that lists linux-compatible usb tv tuners? Do you know any such devices that work out of the box? I use Ubuntu 8.10 & Fedora 10. Thanks

Trying to get this i2c driver working... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. folks, I'm working on a project to integrate one of my company's parts into a specific target environment, and when I try to insert the driver module I'm getting a stack dump.I was hoping somebody with more Linux experience would be able to translate this and make some sense out of it for me.I am dynamically allocating kernel memory for my driver upon insertion...not really sure if I'm...

current PCI graphics card-does it exist? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. guys, I have a Dell Inspiron that recently became available on the network and I'd love to use it for my work rig, but I require a dual-head system and Dell(true to their form) didn't include a AGP or PCI-e slot on the board.The docs on the Dell site state that you are a-ok to install a PCI card, neglecting to mention that they fell out of fashion about 5-6 years ago. I was going...

prob with pen drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i am having problems using my pen drive on linux 7.3. when i plug in the drive the system hangs, neither the terminal nor gnome graphics work. how do i mount the drive?? its a 2 GB drive Thanks

7.1 sound card supporting digital in/analog out www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm running Ubuntu server and I'm looking for a 7.1 sound card which can simultaneously record from a digital (toslink) input and produce output through the analog outputs under Linux. I currently have a Creative SB Audigy SE, but this card will only use the digital output when the digital input is used. This is probably a driver problem. Is there perhaps someone who knows of a sound...

I've made a disk unbootable. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. everyone,I've been working on getting dualhead operational and during the process, I've reinstalled 4 operating systems a total of over 30 times in the last week.During an install of Windows to test the graphics card(I know dualhead works in XP), I think I may have chosen to eradicate the MBR of the disk.Windows would no longer install, nor any flavor of linux. DISK BOOT FAILURE, INSERT...

Bootable USB Hardrive Formatting Help www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a 500GB External USB Hard drive that i used to boot Fedora 8 onto my laptop running windows. Recently, i installed Ubuntu onto the same laptop so have no use for Fedora 8 however i wish to make the 500GB USB Hard Drive a backup for my families windows computers and my linux computer. When i plug in the Hard drive it recognizes it but is unable to mount it. Im pretty sure this is...

Need help with Samsung SE-T084 (USB DVD+RW) www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. My internal DVD burner has crapped out and I bought an external USB drive. It says it's compatible with linux and I can see it in my dmesg when it's plugged in, but I can't seem to find out what exactly it's being named (ie, /dev/sda3, etc). The machine is running gentoo. Here is the end of my dmesg: Code: usb 1-4: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2 usb 1-4: configuration...

Server memory is mystifying!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I hope this is an appropriate place to post this question. If not and someone can point me to a forum that may be a better choice for hardware questions I would appreciate it... As part of my new job I need to better understand server memory compatibility issues, ievarious types of servers and what memory modules they can use. I am having one heck of a time finding any reliable info...

PAL-G with BT878 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i live in a Pal-G country. I have a TV-Capture card with a BT878 chip. But if i use xawtv or antoher software i can't chose PAL-G and in PAL-NC is the picture in black an white. I want to burn tapes to DVD and in the video cassette recorder I can't chance the Pal-Mode Thanks

wireless suggestions www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I (think I) am getting the Beagle Board for Christmas!! (yay!) So, I want a good open-sourced 802.11n USB adapter to go with it. I have a Linksys WUSB300N, but that's not got an open source driver. Granted, I don't know enough to do everything I want with it, but ideally I will be making (an) application([XOR]s) that make specific calls to the hardware. Speed and smallness are good. ...

Webcam recommendations? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am looking for a cheap webcam for use with Skype. Do you have any recommendations? Of course it has to be compatible with Linux. Links to sites that list recent webcams that are compatible are also welcome. Thanks

Sound has static/noise www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am running Fedora 10. Currently I am trying to resolve an issue where any sound I play seems to get jumbled a little. The sound will be correct for very small parts, but mostly it will get staticmixed in. (for the record, it is an on-board NVidia CK804, but Windows lists it as a Realtek) Using an Ubuntu live CD, sound works like a charm. It is also working perfectly when I dual boot...

No output from cat /dev/input/mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I`m writing a program to read data from a USB mouse. In order to do that, I need to specify the correct device path for the mouse. Now although my mouse is working fine and i get the correct mouse movement, I am not getting any output from "cat /device/input/mouse1" on the console when i move the mouse around. (I am doing this so that i know i am using the correct device path) I...

crt monitor worked fine, new lcd doesn't (but is fine in windows) www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i'm not sure how much this issue has been addressed, but it would be awesome if someone could shed some light on the scenario. i've got a brand new samsung 245bw lcd monitor. i'd been using my 19" nec crt monitor for the past 7 years and decided an upgrade was in order. in windows, it works flawlessly. yet under any distro of linux i've tried (just installed opensuse 11 today, which...

ATI TV Wonder 600 USB 2.0 (0438:b002) on Linux 2.6.26 kernel www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. How to get your ATI TV Wonder 600 USB 2.0 (0438:b002) working with a Linux 2.6.26 kernel? (There is support for this device in 2.6.27) My resources were: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Flinuxtv.org%2Fwiki%2Findex.php%2FATI%2FAMD_TV_Wonder_HD_600_USB http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fmcentral.de%2Fwiki%2Find...

Help with microphone feed back? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Moved into temporay building which has an XLR wall jack. The exisitng wired micrphone works fine. We plugged in a NEW Azden wireless. XLR output from Azden to XLR existing wall jack. With the transmitter in the off mode we pick up a radio station (very loud? With transmitter in standby mode we dont hear it? When transmitter is turned on the voice is okay but we hear low frequency...

Two different RAM sizes and frequencies are not advisable? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. LF Experts, good day. I asked my friend last week about memory. I asked him if it's ok if I can mix two different RAM sizes and frequencies in my motherboard. He answered NO because it can cause damage or burn to my memory and every gold contacts in the memory has its own voltage. He said also that the gold contacts will turn to black. Not all contacts but some contacts will turn black...

Which P43/P45 mobo? which sound/lan chipset? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am hoping to receive some info and experiences of people's hardware in this post.I might be upgrading my system or buying a mobo for someone. A distro of Linux will be installed.My main ones include Kubuntu and Fedora but one flavour of Debian will be included on it. What I am wondering about is the sound and LAN chipsets. Is there one I should watch for? I figure that one is probably...

LInux(Ubuntu) supporting Mobos www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. frnds I want mobos(especially p35) on which Linux(preferably Ubuntu) can be installed without promblem. Iam a novice in Linux. But i ran KNOPPIXhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knoppix& UBUNTU Live CD on my old Sys. Now iam buying new Sys. But i heard that some Mobos cant run Linux Properly. like some JMicron bug. And they dont recognize SATAsatadrives. In my new build i want to run only...

The wonderful SATA HDD... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I need help. I'm an Ubuntu user, but I need to install on my laptop also Windows XP, because I need to use a program only avaiable for W. But unfortunaly, my laptop has SATA hd, so the Win CD doesn't see it, cause it has no drivers for it. The solution many sites propone is to put the drives on by a floppy...unfortunaly laptops don't have floppys... But, fortunaly, I found a program...

2nd Hard Drive install on FC4, how can I start to use the drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. A bit of background first. I set-up my PC some time ago as a XP/FC4 dual boot. Xp and FC4 shared the same HD. I now need more space for data on both the windows and FC4 side of my PC. I installed an additional HD formatted to NTFS to serve XP side. I also added a third HD (sata) which i formatted to Linux ext2 and fat32 from the Xp side of my computer which i intended to use on FC4. I...

Why on earth is Linux using 100% of CPU #2?? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have noticed something recently, within the past week or so.. Linux is using a TON of cpu power to do absolutely nothing. For example, I am just sitting here, typing an email through firefox with the systen monitor open and the current cpu usage is: CPU1 = 37% and CPU2 = 100%. CPU1 is jumping all over the place. From 40% to 90% to 30% to 80%.. I am not running anything in the background...

Logitech LX6 Mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I've got a problem with my Logitech LX6 Wireless Mouse All of the buttons except tilting the mouse wheel right work fine. Clicking the wheel button, scrolling, and tilting the mouse wheel left all work good. I have not been able to figure out how to get this button working, and I'm almost convinced it's a bug with it being detected (not a problem with X). Using xev returns all my...

USB Keyboard not Detected in ArchLinux www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Now I know there is an old thread on this, but I thought I would recreate it. Using ArchLinux I have a Dynex USB Keyboard and after a fresh install and several "pacman -Syu"'s. Upon booting I can't use the keyboard. The system either isn't detecting it or I am missing the scrolling text. I can install packages by booting an Ubuntu Live Disk, mounting all the drives and using...

no sound - done from source alsa - works in windows www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i get fail to connect to stream here's my config: Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.26.5-45.fc9.x86_64 #1 SMP Sat Sep 20 03:23:12 EDT 2008 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation ICH10 HD Audio Controller Codec: Realtek ALC888 snd_seq_dummy117800 snd_hda_intel 4465402 snd_seq_oss396160 snd_seq_midi_event 152321 snd_seq_oss snd_seq587365 snd...

RS232 programming problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I encountered a strange phenomenon when reading / writing to RS232 serial device (on my Linux machine /dev/ttyS0) I have simple 2 processes: 1) process which WRITE characters to serial device /dev/ttyS0 For example write the characters "aa102222233333444445555566666777778888899999aaaaabbbbbcccccddddd" 2) process which READ characters from serial device /dev/ttyS0 ( the process is...

Help elderly newbie with wifi www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. So here is my problem I am an grey haired ultra newbie and have just managed to get Debian running quite well on a Tecra 8100 Toshiba laptop. I can get a network connection with a network cable but cannot get my Proxim Orinco Wireless card model 8420_WD to work After reading many posts and following many broken links I am close to giving up. This is my last attempt and my first post. Following...

can't install nvidia drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I've had an ati x1650se running, got extremely pissed by setting up drivers and 3d taking about 3 or 4 days and therefore just bought a new nvidia 9800gt. Before I exchanged cards, I changed the driver in xorg.conf from fglrx back to vesa. when I try to install the driver, it tells me there is some version.h file missing due to not configured kernel. but see yourself. here is the...

Linking a XV6700 to Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I recently bought an XV6700 or,as it is also known as the HTC apache elsewhere. I would like to link it to my computer to so I can add and remove files to and from it but, I don't know how. It uses Windows Mobile 5.0 as it's OS. Is it possible to get Linux to read a Windows Mobile PDA like it reads an NTFS file system? Thanks

Cleaning a memory using an eraser will fry the RAM chips? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. LF experts, good day. Every time I had a customer and if the problem is in the memory. I used to clean it with eraser, and viola, the computer will had a display again. Questions: 1. Someone told me that rubbing an eraser to the memory contacts can fry the chips of memory module? 2. It's because rubbing an eraser across the connectors will produce a LOT of static electricity? Do...

RS232 scanner as input device www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there anyway to emulate a scanner as a keyboard. When doing 'cat /dev/ttyS0', I see the correct data which was scanned. However, I am having problems having this scan to an application. Is there anyway to set it up so that the computer sees it as a keyboard? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

Compatibility - Acer X213 WBD www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Has anyone had any experience with an Acer monitor - X213 WBD? Staples has an excellent sale (ends tomorrow) and I was going to buy two of them for $169.90 each. 12.6 wide-screen LCD Max: 1680 x 1050 Analog/digital inputs 2500:1 contrast ratio 5 ms response time I'm currently running Ubuntu 7.10, Dell Inspiron D530, GeForce 8300 GS. Any [quick] help would be appreciated....

Can't get my video card working right www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I just installed Ubuntu on my Toshiba Portege 3500. I can't get it to display at more than 800x600, which sucks because in Windows on the same machine I can get 1024x768. I found a webpage that said my CyberBlade video card works with xorg's trident driver, so I edited my xorg.conf file to use that one. Nothing changed. Am I missing some step required to update xorg? Oh, and I did restart...

Logitech Quickcam Express www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Everyone- I'm currently having an issue with my quickcam.I used to use it under gentoo about a year ago, but now I can't get it working again on another box (still running gentoo). The computer recognizes it #output of lsusb Bus 002 Device 004: ID 046d:0840 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Express I emerged qc-usb, which should have the correct driver (I've used it before in the past...

AM2/AM2+ backward compatibility quesiton. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. this isn't so much oriented about Linux as much as it is about the AM2/AM2+ chipsets themselves.I've been reading mixed things; that I can place an AM2+ chip into an AM2 socket and have it run with only HT3.0 disabled, but I've also heard that I would need to flash my bios to do this. I'm wondering if anyone can properly clear that up for me. Thanks

Can't get Dell Printer to work.....? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm running Ubuntu OS on an older Dell computer, so far it's been doing great. I have a Dell 720 printer connected to it which the OS recognized but could not find a driver for. I went to Dell.com in the hopes of finding the needed driver but they don't seem to support anything other than Win based programs. I tried using the generic driver with no luck. Has anyone else experienced and...

Asoc driver regarding www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. to all, I am working on Alsa Soc driver i wanted to interface the au1200's (i2s) to tsc2301(audio codec) and when testing the audio driver with aplay following is the error, sh-3.2# aplay Noise.wav ALSA lib confmisc.c:768: (parse_card) cannot find card '0' ALSA lib conf.c:3513: (_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such file or directory ALSA lib...

Rio Audio driver www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. OK Basicaly i have no audio aprt from the logon sounds. VCL player and internet sounds doest work. how do i get it to? I have thw windows Driver for my audio hardware? My motherboard is a Rio motherboard, how do i set it up. Thanks

Console output on Radeon 8500 via DVI www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I try to get my Radeon 8500 to talk to my shiny new Samsung SyncMaster 245T via DVI output. The Radeon is a dual head card that has a VGA and a DVI output (and could theoretically drive two different monitors with that). Now I have the card working on the VGA port and up to a resolution of 1680x1050. I can get the DVI port to work, but it gets lost after login (past the kdm). However...

hard drive capacity override? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am wondering if there is a way to "override" the capacity of a hard drive as recognized by the Linux kernel. Because I have a hard drive which has started to report itself as much smaller than it actually is. (This is reported by the hardware on the drive itself; probably a significant bit in the number got accidentally flipped or something.) So no matter what I try to do (i.e. read off...

iPod Nano 4th Gen? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I need a new player to replace my aging iPod Mini and I was thinking of getting one of the new Nanos. Are they working in Linux yet? I think I remember reading something a while ago about Apple changing something with the new iPods that broke their Linux compatibility, does that still apply? Thanks

USB Disk - fdisk unrecognised disk label www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I got an mp3 player, but the software it have says that there's no files but when I plug it the files are there!, so I tough that maybe the partition had got corrupted in some way so I decided to format it, I tryed with mkfs.vfat and it didn't report any error but the files are still there!, well then I tryed deleting them with rm, it remove the files but when I pluged it again the files...

Determining the chipset before a buy www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i was wondering how one could go about determining a wireless card's chipset before buying it.i was told that for a specific linux program i need, the name of which I can't remember, is only compatible with certain chipsets.any help would be appreciated. Thanks

Linux driver for Iomega USB CDRW www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an external USB CDRW from Iomega and am trying to connect it to Linux laptop, with no luck! I plugged in the USB and Linux didn't automatically detect the drive and so I went to the Iomega site to find the relevant driver, but turns out they don't have one. Any idea if this is available from a third party? Any other suggestions are welcome. Many Thanks

Keyboard hotkeys in fedora www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. There are keys for performing standby, shutdown and sleep operations available on my keyboard. Can anyone tell me how I can make them work in Fedora9. Thanks

fglrx kernel module compile failed www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been trying to compile the kernel module for my system but it fails with this following message: /usr/src/kernel-modules/fglrx/firegl_public.c: In function ?KCL_flush_tlb_onepage?: /usr/src/kernel-modules/fglrx/firegl_public.c:2352: error: too many arguments to function ?on_each_cpu? /usr/src/kernel-modules/fglrx/firegl_public.c: In function ?__ke_flush_cache?: /usr/src/ke...

Cyberblade/XP graphics card drivers don't work... www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. normally this card is supported by Xorg. Hardware profile: product: CyberBlade/XP [1023:9910] vendor: Trident Microsystems [1023] bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0 version: 63 width: 32 bits clock: 66MHz capabilities: AGP, AGP 2.0, Power Management, vga_controller, bus mastering, PCI capabilities listing configuration: latency: 8 this device hasn't been claimed glxinfo...

Creative Labs Modem Blaster external modem...can't find driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a Creative Labs Modem Blaster external modem...it is old and I can't find a driver for it, I am using Ubutu 8.10 I think? Thanks

USB problem on Mandrake 9.1 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just installed Mandrake 9.1 on a system because there are some legacy products that use the 2.4 kernel that I have to support. Anyway, I tried to use a USB flash drive and noticed that it couldn't be found in /dev, so I did a lsusb and got the following: Code: Invalid product/subclass spec at line 2650 cannot open /proc/bus/usb, No such file or directory (2) Sure enough,...

display problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. just met with an accident as my laptop fell down from a height and now its showing only half display (half displays rest white)...i have checked my RAM ...what might be the problem..waiting for immediate help -regs Paritosh Thanks

Accessing /dev/sda1 after unlocking drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Greetings everyone, I am working on an embedded Linux (2.6.1 system that boots from a flash (JFFS2) disk, however the system has a SATA controller and a HDD used only for the storage of data.It is required that the security password be enabled on the drive. All of the security work, enable/disable password, unlock drive, etc, all functions as it should. The problem is when the...

External HDD switching drive letters www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm trying to copy about 1.2 TB of data from my server to an external HDD.It mounts fine and it starts copying, but after an hour or two, the drive "switches" letters.Meaning that the cp command starts returning I/O errors and when I run fdisk -l, I find that the drive letter switches from /dev/sdd1 to /dev/sdf1.I've tried mounting by UUID before, but then when I run df -ah I run into having...

problems with my HP dv1000 hd www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am having problems with my HP dv1000 hd. I ran the HDD BIOS test and that failed so I assume the hd needs to be replaced. If the hd needs to be replaced I figured I would upgrade. Any suggestions and are special tools needed? How can I tranfer the data from my old hd before installing a new one? I do have an external drive available. Thanks

New Chipset www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. All, I have decided to go for a new computer with Intel C2D. However i am looking for a motherboard / chipset that is well known for its compatibility with linux. So if you can help me pointing out to a linux (RH, gentoo) compatible motherboard it would be really helpful Cheers Troy Thanks

Hard Drive Click www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just installed a new Wester Digital Scorpio Black 320Gb HDD in my notebook and it clicks ever few seconds, but runs fine.Should I return the drive, or is the clicking caused by Kubuntu in any way? Thanks

upgrading to new physical server www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an Ubuntu server thats handling file and print sharing and a postfix mail server for my network as well as being a Samba domain controller for my WinXP clients. The physical server itself though is too slow and its only got a 40GB hard drive so i'm upgrading to brand spanking new server with a RAID array and a lot more memory. What would you suggest is the best method to move my current...

problem with the volume www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. my mic doesn'work when trying to use skype but at the same time is on and is working on maximum. I can listening to the radio, so can someone help please........ Thanks

WD MyBook problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have the same problem as the guy from this thread: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/ubuntu-help/127471-solved-problem-wd-mybook-cry.html The problem is that even after following the instructions I still don't have permission to mount the drive. Any ideas what's wrong? Thanks

Front panel audio connectors www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. My case has audio connectors at the front (one for mic one for line out). These have 6 little plugs to put on my motherboard: - mic in r - mic in l - l out - r out - gnd (brown cable) - gnd (yellow cable) The pins on my motherboard however follow a different specification: - mic 2 - micpwr - line out R - line out L - NC - B line out R - B line out L - +5VA - AGND So...

Driver problem for 24-bit/96 kHz FLAC playback? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I recently installed Debian on a machine that used to run Windows XP. Some of my music files are in 24-bit/96 kHz FLAC format, and had no problem playing those files on my machine (using Foobar as my music player). After installing Debian, the files are very choppy when being played, and not only that but vocal portions of the songs are not coming out (just the instrumentation) . The...

cp -> read only fs www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i'm trying to copy, cp -upR, a tree of folders with million+ files from /dev/sda1 to /dev/hdb1 hdb is a new disk, seagate es.2 , bought it yesterday after a while: end_request: I/O error, dev hdb, sector 362948927 end_request: I/O error, dev hdb, sector 362949423 ... & long series of cp: writing `./a/b/c': Read-only file system i unmount disk, try to mount it back mount: you...

Dinosaur www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have acquired a very old computer.I would like to know if there are any linux distros that are usable on such obsolete equipment.I have listed what I could find of useful information below.Also, I am interested in learning about places that might be looking for this type of hardware. Model# MT-2400-24853C Motherboard: (I found 4 different stickers with numbers on them) Sticker 1...

I am an idiot! (formatted disk) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I changed my ext3 disk to an ext2 partition, and I was actually surprised when it turned out all my data was gone. Silly silly me. I don't suppose there is any way to recover my files? Thanks

HELP. Print in cardstock www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I need print in cardboard sheets. How I can set it in cups.I have a HP laserjet 1015 O.S. Opensuse 10.3 PD. Sorry my english I am spanish Thanks

Hitachi gcc compiler for RCX www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i have a RCX 1.0 robot with me. Im just started to play with it. im planning to use C or C++ to program it. After searcng through internet, i found out a website: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fbrickos.sourceforge.net%2Fdocs%2FINSTALL-cygwin.html to install BrickOS to create the C or C++ environment. However, during installation, i have to stop...

eSATA HDD www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i am new to this forum and fairly new to Linux but am a convert. having a bit of trouble with getting an external hard drive to be recognised with eSATA? i am using FC6. any suggestions? Thanks

mdadm, chunk size, and stride www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. OK, I am new to this, and am looking for some recommendations/explanations. I have 4 - 500 GB SATA drives that I plan on using for data.I am setting them up in a raid 10.While reviewing information on this I came across people adjusting the chunk size, stride (on the file system), and so forth. Can anyone give me pro/cons of small/large chunk sizes?Performance benchmarks? Any info...

HDD to config in Linux enviroment www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have this USB 2 external HDD. When plug in the Linux base mini notebook, it says 'Failed to mount "F Volume". Unknown file system 'ntfs'.I know the HDD was previously configured via windows enviroment.What must I do to this HDD to config. it to the Linux enviroment? Thanks

21610SA for software raid? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. folks, I'm looking for a cheap way to get a 16 drive RAID 5 array built using mdadm. From what I've been able to find this Adaptec card is the cheapest way to get a 16disk controller on the PCI bus, but that it's RAID support is poor at best. What I was wondering is if anyone knows if it would be possible to use it just as a controller card (like many of the software-raid based "RAID" cards)...

Mixing desk www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm looking for a mixing desk suitable for gigs, connectable to my computer somehow... I want to be able to control audio (volumes, etc), and various effects in Jack-Rack/other effects programs. Is there anything suitable that anyone can recommend? Thanks

hwinfo problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. When i run hwinfo --cdrom | grep Features command , the output is fluctuating with different outputs. May i know how to make this output consistent. example: #hwinfo --cdrom | grep Features #Features : DVD again if u run the same command #hwinfo --cdrom | grep Features #Features : CD-R actuaally drive supports CD+-RW and DVD+-RW. any help welcome....... Regards, Rajath ...

Help with joystick port www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. have built software to read from joystick port but I am confused about the need to set up this game port.What I've read talks about using game pad/joysticks on this port.Here the approach requires selected modules be compiled for the kernel (that was done), and specific modules like joystick be modprobed in and that /dev/js0, js1, etc be built.With 2.6.21.5 the later are not automatically...

Desktop upgrading suggestions needed, please! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have about reached the point of giving up the notion of ever being able to afford a custom built new desktop computer. I am presently using a HP pavilion a532x with a 2800AMD Athlon xp processor, a 512MB memory, and a 160GB hard drive. which is near being full. I am seeking information about what type of equipment I could purchase to upgrade this flimsymachine, please! Thanks

PC-to-PC USB file transfer cable work on Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. i'm just looking into some products online that i could buy so i could have a USB ad-hoc PC-to-PC connection. coz i have this really old headless linux file server at home and every once in a while i'd try tinkering with it -- DHCP in particular, through SSH, which causes it to lock its ethernet out. and when this happens the only option to fix it again is to open up the damn thing and...

PS/2 mouse problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When I connect my mouse to the computer (Ubutnu 8.10) after I have already booted up the system, it wont work. To make the mouse work, I have to restart the system with the mouse in proper port. How can I make my mouse work after I have booted the computer without having to restart it? I am also interested to know how the kernel finds hardware and load device drives for them. Can...

Accessing BSY Disk www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am looking to get some sort of access to a disk that is reporting as BSY. This problem is affecting seagate 7200.11 drives: 1TB Barracudas failing in droves, users claim - The Tech Report (So backup often if you have any) The bios doesn't see the disk, but SLAX does, it times out trying to mount the disk at boot time(it is invisible afterwards). I am hoping to accomplish one or...

Computer turning on, no bios, no display, no beeps.. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a pentium 4 1.9ghz pc. First, the chip was replaced, it has now been replaced 3 times, none which power on the machine (all the same configuration, 2 known to be working). When the ram is removed, the motherboard beeps 3 times (Intel D845WN) Ram placed back in, one at a time (3 slots, 3 sticks) nothing. Tried 4 different video cards, 2 PCI 2 AGP. Tried a new power s...

How to identify internally connected USB devices www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have four USB ports which is visible to outside world. One port in the mother board which has USB tape drive connected how I can identify/differentiate devices which is connected to internal ports and to external ports Is there any ioctl call to do this OS: SLES10 Thanks

How to know the kernel version support PCI-E and USB? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. All, How to know the specific hardware is supported from which version of Linux kernel? For example: the PCI-E and USB bus. BTW, how to know the specific chip is supported from which version of Linux kernel? For example: NEC USB host controller, UPD720102. Please help to share your experiences. Thanks

Random crashes -- where to look for clues? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. For the past week my machine, which has run stably for ~2 years now, has been experiencing random lockups. The first few times it happened, it was in the middle of a large backup involving gzipping and tarring of ~100 GB.I finally got the backups completed using rsync (to save me from having to restart the backup each time), but the crashes now seem to come when the machine is under...

XORG.CONF with ATI Driver Problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm having a problem getting xorg.conf to display properly. I'm on a Dell Optiplex 755 using an ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT and two Dell 1908WFP monitors. The OS is RHEL5, kernel 2.6.18.el5PAE. It's on an isolated lan. The driver file I'm using is 'ati-driver-installer-8-12-x86.x86_64.run'. The installer runs without error; fglrx-install.log shows that the kernel modules generate without...

Xorg utilizing much more of CPU than on previous motherboard. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just switched from an ASUS m2npv-vm to a DFI LanParty Jr 790GX.I'm running an AMD Athlon 64 X2 4000+, and a NVIDIA 6200 LE card on both. Well, for some reason, Xorg uses 20-50% of my CPU on the new DFI board.It does this during unpredictable moments.For instance, if I run super-pi, it will do this; however, if I run "stress", SciMark, or byte, it's perfectly fine. Xorg never used...

Problem with monitor resolutions. (Debian + ATI + dual+head) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have ATI drivers installed, hw acceleration working, but I'm not able to set my resolutions over 1024x768@60. I can choose only 3 modes 1024x768, 800x600 and 640x480 at max refresh rate 60Hz. I've been playing around with xorg.conf alot but still nothing. When using Xinerama, randr stops working. What's wrong? Help me Should I post my xorg.conf, logs and/or something else? Thanks

Irrational inconsistent behaviour by CUPS www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Yesterday I needed to write a letter in Abiword. I sent it to the printer, it went into the queue but it never came out the other end! The CUPS error log said: C [19/Nov/2008:13:42:27 +0000] [Job 87] undefined in get E [19/Nov/2008:13:42:28 +0000] PID 5946 (/usr/lib/cups/filter/foomatic-rip) stopped with status 1! Whatever that means! Fortunately I was able to get the thing printed...

USB Device connected to PCI express not working on mpc8641d www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Looks like I have been hit by another of these pci setup issues. My Setup is as follows: [MPC8614D]--[PCI Express]--[PCIe to PCI bridge]--[NEC USB Host controller card]-->[USB Pen Drive] The same USB card and drivers are working on another board, where the bus is PCI. I tried to debug the USB driver, and it seems to be booting up fine. Even the interrupt handling seems proper. So...

Connecting cell-phone via USB to Knoppix www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Ok I just got another motorola phone. I have a Motorola i425 iDEN-phone for Boost Mobile. I tried to find drivers for it online and have failed, god even the Boost Mobile site was no help. I am trying to get it detected and working properly on a Knoppix 5.1 LiveCD. Although if I need to install a linux on a hard-drive I can, just let me know which one has the best support for hardware. I...

Firmware test www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm a new Linuxuser, trying to install open SUSE 11.0. However, the installation program can not find my hard drive for partitioning and installation. I suspect I have some kind of driver problem, but don't know what to do about it. in the suse installation program I have run the firmware test, which gives me the following results: Failed: 1 Boot device 0X80 does not support EDD 2....

still waiting for device /dev/hda3 to appear www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I changed the motherboard of my computer. After configuring the boot device priority in the BIOS, so that the 1st Boot Device is the hard disc, and turning the Boot Configuration - Plug & Play O/S to "Yes", the machine finally started to boot. But in the middle of the process everything stopped. What I saw on the screen were these lines: Booting 'SUSE Linux 10.1' root (hd0.1) Filesystem...

arduino cannot find USB port www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. the arduino IDE cannot find any /dev/*USB* file and I can't either. On the arduino website they say to link /dev/ttyS99 to /dev/ttyUSB0. But that doesn't work. I have an arduno decimila and a MacBook 2g. Thanks

Support from Netbook Maker or from Distro? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Oh, I (n00b) have a question for y'all: If I buy an Eee PC with Linux on it (they include Xandros) and I have a software problem, who do I call and who provides support? Like, on a Windows machine, I just call up Dell or M$ directly and purchasing my license includes like 90 days of support (or whatever). Or with Apple, it's even simpler: I just call Apple and they can't pass the buck...

Pendrive Linux 2008 Mouse Issue www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have never used linux before constantly just loaded up ubuntu to try it out. Well at my college campus the student computers are limited to what they can do. I installed Pendrive Linux on my 8GB Corsair Flash Voyager USB stick and it works great at school. I allows me to use IRC and connect like I wanted and I saw how I could use it as well as my own PC to carry around with me. Well...

HELP - null pointer deference error while opening device www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. while running code for opening a device as fd = open("/dev/ttyUSB0",O_RDWR | O_NDELAY | O_NOCTTY); it shows seg fault...with error unable to handle kernel null pointer dereference at 00000000. I am running Montavista Linux 2.4.20_mvl31 on a palmtop. Any kinda help will be appreciated. Thanks

Drivers needed for iburst usb modem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Good day I've been struggling to get an iburst usb desktop modem driver. I've been on a lot of the forums but they only talk about ethernet iburst modem drivers. Help needed asap. Thanks

HP Usb Mouse - Not Working Right :S www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Well A few months ago my mouse has been acting really funny. I dont know if its my computer or my mouse. my mouse works on other computers but not this one(this comp came with this mouse). anyways when i'm on the desktop everytime i Left click on the screen it acts like its the Right click button but the right click button work as it should be. when i click on an icon it does the same thing....

S-video on intel atom www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Has anyone got S-VIDEO working on Intel Atom board. I have been going through all the forums to check for the xorg.conf. So far could not find any details. If anyone got it working please post it here. Distribution: Fedora 8 Kernel 2.6.23 Thanks

Newbie with printing issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. folks, I just purchased a Panasonic KX-MB 781 and connected it to my ( Ubuntu 8.10) machine but it will not print anything unless I make it print a test page from the printer console itself. It is connected to the computer via a usb cable. The copy function works, the fax works, or at least it dials out and sends tone. It just will not print. If I open printer propertyfrom the admin...

motherboard power connectors 24 pin or 20+4 pin??? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. ello im having a bit of a problem im planning on building a gaming computer and im looking around and planning on which parts to buy. the motherboard i really want takes a 24 pin power connector, but all the power supplies ive looked at that are cheap have a 20+4 pin connector. can a 20+4 pin power supply work with a motherboard that says 24 pin? if not can someone point me somewhere...

Fedora 10 Display resolution issues www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. All; I've installed Fedora 10 on a new Dell M6400 laptop with an nvidia card and a 1920x1200 17" screen I'm running KDE I installed the rpmfusion repos, then I installed kmod-nvidia Next I ran nvidia-xconfig If I run system-config-display under the "Hardware" tab I can set the monitor to "LCD Panel 1920x1200" However under the "settings" tab the max I can choose is 1600x1200 Below...

[SOLVED] Problem reading external NTFS drive openSuse 10.2 Windows XP www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have an external hard drive in the NTFS file system. I can read it in openSuse 10.2 but cannot write to it. I guess that is normal so so far so good. After reading it in openSuse there is a directory that cannot be browsed/read or written to in Windows XP. openSuse can browse all directories in the drive I cannot read this specific folder with an XP virtual machine as guest in...

Roms won't work www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have 2 roms in my computer both are cd/dvd roms.The one will load software but will not play anything like a dvd or cd etc.the second one i just put in and that one it runs and runs, the computer reads the disc but again nothing happens.i put a movie in it the main one didn't even ready it the second one had the name of the disc on there but wouldn't play. Ones new ones older but they...

drivers in Debian for SAS cards? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. wonderful folks, I plan to buy a SAS HDD that will have to be interfaced by a SAS-card. HP, LSI and others have nice cards that are not too expensive. I intend to run only 1 HDD. Question: I cannot find which drivers Debian has on board in order to select a SAS-card that will work "out-of-the-box" with Debian Etch. Otherwise: which manufacturers offer drivers that you can...

[SOLVED] 3 different distros do not recognize either of my ethernet cards www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I got an old NEC Ready-series computer with aftermarket ISA ethernet card for use as a Samba/CUPS server. The original win95 installation and a puppylinux CD did not recognize the card, and neither did a Debian net install CD nor an Ubuntu Server CD. I ordered a PCI NIC that claims to support Linux right on the box and that doesn't get seen either. However, the PCI winmodem is seen, and...

building computer, i have a question about proccessors www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. ok, im planning on building a gaming computer and im looking for mother boards and proccessors. my question is: the proccessor i want http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16819103272 has Hyper Transports 2000MHz and the motherboard http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%...

[SOLVED] can't format hard drive during installation www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. everybody I'm trying to install Fedora 10 and during install I got error and I cannot finish partitioning. see the log return by anaconda. I try my Hard drive on another computer, and I have no problem to partition and format the disk. I also check the sata cable on the other computer and it's OK. I try to change the bios parameter, but it's not working. Can you help me ?? Here is the...

Printer problem orientation www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. using Slackware 12.0 with Canon ip1800. Suddenly it has started to print landscape from both my google browser and when I use: lp -o portrait <filename>this gives me a message that the option is invalid. I have tried to set it via lpoptions -o portrait but it had no effect. BTW no printer should be so much trouble from installation (for Linux no instructions) to use. Any ideas? ...

Blending inks in inkjet www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Can someone show me a reference stipulating whether or not that a Canon ip1800 printer blends colors from color wells along with black when it makes black? If so how can this be averted ?Rev 1.2 of CUPS used to have a whole page of options one could use but they "stupidly" have removed that in rev 1.2.11 along with the option to run black ink only. If someone knows of a script to force...

No Sound board detected on install www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Clean Install I have no detected sound adaptor/board. My system has a Via sound board that works in the 6 other distro's I have on my system. What do I do to get it detected and set up? --- Bob Thanks

External USB Hard Drive i/o error www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've an external hard drive where I store most of my data (the harddrive of my laptop is only 80GB, which isn't sufficient.) Today I connected the hard drive, to create a directory on the biggest (ext3) partition. I can read all the files, but when running mkdir in one directory it says: Error creating directory: Input/output error. I can create directories in all other directories. How...

PSU fried out the Motherboard ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My computer was working fine and then suddenly last night it started behaving in some weird ways: First, one partition of my SATA HDD developed bad sectors. Then, my 2nd IDE HDD started taking looooong times to boot. Usually it takes around 20-30 seconds to boot but now it takes 12-13 minutes. After some time, it stopped recognizing my both DVD drives. There are no /dev/cdrom or /dev/dvd...

Installation of e-Blue S Brigo usb mouse www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm a new linux user and I got a new usb mouse (e-Blue S Brigo usb mouse) this past Christmas for my new laptop (Asus eee PC 900) which uses the Linux OS. I plugged the mouse in one of the USB ports and I did not do any configuration changes, and it installed on its own. the problem I'm having right now is that the scroll bar and the right click of the mouse are the only ones which...

Do External USB Blu-ray drives work on RedHat Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Does anyone know if External USB Blu-ray drives work under RedHat Linux ES v5?I'm thinking about buying something like the following for doing data backups of media files, etc. on our webserver. Thanks

Problem with usb in my embeded system www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am working on an embedded system to get its usb working. The system is running on linux2.6.23. After I compiled the kernel and tried to do the following >> insmod ehci-hcd.ko I got the following message: ehci_hcd 0000:01:0d.0: EHCI Host Controller ehci_hcd 0000:01:0d.0: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1 ehci_hcd 0000:01:0d.0: can't setup ehci_hcd 0000:01:0d.0: USB...

Problem with lexmark p3150 working in ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm glad to join the Linux forum.I'm a new Ubuntu user and would like to learn more.So I hope to get good info from everyone! I am having problems getting my Lexmark P3150 printer to work on Ubuntu.Any suggestions? Thanks

CUPs printing endless copies www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have an Aspire one running linux and I've added my Canon ip4500 printer that's connected to an XP computer on the wireless network (using d-link router). Whenever I print anything from the Aspire it doesn't stop (prints endless copies) unless I manually cancel. I'm new to linux so I'm not sure where to start looking... Thanks

RAM help www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. This is more of a "computers in general" question.How do I figure out what type of RAM I need?I just inherited an old Gateway with a Celeron 366MHz processor and 64M of RAM.I looked inside, and there's another slot, and I'd like to get some more RAM, but the BIOS just says "SDRAM".Is this DDR?PC100?How do I find out? Thanks

How do I get my 320GB SimpleDrive External Drive to work on OpenSuse 11.1? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a good question, How do I get my 320GB SimpleDrive External Drive to work on OpenSuse 11.1? I get this long error message (the computer does see it; but it will not work) Can someone help me please, I have been searching the Internet for help and have gotten no where so I am asking this forum for help now... Thanks

Kyocera KM-2530 (or similar) Virtual Mailbox configuration in PPD file www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Well, has anyone else out there tried to setup printing in CUPS to a Kyocera KM-2530 (or any other KM printer/copier)? More specifically, anyone tried to use Virtual Mailboxes? Before anyone flames me... I know that this is a long shot, and I will try to get the manufacturer to help, but we all know how much joy I'll probably get. LOL So, I have the manufacturer supplied PPD file...

Webcam www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have installed Fedora 9 on my Compaq Presario V6000 laptop. I have an external USB webcam (Logitech Quickcam IM). The problem is that I have kernel version 2.6.27.5-41.fc9.i686. Now, I went to http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fmxhaard.free.fr%2Fspca5xx.html and downloaded both the drivers and tried. But they don't work. One(gspca v1) gives the following...

Problem with a hard-drive www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am looking for help with trying to save a HDD.This does pertain to Linux because A.)There is a Linux partition on the drive that I want to access to retrieve data and B.)I'm wondering if I could use Linux in some way to help recover the drive. The following are kernel messages from a boot-up.The drive is connected through USB. Maybe someone can tell me where I can go (a more...

NVIDIA driver problems - w www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. first post in these forums...probably one of many asking for help So i installed ubuntu yesterday after getting fed up with windows and all it's BS, so after a smooth and stupidly easy install, my comp is up and running smooth The only problem after the install seems to be that my OS (Ubuntu 8.10) can't find the right drivers for my video card. I'm not sure exactly what it is, but...

Dell AIO 926 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I downloaded the Linux version of Lexmark z600 I did a chmod +x <filename.gz.sh> then ./<filename.gz.sh> and I got Verifying archive integrity...tail: Warning: "+number" syntax is deprecated, please use "-n +number" OK Uncompressing Lexmark Printer Drivertrap: 125: cd /tmp; /bin/rm -rf $tmpdir; exit $res: bad trap Any Ideas? Thanks

D-Wave 2GB MP4 Player not mounting www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Bus 001 Device 003: ID 10d6:1101 Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd D-Wave 2GB MP4 Player Can you help me how to mount it to Ubuntu 8.10? The system says Cannot mount. Thanks

drivers for kernel 2.4 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm newbe so it's propably stupid question but : does driver which was written for 2.4 kernel will work on 2.6 , device is rather expensive and before i buy it i want to be sure it will work, if drivers for server motherboard are written for suse , will they work on debian ?? how to check which chipset and sata for example are supported on 2.6 any info , links will be helpfull ...

USB Fingerprint Reader Accessible Only After s2ram www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X41 Tablet.I compiled and installed a heavily modified HLFS (Hardened Linux From Scratch) distribution and have been working on getting my fingerprint reader to work.I am using the fingerprint reader flawlessly right now with bioapi and pam.However, there is one problem.lsusb only sees the fingerprint reader _after_ I suspend the laptop with s2ram.The fingerprint...

Advice needed - revamping an old 10" vaio into a competitive netbook www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I would like to revamp my old http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fesupport.sony.com%2FUS%2Fperl%2Fmodel-documents.pl%3Fmdl%3DPCGSRX99P%23 laptop into a usable netbook.I rarely use it these days, so I'd like to turn it back into a nice road warrior. Current specs: -850MHz P3-M -256MB RAM -20GB HDD -Worthless battery (unfortunately I can't find specific...

[SOLVED] HeHaw! I got me a New/Old Used Computer! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I bought this today. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Frover.ebay.com%2Frover%2F1%2F711-53200-19255-0%2F1%3Fcampid%3D5337254998%26toolid%3D10001%26mpre%3Dhttp%253A%252F%252Fcgi.ebay.com%252Fws%252FeBayISAPI.dll%253FViewItem%2526amp%253BssPageName%253DSTRK%253AMEWNX%253AIT%2526amp%253Bitem%253D220314137580 I am not the most computer savvy guy in this...

command on how to activate USB-DB9 converter www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i'm new comer in this forum.I have problem with my pc whereno additional db9 port for my output .If I have the converter (usb->db9) how to activate my cable converter ? . What is the command to run it? Thanks

Gaming/Linux Computer - A Plan www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Hey my linux friends, I'm planing on building a new desktop soon. I've only owned laptops for the past 4 years, and I'm looking to build myself a good desktop for gaming, development and other stuff. So I'm looking for an open suggestion on what kind of hardware I should put in it. I'm going to be running Windows (Vista, likely), and Linux for sure, either Ubuntu, Arch, or something...

Maxtor One Touch Mini 4 Not Working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just got this Maxtor one touch mini and it just wont work under linux.It worked fine the first time i plug it in and now it wont even show up under lsusb. I dont really know what to do i could really use your help Thx in advance Thanks

USB port not working www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have just installed gOS 3.0 on an HP Pavilion dv5000. It has 3 usb ports, 2 on the left, 1 on the right. The 2 on the left are working, the 1 on the right is not. It was working with a previous OS. Is it possible to fix this, and if so, how? fwiw, the output of lspci makes me think that 1 port is 2.0, the others not. # lspci | grep USB 00:13.0 USB Controller: ATI Technologies Inc...

another graphics card question... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've been having issues trying to get any distro to run on my new rig.I just built it, but I spent most of my budget on the cpu and memory, so i just have a mobo with an onboard nvidia geforce 6150.Whenever I try to boot a distro, one of two things happens: 1. it looks like it's loading, then hangs, giving me a blank black screen 2. it drops me to a grub shell i managed to figure...

[SOLVED] No Sound in CRUX??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I got Flash going in CRUX, so at least I can watch such things as Youtube. But I can't hear a thing! I'm not really sure what I may have missed hear How does one get sound in CRUX? ( Thanks

Disk File system advice needed www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm wanting to make a media server for all my dvd's and blu-rays and want to use a file system that works good with these LARGE files. right now im looking at jfs but i don't know if there is something better out there. Thanks

embedded linux on ARM www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I bought a DIY kit of a harddisk audio player from a DIY HiFi site, made in China. The site is good at selling DIY HiFi kits which is more on the electronics side. This is not the first time I buy from the site, which is always good in quality. But this is the first time the site sell a product that is software intensive. And this time, they are having problem on the quality of the software,...

Problem with nvidia GeForce FX 5500: resolution www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Distro: Slackware 12.2 My computer is: Manufacturer: Compaq Product Name: Evo D500 Graphics card: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5500] (rev a1) I installed the drivers from slackbuilds.org: nvidia-legacy173-driver and nvidia-legacy173-kernel I can only get a 1024 x 768 resolution at 69hz. If I go higher the refresh rate drops. I set the dpi in xorg.conf: DisplaySize...

TV tuner for slackware www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Im using the latest release of slackware and was wondering if theres a USB tv tuner thats is actively supported and known to be working.. Hopefully with Fm tuner, remote, 1080i support, multi channel watching and timeshift etc... Ive seen the hauppage tv tuner cards but the 950 is slightly out of my price range. Also wondering whats the best software to use with the USB tuner ive seen...

no free sectors available? ? ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. guys is there something wrong with what i have done? ? i did this : fdisk /dev/hdc ~ n (new partition) ~ p (primary) l (logical) after choosing l, here is the output no sectors available.. here is my fdisk -l: Code: Disk /dev/hdc: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes 16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 155061 cylinders Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 = 516096 bytes ...

DEC Alpha any use? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. HI all, I've got an old DEC Alpha workstation that I've been packing around for several years.Ran across it today while looking for some other stuff in the store room and it occurs that this may be useful only as a boat anchor these days...I know it's built like a tank, but I never was an Alpha workstation dude... I just inherited it and since I'm a packrat, I've still got it.It still...

Mouse: Logitech MX www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I just want to share with you people how I got my Logitech MX mouse to work. I did try a lot of very complicated HOW-TO (involving udev, evdev, xbindkeys, etc.), but as always, the simplest solution works best. This HOW-TO is specific for the MX500, on Debian GNU/Linux, but it should work with most MX mice and distros. Just replace your mouse section in /etc/X11/XFConfig-4 or...

Fortemedia SF64-PCR-03 radio card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have Fortemedia SF64-PCR-03 radio card and how to make it work in Linux? Thanks

LCD monitor: what resolution for text? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I want to buy an LCD monitor and have some questions. What size/resolution is good? I want to have a good size for test files, Openoffice, and web browsing. Will also watch some video. Does going to a larger monitor make the print smaller, because of the higher resolution? Thanks

Wake on LAN www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Anyone had experience with this? I have a ECS K7S5A M/b. With onboard LAN. It has a WOL connector on the board (nowhere near the LAN port) This is used for PCI NIC's though. Will WOL just work If so, how?! Thanks

Booting linux from a USB memory stick www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I tried searching for this first, several times, but the window just goes blank after clicking search, so I apologise if a similar thread exists; I haven't been able to search for it. My question is do USB sticks that are used to boot linux from need a particular filesystem, or any other specific requirements, to make them bootable? Or can the BIOS read any/most? I ask because my...

Resolution issue www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. All, I am a newbie to LINUX. I just installed Fedora10. All is working fine, however my max resolution is only showing up as 800 x 600. I know my video card can support more than this since this same machine ran Vista before. The Monitor Resolution Screen just shows Unkown and does not show me any higher resolutions. How can I fix this problem, any pointers to start me off in the...

?unplug or not 2nd graphic from pci express? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have a doubt with the power consumption of my pci-express video card. If the card is not unplugged from the bus and if I have the driver unloaded from the OS and if I am using the integrated motherboard's video gpu ?Is there energy consumption by it? Obviously I know that the better choice is to unplug the video card but I have curiosity in this matter. Regards! Thanks

using HDTV as monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Is it s good idea to use a 42 inch LCD(HD) TV like http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.in.lge.com%2FProduct%2FProducts-Details.aspx%3Fcat%3D269%26pid%3D6115%26subcat%3DLG%252060 or http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.in.lge.com%2FProduct%2FProducts-Details.aspx%3Fcat%3D281%26pid%3D6715%26subcat%3DLG%252080 as a replacement...

Reformatting SDHC www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am completely lost and not very good with the Aspire One maybe someone can help me or refer me to someone who can help. I have this 16gb SDHC card and I was able to write files to it, but now it tells me everything is read-only. I can't even write anything to the SDHC any more. Is there a way to either change the permissions so I can write and delete and read, or is there a way to reformat...

2 laptops, 2 problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have two broken laptops and I would like to avoid buying a new one. 1) Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo V5535 . After two weeks if fell from my bag while I was biking. After changing the screen it was ok. then it started to boot bad, reboot abruptly, freeze. Now if I press on the start button with battery or with the power supply a led goes on, and after 2 secs it goes off. No sound, no leds...

wireless printing? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I was wondering if anybody had any experience with using an HP 6988 wireless printer with ubuntu? I can install the printer through the printer configuration but i can't figure out how to connect to it wirelessly. anyone have any ideas? Thanks

ATI Radeon Mobility HD 2600 Series www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. this VGA card getting me mad even he has 3D accelator not working the compiz because of him (( i go to system >> admin >> hardware drivers )) I tried one but not worked with ubuntu 8.10 http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cyberarmy.net%2Flibrary%2Farticle%2F1777 Is the any one new or something I can do Thanks

BIOS shows 'CD device; not DVD device'? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I put in a DVD burner in the slave position, but BIOS calls it a 'CD' device, and will not boot from it with a DVD disk. Windows maps it as a DVD player, and plays DVD's in it. Do some mobos not support boot from DVD drives, where Windows WILL play and burn? Thanks

Recommend Sound Card for Recording Vinyl? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am starting a vinyl to CD restoration project; putting together a new computer. Would like to use Linux. Need a sound card that does stereo recording, 24bit samples, 96/192 KHz. Good SNR. Currently my Audigy ZS can play but not record under ALSA. Recording in Linux seems to be very iffy. Anyone have a sound card that they KNOW will Record? Thanks

too much heating www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Since past couple of days, my laptop is getting overheated within no time (approx 30 mins. of powering on ) The "hddtemp" application shows that the temperature is 50 degree C and the exhaust fans are whirring like crazy blowing really hot air. That too when my comp is idle and doing no stressful work. Earlier I used to keep my comp open for 3-4 days at a stretch with no such ...

WD My Book World NAS Device www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Anyone know how to make this device boot to network on everytime it is plugged into the mains? At the moment it only happens if there's a powercut. If I power down the device using the power button or web interface, as soon as I plug it into the mains, it powers up and shuts down, and then I can boot it up by pressing the power button. (slow process) My Book World (White Light...

bluetooth usb driver for 2.4 kernel www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. what modifications i have to do in the kernel and can I install a driver for USB because 2.4 by default does'nt support all usb devices . what modifications do i have to do on the driver for supporting bluetooth . Thanks

help installing webcam www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have linux mint 5 elyssa on my computer and I want to install my webcam so that I can use it with skype.The laptop is an alienware aurora m9700 and the webcam is a bisoncam nbpro. I can't seem to find the drivers, if there are any. my assumption is that the ALi Corp Video Camera controller is the webcam. blueblob@blueblob-laptop ~ $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0402:5602 ALi...

automount / swap hard drive in eSATA tray for backup www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have opensuse11 and gnome Box has a sata traymount for harddrive connected to the internal sata bus - ie open the door on the front of the drive and swap drives. Also, various internal drives in raid and one internal boot/os drive (not raid) Box is mainly for network backup and file serving This is what I was hoping to achieve .... - use raid drives are for file serving,...

Mechanism for assigning SCSI device names www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am working on an embedded Linux system and want to get a clue what I have done wrong. I have a box with an internal and an external harddrive. Both drives are formatted with ext3 and the internal drive is sda (i.e. sda1, ..., sda4) and the external drive is sdb (i.e. sdb1, sdb2). The Linux version in this box is 2.6. and removing the external Hard drive and inserting it again...

[SOLVED] Incorrect number of heads/cylinders ! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Recently I found about TestDisk utility. Out of pure curiosity I used it on my Linux machine. I was very surprised to see that TestDisk reported incorrect number of heads/cylinders on my HDD. Please see http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fhome.tiscali.nl%2Fchaos_and_order.com%2FopenSuSE%2Ftestdisk.log for more details. I do not understand how is...

Kernel 2.6 serial driver problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. we have some problem with a particular version of a ns16550.We can receive caracter correctly, but when we send some (stream of 40), after the 17th caracter, we don't receive the 18th and over.We can repeat the test, and we still receive only the first 17 caracters. About the hardware : 486DX Super I/O Chip : F82C735, Enhanced I/O peripheral controler made by Chips, which include 2...

linux distributions for old packard bell www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i have a packard bell(old) lol, anyways here are some specs: harddrive space: 10gb roughly(can add other bigger harddrives and ditch old1 also) ram: 12mb(says 13 sometimes tho, dont ask me, i have 3sticks with 4mb each so yea, if i wanted i could get 8mb ram sticks off ebay cheap, but i rather keep it as is in ram) cpu: pentium 75-100(cant remember exactly if it was 75-100 but the speed...

Macro Keyboards for Linux and/or mapping scancodes from 2 keyboards independently? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm getting ready to switch (back) to Linux (again). However the one thing that keeps me addicted to my Windows box is my macro keyboard(s). I use them for gaming. I use them for work. I use them all the time. Because of the fact that I actually -use- the numpad and other keys I don't consider the idea of remapping "real" keys to the macros to be sufficient ... I really do want additional...

[SOLVED] Sansa Clip and MTP/MSC configurations www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am using Mandriva 2008.1 KDE 3.5 I have a Sansa clip and, unfortunately, the first time I used it, it was on a Windows machine. That means that the files were added in MTP mode, and are not visible in MSC mode (which is the automatic configuration when using Linux). I found http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fforums.sandisk.com%2Fsansa%2Fboard%2Fmes...

i.MX21 support www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. please can you help me find which is the latest version of the kernel that supports i.MX21 based board..and where will i get a patch to do the same.. Thanks

Update A7V333-X BIOS w/o floppy? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. My power supply only has one FDD cable, so we had to use it for the video card and now have to live without a floppy drive.The computer won't boot without the FDD cable powering the video card (AGP ATI Radeon something).Is there any way I can update the BIOS for my Asus A7V333-X mobo without using a floppy drive? Thanks

Nokia CA-42 USB cable www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am using Mandriva 2008.1 KDE 3.5 I'm looking for the driver (module?) for a Nokia CA-42 USB cable. I found a couple of sites that claim to have it, but you need to join. So, I filled out the form, and never got a confirmation email. Anybody have this driver, or can point me to a download site? Thanks

Recovering ext 3 files from formatted drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. This is my first post on here, i am a member of PCHelp forum but i thought this would be a better place to post my predicament. I have a formatted drive which i need to recover files from, they are ext 3 files. Can anyone suggest which software i can use to do this without paying through the nose to do it? Thanks

Driver install error in Backtrack 3 :X www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm running Backtrack 3 (kernel 2.6.x) in VMware Workstation 6.0.3 *edit* also tried in booting from CD and USB */edit*. Getting an error when attempting to install a driver for my Linksys WUSB600N wireless USB stick (Ralink chipset). I've been through 3 different drivers so far all displaying the same error. The http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fw...

Sound connections acting weird www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i'm using a dell studio 1537 and linuxmint 6 not sure what sound card i have. i lshw commanded it but i couldn't find. the jacks are two haedphone and one microphone. the microphone i don't have so don't know if it works one jack works but the speakers still pump out sound when the headphones are in. when you plug in the other socket there's no sound out of anything. lspci 00:00.0...

Manhattan FireWire PCI card linux compatibility www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. to everybody... im want to edit videos on linux but i wish to knowhow much is compatible the Manhattan Firewire card adapters... this is because i have looked for cards and in each store visited, i found the Manhattan 1688588, a card with 3 external ports and 1 internal (2 external ports with 6 pins, 1 external port with 4 pins, and 1 internal por with 6 pins) I have checked the h...

Newer Hardware, can I run Linux and which if any distro will work? please me newb www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Yo, So I have the following setup... 64bit system ASUS Crosshair II Formula mobo AMD Phenom II Quad Core 8gig 1066 DDR2 Corsair Dominator Areca Raid Card model 1210 Video 2 EVGA Nvidia 9800GX2 in quad SLI Other perifs include a samsung DVD burner, a multi-card media reader, logitech keyboard and mouse... I'm not sure if any distro will work with my system..I've tried...

Linux HP printer puzzle www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm a linux newbie, and having difficulties with printer instalation. I have 2 printers , one HP all-in-one F370 and a hp1020 laser. I tried everything, all drivers delivered with my CentOS, drivers from HP, compiled some, generated some PPD, but no luck. Most of the time, printer sits quietly, although my led usb cable blinks (signaling data going through), or the F370 led panel starts...

[SOLVED] Intel 915 friendly linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. st post so please be gentle or at least let me get my flame suit on! Been playing about with various distros including Ubuntu 8.10, 8.04, Kubuntu 8.10, Mandriva 2009 PCLinuxOS 2009 to name but a few. All of which the support for the Intel 915 graphics chip is quite frankly lousy. Sprogs on the screen, poor scrolling speed and google earth? well it works, but certainly not useable. I...

trouble with Minton MWC 8017 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Linuxers I am currently having trouble with a Minton MWC 8017 webcam I have just bought. I am a Pardus user but it seems similar problems are experienced with other distros, too. After inserting the USB plug of the camera in, the response to dmesg is as follows: usb 2-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2 usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice usb 2-1:...

how to switch from amd to intel without reinstalling? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am having a hardware problem with my samba server. It is on an Tyan AMD motherboard, (Tyan S2469), and it appears the board has gone bad. Is it possible to transfer the drives onto my Tyan S2735 mother board without a complete reinstall? I really need to save the data on the system. Thanks

NIC is not detecting www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am using Acer Power Series and I installed cento4 on that but my NIC is not working ,can any one tell the problem , I think it's a driver problem , I search the acer site but i did't find driver for the NIC plz Help me to over come tis problem. Thanks

CallerID-capable PCI modem? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'd like to write a CRM application, so I need to find a PCI modem that can pull the CallerID (name + number) when a call comes in. I prefer PCI cards because that's one less worry compared to boxed versions (cables, transformer). All the PCI modems I found are softmodems, and the driver is only available for Windows. Does someone know of PCI modems that work reliably on Linux...

cleaning closet (xt, 386, 486) www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I' m wondering if I should keep those old computers. For the xt my mind is pretty much set (no hd, cga monitor) so it will go. I did use this 386 from about 1995 to 2001 with rh (5.? if I remember right) as a router with ip masquerade (sp?) It was also a small web server and mail server. I thing the memory is 1 or 2 meg. The 486 has about the same speck, maybe 4 meg of memory max. The...

Embedded Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm not sure if this is the right palce to post my question. Anyway, I'm starting a small project with some other friends. For the project we need to install a linux system on small box (64 Mb ram, Flash drive, ...). To do that, we need to chose an embedded llinux distribution. Does anyone have any idea on what distribution is more suitble for our hardware configuration. Even more,...

udev rules for automounting USB sticks, and behavior with ROX www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm using udev rules to automount USB drives to their own directories in /media. Currently I have a file /etc/udev/rules.d/usb.rules which looks like this: Code: KERNEL=="sd[a-z]", NAME="%k", SYMLINK+="usbhd-%k", GROUP="users", OPTIONS="last_rule" ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="sd[b-z][0-9]", SYMLINK+="usbhd-%k", GROUP="users", NAME="%k" ACTION=="add", KERNEL=="sd[b-z][0-9]", RUN+="/bin/mkdir...

Phillips LITESCRIBE www.linuxforums.org

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USB keyboard and mouse hang all of a sudden www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. have a AMD 64 x2 Dual Core Processor 4000+ system with 2 GB RAM i have installed RHEL 5.3 on ts system. i use a USB key board and mouse. the keyboard and mouse work normally when the macne boots up, but all of a sudden be it command line or grapcal i get an message on the command line saying localhost kernel: Disabling IRQ #11 and both the keyboard and mouse hang. if i ssh into...

Converting my VHS tapes to DVD www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. What is the easiest way to convert my old VHS tapes to a DVD?I have a couple stand alone vcrs.I have a 13" tv/vcr combination.I have an old WinTV card that has vid, line in, line out, s video and tv connections.I also have a couple of rca composite to s video cables.I am using a Asus EN8400GS video card which has a dvi, vga, and s video connection.What items can I use to do the conversion?I'm...

pen drive is not mounting automatically www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am using Centos 4 , previesly my pen drive is mountin automatically but now it's not plz guide how to shoot this problem. with Regard Satya Thanks

External HDD permisions problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have an external hard drive, formatted as ext2, which I can use fine on my laptop. When I plug it into my desktop however I can cd to the disk, I can 'ls' see the list of directories and files, but I cannot descend into directories or read the files. The permissions are set to: drwxr-xr-x3500 mysql 4096 Feb9 17:31 usb0 When I plug it back into my laptop I can access it fine as...

[SOLVED] Resulation probelm www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Every oneplsssssss help. We installed linux es 4 on IBM x 346 server with view sonic monitor,now we moved the server to IBM Rack ,but now every time we physically retart the server the display is not coming so we are connecting the same monitor after restart again we sfting to the rack monitor plssssss help Thanks

AMD Phenom II X4 940/920/910 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Have anyone tried Linux on AMD Phenom II X4 940/920/910 Processors? Or Intel Core i7 Processor. I'm planning to buy a new Processor+Motherboard as I always had good experience and performance with AMD. (and its cheaper ) I wanted to know that is this processor family is stable? and anyone had issue with them while using linux? Regards. A Linux Novice. Thanks

Diamond All-in-wonder support www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Is there any of the Linux distributions that fully supports the Diamond All-in-Wonder graphics card.I have heard that most support the graphics card but I am looking for a driver support that also has the TV card so I can use MythTV. If someone can help out it would be much appreciated. Thanks

Wacom www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I try to install A Intuos 3 by following this step-by-step methode. I get stuck at the 2.4 - Install from Prebuilt part. When I enter the ./install command I get that Installing Wacom man page...... Installed under /usr/share/man/man4 Installing wacom_drv.... WARNING: Can not install Wacom X driver (wacom_drv) since the proper directory has not been found You need to compile and...

VideoHome TvChamp Saa7130 PCI tvcard problem Mandrive www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Shalom! I have a VideoHome TvChamp Saa7130 PCI videocard that I can not get to work. the company provides no Linux Support. The card has a SAA7130 chip and I opened the shield and found a Philips TDA9801T chip and a TI SN761672 chip. I can connect a video camera to the video input and see real time picture using tvtime when the card setting in the SAA7134 driver is set to several cards....

[SOLVED] Partition Nightmare www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I was trying to back my HDD for my linux box and in the process i plugged in a 160gb HDD (hot swappable) which has 3 partitions into a vista ultimate 64 SP1 box, then i plugged in a 1 tb HDD (hot swappable) which should have only one partition. The problem is this, the 1 tb HDD has adopted the partitions of the 160gb and i cannot view the 1tb without formatting. i dont want to lose my...

web cam for ubuntu www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I need agood inexpensive webcam that will work with an ubuntu op without a lot of special configuring, drivers, etc. Any suggestions? jedson Thanks

HP printing problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Trying to print to a HP 2605dn color laserjet on a Red Hat Enterprise Server 5.3.Downloaded the latest HPLIP and installed printer using their "hp-setup".The test page from that AND from the CUPS manager both print fine.The problem is command line printing. I am trying to print a "ps -ef" with > 80 columns.Problem is, it line wraps and leaves half the page empty. Command:lp -d cs_lzr...

Want to know hoe many hyprthreads are there on my machine? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Here is my /proc/cpuinfo file. processor : 3 vendor_id : GenuineIntel cpu family: 6 model : 15 model name: Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU5150@ 2.66GHz stepping: 6 cpu MHz : 2660.033 cache size: 64 KB physical id : 3 siblings: 2 fpu : yes fpu_exception : yes cpuid level : 10 wp: yes flags : fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat pse36 clflush dts acpi mmx...

Looking for a good & inexpensive sound card www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. All, I need a sound card suitable for gaming, not too expensive and, off course, with a good Linux support. I seen a Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer at a good price, but I'm not sure if if I should use current drivers (are they still beta or what?). If anyone has good experience with this card I'll be glad to know, or if You can recommend some other product this will be nice too. TIA ...

Toshiba Laptop P100-208 - No Sound www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am new to Linux and I am trying to get my machine to work with it. However, I am struggling to get any sound out of the machine at all and it is starting to be a real pain. The machine uses a sound card provided by Conexant / Intel. I am trying to use the latest Fedora Build. My machine is a Toshiba P100-208 as shown here: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=...

Asus mobo's www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I've been contemplating building a new PC and haven't done it for years now.I figure since I'm doing it, I might as well try Linux.I was wondering if anyone out there knows anything good or bad about Asus motherboards with Linux.I'm looking at this barebones kit: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tigerdirect.com%2Fapplications%2FSearchTools%2F...

ati s-video www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i need some help/infohow to get s-videowork with ati opensource drivers i use mandriva 2009and graphics card ati radeon x800 xl i cant use fglrx because screen refresh rate its 60hzcatalyst center says its 85 but its not i have posted topic to mandrivas forum too but nobody answer to my topic Thanks

How to get CF card information www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm trying to find out what is my CF card model and serial number, I didn't dinf anything on /var/log/dmesg or /var/log/messages and I can't open the box to see it physically, so I need to find it out via the OS. Thanks

Intel Dual Core or Quad www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm thinking of building a new PC as my old one is getting quite slower for my needs. I can't decide whether to go for Intel Dual Core or Quad? I dual boot Ubuntu and Windows and run processor hungry applications like VMWare, Photoshop, Illustrator etc.. so need a machine with decent processor. What would you recommend? Thanks

battery lasts for lesser time www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have HP Laptop... Earlier when I had Windows Vista, the battery charge held up for abt 2.5 hours.. But few months back when I replaced Vista with ubuntu, I have been getting considerably less battery power. Although this hasn't been a big bother as I do not travel a lot, but still I would like an explanation. After full charging it shows 1hr 45 minutes. But within 5 minutes its...

USB Security www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I would like to take some files from both a camera and usb stick that have been used on a windows laptop that had a virus/trojan(s). But I'm concerned that any nasties on those media will crawl over to my linux machine. To add to this auto mount seems to mount everything as root which seems like a security hole to me. I understand that it's difficult to auto-run shell scripts or executables...

Slow File Transfers www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. This may be the wrong place for this. I THINK it might be a hardware setup issue. If someone has a better idea as to where this should be placed please let a mod know. First the basics: Using PCLOS on a AMD Sempron 2600+. 1GB of RAM, Using a ATA Controller Card to expand my drive capacity from 4 ATA devices to 8. Currently only using 6 of those slots (5 HDD's, One Optical). I would...

Portable audio player? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm looking for the best portable music player around for <?80. The main concern is the audio quality. Second, comes formats supported. Ideally I'm looking for one with FLAC supported (or installable). But if there's one with better audio quality, I can settle for just plain OGG (really high bitrate of course) I think it should be at least 4GB in size and have menus that are easy...

hp1115 www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm new here and looking for a driver for hp photosmart 1115 printer I bought a new computer and apparently this driver does not exist I used the 7200 driver and it only worked for a week ,,,now nothing any one heard of this problem ? Thanks

Problems with EVGA 790i ultra www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I built a new computer last year with a 790i ultra motherboard, and I have had more problems with this computer than any other computer I have ever used. I'm pretty sure that it is the motherboard, because I have problems with everything, and have used every other part on different computers with different boards. So my question, does anyone else have this board / chipset, and do you...

[SOLVED] Epson Scanner CX4800 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've had an epson all in one CX4800 for quite awhile and the initial setup is not very difficult, however as of last week I am no longer able to scan documents.When I attempt to use it I get the error: Failed to start scanner: Device Busy Output of sane-find-scanner Code: sane-find-scanner found USB scanner (vendor=0x04b8 [EPSON], product=0x0819 [USB2.0 MFP(Hi-Speed)]) at...

Need help changing my Linksys WRT54G Router Security Password www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a Linksys WRT54G Router and I was able to change my security password from WEP to WPA. But the problem is that Linksys default for a WPA Algorithm is TKIP and I want to change it to AES, and I'm having trouble changing those settings. Here's a picture of what the Linksys' Manual saids to do: and here's what my Linksys settings look like via Firefox browser access: Also...

SCSI rescan for resized drives www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Assume that I'm using a /dev/sdb partition which is carved from a SAN. I re-size the LUN on the SAN in order to give the partition more space. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fkbase.redhat.com%2Ffaq%2Fdocs%2FDOC-3942 The above procedure works fine when adding SCSI devices, but it did not work when my device simply changed size.I rebooted the server. Is...

Dell Photo 926 printer issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. is there a way I can connect my photo 926 printer to my linux? (i.e. a driver i can download or wine ect) i've looked elsewhere and gotten no answers so i was hoping to get some here. as always, Thanks

Copy triple boot disk and upgrade an XP Dell single HD... www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I added another disk to an old Dell Dim2400 that had one HD. It was a blank disk, and instead fo re-loading and re-configuring SuSE, F10, and PCLOS, I did a cp command from another multi-boot computer, like so: Code: cp /dev/sda /dev/sdd sda is an 80G Seagate, with SuSE, F10, and PCLOS. sdd is an 80G Western Digital. The copy went perfect. It begins to load SuSE in the old...

Faulty Motherboard?? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I ordered my stuffs from net and got everything today. I was excited as you would expect and start putting everything together. My excitement died when I tried switching on the PC but it won't come on. I checked all the connectors and even tried a different PSU from my old PC. Then I tried my new PSU in my old PC. I only plugged in ATX and ATX12V cables on the old mobo and old PC came...

Yosemite PPC440EP working used board needed www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I need a working used Yosemite board. Please email me if you have a spare one. Thanks

Problem with pinnacle pctv 72e usb stick (dib0700 - based) www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. ive got a problem with my dib0700-based usb dvb-t stick. I'm currently using firmware 1.20 with module parameter "force_lna_activation=1". Actually, when i set the long filter timeout option, i can use w_scan and successfully find 8 channels. But i do not get any output from the card when accessing /dev/dvb/adapter1/dvr0. The tzap output is the following: Code: using '/dev/d...

need help with hdd failure www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Having a major problem with a hard drive failure. My set is as follows: 2 x Intel P4 Xeon 2.6 4 gig Samsung ecc ddr 266 Intel 82546EB gigabit NIC (on board) 2 x 500 gig ide in raid 0 on a 3ware 7410-4 controller 1 x 500 gig sata CentOS 5.2 I originally set up the hard drives as a JBOD. The SATA drive has failed. When I try to boot, CentOS starts a file system check and the fails....

Only one CPU detected (possibly ACPI-related problem) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am currently trying to help my sister migrate to Linux, but I have run into some severe problems getting any distribution to work properly on her Packard Bell Easynote laptop. The computer is running an Intel Pentium Dual CPU apparently called "T2310", but under Linux I cannot get the computer to detect more than one CPU. Just to be clear, this is not an issue under Windows Vista. So...

controller board fried? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. this may not be the exact right forum, but here goes: i was poking around inside my kubuntu box, shoving in a new 1T drive, when both the motherboard and the old hard drive started acting up. now, the hdd won't show up, even in the bios, on any of my machines, and the kubuntu box will only start for about half a second no matter what disk i put in it. the kubuntu motherboard is not...

Choosing a motherboard for building Linux systems www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am building a network of Linux machines that will... - behave as routers / WLAN access points / LAN-over mains switches - stream audio to and from each other The first thing to do is choose which motherboard to buy. My target spec is now... - audio SPDIF header which has input pin as well as output pin - well suited for desktop Debian Linux - very common chipset to ensure...

Partition trouble www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I posted a similar thread on the Vector Linux (the OS I was trying to install when I came across this issue) forums, but they haven't been much help thus far. I thought I'd try my luck here. I'm a bit new to Linux. The last time I tried anything was about a year and a half ago. I successfully installed Arch with the help of a friend. That laptop died, and since then, I've been Linuxless. I'm...

Oops. Missing disk after reboot... www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I powered down, pulled my PCI/IDE controller card with a disk on it to clean up some dust. I powered back up, and had NOT plugged it back in. Now it's missing from fdisk, /etc/fstab, and the 2 OS's on it return with 'Disk does not exist'. How do I reset this? Thanks

CAUTION: WD Hard Drives and PCI/IDE controller cards!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. According to some information on another site, which I cannot FULLY interpret, Western Digital Drives can cause corruption of files when installed on PCI/IDE controller cards. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fleuksman.com%2Flinux%2FUltra-DMA.sgml <sect>Problems <sect1>The UDMA Blacklist<label id="blacklist"> <p> The following drives are ...

Rocketfish Bluetooth USB Mouse Wheel Workaround www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I purchased a Rocketfish Bluetooth USB Keyboard & Mouse (model RF-BTCMBO) and found that the mouse works but the wheel is evidently not supported in GNU/Linux.I run Mandriva, but I've seen on the Ubuntu forums that users have not been able to get it to run for them either until someone found that swapping the Rocketfish dongle with a generic one cured the problem. Unfortunately its not...

USB hard disk problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have the following problem with a new external USB hard disk when inserting (in an Ubuntu 8.10) and so I cannot moun it. ... hub 5-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 hub 5-0:1.0: unable to enumerate USB device on port 1 usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 14 usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64, error -71 usb 1-1: device descriptor read/64,...

I/O Jacks www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. All, I have a HP2945se Laptop.With 64 bit and running SlamD64.My system is running ok and I have the sound running.My problem is when I plug in the earphones.I can hear the sound come through, but it doesn't cut the sound from the speakers.In short I can still hear the sound from the speakers, which defeats the need for earphone LOL. My sound card is a nvidia card. nVidia Corporation...

Logitech QuickCam Express in ubuntu 8.10 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have some problem and I hope that you can suggest me something I cant do work my camera Logitech QuickCam Express in ubuntu 8.10 From the beginning lsusb showed this: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:0840 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Express Later I installed from repositorio gspca-source (sudo aptitude install gspca-source), then I did unpack and I saw: tricky@tricky-desktop:...

Network printing on Acer Aspire One www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to set up a network printer on my Aspire One (running Linpus).The printer has an IP address of 192.168.1.4, and it works fine from my two other computers (both running Linux). First I tried from the "Printer" utility in the control panel with no luck.It gives me two options, Windows print via samba, and IPP, neither of which is appropriate.I tried copying over a few options...

Adaptec A320 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have an Adaptec SCSI card installed.It was verified to be working.I have two seagate cheetah 141 gig drives installed in my ubuntu 8.04 LTS server system.I keep getting the following errors 640.641581] scsi0: SCSI offset overrun detected.Resetting bus. [640.650288] rtc: lost 3 interrupts [640.650299] scsi0: Invalid Sequencer interrupt occurred, resetting channel. [640.650301] scsi0:...

can not start my system using power button www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I turn on the power-button of my cabinet and i don't even get the BIOS screen, monitor does not even turns on to show me soemthing. The disk-usage as shown by the red-light of cabinet is 100% bright red light like if it is continuously accessing the HDD. Then I press the reset button (because the big power-button does not work at this time) and it shows me the BIOS screen. I cleaned...

Display is off-center for 2 OS's... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. It's multi-boot, with Ubuntu and XP on the native IDE channel. Those 2 display fine. The other 2 OS's, PCLOS and FC8 are on another disk, which is on a PCI/IDE controller card. If I boot either one of them, the display is off-center to the right, by the same amount - about 3/8". Since both are off equally, it has to be a BIOS setting - right? And not a X.conf setting? Thanks

REALLY cheap portable computer www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Can anyone recommend a seriously cheap portable computer that runs Linux? That is, <?120.... For the architecture, I don't really care, as long as it runs Linux. (ie doesn't necessarily have to be x86) The only requirement is Wifi and a screen (preferably 7" or above, with a touchscreen if there is one) Sounds like a tall order, but I think it can be done. Anyone heard of anything...

Which PCI video card has the best Linux support? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. My first post here. I just installed Linux, Kubuntu 8.04, for the first time the other day on my PC, 2GHz with 1GB ram. It has shared memory so I want to get a dedicated video card to save more ram. And it would also be nice to have more video memory for some cool effects. I have to use a PCI card for graphics, so what cards are the best for linux? I've read that some cards weren't supported...

Logitech EX 100 Mouse/Keyboard stops working www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Everyone- I had this same problem with a wireless mouse (logitech as well), but I think it is a broader problem since it is now happening with my mouse/keyboard combo as well. Distribution: Gentoo Kernel: linux-2.6.27-gentoo-r8 Problem Description: When I boot up, my keyboard and mouse are recognized with no problems.I can use them flawlessly, until all of the sudden I won't...

Can't get Palm Pilot to sync www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. First.... Syncing via USB, Palm Device is a LifeDrive, Distro is PCLOS. Output from 'uname -a' is Code: Linux EPSILON 2.6.18.8.tex5 #1 SMP Thu May 10 11:36:58 WST 2007 i686 AMD Sempron(tm) Processor 2600+ GNU/Linux If you need any more info let me know. I really dont know what could be useful in this case The basic problem: I can't get my palm to sync with Evolution. But it...

Samsung HD103UJ Terabyte Drive ---need external case www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. so i bought a 1tb drive with the plan of using it as an external hd, but when i got it i discovered it doesnt fit in my hd case...so i ordered a nexstar3 off of newegg that said is supported up to 1 gb hd's so i assumed it would be the right one...just got it, and am dismayed to see it is the same connections as my other external cases, meaning i still cant use the drive.... the drive...

maximum webcam support www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I recently installed linux mint 6 on my desktop and I loved it. Everything worked perfectly exceppt that my webcam was not detected. But it detected the integrated webcam on my father's laptop. So I guess my particular model isn't supported. I then installed fedora and it detected my webcam. But I don't like Fedora and I want to use Mint or some other Ubuntu based distro. Is there any...

Pl2303 usb to serial recevies but does not send....lsmod, dmesg ok www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a kermit connection running between a laptop and desktop. The laptop is connected to a Prolific PL-2303 USB to serial adapter. One end of a null modem cable is attached to this adapter, and the other end is connected to the serial port of the PC. I ran the following commands: find /lib/modules -name *2303* /lib/modules/2.6.9-67.ELsmp/kernel/drivers/usb/serial/pl2303.ko ...

no sound after upgrading from FC6 to FC9 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. After the upgrade I'm deperately unable to make the sound work. The hardware is ASUS P5WDH deluxe motherboard. lspci gives: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82975X Memory Controller Hub (rev c0) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82975X PCI Express Root Port (rev c0) 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) 00:1c.0...

HDD Problems www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. world, Please help me if you know with a problem. I would like to install a soft or I don't know, something like that, for reseting my Debian PC when I unplug my sata hdd(OS it is on this hdd). Thanks

New driver causes MAC-address to change www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My MAC address has magically changed after unloading the old driver and loading a new driver. 1. I have installed a new driver on Linux. I did this because the old one would hang now and then, I downloaded a new from the internet. This one I did 'make' and configure, but did not correctly start it (did not know the right commands and so).Then I discovered that there was already another...

Laptop moniter stopped working www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I was browsing the internet and my moniter went poof, but the computer kept running. I restarted, and the screen flashed, and then went black and stayed that way even through logging in (sound is fine). I hooked up the laptop to an external moniter, which has been working, and occassionally my moniter will flash when I do something. I don't see any pattern. Earlier today it worked for about...

USB unformatted, or just royally screwed up. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I accidentally started a tread in the network zone, so i'm moving it over to the hardware sections, where it is suppoed to be. Here is the output of fdisk -l. Code: Partition table entries are not in disk order Disk /dev/sdb: 8019 MB, 8019509248 bytes 247 heads, 62 sectors/track, 1022 cylinders Units = cylinders of 15314 * 512 = 7840768 bytes Disk identifier: 0x00000000 Device...

broabcom bcm4328 can't monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. just wanted to know if someone could pls assist me. i've tried as much threads as i could, but nothing seems to work for me. unless i'm doing something wrong. im not much of a linux noob, but im going through as much material as i can. im learning as i go...... i have a dell inspiron 1525 laptop. running ubuntu 8.04. with a broadcom bcm4328 network card. and i just can't get the card to...

Can't Get Linux Installed / Running - "Intel i7" Based System www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Motherboard Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD4P http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.giga-byte.com%2FProducts%2FMotherboard%2FProducts_Spec.aspx%3FClassValue%3DMotherboard%26ProductID%3D2986%26ProductName%3DGA-EX58-UD4P North Bridge: Intel X58 Express Chipset South Bridge: Intel ICH10R Audio: Realtek ALC889A codec High Definition Audio LAN: Realtek...

e2fsck & mounted partition www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. OK, I've read the issues with using e2fsck on mounted partitions but, I did not read them until after I had done it!Now that I have effed up is there any steps I can take to save the info?The partition is ext3. Thanks

Seeking advice on selecting motherboard www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. folks, I'm planning to build a AMD Quadcore box with following config; CPU - AMD PHENOM II X4 940 RAM - DDRII 800 CL4 dual channel, >8G The box will be used for testing server consolidation running either Xen/Vserver/OpenVZ as virtualization software.There will be >10 servers running on the box. Operation System - host and guestsLinux, Debian or Ubuntu Architecture - 64bits Servers...

Install video drivers and sound drivers www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a newdell inspiron 1545 since i am facing problems with vista i wanted to work with linux operating system (fedora 9). I want to install the video drivers and sound drivers for my laptop..When i installed fedora 9 my screen resolution was 1366x768 but suddenly now my resolution is 1024x768. I tried to change the resolution but I am unable to find my laptop resolution. What could...

[SOLVED] updating bios on Acer Aspire One www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. ok.... this is probly not the best place to ask... but im asking everywhere else too.... basically, i have Opensuse 11.1 installed on my Acer Aspire Netbook... my netbook like many others has a fault where the battery stops charging after a while... fortunately it is not a hardware fault.... the fix is to update the bios with a patch from Acer.... problem is... its an .exe file... i...

Serial port not working www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Serial port on my KUBUNTU doesn't seem to be working. This is the first time I am trying to use serial port on Linux so I might be doing something stupid. I have attached a loop-back on my serial port to check if data is actually transmitted and received. From looking at /proc/tty/driver/serial it looks like data is being transmitted but nothing is being received, however voltmeter...

[SOLVED] Radio Tuner, included in TV Tuner Card. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a TV Tunar card, which also includes a radio tuner. I'm not able to get it working under linux. I tried utilities like gnome radio,gradio,fmtools, etc. but my device is not listed as /dev/radio. ( but i know there is radio receiver in cardX_X ) Heres bit info. lspci 05:00.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11) 05:00.1 Multimedia...

[SOLVED] Keyboard stopped working suddenly !! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. folks .. I was working on my CentOS linux .. doing some graphics editing on Inkscape .. and at once, keyboard stopped working !! .. I restarted the machine, but Linux is still not being able to receive anything from the keyboard except the login name and passowrd !!! .. once in, I can't use the keyboard at all !!!! .. what could be the problem ? Thanks

strange SCSI error while trying to mount a CDrom www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have currently a strange bug for which I do not succeed to find the cause. I am working on a Linux from scratch based distribution with kernel 2.6.21.1 and my company has recently acquired a new SCSI adapter, an Adaptec 29320ALP. With this adapter, when I boot on CDrom, trying to mount the CDrom filesystem, I get the following messages: sr 1:0:0:0: SCSI error: return code = 0x08000002 sr...

Nvidia - Keep external monitor settings between reboots www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I recently installed Kubuntu 9.04 + Nvidia driver 180.44 on my Dell Latitude E6400 (1440x900) with NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M. I have the G2410 1920x1080 external monitor. The monitor is connected via VGA. I am very pleased to have the monitor running at full resolution. However, the settings don't stay intact after rebooting. If I have the monitor connected and turn on the the laptop,...

question about webcam on linux opencv www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I was wondering if you could help me with a problem. my project involves image processing on ARM architecture embedded device. I use openCV and intel webcam , who's ID is 0813:0002. There is a driver installed on the device, its ov511 version 1.64, that supposed to work with this camera. And indeed, when I plug the cam (via usb), the device recognizes it. What I try to run is a simple...

Sun Fire v100 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Does anyone know the equivalent for a sun x7410A IDE cd or dvd-rom for a sun fire v100 server? Im really not trying to pay $80.00 + for a thin rom. Any help would be great Thanks

Seemingly Dead PC www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. This category seems to best fit my problem. I am not having a linux related issue at the moment. I really do not know what this issue actually is. The PC is a Gateway Model# W340UA. I was letting a roomie use this machine when one day, it just seems to stop working. It did fire up maybe 3 times after this fateful day but now, it seems to be dead. When I asked he said it had not been dropped...

Computer Speakers Buzz When Laptop Is Turned On. www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am having a problem turning on my laptop and computer on at the same time. When I turn my lasptop on my computer speakers buzz that are connected to my computer. My laptop and computer are not connected together. The only thing I have plugged into my laptop is the power. When i lift my laptop up and move it around the buzzing changes and can get louder and quieter. Then I plug the...

Usb external hard disk problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have recently purchased USB external hard disk drive (500Gig) and need to use it as as a backup drive for linux. My distro is fedora 10. I had mount it and I cannot save data on it. When I plug it on it is being detected and when I open it I found out that there is a folder lost+found. This folder could not be displayed if clicked. here is my vi /etc/fstab file /dev/mapper/Vo...

Disk Geometry Problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I now seem to have the same problem! I have tried everything but to no avail. My 320gb disk only shows 40gb and it's not possible to access the rest of the disk - i have tried all the software tools i could find. The data is important to me... Do you remember your workaround by any chance??? I know it's been a while but any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

Which USB Drive should I use for Linux Live USB? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am going to set up Linux on a USB Flash Drive and want to either install to the drive or run a Live Distribution from it since I want to stay with the distro I have on my hard drive. What size or type of drive should I use? I have access to a Corsair Voyager 16GB.Is 16GB enough and would the speed of it be enough? I have seen other drives such as the OCZ Rally 2 which have faster...

Headphone Jacks www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Friends, My Dell Studio XPS 16 laptop has two headphone jacks. In Vista: -> Jack 1 behaves normally, the laptop speakers are blocked and audio is routed to the headphone. -> Jack 2 doesnt mute the speakers and both the headphone and the speakers work simultaneously. I guess this is what is expected, you can actually plugin two hedphones simultaneously and both would work. Now...

usb hard drive unmounted automatically www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron on an AMD Athlon 1.2 GHz processor . I'd like to save the data on my home partition as I have the impression the hard drive hosting it is going to "die" soon . I've bought a USB Sata hard drive of 320 GB and actually the volume of data I'd like to transfer is far lower, around 15 G . I've formatted two primary partitions on the drive . One is ext2...

Some doubts about drivers and configuration regarding hardware (LCD monitor) lifespan www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. A few days ago, vertical lines of stuck pixels started to appear on the right corner of my monitor. Some weeks or maybe a bit more, I've finally adjusted correctly (I hope) xorg's config for this monitor, which would be 1800x1024, 75hz, according to some old knoppix-derivate generated xorg which I copied to my "non-live" install (Debian). Before that, the resolution was 1152x864,...

Masters and Slaves, 4 drives, BIOS cannot see some www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have two IDE channels, two hard disks, a cdrom drive and a dvdrom drive. The two hard disks occupy a channel, one a master and the other a slave. They work fine. But when I put the cdrom and dvdrom drives on the other channel, with one master and one slave, the BIOS cannot detect them. I've also tried having them both master, or having them both slave. Or using each one individually...

cpu MHz www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a quad-core 2.6 GHz processor.However, /proc/cpuinfo shows my speed as 1300 Mhz for all 4 cores.Does anybody know what might cause this.My BIOS properly reports my speed at 2.6Ghz. Thanks

udev rule executes command, wont add device node www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a spi device with a custom driver that I am trying to get to work with udev. I currently have a udev rule written that will execute a script so I know the udev rule is valid. I can also make it execute mknod to create a device node in /dev. What I would like to do is have udev create the device node for me without using the mknod call. Working Rule SUBSYSTEM=="spi", KERNEL=="spi10.0",...

ID mismatch www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Frikker, I have just plugged in a Mobidata EDGE modem. Here is my lsusb output. shehab@Rupsha:~$ lsusb Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000 Bus 002 Device 002: ID 10ce:ea6a Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000 In h t t p s : / / fedorahosted . org / hwdata/export/9fe002b2873ddc29b8c01768f9b93095012c3491/usb.ids, it says 10ceSilicon Labs ea6aMobiData...

uk-CrystalPalace scan file for DVB-T www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Anyone in UK London (uk-CrystalPalace transmitter), could send me a scan file, I'd appreciate it. Tried to scan it myself, 2 laptops 2 op system no luck. Thanks

Compaq ProLiant DL300 (Generation I) SmartStart www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a bit of a problem here. I do have a SmartStart 5.5. CDROM which came with this old server box. (It is one of the oldest of Compaq's ProLiant line called DL300 - Not the G2 model.) However, this box also have an array controller that needs to be set up in order to access the SCSI array of 4 x 18.2 GB HDD's. I wanted to set up FreeBSD on the box, (and a number of other linux...

Cross over ethernet cable www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I want tosend data from linuxsystemto windows systemand vice versa.. usingcross over ether net cable. could any body please suggest me how to do this. Thanks

Hard drive errors www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm sitting with an old laptop which started acting up about 5 months ago, Ubuntu complained about not being able to read parts of the hard drive and decided to crash. Trying to reinstall ubuntu failed due to failed attempts to partition. I'd forgotten about this laptop until today when I tried to install Zenwalk with one big primary drive and then 2 gb of swap. Everything installed correctly...

Nic Problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 on my office pc. But it show NIC is not configured,there is no file named eth0 in the /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts\ my office pc using Realteck RTL8168C(p)/8111c(p) pci-E gigabit-ethernet NIC and My kernel version is :kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.18-8.el5 some of my friends advise me to download the driver from Realteck and i did it, i got 2 copy...

Vertical scroll too wide on touchpad... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My X config file does not have "Option Right Edge" as an operating parameter to modify. How do I get it in there, to reduce the vert. scroll region? Thanks

Seeking advice on mobo www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. folks, Has any folk tried following motherboards? Biostar TA790GX A3+ http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16813138141 Gigabyte 770-UD3P http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2FProduct%2FProduct.aspx%3FItem%3DN82E16813128392 Any problem? My...

Compatible MB? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Sorry for ther duplicate post, the first was in the wrong area. I built a new machine recently and was really hoping to use Linux preferrably OpenSuse or Ubuntu). The Motherboard I purchased is a ASUS P5KPL-CM. Everything works very well except that the built in sound card is not detected and does not work. Is there a work around for this. Thanks

Issue with mutiple NIC cards on reboot www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I use my remote Linux machine using VNC from my workPC. Recently one more NIC card was installed on that PC. But on reboot the IP address changes between two NIC's, and hence even ping fails. Hence i was forced to go to my remote PC to correctly assign the IP address to make it accessible. Please let me know any method to bind the IP address to particular NIC mac address. ...

cheapest pc, minimum specs for linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. im building a pc, but i need it to be real cheap. That can run bassic office aplictaions, and has full internet compability. so i have a series of questions : 1. what ist the best procesor architecture to run linux on. 2. What is an easy to use and maintain distro that runs on low specs. 3.' What would be the best posible set up i could get for less than a 150 bucks.(provided i already...

DVD question www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I'm trying to install OpenSuse in an old pc.It has CD, but no DVD. OpenSuse is on DVD. If I want to stuff a DVD inside it, will any of the low cost ones on Ebay work OK? Anything I need to watch out for? Thanks

Shared Memory and Cache Benchmark www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I know that there are a plethora of RAM benchmarking suites out there, but I am looking for one that does more than simply tells you the speed/throughput/etc. of the RAM itself. Is there a good tool anyone recommends to benchmark the following? - generic main memory performance - L1 & L2 cache performance - shared memory performance (L1 & L2 usage while 2 programs with shared...

Pen Tablet Suggestions www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Does anyone have any suggestions on a pen tablet compatible with Linux that is in the same price/capability range as this one? http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com%2F%23hl%3Den%26q%3DAdesso%2BCT-Z12%2B%26aq%3D%26oq%3D%26aqi%3Dg1%26fp%3DSHAbtGzS2yM Thanks

spontanious usb disconnect troubles www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. For quite a while I'm having difficulty trying to access my USB harddisc. With some effort I manage to mount filesystems on it, but every now and then (minutes up to hours apart) the device fails. So I decided to take the device apart and disconnect as much items as possible for the device to keep failing. All I have now is an empty casing, no flash cards inserted, no harddisc inserted,...

problem with USB connections www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. this shows to me: device descriptor read/64, error -110 and I have no idea what is wrong, it is problem of my fuc.... printer, I try to get it working pretty long, It is hp and I tryed propably everything. Thanks

Looking for a fax modem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I would like help in purchasing a fax modem that would work well with Linux. I checked around where I live: Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I found a limited number of modems. There are a few software modems, but I thought I would try to get a hardware modem if I was going to purchase one to avoid problems with drivers. If these are not suitable, can someone recommend some that I can...

How do I install modem: PCTel Inc HSP MicroModem 56 (rev 02)? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a modem installed: lspci -v 02:0b.0 Modem: PCTel Inc HSP MicroModem 56 (rev 02) (prog-if 00 [Generic]) Subsystem: Silicom Multimedia Systems Inc Unknown device 5089 Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 22 I/O ports at 1480 [size=64] Capabilities: [40] Power Management version 2 Kernel driver in use: serial First I would like to know if anyone is familiar with this modem.Will this...

Webcam Genius iLook 300 www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I can't use this webcam I just bought (Genius iLook 300) on Linux Mint 7. Programs like Cheese or Skype don't detect it because I have no /dev/video0 (or any /dev/video* at all). When I connect it, its little green light turns on and dmesg shows it as Code: [711.352011] usb 3-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3 [711.556351] usb 3-1: configuration #1 chosen...

New Video Card on Laptop (External?) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am resolving an issue related to Intel's lack of OpenGL 3.0 supports, but ran into another predicament along the way.After finding out that there were no Intel drivers that supported it, or ways to get it working with Intel at all, I decided to look into ways to get a new graphics card.I am using a VAIO Notebook PC and am trying to get an nvidia or ATI card, but am not sure how with...

Red hat's HDD Red light www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have 2 servers '.106' and '.12'. Both of them are having some problems. '.12' has only 1 HDD and there is a blinking red light. Did a test (using SMART located in the Linux OS) on the HDD and found that the HDD passed the test. However, the red light is still blinking. For '.106', there are 3 hot-swap HDDs. I wasn't able to use SMART to test the HDDs and so I have no idea if the...

Looking for Barcode scanner with linux support www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. All, I am looking for a barcode device vendor who provide linux driver. I want to put barcode input data to a text file. Please can you help me to find a vendor who given linux driver for their barcode scanner. Thanks

Getting USB barcode scanner to work www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm trying to get an Adesso Nusscan 1000U USB barcode scanner to work on a eeexandros. This scanner works out of the box under: SuSE 10.3 Live - desktop SuSE 10.2 - desktop Mandriva 2006 - desktop Mandriva 2008.1 - dekstop It does NOT work under: eeexandros - eeePC Mandriva One Spring Live - desktop eeexubuntu - desktop SuSE 10.2 Live - desktop SuSE 10.1 - Toshiba ...

Linux and HP Plotters www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. All; I'm a database consultant so I'm forever printing large database models onto 25 sheets of letter sized paper and taping them together - tiresome. I've found a used plotter, an HP DesignJet 750C - a 36" color plotter with automatic roll feed and cutter. I walked thru part of the cups add printer setup and the 750c is listed as an option in the printer list. I'm wondering...

How to recover data from harddrive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. How do I recover data from a hard drive that has been install with fedora, should I slave it on another fedora pc.What are the procedures steps to take. Thanks

Reseting Lacie 2Big Network www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have just bought a Lacie 2big network NAS, the device runs a cut down linux kernel, with limited services, http, smb, ftp. It has two hard disks that can be set up as RAID0 or RAID1. I plugged it into the network and as expected it registered itself with DHCP and became visible to the LAN. I then applied an update, new linux version, only in my haste I uploaded it using the web admin...

[SOLVED] Critical problem with bluetooth pairing produces complete freeze of system www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Whenever I try to pair mobile phone (NOKIA E71) with linux my computer freezes completely. The mouse can be moved for a few more seconds while all the applications become unresponsive - Only solution is to reboot a computer with a reset button. Nothing is logged - LEDs on keyboard don't blink. I have tried finding out the root of a problem with hcidump but nothing unordinary gets reported...

Need help with laptop (hardware) www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have had a laptop for less than 2 years and the other day my screen was just black, after been closed during the night and I could not get the picture back so I rebooted, and now it is just permanently black. When I start it, not even the BIOS text comes up, nothing. I have tried to connect a screen via VGA but there is no signal. So, to all hardware geeks out there, what could be...

"Grub _" / "Grub hard disk error" help www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I recently made a server with 2 SATA drives on RAID running on CentOS.CentOS didn't have the drivers for the SATA drives so I had to pass all-generic-ide to the grub when booting.It was working fine for about a week... until this morning. It started when I noticed that I couldn't access the server.I went to it to check, and heard some clicking sound.I tried to locate the clicking...

G19LWk AOC 19'' LCD Envision Monitor Out Of Range Running Gentoo!!! www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i dont know where to go with this, but i am havinging an issue with installing Gentoo. I have completed the install alright, up to the point where I have to do the " inititial restart " . Now when i do it, I get an monitor out of range. This is a fresh install, and i am currently running the monitor on windows xp as without any problems. Here is the product: http://www.linuxforums....

Sound Card problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have installed Red Hat Enterprise 5.3. My sound card is not working. I have realtek HD Audio Card installed. I have downloaded driver from realtek's website. When it runs alsa-driver it shows error. Alss-lib and alsa-utl dont show any error. Please anybody help me out... Ram Thanks

Drivers For a Belkin Wireless G Plus Vs.2000 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am looking for some driversso this Belkin Wireless G Plus notebook card will work with Fll 32-bit.Any suggestion or help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks

Installing drivers as iso? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I some how deleted my wireless driver for my Dell mini 9. I do have the disc but not disk drive so on my desktop I ripped my drivers disc to a iso file and placed it on a thumb drive. I am trying to use Furious iso mount to get it working but it tells me I have to be in root ( I no nothing about root). But if I click on the "loop" button with the software it will let me open the disc but...

Compact Linux devices? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm interested in compact, fanless devices to run Linux. It should have at least 512MB of RAM, support for CompactFlash or SD cards, and USB + Ethernet plugs. Besides the http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.plugcomputer.org%2F , are there other devices I should know about? Thanks

Missing disk... www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. One of my disks pulled a Houdini (vanished). We had an electrical storm last night. The computer was off, but it was plugged in. It has 3 disks, each has OS's on it. 2 will boot, but the 3rd "does not exist", says GRUBloader. If the machine powered off without proper dismount, would this be the result? How would I fix this? Below is hardware, RED highlight is the question.....

How do make Lenovo S10 which install Ubuntu OS to support ExpressCard SSD hot plug www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a Lenovo S10 netbook, which has a ExpressCard slot and install the Ubuntu 09.04, and I have a ExpressCard type SSD storage which is PCIE interface. Everytime i reboot my netbook which insert the SSD ExpressCard, this storage is working properly, but not support Hot Plug. Everytime i remove the SSD ExpressCard, the Media Storage Icon of SSD still exist. So, i think the problem is...

ATI Video Drivers [Mobility FireGL V5200] www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I've got a laptop running Kubuntu 9.04.Prior to upgrading to 9.04 from 8.10, the fglrx video drivers were "working" (there were some glitches, but it worked)...prior to the upgrade, I was able to turn on Desktop Effects and get things like the cube working. After the upgrade, the laptop would lock pretty much any time I would try to do something graphical, such as resizing an application...

Ubuntu doesn't detect camera www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I'm having problem getting my camera to be detected to import some photos.I use a Kodak LS743.The program that I use to get photos is Gthumb image viewer.In this program, I can see that the camera is actually detected.However, the device is not in the "Computer" window.Also, it shows this error: An error occurred in the io-library ('Unspecified error'): No error description available I'm...

Network print server for digital IO control www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I want to control some relays via my home network. I know you can get special kit to do this but it's costly. It must be possible to use a standard networked parallel printserver and just control the lines directly. Questions.. 1) Does anyone know if this is possible ? 2) Any specifc print server supported. 3) Any special drivers. 4) Can input as well as output be done. Any info...

Linux Compatibility of Brother MFC Printers www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I want to purchase a new multifunction printer and am looking a lot at the brother printers.I like some of the Canon printers such as the MF6590 but don't think it works with Linux. I am interested in the MFC8860DN specifically but would also consider the MFC8890DW, MFC8670DN, MFC8460DN, MFC8870DW, or MFC8480DN. These all have features I'm interested in but I have checked both my Mandriva...

Switching Logic Boards ? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. As my logic board died on me (Core Duo 1.83) and I have to replace it, the thing is there are not that many available on eBay. So can I get a 2ghz Duo or even Core 2 Duo ? Will it fit in ? Thanks

The device failed to calibrate the laser power level for this media www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have been looking for this answer since this morning with no resolution. This morning using Disk Utility I was trying to burn an .iso image. I have done it before successfully. Then I go the error indicated in the subject: The device failed to calibrate the laser power level for this media. This is the log from Disk Utility: Aug 28 09:58:11: Disk Utility started. Burning Image...

My Powermac G5 wont load www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a PowerMac G5 and it has been working perfectly and then today I went to boot it up and it won't load. It goes the the gray screen with the apple icon in the middle, and then the spinning thing comes up underneath it and nothing happens. I have tried putting in the OS disc and holding the C button but then it just ejects my disc and nothing happens. I have also tried holding the...

Brother 8860DN/Canon ImageClass MF6590/HP LaserJet M2727nf Work with Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am going to be buying a new printer that will be hooked directly onto the network. I use various Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Mandriva, Fedora, CentOS, and OpenSUSE. I want to make sure that the printer I purchase will work via the network with Linux.The printers I'm currently looking into getting are the Brother 8860DN, Canon ImageClass MF6590, HP LaserJet M2727nf, and possibly...

IBM 300PL Powerleap www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have my IBM 300PL and I got a Powerleap CPU upgrade (I think it's a socket Pentium III 1.4 GHz on an adapter/riser card/cartridge that fits into slot 1 CPU). When I boot the PC I get the error "A processor BIOS update cannot be found" and the BIOS says I have a 877 MHz processor installed. The XP system properties reports a 1400 MHz CPU as does CPU-Z (well 1390, but close enough). Does...

Nvidia 180.51 linux driver not working with 9800GT www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Well, the drivers for my new 9800GT seem to be buggy. Not only does video out not work under any configuration, sometimes when I switch to a virtual terminal, it won't send signal to the screen any longer, so I have to restart the system. When I hit ctrl+alt+del to do so, I'm presented with a bunch of visual artifacts instead of the terminal. I'm confident that this is not a hardware...

Server component configuration advice www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. folks, Motherboard with sound card onboard AMD CPUs - 2 RAM DDR3 1333/1600 - 8G/16G OS - Linux/Unix 64bit Virtualization software - Xen/Vserver/KVM 10 Mail servers to be installed I haven't built server box before. Actually I'm prepared to build a new AMD Phenom II X4 955 box with 8G DDR3 dualchannel RAM to test server consolidation/virtualization.However the cost of components...

What External DVD Drive for Acer Aspire One with Linux Lite? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an Acer Aspire One Netbook running Linpus Linux Lite. Can you recommend an external DVD Drive I can use with this netbook? Thanks

potential hardware issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I want to buy a new (pre-built) computer, as my current one is a bit old.I've gotten some help from my local Linux users group, but there are still a few things that I'm unsure of: * If I get a motherboard with onboard graphics and put a PCIe x16 video card in it, will the onboard graphics give me trouble?(e.g. sucking power even though unused,confusing Linux) * Should I just disregard...

Adaptec 21610SA and RAID 5 Config www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I bought an Adaptec 21610SA RAID card to create two raid sets on my system.I understand that each RAID logical volume can not exceed 2,000 GB / 2 Terabytes. Before I buy my HDD's this question occurred to me... My question is this. If I create a RAID 5 set with seven 320 GB HDD drives in a RAID 5 configuration, am I exceeding the limitations of the Adaptec 21610SA? Note:I am asking...

Sound problem in Fedora 11 www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Obviously, I can't hear anything. I think that the sound card isn't installed. here are the outputs of lspci and lsmod: [ahmad - fedora11 ~]$ lsmod ModuleSizeUsed by vfat86201 fat410161 vfat fuse 497802 ipt_MASQUERADE23641 iptable_nat 51521 nf_nat 147362 ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat sco 93242 bridge 414880 stp 19441 bridge llc 47802 bridge,stp bnep 108882 l2cap188843 bnep ...

Firewire audio card that is supported by both linux and windows. www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. everybody.Hows it going? I wondered, does anyone know of a firewire audiocard that is supported by both linux and windows? Dan. Thanks

Problem With Monitor Output. www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. OK, here's the problem... I recently installed FC11 x86_64, after some frustration during install, I realized that my the installation wasn't outputting to the DVI on my graphics card which my monitor was hooked up to. No problem, both my video card and monitor had VGA- hooked it up and everything worked as it should. The only problem is, I would like to use DVI, as at the moment I had...

Problem with Nvidia quadro NVS 450 and Linux Enterprise www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Only 3 out of 4 screens recognized when using Nvidia quadro NVS 450 card with Linux Enterprise 4.6. Output on port 1,2 and 4? I use latest Nvidia device driver. I have tested 2 different cards, with same result. It recognize 2 screens on PCI:4:0:0 but only 1 screen on PCI:3:0:0 Any suggestions? Trond Thanks

Printing over a network to a unsupported printer www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a Lexmark printer that is not compatible with Linux, but it is connected to a Windows machine. I was wondering if there is a program I can run on the Windows machine that would share the printer as a printer that Linux understands. Like if I could share it as a virtual HP printer and then just use it in HPLIP. Or I heard of LPR/LPD, could I get that setup on my computers so I...

Thermal Transfer Ribbons www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I am searching some details on thermal transfer ribbon as i don`t have much knowledge about working of ribbons, so i searched on google and found some sites too like rdgguys.com ,can some please help me out regarding the same. Regards Stallen. Thanks

UMTS Modem www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a Yagi UMTS XP antenna ( ww.bestpartner.biz/index.php?artid=20855 ) and I had the Sony Ericsson EC400 modem. I was very happy with this set, but the modem has burned and it is hardly available in my country. I am looking for a replacement, maybe someone recommend a good modem? Thanks

Firefox & Chromium difference www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Good day. I installed Chromium out of curiosity and noticed something strange. The picture on Chromium looks a lot crisper on it than Firefox. My monitor is a 19" Acer193w. My chipset is Intel 8485 something Brookdale...(?) Is Chromium better than Firefox when it comes to picture or am I missing something in Firefox? TY Thanks

[SOLVED] My hardware clock has gone haywire! www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Since I installed Crux, my hardware clock has been misbehaving. I thought the problem was merely with the Crux version of hwclock, but now I get the same misbehaviour in Debian, where I never had it before. The clock tells the right time in UTC; I've checked with hwclock -r . My time zone is GB, so my system time ought to be set one hour later (British Summer Time). But Crux - and...

External Hard Drive Mounting at same path automatically www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm using Opensuse 10.3.Right now when I remove and reattach my external hard drive I have to remount it each time.Is there anyway that I can set it to do this automatically and have it mount at the same path each time?I'm using the drive as a backup drive and I am swapping it with another one to keep rotating backups that I can swap between on site and off site. I'd like them both to...

HP W1707 Monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have the above mentioned monitor. Its optimum resolution is 1440 x 900. I do not get this one in the YaST > Hardware > Graphics Card and Montor dialogue box. I modified the monitor from HWP > w1707 toLCD --> 1440 x 900 @ 60 Hz. Still no avail. Here's my lspci - v output: Code: linux-wjzw:~ # lspci -v 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset DRAM Controller (rev...

MSI vox USB video capture adapter detected by OS but not by TV softwares www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I run fedora 11 with latest kernel 2.6.29-5 and i have video capture adapter "MSI vox USB 2.0", i use it to watch and record my tv or playstation on my pc. every thing seem to be fine, but none of tv applications show the device, they just show my webcam "/dev/video0" i test "mythtv, tvtime, xawtv, kdetv, me-tv, v4l2-tool, mplayer" none of them work, expect mplayer open a green window...

My HP Scanjet G2410 is recognised by Xsane in Ubuntu but scanning doesn't work. www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. My HP Scanjet G2410 is recognised by Xsane in Ubuntu but scanning doesn't work. I get an error message that the device can't be started and get running.... Can anyone help me...I really tried everything I could find on the Internet but nothing seems to help... HP doesn't provide support on this scanner on Ubuntu linux and Ubuntu doesn't help much either. Thanks

[help] problem to find the LAN's driver www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. All, i have a problem with my laptop. i can't to connect to internet because, i don't have the Lan driver. my OS is slackware 13.0 and my laptop is Lenovo ThinkPad SL300. so, anybody can help me to find the suitable Lan driver??? please help me..... thanx b4...... Thanks

Ext3 Suicide www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Heya! I'm having a bit of a problem with an external hard drive that was formatted as Ext3 and was fishing for suggestions.. I mounted the drive today only to have it display nothing. Not one single file, BUT the drive does report the correct amount of free space. I've tried 'fsck.ext3 -f' on the drive, but to no avail. And helpful suggestions or a way to completely reindex the inodes...

device hacking - ms408d pvr www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i've got a device which runs linux that i'd like to add more features to, but though i'm not new to linux i'm new to the device hacking scene and could use advice on the best methods for setting up a development envionrment and safely getting access to the user space. I get that doing this stuff voids the warranty (blah blah) but i do have the source code for the modified kernel from...

cheap video for linux: nv GT210 vs. ATI 4350 - 2.6.31 ubuntu 9.10 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have issues with my integrated nv8300 (M5N78Pro mobo), so i think I will buy a new card. I no not require anything special on performance front: my box is a windows audio workstation and linux desktop box. I do not play games. Video HD playback support 'd be nice, but what I'd prize the most is stability. It must be silent and low - power consumming. And, of course, cheap. I identified...

Intel DG31PR- IMPROPER BIOS DISPLAY www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Guys, I've just switched to an Intel DG31PR motherboard with a Dual Core E2200 2.2 GHz on it. The problem is that the BIOS display looks really wierd- Like 'There's something wrong' kind of display. The tabs (i.e. boot, advanced, etc. ) appear only after I press the arrow keys (and one at a time). What I mean is, I can navigate through the options, but there sure seems to be some ...

Curse of K3b www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. It reached the Karmic to. I cannot write DVD at higher speed than 4X. This have happened already with Mandriva 2009.1. It says my Pioneer 111-D doesn't support higher speeds. What a morons are writing stuffs? Any similar problem? Another question: how to upgrade the writer's firmware without Windows? Thanks

Burn an ISO and making a multisession disc www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Say I have an Ubuntu Remix that's only 300 MB. Normally when i burn it to a 700MB CD-R the extra 400 MB is wasted. Is there a way I can burn a multisession disc from an ISO? I tried using this command once but it didn't work. cdrecord dev=0,0 -v -eject speed=16 fs=16m -multi clonezilla-live-1.2.2-31.iso wodim: No write mode specified. wodim: Asuming -tao mode. wodim: Future versions...

LVM2, missing PV www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I installed debian on another disk and i am trying to mount my old disks (2 500GB SATA) that are raided using LVM. When i use pvscan i get the following: Code: Couldn't find device with uuid 'ejHUEK-Ddhj-0Vgi-wFJo-zZg8-5WHu-wd7zo6'. PV unknown device VG gardinlvm2 [465,52 GiB / 0free] PV /dev/sdd VG gardinlvm2 [465,76 GiB / 704,00 MiB free] PV /dev/sdb2VG Dreamhack lvm2 [1,23...

Acer Aspire Timeline wimax www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm trying to install wimax on my Acer Aspire Timeline 4810T notebook running Ubuntu 9.10 with 2.6.31-generic kernel. The problem is I'm not sure if my notebook has wimax supporting network controller. lspci returns Code: 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless WiFi Link 5100 Intel 5100 doesn't support wimax. Aren't there any possibility that I still have wimax...

Quiteinsane and kooka fail to find the scanner www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Sometimes I'll be able to use the scanner for a long time, do multiple scans, but sometimes it will hang while attempting to scan, and then these programs won't be able to find it. Sane-find-scanner still finds it though. I'll try with xsane, perhaps it's "closer" to sane-find-scanner, so likewise able to find it. I don't remember anymore, but I guess that if I reboot the scanner...

LCD Monitor www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Not sure if this is the proper place to post this Hi, I just purchased a new 22'' LCD monitor and found that one of the pixels was on "bright green". Now I looked at this pixel and rubbed the area where it was just to be sure it was indeed one of the pixels and it switched back to working properly....So should I leave it alone or should I take it back to the dealer and state that...

USB changes name automatically www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Im working with GPS receivers and i connect them to USB, and communication is serial. To open the port i use /dev/ttyUSB0, but without reason (that i know) the port changes name automatically and turn to /dev/ttyUSB1, and of course the program ends. Im working in Ubuntu, and i read about UUID, that it shouldnt change the name. I dont know how is the UUID of /dev/ttyUSB0. and /dev/ttyUSB1,...

how I can install the driver for rtl8169 www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I saw your post and was wondering if you could give me step by step instructions on how I can install the driver for rtl8169.I'm running Debian 5.0. Thanks

Headphone jack doe not work www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have installed Ubuntu 9.10(32-bit) on my laptop(Asus G50V) and for the most part everything is working fine.My only current problem is the fact that my headphone jack does not work. I can get sound out of it if I pull the jack slightly out, but it is very touchy.If this helps here is the bit of info about the computer: Code: laptop:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices...

Asus Motherboard RAID www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have an Asus P5BV-C/4L motherboard with a Marvell 6145 RAID controller onboard. And I am trying to get it to operate as a regular controller without any RAID on it. I plan to use software RAID. The Marvell 6145 has been disabled in the BIOS. But when I boot up the CentOS 5.4 installer, the 5 disks are not showing up inside anaconda. There are 4 hard drives connected to the Marvell...

Can't start PC www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. folks, AMD single core CPU Asus mobo A8N-VM RAM 512x2 M Ubuntu 9.04 When I turned on the PC in the morning.It failed to boot.Pressing [Del] had no function.The [Num Lock],[Cape Lock] and [Scroll Lock] flashed once.Please advise where shall I check. TIA B.R. satimis Thanks

Looking to upgrade to 1.5T drives www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am thinking hard about upgrading my system to 1.5T drives.Want to run them in RAID 1.Was looking on line but the reviews are hit and miss.Seems like if you didn't have any issues you posted a good review and if you had a problem it was a bad review. I'm looking for people already using 1.5T drives and let me know the real store about them.What you like and don't like.how reliable...

Desktop stretched outside of the monitors corners www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 9.10. I have Nvidia GForce7050/nforce 610i video card so I installed the Nvidia Version 173 driver from the repos. Then I set the resolution of 1024x768 but the problem is that the desktop area is stretched outside the edges of my monitor (Dell LCD) and I can access the four corners of my desktop my moving the mouse to the edge. Can anyone tell me that how can...

clearing serial lcd www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am working on embedded linux, through one of serial ports i have connected Serial LCD (16x2) i am writting data to it by write command. char ch[5] = "john"; write(serial_fd,ch,sizeof(ch)) it is displaying the text properly. The issue is to clear the lcd i have to pass 0xC(hex) command to it. here i am doing like this char ch1 = 0x0C; write(serial_fd,ch1,sizeof(ch1)); but here...

Need a way to access EXT formatted partition from Vista www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I need to access my EXT3 formatted partition in Vista. I am using Windows again for this game and my Ubuntu is messed up. EXT2IFS does not work in Vista, even with compatibility mode. When I open my drive it asks me to format it. EXT2FSD works but gives constant BSODs... Thanks

Hard Drive mounting / unmounting www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to setup a backup system for a friend using rsync and cron to copy certain files to an external hard drive on a daily basis.This machine is used basically as a file server and theres no monitor or other peripherals attached to it.The catch is my friend wants to be able to swap the external with another one that is identical.However since he doesn't have peripherals hooked up...

Western Digital HD www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. i havent posted in a while, but i ran into a problem recently bought a new Western Digital HD for my ppc g5 (WD3200AAKS, 300GB) when i examine it with disk utility (mac) it recognizes it and lists under "Connection ID" Device 0, "B (lower)" however, it doesnt show up as hdb i tried to install gentoo but it simply doesnt recognize the hard drive it sees hda but under /dev theres...

Can a mouse be repaired? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. My mouse was giving me a lot of problems so I opened it up to blow out the dust and the small rubbers around the two geared axles disintegrated.My eyes are old so I can not determine if new rubber badscould be placed on them. So here I am on LF seeking advice from computer experts. I am using the mouse from my old computer that does not have a " scrolling knob " in the center. That...

DVD+-RW drive stops after 15 minutes of use www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am a Linux user for about 2 1/2 years now, currently using openSUSE 11.1 with KDE 4.2.I also dual boot with Windows XP. I have an Optiarc DVD super-multi drive, works flawlessly on my Win XP partition.On Kubuntu and openSUSE, the drive will work fine for about 5 to 15 minutes, and will then stop working completely until I reboot.The light turns off, the disc stops spinning, and you...

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650 on HP Laptop www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm really in trouble here, and I'm hoping someone in here, can help me in the right direction. I just bought at new HP DV7-2195 laptop computer, with only one purpose; I want to use it as primary computer, running Fedora 11. I have previously worked a little with Linux, but never got really good at it. The graphics-card in this computer is ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650, and it really...

95-98 pc www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have some ancient hardware that I'm trying to breath new life into. It originally ran win95 which is Why I think it was made sometime between 95 and 98. It's bios don't work in any fashion that I am used to however. Right now i have it set up to boot from cd, however my only livecd is Ubuntu, and while I could get it working, since it doesn't move too quickly on my more recent laptop, I...

Intel i810 - slow flash - several issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. This forums have been of great help for me. Unfortunately, these problems I'm havingdon't seem to be so easy to find online. The main problem is the low performance of thevideo card. I can watch flash videos (say, youtube) if they are small. If I want to go fullscreen, the video is very slow! This doesn't happen in Windoze, it works just fine there. I thought it might be a problem...

Ethernet Motherboard! www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Sup guys, here is my prob.. My Ethernet doesn't work anymore, for some unknown reason.. 1. My Ethernet Cable works fine, i test it on my laptop. 2. Maybe when the thunder struck in my house a couple of days ago, but wierd my computer wasnt open when it happen. 3. Try many commands:ifconfig eth0 , /etc/rc.d/inet1 (for dhcp broadcast)... etc... but none give me a possitive response.. 4....

looking for softraid 0 how to www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am looking for some help or a link for setting up a soft-raid 0 under Fedora 11, I have 2 160gb SATAII hard drives that I want to set up as a RAID0 stripe for performance. My data backs up nightly to my server with rsync, so I am not worried about data safety if one drive fails, I have found a lot of site that explain how to set-up a RAID1 mirror, but nothing on RAID0. My main...

No picture on old computer www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just got an old computer from a friend, that i'd set up. At first it wouldn't start at all. After removing some parts, resetting the bios and changing to a different (and weaker) power supply it now runs (fans going, LEDs on). The problem is that there is no signal to the monitor, no matter which graphics card I use (onboard or AGP). Could it be that the first PSU (230W) was fried,...

Samsung Wireless printer www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a Samsung CLP-315W.I'm using Fedora 11.I downloaded the unified Linux driver for this printer from the Samsung site.I ran the installation package, and as far as the computer/OS can tell this printer seems to be "installed."That is, it's an option from anywhere I try to print.OpenOffice Writer does give me a print error, but every other application I've tried returns no error when...

How to convert ext4 to ext3 (if possible) ? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. This is on Ubuntu 9.04. Both, / (root) and /home are formatted as ext4. I would like to convert them to ext3, if possible, without loss of data on them . How can this be done ? (Attached is file with HD & partition details, fdisk -l. Linux is installed on /dev/sdb HD). TIA, Thanks

make a permanent MAC Address change for NIC www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I was using Slackware and i used the hwaddr parameter and it seems like it broke my startup internet connection, but also changed the MAC address of my wireless card. I have an IBM Atheros card but it is now set to a Phillips device. I am looking for a way to change it back and have found MAC spoofing, but I need to make it permanent for both Linux and Windows so i need to access the...

dark screen on loading gnome, using asus x50gl notebook www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Im am a complete newbie to linux, but i am really enjoying finding out about it and doing research. i've read loads of books, and take as much time as i can to have a play and investigate what i can about such an awsome OS (having formally been a Microsoft zombie for the past 12 years!!) I have no experience with programming or anything technical, however i am about to attend college...

Need driver for graphics card: Nvidia Vanta & need to set dpi www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Using Debian Lenny 5.0.2 Nvidia vanta graphics card: need driver, need to set dpi This is my graphics card: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV6 [Vanta/Vanta LT] (rev 15) I am using the nv driver at the moment. I am having trouble setting the dpi on my monitor. I am trying to set the dpi to 96 x 96 I used the following formula to configure the display...

How to detect if a drive supports burning Dual Layer DVD's www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Is there anyway to detect if a dvd burner supports burning dual layer dvd's without googling drive models etc.I've tried looking at dmesg and using programs like dvdrecord -checkdevice and others and have found no way to determine if a particular drive supports it. Are there any commands that will tell if the drive is capable? Thanks

Slow FAT32 external HDD www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I just got a 1 TB external HDD, and it's formatted as a FAT32 (I think). Anyway, it's VERY slow. If I format it as ext3 will that help speed things up? Is there a safe and sure way to do that? If I do do that, I'll lose the System Volume information, the registration crud and whatever autorun exe files that are there (I didn't really pay any attention to them). Is that important? ...

External NTFS hdd works fine on windows, not in linux, despite of doing as KFM said www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Summary of the whole story, there's a usb hdd, ntfs, I wanted it to be mounted automatically on linux. I've found http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linuxquestions.org%2Fquestions%2Flinux-general-1%2Fmake-removable-usb-hdd-mount-at-fixed-mount-point-511917%2F , that I could achieve that by adding a udev rule: Code: BUS=="usb", KERNEL=="sd?1",...

Exiting X to install nVIDIA driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I downloaded the nVIDIA driver for my video card but it says that I need to exit the X window system to do that, but I don't know how. I see that "Ctrl + Alt + F1" is the terminal that is running X, so I went to "Ctrl + Alt + F2" but it still said X is rinning, even though it was in a different terminal. Thanks

configure FC tape drives on Redhat AS 4 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have 4 FC tape drives (LTO4) connected to redhat AS 4 through a SAN switch the server is using 2 qlogic ql2462 hba cards the sansurfer tool is able to see the 4 devices but don't know where is the device files related to them. so where are the device file? if they don't exist how to do to create them? how can i test the tape drives to be sure they are well configured? lsscsi...

How to reclaim device name after malfunction? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Sometimes when I hotplug a SATA device to/from say /dev/sdb, it malfunctions/times out, and cannot be detected. Then when I plug in another SATA device, it gets detected as /dev/sdc even though /dev/sdb is no longer there. How can I reclaim /dev/sdb in this case? Thanks

recover data from hd partition... www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. is there a way to recover data from a hd partition type fat32...cause ...cause right now it shows up as unallocated space..earlier i tried installing windows in a unused partition located just above this partition....i need to recover the data real soon... Thanks

Wireless Driver www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am trying to install a driver for my Encore ENLWI-N WiFi card (Ralink RT2860 chipset). The README that comes with it makes absolutely no sense and is definitely not meant for Linux newbies to understand. I found these other 2 posts but they don't make much more sense to me either. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fubuntuforums.org%2Fshowthre...

Finding a second hard drive: www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. This is my first time in here and for me Linux is really a new experience. I have a few questions ( actually a lot of questions but will ask two for now) and hope I am not out of order asking them in one post. My first question is I have 2 hard drivers in my computer a Master and a Slave and in Windows I know how to fine them but in Linux I am lost and could anyone tell me how to find...

Wireless Driver, Again www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I see that my last post got sidetracked by a kernel update issue, but that is fixed. Here is the output of dmesg, as you wanted in the previous thread. Code: Initializing cgroup subsys cpuset Initializing cgroup subsys cpu Linux version 2.6.29.4-167.fc11.x86_64 (mockbuild@xenbuilder4.fedora.phx.redhat.com) (gcc version 4.4.0 20090506 (Red Hat 4.4.0-4) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Wed May 27...

linux 1366 MB www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I was wondering if this board would work with ubuntu/linux mint and if not then what 1366 boards would work good and is there an easy way to tell Newegg.com - ASRock X58 Extreme LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard Thanks

Mount/Unmount Seagate FreeAgent External Hard Disk in Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. With Ubuntu 9.04, GNOME desktop, I use a Seagate FreeAgent Go (160 GB) External HD for backups. Is it safe to remove the external HD by clicking on 'Unmount' in the Nautilus side pane ? After clicking 'Unmount', the orange light on the ext HD still glows, so I was wondering if it is safe to remove it with the 'Unmount' menu cmd, with the orange light still on - or will this result in...

Problem with sound card www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I Have debian lenny I have sound, but it is not sounds very good. Meybe is a problem with the driver. How can I know which sound card I have and how can I install my sound driver? Thanks

Properly removing SATA hard drives(hot-swap) www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Is there a proper command that I should be running before unplugging a SATA hard drive from my motherboard's SATA port? Assuming my motherboard supports SATA hot-swapping of course, and that the drive has already been unmounted(or never mounted in the first place) I notice that when I just unplug the drive and run "fdisk -l", it will hang there for 10-20s before completing. This seems...

Voip router www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. H I When I install99% of Linux distros they all come up as wired eth0 connected but the browser cant connect to the net. I found out it wasbecauseitcant find my Voip router if I disconnectthe voip router they work fine. I am using NetCom V300 telephone router yet PCLinuxos 2009 has no problem with this issue. I have to use my Voip and also want to use the other 99% linux distros would...

What can I do if my scanner is not supported by SANE? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I know, the correct answer is "Do not bay uncompatible hardware". But I have it already from the past window$ life. Here's the situation: HP ScanJet 3690c Page at 'sane-project.org/unsupported/hp-scanjet-3690.html' says it's unsupported by SANE. I installed sane (xsane, gimp-sane, etc.) on my Fedora 11 system in a vain hope it will be working anyway. When I run xsane it starts scanning...

Huawei SmartAX MT882 usage www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Other Members, After seeing the all +ve solution in this forum,still I can't use my MT882 in RHEL 5 I followed every step that was given by BSNL ..but I failed.So I'm very glad if any one help me to out of this problem. This is impossible for me to continue Net surfing in Windows platform. RegardsSuvankar Thanks

Laptop ports www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am intending to purchase a used laptop to handle some instruments via bit banging.I see some have either or both parallel/serial ports and could get one without and use PCMCIA.I began reading about this and it seems everything is going through the USB yet looking like the aforementioned ports.This will not work for me as I understand there is a 125 ms time frame involved with USB, which...

can i flash network card's EEPROM to restore MAC www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have an Atheros 5212 and recently I somehow changed the hard-coded MAC address. It has gone from type IBM to type Phillips. I have found no way to change it back in a way that is permanent for both Linux, and Windows. I am wondering if anyone knows how I could flash the card and get the right address back? Thanks

Error message when printing?? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. When I'm print printing I'mfrequently (but not always) getting the error message: "Failed to print document: Too many failed attempts" This more often happens when I try to print several pages at once but its now happening with a single page. Last night was a particularly bad on in that after printing about 4 sides I got the above error and that was the end of printing for the day. Any...

what gfx card is it? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I've got an HP laptop (Pavilion dv5). The output of lspci is: Code: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series I'm trying to get ATI's drivers, however, in the 'modbility radeon' sectionthere are only the following cards: X1800. X1600, X1400, X1300, X800, X700, X600, X300, 9800, 9700, 9600. I'll try to give ATI's driver another...

[SOLVED] CRUX sound + tv tuner www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I recently installed and configured CRUX linux v2.5 [thanks to Dan_Dapper!] Now I'm struggling with sound support. My questions are: do I need to have ALSA compiled into the kernel in order to receive ANY sound? and how can I turn on support for the Brooktree bt878 tuner? I know it works under other distros, so it must works here somehow: do I need to compile support into the kernel? Another...

Wireless USB adapter hell www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm relatively new to Linux so my knowledge extends only to traversing through directories and a few commands. Yesterday I bought a Hawking Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB adapter. Now, I just installed Kubuntu on an old Compaq 2100 Presario laptop and I wanted to replace my equally old wireless card. To my disappointment, Kubuntu did not recognize the USB wireless adapter (although I kind...

Laptop speakers still play when external speakers plugged in www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. Well, the title pretty much sums it up. Whenever i plug in my external speakers, my laptop speakers continue to put out sound, which is good until i turn up the volume and hear rattling. I am running ubuntu 9.04 64-bit 2.6.28-13 on an MSi GX620. And ideas Thanks

Hello everyone, I'm new to linux and therefore require help www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have an external dvd writer but require adrive for linux. Can anyone help.Make and model of dvd - matshita dvd-ram uj-850s dvd/cd-rom. Any info would be most appreciated Thanks

USB Extension does not work with new computer www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have been using a USB extension to hook up my USB modem to the old Pentium III. Worked fine for ages. But now whenever I connect any device to that extension (on a Core2Quad), the device remains unrecognized. Is it some kinda USB 1.1/2.0 clash? Please explain, (as if to an illiterate?) Thanks

Disappearing USB Drives www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm having a very odd problem.I'm running Cent OS 5.3 on a Dell workstation with 4 1TB External USB drives. I can newfs/mount the drives fine without any issues.I can write to them, fsck, everything. As soon as the machine reboots the drives become unusable.fsck doesn't even recognize them as a e2 drive. All four drives are 1TB manufactured by TEAC. The four single drive USB enclosures...

Can I use Fujitsu Snapscan S300 Scanner with Linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I am interested in buying a small portable scanner since I'll often use it on the go and the one I'm looking at is the Fujitsu Snapscan 300.There is a M version, the 300M that's said to work with Macs. My situation is I have a Mac at home and want to be able to use it with that so may have to get the 300M but also on the go I use a laptop that uses Mandriva Linux. My question:Will...

mini-ITX boards www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Does anyone know of a mini-ITX motherboard compatible with Linux? The Linux Compatibility List mentions only the VIA EPIA PD-6000, which does not seem to be available anymore. Thanks

Need HELP - Lacie 2Big NAS Recovery www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a LaCie NAS with 2 500 Gig drives in RAID 1.It is my back-up disk and archive.The NAS controller has evidently got a problem and is confused.It reported a drive bad so I sent the drive back to LaCie.They erased it, tested it, and sent it back as being OK.Now I only have 1 copy. I have corresponded with their help desk and basically they won't help access the data other than...

Why do I get purple stripes on my screen? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Sometimes when I boot up, instead of my login screen, I get a screenful of vertical purple stripes. There is a simple workaround: I just switch to a Linux virtual console and then back again. Sometimes I have to do it more than once but eventually the normal login widget appears. It happens with both gdm and slim. I am curious to know what causes this behaviour. I have an Intel 82810...

DVD Read-writer:HDIO_GETGEO failed : Inappropriate ioctl for device www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. My DVD writer suddenly stopped working couple of days. (before i could buy a new one) is it possible to fix this issue? These are my messages : #hdparam -d1 /dev/cdrom HDIO_SET_DMA failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device HDIO_GET_DMA failed: Inappropriate ioctl for device #hdparam /dev/cdrom IO_support = 0 (Default) readonly = 0 (off) readahead = 256 (on) HDIO_GETGEO failed...

Is there something other than nVidia and ATI? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I wonder if you know of a video card that works well in Linux, because: The ATI driver hangs up the whole computer to the point where I have to reinstall the OS. The nVidia driver tries to take over the display settings from the OS which causes things to not work right, and the text terminals (Ctrl+Alt+F?) don't seem to work with it. I wonder if you know of a video card that...

Looking for a good ATI gfx card www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm currently looking for an modern ATI graphics card to replace my aging Nvidia Geforce 6600GT. Could anyone suggest one that has reliable, 100% free software drivers, and costs less than ?100 (~$160)? Thanks

pppd: permissions denied www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. With the following settings for pppd-rwsr-sr-x 1 root root When I try to start chestnut modem dialer as regular user I get: pppd: can't open options file /etc/ppp/peers/Chestnut-dialer Also when I am in console as regular user and I cd /usr/sbin and ls -l I get the above but with the ending word PPPD in RED, where as in root, it is not, and I can dial out in rootok. I have Lenny...

Sound problem AMD Geode LX800 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm building a distro with the board PCM-9375, but my sound card don't work. In the path /proc/asound I have: card0 cards devices Audio modules oss pcm seq timers version When I type cat cards it show: # ls -l Audio: Audio -> card0 # cat cards: 0[Audio ] cs5535audio - cs5535 Audio CS5535 Audio cs5535audio at 0xfe00, irq 15 # cat devices: 2: : timer 3: : sequencer 4: [ 0-...

How do I create a link to my dialer? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Ibuilt a package from non debian source. I can get program running from normal user from a console. ( I hope that means the same as a terminal). I would like to click on network, and see an option for chestnut dialer. Idon't know if I failed to indicate that option as I was building my package or If i was expected to configure this on my own. I have Lenny and xfce desktop. I downloaded...

Make Linux Emulate a Joystick www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Most people want to plug a joystick into their computer.Instead, I'm trying to make my linux box look like a HID joystick when I plug it into another computer.Basically I want some C code running in linux to be able to output joystick commands through the USB HID interface into another computer.Any ideas on how to do this?My one thought so far is to use a HID input device like the "Joystick...

What is the best partitioning scheme for a multi-disks HTPC or HDMI configuration? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. This post is about best partitioning scheme and doesn't consider (yet) different filesystems or format options, nor (yet) which distro to install. The configuration is under scrutiny is NOT for gaming or for simple desktop usage, but for HTPC and HDMI usage. Hallo all, I have a spare motherboard around and I want to build a media center based on free software and licensed codecs, GNU/Linux...

[SOLVED] 4core1600p35 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I just installed ubuntu 9.04 for the first time. The problem is that I can't get sound to function normally. All I hear is white noise, I suppose it is a problem with the driver. I have a ASRock 4core1600p35-WiFi motherboard, and the sound card is integrated I can't find a driver for linux, on a cd that I got with it there is only drivers for windows xp and vista. Does anyone know...

Dany t.view tv tuner card www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have bought Dany t.view Tuner card. I have never used any tv tuner card and I don't know how to configure a tv card. I installed mythtv and try to configure it but failed because I have no knowledge to tv cards. Can anyone help me about configuring this card? P.S: lspci show that linux is identifying it as philips saa7130. Thanks

Tomacro limHD200i media player ??? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Hope this is an easy question as I know absolutely nothing about Linux and the associated software. My Tomacro limHD200i media player is connected to a D-Link 615 router by ethernet cable.The router has assigned it, via DHCP, an address of 192.168.0.194 My desktop computer is running Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3.The address of the Desktop computer is ...

partition table? www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I recently shrank a ext3 partition (from 45-35GB) using gparted, and added a fat32 in the 10 GB space.Now when I check the partition size, it still says 45.And Ubuntu wont boot from it.Both partitions are read/writeable from live linux boot cd. I have tried using e2fsck, currently I am holding down 'y' (which has been going on for 30 mins). question i am answering with y is "error reading...

X11 doesn't seem to like my harddrive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I had this issue on an instillation of Arch and Ubuntu. Here's the video I took of it when it did this in Ubuntu, but it's the exact same thing in Arch.When I run "startx" my monitor freaks out: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DBwhdJsFzAQU It was on the same harddrive (Toshiba MK6034GAX), on the same computer (Dell...

USB device connections www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have written several C programs which gather data over the parallel port up to 100 times per second.So I am kind of knowledgeable about ports, pins, signals etc. BUT!, cannot figure out with my hrs of reading how to read/write to my devices ( over the USB because I haven't understood how to point to a specific device and what signals are necessary for the USB to carry signals to my...

monitor and video card not detecable www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have tried to install rhel4 ,but the monitor and video cardwere notdetectable (probe no monitor/no video card ) Is that means my monitor and video card are older or newer thanrequired. Thanks

iPod Touch 3rd generation www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have recently come into the possession of an iPod Touch 3rd generation. I'd like to know if there is any way to sync itusing Linux and the USB cable, to be as fast (or nearly) as iTunes. Obviously there is no Linux version of iTunes, and the information I have gathered that have said it is impossible are a few years old now. Is there a way to sync this device with Linux? (Taking...

system slow while copying big files www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I don't know if that's the right section of the forum. While I'm copying big files (or a lot of files) the system gets so slow that it's hardly usable. It's a modern laptop with 3GB of RAM. I'm using Slackware 13. Something must be wrong with my system. Thanks

Hp dc7900 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I wanted to upgrade my Linux box with an HP dc7900 dual core 3Ghz with the latest Fedora load. I searched the web and seen that a few people have had issues with ACPI and some others with the machine randomly powering off. Has anyone had any issues with Fedora on this hardware or know if Fedora works ok on one of these machines out of the box? Thanks

CD drives not read in 9.04 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a Dimension E 520 with many issues, but if I put in music and photo CDs, isn't some evidence of them supposed to show up somewhere? What's the code for finding them, and why they aren't detected? Thanx! Thanks

Audio problem www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have installed Red Hat Enterprise 5.3. My sound card is not working. I have realtek HD Audio Card installed in windows xp. Please anybody can help me... Ram Thanks

3G USB aircard not recognized properly www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Okay, for the past 3 days I've spent some serious time trying to get my Acer Aspire One 110 to recognize and connect with my USB 3G card... I've made some progress, Thanks

LCD Display on laptop.. Fault? www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I'm new to Linux forums! I was wondering if anyone has had a similar problem with their laptop display. I have just installed a new screen on my Fujitsu laptop after my old one was cracked. The new display has a white patch on the top just at the edge. It looks like backlight bleed but its only in one place, I think its from a fault in the frame. Is this something that will get worse? ...

No video out on Dell hp u2106F3 www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I was not sure if I could post this here, since it may not be software related. My Dell MODEL NUmber HP U2106F3 fails to display anything on monitor. Monitor works ok with other computer. Power supply and CPU fan come on, I get beeps when I unplug memory modules. I plugged in a good HD. I have both a Dv port and standard monitor port. I am using the standard monitor port.Do I have to enable...

Need Help Selecting Video Card for Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am getting a new Dell Studio Desktop shipped to me on Thursday and I want to order a video card that will work with most Linux distros...especially Ubuntu/Linux Mint. I have read all over that Nvidia cards are the way to go for out-of-the-box support. I am looking for 512MB-1GB (probably leaning more toward 1GB...I would like to play fallout 3 on my Windows partition). I am planning...

Losing video settings - NVidia www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Greetings - I'm using Debian Lenny & gnome desktop. I have an older 32 MB NVidia video card that shipped with my Dell PIII. Anyways, this has happened to me a few times. I start out with video settings set at some resolution that looks like 1280x1024 on my 17" monitor. This setting comes automatically with the install and I just leave it there. But Gnome doesn't last longer than a day...

cpu temperature and trip points www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have some problems with the cpu temperature of my new Toshiba satellite pro A300 laptop. While using windows the temperature is always between 40 50 C in linux (Slackware 13) the cpu gets hot faster (between 55 and 65) also with a small load. The fan starts automatically only when the temperature reach 70. Code: critical (S5): 114 C passive: 114 C: tc1=2 tc2=5 tsp=300...

Sound Card problem www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have prevoulsy posted thread about my sound problem. As I am using Re Hat Linux Enter 5.3. But it could not resolved my problem. I have re-installed the linux, When I go along prevoius thread I get error in start. When I run this command i get error: lpmod -l bash. command not found and when install ALSA driver itmakes error and could not install the driver. Here is output: ...

Can ntfsclone cause corruption? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a large hard drive of 500GB that I split into three large partitions of ~100GB, 100, and 200 or so. First, I used ntfsclone to create an image of my drive.I resized the drive down to 5GB for just a basic Windows + drivers install.Then I used this 5GB size to create my image.Afterwards, I resized it back to 100GB and used it just fine for the first 1.5 months I had it. After...

Can't reformat USB stick drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a 2Gb DT Kingston secure USB stick which somehow I have contrived to partially reformat using Gparted - however it now only shows 15Mb of unallocated space and that's it - I cannot seem to get the full empty 2Gb back again. Is it because it used to have windows based secure software on it - has it 'locked down' the drive so it's now useless? I just want to have 2Gb of EXT type...

Not recognized USB device www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have installed on my iBook G4 PPC (PowerPC) Debian 5.03, which is working brilliant, but appears one problem. I have a digital tablet (SlimTablet) which worked perfectly on Windows, Mac OS and this Debian, but once I've decided to check it with all default graphical programs. After I've run XSane Image scanning program it scaned computer for the devices and tablet stoped working. Now...

SAMSUNG Slim SE-S084c slim external dvd writer www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. anyone knows if the SAMSUNG Slim SE-S084c slim external dvd writer is compatible with linux? Of if there is a web site were I can go to see... Thanx to anyone PamPam Thanks

using USB host and peripheral functionalities together www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Folks, we have a hardware board which supports 4 USB Host ports and 1 USB Peripheral device port. Due to some constrains we could not use OTG So functionality wise, our hardware piece can it self host USB mass storage devices as well as could be connected to any USB host PC too... IS IT POSSIBLE....DOES LINUX KERNEL SUPPORTS IT. Now as an overview of linux USB stack frame: We...

[SOLVED] VFD display - connected as a tty? www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. i am thinking about buying,assembling and so,screwing up with these VFD displays... (The little lcds often used in cassete recorders,or incase display,for more,google).All i would actually need would be a driver,that would connect this display as a /device, in /dev/tty*.I would write the rest,like,for displaying system information...Anyone know drivers? Thanks

I need a really smokin' Nvidia game card www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. Hardware is not one of my strong suits but I know I prefer Nvidia over ATI in Linux. Right now, I'm running an Nvidia 7300 LE. I guess it does okay but games run somewhat jerky. Is it possible to find a really hot Nvidia pci express gaming card for under $200.00? Recommendations appreciated. Thanks

Configure hp scanjet 3970 scanner to work with linux mint/gloria www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'm new to linux, and recently installed linux mint (gloria) on my computer because I started to get tired of windows.The new OS seems really good, but I'm having some trouble getting my scanner to work linux.I have an hp scanjet 3970 that used to work fine when I had windows XP.I found a previous post where someone recommended to install the following driver: hp3900-series_0.12.tar.gz.I...

[SOLVED] Gparted www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using a 28 inch HDMI Monitor and my desktop systems supports the HDMI connection. When I boot in my Gparted Boot disk and It will ask me everything, but when it goes into the GUI it just stays white on the screen. Can someone help me? Thanks

Smansung P2070, DVI port www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I need some help here, hopefully u can help me... I get a Samsung P2070 LCD monitor and when I plug it on the DVI of my GeFroce4 MX420 (running jackalope), it shrink, it's continuously blinking.... On WinXP I had to set a "custom timing" to CVT-RB to make it work... now on the linux nvidia control panel that option is not there, so I check a lot of forums and I believe to understand...

Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a notebook Acer 5230 with Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter on it. Vista recognizes is easily. but there are problems on Linux. It just doesn't want to recognize it. When I put "iwconfig" in Shell I see only "lo" and "eth0", both without connection. My friend can see wlan0 on his HP working without problems. But I'm not. Help me, please, because I don't know what to do:...

Network Card is not working properly www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I facing some onboard LAN card problem in my new machine and in those machine where I upgrade the mother board Asus P5PE-VM to Asus P5KPL AM/PS and RAM DDR1 to DDR2 . I install Fedora 7.0 on a machine after a reboot, eth0 is renamed eth0.bak and the active interface is eth1, but it using dhcp. What I do is delete eth0.bak and reconfigure the eth1 again . I just want to know that...

128x64 graphical LCD interface www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. All, I need to integrate 128x64 Graphical LCD to PXA 270 based board running linux on it. How to start ? How to write the drivers, and How to connect it to board. Your suggestions are most welcome. Thanks

No driver for Lexmark X5150 AIO anywhere www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am running Fedora Core 3.My Lexmark X5150 USB AIO printer has been detected, but the distribution ships no driver for it. I didn't find any help on http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.linuxprinting.org , as the printer is not even listed under Lexmark's printer list, though it provides advice on selecting a new printer, which is not what I'm looking...

[SOLVED] memtest ate my flash drive www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Not entirely sure which forum this should go in but I guess we can start here. Anyways, I was having some computer problems the other day and needed to run memtest so I installed it to my flash drive from the liveCD version of ubuntu. Now, I've deleted everything I can see and formatted it several times yet it is only showing 7 MB available and in disk management there is 3.74 GB on...

Belkin Wireless Card www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I installed the latest version of Ubuntu earlier today after Windows crapping out on me again. And, I wanted to know if I could get some help getting my Belkin Wireless Card(Wireless G USB Adapter, model F5D7050 version 4) to work. I've read a bit on how to get it working on the internet, but I'm completely new to Linux and it's all over my head. So I was hoping someone here could give me...

AHCI SATA Drive Scan Fails at System Boot www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Yesterday I was on my Windows computer doing homework. Once Football came on, I hit the Standby button on my keyboard and walked out of my room. Came back at halftime to discover that my system never went into Standby. I turned on my monitor and saw a bunch of code repeating. I don't remember it all, but it was something to this effect Super Block not compatible with current BIOS scanning...

Hardware suggestions for a new web server build www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm in the process of building a Linux (Debian to be precise) server that will be going into a datacentre in the UK. The specification I've come up with is: 1 x INTEL QUAD CORE XEON X3360 2.50GHZ FSB1333 45NM 12MB CACHE 1 x INTEL S3210SHLX (SOCKET LGA775, 1333MHZ FSB, VGA, 2 x 1000MB NIC, MATRIX RAID 0,1,5,10) 2 x Western Digital WD5001AALS 500GB Hard Drive SATAII 7200rpm 32MB...

PC is crashing randomly www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. My PC has been experiencing random crashes/freezing recently.I have recently replaced my power supply as my old one was failing.Both the new and old power supplies were 450W.This is the only hardware change I have made recently. The crashing had occurred intermitently with the old power supply but that was usually if we turned the PC off after leaving it running all day, we would turn...

Ricoh Printer drivers or workaround wanted www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Anyone got any workaround for a Ricoh GX3000 Gelprinter which is not supported under Linux? I've tried a few generic HP drivers but no joy as yet. Thx, -keevill- Thanks

RHE 5.4 install did not pick up my Ethernet or Wireless cards www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. SOS -- I just bought a new Acer Aspire 5810TZ-4657 and installed RHE 5.4 on it. The installation went pretty smooth for the most part, but it didn't pick up my Ethernet or Wireless cards. The cards' specs are as follows: Atheros AR5B91 Wireless Network Adapter primaryAuto IP Address: 192.168.2.5 / 24 Gateway: 192.168.2.1 Dhcp Server: 192.168.2.1 Physical Address: 00:25:56:5C:BD:E5 Atheros...

New 775 board, ALC1200 audio www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm looking for a linux compatible mobo for a my core 2 775. I found some sites that list mobos but nothing really to say "if you want a 775, here's a list of good linux boards" So I found one board that looks good and I'm trying to figure out how compatible the audio is, and everything else for that matter. Home > Motherboards > Intel Socket 775 > Intel P45 > P5Q (removed link)...

MacBook : which Linux distribution ? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. which might be the distribution Linux best adapted to the MacBook and its related hardware ? (I have the MacBookPro version5.5) Thanks

Unable to access transcends 32GB CF on our custom designed embedded board www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. folks, we have designed an embedded system with Freescales MPC8248 on it. we have Compact Flash card interface on it using 50 pin connector and "True IDE mode". CF is accessed in PIO mode 5 (110nsec for read/write). Full system works fine and accessing CF card of upto 8GB too is perfect. But when we connect any CF card of higher configuration as 16/32 GB, "fdisk -l" or "hdparm -g...

recover/repair/remount an md0 device www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I have a huge problem: after a power fluctuation, my server crashed. The Centos linux was installed on a 3 USB sticks array : sda2 ,sdb1,sdc1 with a small boot partition on sda1. On reboot it gives me now a kernel panic error. As I still hope to recover some of my data (settings mostly) I'm trying to remount the drives on a laptop. Got past some mdadm.conf problems, and now I get: #...

Help: LVM 2 vs 1 Volume Group? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I'm rather new to LVM, and after reading and trying some experiments I have a few questions that no one seems to be able to answer. I understand about partitions, volume groups, and logical volumes, but: What are the pros and cons of having one volume group vs 2 volume groups? Why would one opt for 2 volume groups? Thanks

Compaq Presario SR5611AF www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm considering buying a Compaq Presario: SR5611AF. Does anyone have experience with this computer? Does the sound and video work good? Is it quiet? Any advice? Thanks

Mount ISO file www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I found this information about mounting iso file in Linux: Create the directory i.e. mount point: # mkdir -p /mnt/disk 3) Use mount command as follows to mount iso file called disk1.iso: # mount -o loop disk1.iso /mnt/disk 4) Change directory to list files stored inside an ISO image: # cd /mnt/disk # ls -l But when I type mount -o loop disk1.iso /mnt/disk nothing...

OEM Hardware www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I suspect that this question is at best tangentially related to this forum but I can't find a better fit. Can anyone comment about purchasing OEM components (notably hdd's) versus the retail version? Some of the answers that I have received from cs's are unforgivably ignorant. Thanks

Motherboard for rhel4+windows xp www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. NowI planning to buy amotherboard , whatkindsof motherboardthatare supported byrhel4andwindowsxp. and what differences between motherboardsof various companies? third questionwhat cheapestand best for my requirement? Thanks

Quad-Core and Linux and Vista (and W7?) www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I understand that all linux versions can utilize quad-core. and so can Vista. but Vista's performance improvement, using quad-core over dual-core, is negligible. will linuxes's performance increase significantly with quad-core? Thanks

Web csm? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I have a Dell mini 9 with ubuntu, I tried loading kubuntu but it screwed up my drivers so I went back to ubuntu. I got my wireless to work but my built in web cam wont. any drivers I could use for it? Thanks

External hdd vs. [Internal +Enclosure] www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Might there be an advantage to constructing an external hdd by placing an internal into an enclosure, rather than buying the external hdd? Thanks

Unistalling Skype www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I installed Skype on my mini 9 that has Linux. I think that there's a problem with the way I installed Kubuntu then reinstalled Ubuntu. My built in web cam doesn't work. I'm wanting to uninstall Skype and reload it back. How do I uninstall Skype using this os? Thanks

Messed up usb key www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. it seems I screwed up my usb key while trying to make it bootable. I think i copied a .img file to /dev/sdb instead of /dev/sdb1 and now I cannot access or format the key. When I plug it in I get Code: [129.088311] usb 2-3: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3 [129.221235] usb 2-3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice [129.324495] Initializing USB Mass Storage...

LVM rezise, data lost www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. i'm desperate, I wanted to install Fedora 12, (now on my machine there is Fedora 11 64) i wanted to resize the system partition (1TB LVM in EXT4) leaving 100GB for the new system... I started the system with Fedora 11 x86 Live, started the "Logical Volume Managment" from System->Administration and gone on vg0->Logical View->lv0 and i've done "edit properties" and resized the partition...

Fujitsu external hardrive wont mount on Linux Mint Gloria www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I've just recently purchased a new external hardrive to file away about 100GB of video and mp3 files, but I can't get it to mount on my Linux OS. Can anyone help me? Thanks

Reformat Linux USB stick in Windows. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Can anyone tell me where do I find an app to do this, please? Did so previously and made all the back-ups and notes - now on another linux stick as I wanted to move over completely - but even the stick I left as ISO image is now corrupted. Did all the searches, this is last resort.Any ideas would be welcome. Thanks

hp pavillion media center kernel crash www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. i tried different distros. ubuntu, slax, gentoo, TRK, even acronis live cd (which is a Linux). you get a kernel panic. i work in a shop, so I've seen the same models many times. this only happens with the Intel version of the media center desktops. why haven't people caught this. there are literally hundreds of thousands of these desktops? anyway, can someone point out the cause and the...

Turning off the power to usb ports - command www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. is there a command that would cut off the power of the usb ports?I was told to do echo "0" > /sys/bus/usb/devices/device/power/state but i have nothing like state in --/power/state... none of these. Anyone know how to do this? Thanks

Keyboard not working upon loading login screen. www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. This has occured across several distros, including Ubuntu, Fedora and now Debian. I am using a normal ps2 keyboard.It even works while GRUB is up.It also works whenever I boot into Windows.But ocassionally, maybe 10% of all start up, whenever I finally hit the login screen, and start typing, nothing happens. What could be the cause of the problem? And how could I fix it? Note, as...

Fn keys not working on my notebook www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm using openSUSE 11.0, GNOME on HP Compaq NC6000. Problem: For some reason openSUSE disables some function keys on my notebook. For example, I can't control LCD brightness, can't switch to the external display... It seems as the keyboard layout is messed up. I looked in YaST > Hardware > Keyboard Layout, there is no keyboard layout for NC6000 (another HP computer is selected by...

What distribution for Dell Latitude www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I'd really like to start using Linux, but I don't know much about it. I tried installing Mandriva One 2010, but it apparently isn't compatible with my laptop. Does anybody know what would be a good distribution to use with an old Dell Latitude CPx? I'd like to get a free bootable CD one for starters, if possible. I mainly would like to use it for surfing the Web. Thanks

EXT2 //EXT3 filesystem www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. One very basic query: 1) Is it possible to create ext2/ext3 partitons in windows? 2) Will ext2/ext3 partitonsin a disk be recognized in windows? Thanks

Disk programming in Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I program 2gb usd disk in linux for embedded applications. We use ext2 / ext3 types of file system on the various partitions. Recently we faced an issue where the disk got corrupted to such a state that , we could not even recover it after doinga disk programming in linux pc using a disk programmer. Disk programming essentially does a mke2fs on the partitons and hence we loose all data....

Samsung Printer problems on Puppy Linux www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. Can anyone please tell me why my Samsun lazer printer won't work with the latest puppy I have set it up correctly and when I print the printer makes the usual noises but no paper comes out. Thanks

Installing Printer www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. Howdy, I've encountered some problem in setting my printer HP D1560; the printer pulls in paper but prints no image. Could somebody give me advices on how to set it running under WinXP?Many Thanks

Canon S630 printer. OK on Vista, but some options missing on Karmic www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have dual-boot Vista and Karmic. My Canon S630 printer works fine on Vista, but on Karmic several options are not available. For example, I cannot select black and white printing. Any advice? Thanks

U boot flash to SD Card www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I am using ARM based board. I want to boot the kernel from SD Card. For that i have to install the u boot bootloader into SD card. how to install u boot from host computer? i have partitioned my SD card into 3. i have to install u boot in first partition. So please kindly help me. Thanks

Need some help exploring my hardrive useing ubuntu live cd. www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. First of all let me explain my situation. My computer Froze again the other day but this time i got frustrated and hit it> it went beeeep > and then died. i have a toshiba laptop which runs windows vista. when i turn it on all i get is a black screen with: Unable to load operating system. I Have a Ubuntu live cd which i am running to try to view my harddrive files. basicly...

ARM tollchain support www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am trying to install ARM tollchain in my GCC. But i am not getting to install correctly. When i try to compile an u boot image i am getting the following errors in last few lines .. Code: make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/ariem/Desktop/u-boot-200901-lange51/tools' make -C examples all make[1]: execvp: /home/ariem/CodeSourcery/Sourcery_G++_Lite/lib/gcc: Permission denied make[1]:...

Best Linux for my old laptop!? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. as my name says im very new to Linux and have tried 3 different ones on my old laptop with no success. (Toshiba equium a110-233 made in 2006) i was wondering if anyone knows of a Linux which will be supported as i really like the look and feel of Linux! Thanks

NonWinModems www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am converting a Windoze XP machine probably into a OpenSuSE Linux machine and I have Dialup for internet. I need a good NonWin Modem and I heard that an external modem is ideal. Any input or advice on this is appreaciated Thanks

SB Live card permanently mute www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I'm using an SB live PCI card on a AMDx2 system with Mandriva 2008.1. It was working perfectly for years with every single distro I had.A few weeks ago I bought an external audio device from Behringer, which also worked well (alongside the SBLive).The only problem with that was that it didn't support hardware mixing so I decided to go back to my sblive.Also, during that time period,...

bootargs is not getting update www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am working in Freescale ARM processor. I that when i change the "bootargs". so i did "setenv" and "saveenv" in u-boot. But it is not getting update. if i poweroff and if i again do the boot,it is coming as default settings. i cant update "bootargs" in uboot. kindly help me Thanks

What is the best webcam for linux? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have been itching to do some python programming with a webcam for a project of mine for awhile and was wondering; what are some of the more highly rated webcams that are compatible with Linux? Something I could easily install, configure, and program using my Ubuntu box would be really great. Thanks

My hardware ... www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. Well ... how shall I start ... Since two weeks I've an new low power desktop. Intel Atom 330 ... I seem to have some Hardware-problems with it. First the kde or gnome desktop won't start or freeze after a short time. I've found out that there's a problem with my graphic chip on the newer kernels ... ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1130582 So that one is solved ... but theres...

freescale processor help www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am havinf pegantron freescale processor board with me. I am trying to develop an application on that. so from where can i get support for this board?is there any active community for this board. i searched in google but i didnt find any answers. so please tell me where can i get help for this freescale board? Thanks

SPL-C ERROR When attempting to print from Linux to Samsung 315 CLP printer www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am a newbie I posted this question before & received answers, but after attempting to apply the fix (Unsuccessful), I cannot find my original post (or replies). I recall the suggestion to download the Samsung CLP-315 driver F002qpdl.rkka.com/. when I attempted the download from Samsung, "it" defaulted toUnified Linux Driver _100.tar.gz. Is this correct?. Here are the step by step...

How to get my tv card working in OpenSuse? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. everybody! Ive just bought an Ausus p7131 tv card, but I cannot get it working on my Opensuse. It's working fine on windows 7. Alright, so first I ran TVcard settings in Yast control panel and it look like this: http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/attachments/hardware-peripherals/2357d1261743156-how-get-my-tv-card-working-opensuse-tvcards-jpg?s=53f5abc58020d420f5a1264044929053 Then...

How to Wipe Clean A HD. Really Clean! www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have an old IDE HD (80G) w/c I have recovered some family photos & some music files from using Parted Magic. I used an IDE/SATA to USB cable. It was the first time I did such and was surprised to see that aside form the pictures and mp3s, my old personal & business files still can be recovered even after deleting and even reformatting said HD. I will be putting this HD back to the old...

configuring camserv www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. all. I need help configuring camserv. The installation process executes without any errors Code: sudo apt-get install camserv When I point my browser to localhost:9192, the image is like a tv with bad receptions. When I test the same camera with aMsn, it works just fine. My config file is like this: Code: # video_basic: The 'basic' color-changing video mod...

Can't Install Printer thru Network Hard Drive www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I am trying to setup up an HP Officejet G85xi printer through an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive, so that the printer can be shared over the network without requiring that an attached computer be turned on to print. There is a place on the back of the Network Hard Drive to plug in the printer with USB. Then the printer is available over the network via SMB at the following location:...

HP Pavilion dv6 AMD64 black screen www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. So I was playing a bit of Battle for Wesnoth last night using the laptop battery (not plugged in), and I was starting to pass out, so I closed the lid of my pavilion, put it away, and went to sleep.When I awoke I went to turn it on, the keyboard lit up, with the speaker and wireless icons both red, and the caps and num lock lights were blinking.They were blinking a 2 blink code, which I read...

Mic not working www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I have an IBM Thinkpad T21, I am running Fedora 12, and I want to know if I can get my microphone working with Pidgin or Empathy so I can voice chat with my friends. If you have a solution, I will be very appreciated... Thanks

Cannot launch TestDisk www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. I am brand new at Linux and there are still lots of things I have to learn. And, therefore, I prefer to ask. (A friend of mine once said there were more dumb people than persons who ask.) Well, following suggestion from devils casper in a previous thread I installed TestDisk in my Fedora 12 system through the add/remove software tool. Now, I do not see how to launch the program. There...

No sound www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am also having the exact same problem and And I followed this thread upto modprobe snd-card-intel8x0 And this give me result as FATAL: Module snd_card_intel8x0 not found. Please guide me to solve the issue Thanks

No image for USB Logitech Quickcam in UCView www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have a USB Logitech Quickcam (not sure what model) and I'm trying to simply get some live video running in UCView. I've compiled a bunch of device drivers into my kernel, including Video4Linux, Quickcam BW and Quickcam Colour (some logical choices). However, I am unable to get anything from my Quickcam. Regardless of whether the camera is plugged in, I can run UCView and get a video...

INQ1 as a dongle with a linux netbook www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. this is a bit of a newbie question. I own an INQ1 mobile phone, which can be used as a dongle to connect to the internet. I have been offered the chance to buy a cheapish EEE pc 701, (which I think runs Xandros?) If I brought a 701, would I be able to use the two together? Thanks

Dell can't run Linux anymore? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have a Dell 2400 (p4 2.2 with 640mg) that I ran Ubuntu 8.04 for almost a year on. Last month I switched to Xubuntu 9.10and ran fine for a couple of weeks. Then one day I down loaded a game(Openarena). The first time I tried to run it I got a black screen. I have not been able to boot into any Ubuntu since. Some times it will run live in safe video mode. Tried some other distros...

HP wlan 802.1/a/b/g W500 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. here my environment : hp compaq nw8000 ws, rhel 3 up 9,kernel 2.4. i did not find any driver for wlan 802.1/a/b/g W500. please help me finding driver. Thanks

USB modem can be detected by host controller but cannot open the device www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have encountered a problem here with my ready USB port on my computer. Details has been included in the attached file. ( since it keep forbidding me to create a post saying I have URL in the post ) Does anyone have any idea to fix this problem? It have been troubling me for half a month. Thanks

Listing hardware on LPC www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. I am trying to find what hardware is connect to the "Intel? SCH LPC Interface Controller 8119" on my ClarionMind UMPC. It came pre loaded with a locked down version of moblin Linux and I loaded it with windows xp. Please don't hate me for putting windows on this device as I plan on trying out some Ubuntu on it as well later. The problem is thought I can't find one driver for this device...

ibm thinkpad t21 ram www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. i have a question about ram, here are my specs: fedora 12 ipm thinkpad 32 gb hdd, 22 gb free space 256 mb ram pentium III coppermine the max ram it can hold is 512 mb i was wondering if i should double it , or would it affect my performance? Thanks

[SOLVED] External HD Cannot Be Detected www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Code: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=1M Hello! Welcome 2010! And for my first question for this year.... After I executed to try and wipe out an old IDE HD using the command above(planning to use it as an external storage bin), I noticed that my laptop cannot detect it anymore. Code: jun@debian:~$ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for jun: Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016...

Mouse probs www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I just converted to Vector Linux, slackware based, from XP (i have previous experience with fedora).I have a Zoostorm Freedom laptop (i cant even find out what mouse it has), and the mouse keeps jumping erratically and often ends up at the edge of the screen immovable, it is totally unuseable.on the plus side USB mouse does work perfectly. I tried installing the latest synaptics and...

Is processor ID static www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am using sched_set_affinity() in a C program to assign each thread to a specific processor. Is it safe to assume that the processor ID used in cpu_mask stay the same, even after system reboots ? Thanks

Configure LIRC for media remote www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm new to linux and i'm using it on a acer aspire revo to control XBMC. I have a remote control to aid browsing that i brought from ebuyer for ?5. In the user reviews for it someone said that part of the remote works out the box with linux but part of it needs to be configured. They left some instructions on how to configure linux but i don't understadn how to implement them. The...

1.8" drive to 2.5" www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I have a HP 2710p tablet notebook and want to install a bigger drive. It has a 1.8" Toshiba 60GB. Any idea if I can fit a larger 2.5" drive? There is not much of a choice in the 1.8" size. Thanks

Printer: Canon ImageRunner 2020 Operating System: SUSE Enterprise Desktop(SLED) 11 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Canon ImageRunner 2020 drivers ships/comes with SLED11. After Configuring Canon ImageRunner 2020 network printer on my SLED11 box, when I send a document for printing the "Data Processing" LED on printer just blinks for a sec and then goes down/off... and no printing occurs. Under normal circumstances(i.e sending printing jobs from Windows XP) this LED continues to glow till the document...

Advice for Building an Affordable Desktop www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm starting the process of purchasing parts for a desktop. My target price range is $300-$400. I want to be able to comfortably run a modern linux-based operating system, but do not necessarily need an advanced system. It will be used for internet (including videos on hulu.com), office related tasks, and some light editing of standard definition mpeg4 video. I'd like some room to potentially...

I need some help www.linuxforums.org

Hi guys. I recently had Linux installed on my computer, i took the computer apart to clean the dust out and when i hooked it back up i couldn't install Linux. as of right now im running Linux off the CD. if anyone can tell me what i did wrong please help out? Thanks

ATI Graphics Cards in 2010 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I know ATI cards have not worked well with Linux in the past, however this may have changed since AMD bought out ATI and their being improvements in the OpenGL platform. (version 3.1/3.2)So... I am wondering.Is AMD planning to add more features to their cards by offering customer good solid drivers for use on the Linux platform(s)?I know that has always been one of their pros making good...

installing HP Deskjet - Linux Mint www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. Now I'll admit I don't know dick about Linux, but I followed the tutorial found here ( htt p:/ /hplipo pensourc e.com/hp lip-web/install/ins tall/index.ht ml) made by hp and I installed HPLIP, but hp-setup won't detect any usb printer. I unplugged and replugged it back in too. I don't know what other information you need to know. I'm just tired of windows and the constant busy buzz...

ubuntu 9.1: lack of sound www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. hey folks,i m using ubuntu 9.1......... everything is working well except for lack of sound. the speakers of my laptop are of altec lansing,(my laptop-hp pavillion dv6 1211) i guess its bcoz of lack of driver... and the problem is i m unable to find a link from where i can download the same. or is there ny way,where in i can make my laptop's sound work? plz help. Thanks

Hard drive replacement? www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. I have minor problem with upgrading a hard drive. I am running an old pentium lll with two hard drives. On the first hard drive I have two partitions of around 90GB each. On the first partition is installed winXP and on the second partition I have Suse 10.3, both booted by grub and living happily side by side. My second hard drive (which is formatted for windows) is only 4GB. My...

How to forbid loading driver for usb device interface 1??? www.linuxforums.org

Hello all. My usb device has two interfaces. I want to load usb-serial.ko for interface 0, but not for interface 1. The Operating System is Ubuntu 8.04, kernel 2.6.31.3. How can I achieve this? Thanks

Best choice OS/Installation Method/Package Manager for a Tablet PC www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I know that there's no such thing as a "Best Linux Distribution" but I'm looking for the right one for me. I absolutely love PCLinuxOS, but I am having difficulty with it in that I am installing Linux as a second OS in a Windows7 64-bit/Linux dual-boot environment on an HP TX-1410US tablet PC.I want to use all the hardware, except the modem and the fingerprint sensor because I don't...

Trouble to recover damaged RAID 5 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I used to have a desktop working with 4 Disks inRaid 5 system but after some power failure the system crashed and now I have the 4 disks but the RAID isn't working with all my files inside. I'm not expert in linux therefore any help is welcome. When I do the fdisk -l command this is what I get: ~# fdisk -l Disk /dev/sda: 60.0 GB, 60022480896 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track,...

Using GizmoD, need help with mapping script [python] www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. OS: Ubuntu 8.10 Karmic Koala, fully updated I've got an old Nostromo n50 speedpad that I decided I wanted to try to get to work with WoW. I have looked into the Nostromo Linux drivers and Pystromo, but I decided to dip my toes into Python with Gizmo Daemon because I should be able to use it for other gamepads in the future. I'm not exactly sure what the problem is but any help would...

sound problem www.linuxforums.org

Hey everyone. i just recently instaled linux kubuntu 9.10 and for some reason it says sound card not instaled. when i know its installed. When i boot it (I have dual boot) as windows it works just fine. Any ideas on how to fix it, my sound card is HDA ATI LSI Si3054 Thanks

Please help me identify huawei ets 2077 www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. Hay guys I am a new user for Linux ubuntu-9.10 desktop You have installed by wubi However, the problem is the definition of Alusbandtni huawei ets 2077 I hope you help me Show me the way the definition of a huawei ets 2077 Bliss Thanks

SCSI hard disk device node creation www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. All, I am developing for a Linux based device for which the HOT PLUG option is deactivated.As part of optimizing the code, we also don't want to create device files for unused devices. We understand that both USB attached and fixec SCSI hard disks would create device files like /dev/sda,/dev/sda1 /dev/sdb, /dev/sdb1 etc. Is this understanding correct? In the case of USB attached...

touch pad issues www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm usingfedora 12 dell inspiron 1545 . But today suddenly touch goes weird. Few things I can't click( say menu ) - but clicking on firefox tab closes it. scrolling works. Touchpad making me mad Thanks

Ext4 www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I have a quick question about ext4. How stable is it? I ask because I heard that ext4 is new and it hasn't really been proven in the field. So is it stable? Thanks

Hard drive replacement? www.linuxforums.org

Hello there. I have minor problem with upgrading a hard drive. I am running an old pentium lll with two hard drives. On the first hard drive I have two partitions of around 90GB each. On the first partition is installed winXP and on the second partition I have Suse 10.3, both booted by grub and living happily side by side. My second hard drive (which is formatted for windows is only 4GB. My problem...

Wi-Fi (PCI) remove www.linuxforums.org

Hey there. How do I get to remove ("hot remove") PCI WiFi card? lspci -v says Code: 02:01.0 Network controller: RaLink RT2561/RT61 rev B 802.11g Subsystem: D-Link System Inc AirPlus G DWL-G510 Wireless Network Adapter (Rev.C) Flags: slow devsel, IRQ 21 Memory at fb000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=32K] Capabilities: <access denied> Thanks

Help with Ubuntu on a Samsung Display www.linuxforums.org

Hi everyone. I thought I would try out Ubuntu and downloaded v9.10 and installed within Windows to test it out. But when it came to restarting my computer to finish the install, it would not display anything and just displayed "Mode Not Supported" on my screen (Samsung LE26R87). I did a bit of looking around and tried to see if I could find anything to help, but as I'm new to Ubuntu I could not...

[Data Recovery] no /dev/hda www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I'm trying to recover my Western Digtal 500GB hd (connected through IDE), I've already succesfully recoverd 80GB with copyr.dma (didn't have a bigger IDE drive laying around). and want to do the rest of the drive with GNU ddrescue. I use the Parted Magic live cd to do this. The problem is that I can't find my HD, although it is listed when I look in the Hardware info app. How...

Any other tool like PHC for changing CPU Clock/Voltage? www.linuxforums.org

Hello guys. I am ready to switch to linux if I have one more software. I have everything sorted out with Linux; the distro and even have a list of linux alternatives for all but one software that I use with Windows: something that I can control the processor and MB freq and voltages. I know there is cpufreq but that won't do. Because it will not let me change the frequency other than 950MHz/1.9GHz...