NTFS Cloning and shrinking

“Honey, I shrunk the filesystem!”

Recently I bought a solid-state harddisk, an Intel X25M. I wanted to use this disk in my Windows development system, without having to do a fresh install of Windows XP. I really didn’t want to install all my applications again, not to speak of all the custom configurations and tweaks I usually apply to Windows to make it palatable. So I thought I’d just make a image copy of my old harddisk to this new one, and be done with it.

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Xandros EeePC fastinit X11Session

File launching the EeePC Xorg Session

after system fastinit xandros launch the graphic session by calling this cript

<strong>/usr/bin/x-session-manager</strong><strong><br></strong>

Probleme de VFS lock sync sur le montage NFS :-(

Initrd managing guide

Modifying initrd image

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The frequent reason why your kernel can’t boot is not properly created initrd image. Here is a small description of what you can do if you encounter a similar problem.

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Merging Unionfs on Eeepc

Merging changes from partition 2 into partition 1

samo on altern.org jan-2008: it is possible to do the above even after heavy changes are done to the original filesystem – i.e. lots of work, package additions/removals etc (not at all virgin state) – and still get everything right (and keep the original partition/filesystem instead of making all new). Roughly the steps are as follows (requires some unix skills. Read this entire section before starting and ensure you know what you’re doing):

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NX client shortcuts

Which key combinations does NX adopt?
If you want to switch back from a fullscreen session to your native OS desktop, you can click on the ‘magic pixel’ on the upper right edge of your screen.

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Xandros Grub menu.lst video mode

#
# Configured by Xandros Configuration system.
#
hiddenmenu
# default boot entry
default=0

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SSD About … MustHave ;-)

No SWAP Partition, Journaling Filesystems, … on a SSD?

December 7, 2008

I’m going to get an Asus Eee PC 901go, which has a Solid State Disk (SSD) instead of a normal hard disk (HD). As you know me I’ll remove the installed Linux and install my own Kubuntu. I soon started to look at the best way to install my Kubuntu and I found following recommendations copy and pasted on various sites: Read the rest of this entry »

Eeepc Video Mode

Avec le mode vga=0×312 le EEEpc 701 démarre en mode graphique, le splashscreen est ok. Par contre le getty de la console ne veux pas démarrer ;-(
Enfin c’est un bon début… il faut regarder de plus près comment Xandros fait sa sauce !!!

 

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