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Can't find KNOPPIX filesystem Error

I tried to use KNOPPIX to prepare an image for a Dell Inspiron 530S machine the other day. When I booted the machine up using the KNOPPIX CD, I got this message "Can't find KNOPPIX…

Xorg Problem on CentOS 5

I just tested upgrading a Red Hat Linux 9 machine to CentOS 5. The upgrading process ran smoothly except after upgrade the X server did run. Usually, the problem might be due to the installer…

Red Hat Linux 9 FTP Site

I am planning on upgrading our old Linux server from Red Hat 9 to CentOS 5. I want to try the upgrading on a test machine before I do it on the production machine. The…

FC6 Automount Problem

I just upgraded one of our machines from FC5 to FC6. After the process, the automount failed during startup. This is the message from the log. master_read_master: can't read master map auto.master This is strange,…

How to Prepare Intel RAID Disk for Multi-boot

I often help my users set up their machines for multi-boot. For older computers without RAID, it's quite easy. There is a nice GUI application QtParted to do it. The problem is QtParted doesn't work…

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How to Restore Solaris Tapes under Linux

We retired our Solaris server several years ago. I thought I am done with it forever. I was wrong. One user asked me to restore some 8mm tapes which were backed up under Solaris. The…

How to Restore Grub on a Multi-boot Computer

I have made my Ferrari 3400 a triple-boot machine. I have Windows XP, Vista RC2 and FC6. The proper way to set it up is to install the XP first, then Vista and finally FC6.…