Ubuntu, Gentoo, Debian Posts: All it does is use up hard drive space, which can be reclaimed later. If so, Knoppix will use the existing swap partition automatically. In other languages Add links. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The time now is I also tried the same flash card in a USB card reader.

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This book comes with Knoppix version 3. If you only have one CD drive, this will be a problem.

What if you want to use the CD drive for something else? Google is your friend. Don’t start xlock or any screensaver that requires a password.

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I found another way round my problem by changing the BIOS pcmcoa and setting the aux HD as the primary drive so that the notebook will boot from it instead of the drive thats in the primary IDE slot. To create a swap fileyou need a hard disk with at least one partition that is formatted with the FAT filesystem.


This Thinkpad does not support hot swap therefore if I use the floppy drive to boot from secondary hard drive only which has lilo installed on it I cannot use the CDRW drive. Linux – Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop?

In other languages Add links. Also, do I need to do the same thing with the Internet superserver? The time now is For example, suppose you have Windows If you accidentially hit the screensaver button in KDE, switch to one of the textconsoles by Control-Alt-F1 and kill the screensaver or just set a password for the knoppix user. This is the most common error reported.

Debian(Knoppix? on HD) “locks” when PCMCIA card is inserted

Use these options to fine-tune Knoppix for your hardware and speed it up. You can then take the Knoppix CD out of the drive. However, the hardware vendors are not perfect either.

I have to hold down the power button to turn the system off. For example, the Intel EP internal modem PCI card is accurately identified; but it is not usable because it requires proprietary software that cannot be distributed with Knoppix.

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Visit the following links: Could be wrong, but it certainly sounds like your system has it disabled already – that’s why knnoppix getting confused when you stick some new hardware onto the bus. I also tried the same flash card in a USB card reader.


Please visit this page to clear knopppix LQ-related cookies. It may cause the message “Panic: Otherwise your CD won’t be bootable. Find More Posts by Rounan. To get a listing of the hard disk drives in the computer, including the make and model of each one:. By fitzov in forum Laptops. I don’t know how safe is this frequent change of settings for the general well being of the flash memory where BIOS resides though.

Knoppix checks to see if there is a Linux swap pcmxia available. This section explains the bootup options for Knoppix. However, Knoppix version 3. I was thinking that maybe Samba isn’t set up properly yet and it should be disabled from running??