On Wednesday 03 July 2002 03:38, Michael wrote:
> I tried to visit this site.
> The result upset me so much i sent them this.
I sent the letter below, and I encourage everyone on the list to send a
Subject: Create a Real Web Site Please
From: Bryan S. Tyson <bryantyson(a)earthlink.net>
When attempting to view your site using Konqueror 2.2.1 and Mozilla
0.9.4, both Linux web browsers, I was curtly informed that my browser
is "incompatible." Your site, sir, is what is "incompatible." Stick
with established standards and real html, not Microsoft proprietary
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We have an winNT server and need to auto mount a shared folder as if it were a
windose mapped drive Z: on SuSE8
Could someone please explain how to do this and how to make sure it is set-up
for every user everytime the system is booted.
New to Linux
Reading some mails on the GIMP mail list, I ran across the procedure
to install some more fonts for not only Gimp, but the system and
StarOffice to use also. Well, I installed the fonts, went to the
shell and issued the command xset fp+ <font directory> and then the
rehash command and all fonts are there! Ok, that went well, but each
time I restart the system, I have to do it all over again? Is there
a way to make it permanent and read the new fonts like it does the
ones the system installs or is that a no-no?
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xset fp+ <new font directory>
xset fp rehash
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I have a fileserver running SuSE 8.0 with 2 IDE Drives and a
SCSI RAID (RAID5). The system boots up to one of the IDE drives,
and the SCSI RAID drive runs as a mounted filesystem (/dev/md0).
(all filesystems are REISERFS).
The SCSI RAID drive has crashed (won't boot up), and I need to
recover it (repair it, through some utility).
The software does not seem to want to mount the disks, even though
the SCSI BIOS (Adaptec) recognizes the disks, and they are listed as
I tried to repair the disk(s) (with reiserfsck), but it produced an
reiserfs_open: bread failed reading block 2
reiserfs_open: bread failed reading block 16
reiserfs_open: neither new nor old reiserfs form found on /dev/md0
The literature suggested that this error message is hardware related
(either a disk is physically damaged, or maybe the RAID isn't
recognized), but again, the disks are recognized (and therefore,
so is the SCSI Card).
I tried to boot up with SuSE CD 1 in Recovery mode, but not sure
what to do there (i.e., after the root prompt - just run reiserfsck?).
Literature suggests there are plenty of tools to handle disk recovery,
and especially RAID support, I can't find reference to them
The installation of the RAID was trivial (using the YAST2
partitioning GUI window on startup), and yet recovery seems to be a
mystery. This can't be right.
Does anyone know where there are "decent" and "usable" recovery tools?
OR ... does anyone know what "specifically" to do in this case? Can
I re-partition without formatting, and recover the existing data?
Any help is appreciated - I'm sure I'm missing something "obvious", but
can't find "obviously" what to do in the literature, docs, etc.
School of Engineering and Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles
I'dd like to know what the following files in the directory /boot are about.
Can anyone give me a clue or point me to some documentation?
Thanks in advance,
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We received a copy of 9.1 today at work and I have installed this on three
machines with dissapointing results.
The first machine was an IBM Thinkpad R40 with a Centino 1600 CPU. This
machine worked fine and the performance was great.
The second and third machines were unusable, KDE takes serveral minutes to
start, attempting to start YAST for instance will take about a minute for the
SU box to appear and then another minute for YAST to load. I get similar
results for all applications I have tried, in all instances the system
performs like a P100 with very little RAM.
The machines that run slowly are both Athlon XP based machines, one being an
Athlon XP 2400 with 1GB of DDR RAM on an ECS Elite motherboard.
The second machine is an XP2000 with 512MB of PC3200 RAM on a PCChips
I have applied all the updates with no effect.
Any ideas would be appreciated, I've had to switch back to 9.0 as the whole
9.1 experience is unuseable has anybody got any ideas?
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Yes there are legal reasons why SuSE cannot have DVD playback of those
pesky movies, but what be done? Would it be too expensive for
Novell/SuSE to license a codec?
Seems like there is a new copyright law in Germany that has made PackMan
be more cautious.
No one has made a player for Linux that is 100% legal, is it due to
I can't seem to get any of the Screen Savers to start in Gnome, though
they are all working in KDE... or are they only for KDE?
They are in the Gnome menu:system Screen Savers.
Thanks (i know they aren't so important)
I'm reposting this, because I think that it's been pushed down far enough
that people aren't seeing it. Basically, I've got my internal wireless card
setup as my eth-pcmcia-0 device. Someone said something about how it should
be bridged to eth1 and then I can use it. It doesn't seem to be doing that.
Can anyone help?
>I'm sorry that I haven't yet got this working... I really do appreciate
>>>>3.1) fire up yast2
>>>> configure network card as pcmcia (DHCP settings might be
>>>>troublesome, use hardcoded IP, just for testing at least)
>>>YaST2 doesn't give me the option to configure the "Harris Semiconductor"
>>>(my wireless card) that it detects as PCMCIA. If I click "Configure", it
>>>goes straight to the screen where you set the IP address. I can click
>>>"Configure" where it says "Other (not detected)" and then I get the
>>>choice of a PCMCIA device. But I don't know how to hook that up to my
>>>internal wireless card.
>>>If someone could point me in the right direction here, I would really
>>>appreciate it. (Currently, the wireless is configured as eth1 and not as
>>Thats exactly where you need to go - Others/Pcmcia - and set up config for
>>After it got pcmcia-ethX device, it will be bridged as ethY, and on
>>restart of all things it will know that you got it..
>>Basic simple test - is that after you got it all - ifconfig should
>>display ethY configured (might miss IP though, if wireless gateway is
>>unreachable, but rest should be there)
>I've now got a eth-pcmcia-0 device that was configued in YaST2, but I don't
>see that it was bridged anywhere. Is that something that I need to do or
>should it be done automatically? Here is the output of ifconfig:
>eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:00:E2:58:9A:5B
> inet addr:192.168.1.110 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
> inet6 addr: fe80::200:e2ff:fe58:9a5b/10 Scope:Link
> UP BROADCAST NOTRAILERS RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
> RX packets:1047 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:1003 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:100
> RX bytes:403170 (393.7 Kb) TX bytes:127242 (124.2 Kb)
> Interrupt:11 Base address:0x9000 Memory:81a00000-81a00038
>lo Link encap:Local Loopback
> inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
> inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
> UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
> RX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
> TX packets:40 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
> collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
> RX bytes:2608 (2.5 Kb) TX bytes:2608 (2.5 Kb)
>eth0 is my ethernet card (which is working correctly). It doesn't appear
>that the internal wireless card was "bridged" like you referred to. So...
>what do I do now?
> Branton Boehm
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Before I do research on how to do this, it is possible to do this right,
> on a 2 drive box, with SUSE 8.0 on 1 drive, Debian and 98se splitting
> the other? I'm already dual booting fwiw..
> Thank you for your time.
Speaking of time, please check yours. Your email showed up with a date of
March 2, 1999...
Yes, I'm a time traveler you see, I'm only in this time segment now to check
on a few stock investments I had in mind...thanx for the tip Stan..