I have two graphic cards in my system and I'm trying to configure the
second card so that I can use its tv-out feature to play dvds on my
tv. Since I only watch movies once in while I'd like to be able to
start a second X server with a minimal window manager and specify the
server layout for the tv-out video card. Probably something like
"startx twm -- -layout tv-out :1".
I thought that the startx command would do it but it fails with the
error: /usr/X11R6/bin/xterm: bad command line option "twm". startx
without the "twm" option tries to start another gnome-session on vt8.
So, any suggestions?
I have a Voodoo 5 card on my machine, and was working (not so) fine with
fedora core 1.
Now, I upgraded to core 2 and installed all the updates.
I tried this kernels:
And the stock kernels.
Also, the latest DRI and xorg updates for core 2.
I made a custom kernel trying to do something about it.
Then I discover that there is no option for my video card, the las time
i did this (1.5 - 2 years ago) there was an option for doing this (for
voodoo 4 and 5).
The kernel sources used for my last custom kernel is:
thanks in advance.
Antonio Chay Hidalgo <antonio(a)chay.cl>
I've tried e2fsck from the rescue CD and it claims it's clean even when
I use -f force, but when I try to boot from the latest kernel it fails
with an error 15. I tried an install from the cds as a upgrade but no
It will run if I fall back one kernel but is flaky.
The Nautilus based CD burning system does not work for
me. In thinking about it I decided the problem might be that my new
CDRW devices are 52X but the CD-R disks are rated to write at up to
48X. Could it be that the problems is that interface (unlike xcdroast)
does not allow you to adjust the writing speed? What do you think of that
problem or do you have another suggested solution? For example the
Nautilus CD burning window is really a gui for cdrecord. Is tweaking the
config file for cdrecord maybe the answer?
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Now that I've backed up my video system I need to install FC2. Normally that
would be a no-brainer, however my configuration is a bit strange.
The video system is embedded. Originally we build a special board that had a
keyboard/display on it. Someone let the smoke out of the board. To make
another will take a long time, not to mention the cost.
I am trying to come up with a method to rebuild the HDD with FC2.
The configuration is:
A 900 mhz P-III
A laptop HDD - 20GB
Two Ethernet ports
Had I a FDD or CD I could ftp install, although without a kb/display or
serial port that might be tricky.
Is there a way to load the installation gadgets on the HDD and have them use
the Ethernet port, via ssh or telnet, to serve as the console for
I will really appreciate any direction.
I am trying to upgrade a redhat 9 server to Fedora core 2 but when I boot
from CD and tell the install to use these drivers (which I can browse to on
the install media) the install says there is no hard drive. What do I need
to do to allow the install see the HD? Thanks, Steve
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Scot L. Harris <webid(a)cfl.rr.com>
I know this question comesº and go once in a while in the list, but I was
out for a couple of weeks and want to upgrade my hardware.
Does anybody knows if a yum update would be posible when FC3 final arrives?
I am thinking that I might download and install the FC3 test on my
second hard drive and I am wondering what partitioning scheme to use. I
have read that the recommended partitioning scheme is about a 2gb swap,
100mb /boot, and whatever size for /, but I have just read some other
articles saying that /home and /usr should also be mounted on seperate
partitions so that user data and installed programs can be saved in the
event a reinstall is necessary.
If the linux kernel is stored on /boot, user data & files on /home, and
installed programs go to /usr, then how big does / really need to be and
what data will that partition actually store? I have an 80gb HDD, so
space is not really an issue, but I am curious as how I should format
it. How does this look?
swap - 2gb
/boot - 100mb
/home - 20gb
/usr - 20gb
/ - whatever space is left
Also, since I already have a 2gb swap partition on my 1st HDD for my
current FC2 install, can another linux install on the second HDD use it
also (since I can only run one at a time anyway...), or must the swap
parition be on the same physical drive as the OS?
And yet another question: Are there RPM packages availbe for FC3, or
will I have to install everything from source? Can the FC2 RPMs that I
have installed now be compatible?