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    yes it wil decrease the life but if you have...

    yes it wil decrease the life but if you have enough memory you could try booting with toram cheat code and have a separate /home/knoppix on the USB, even better get a "real" external HDD and use that...
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    There is certainly a place for you here. I...

    There is certainly a place for you here.
    I personaly think a pure Debian install would be better but it is up to you.
  3. Oh, never said it was solved, just told you to...

    Oh, never said it was solved, just told you to BACKUP! reason being the rebuilding can actually make damage WORSE if it is physical, if there dust or similar on the disk it will make the head jump...
  4. backup ASAP, you will soon experience 100% file...

    backup ASAP, you will soon experience 100% file loss
    looks like disk is physically damaged
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    first thought is "memory is acting up" so memtest...

    first thought is "memory is acting up" so memtest and check of /var/log for any hints
  6. uhm, I know some old relics had part of BIOS on...

    uhm, I know some old relics had part of BIOS on hdd (I accidentally erased it on my old 486) but most now have BIOS on a separate flash rom.
    Uhm ok,more or less all, there are a few specialty boxes...
  7. certainly, just install something else over it or...

    certainly, just install something else over it or boot Knoppix and use fdisk, cfdisk, qtparted or similar to wipe partitions and go from there.
  8. [/URL]Capricorny, I quite agree on most of the...

    [/URL]Capricorny, I quite agree on most of the above, Debian is now MUCH simpler than when Ubuntu first came.
    as for Debian (Or Slackware), in my opinion they are THE distros if you want to learn...
  9. it is most likely the 213 M iso from here you...

    it is most likely the 213 M iso from here you need to boot (if it is not a 64Bit processor).
    http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/daily-builds/daily/arch-latest/i386/iso-cd/

    if you need some other...
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    oh, I doubt that we are that few, both me and...

    oh, I doubt that we are that few, both me and harry have been here for quite a while helping out.
    As a matter of fact I have some version of Knoppix 3 in the archive somewhere, possibly even older. ...
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    look here for information on what you have done...

    look here for information on what you have done wrong
    ...
  12. if you put the text inside [-code-] and [-/code-]...

    if you put the text inside [-code-] and [-/code-] (no "-" between bracket and code) you
    can have loads of whitespace


    if you put the text inside [-code- and [-/code-] (no "-"...
  13. first of, i had to edit your text to be able to...

    first of, i had to edit your text to be able to read it, please be kind to us all and keep things simple.

    uhm, oops.
    you have downloaded the Ariadne version, it is aimed at "blind" persons, try...
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    ok, here goes, if you type wrong drive number you...

    ok, here goes, if you type wrong drive number you will wipe wrong drive beyond easy repair, so take care.
    first you become "superuser" or more correctly root.

    sudo sueverything you do from now is...
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    if you are REALLY certain you want data to be...

    if you are REALLY certain you want data to be written over the entire disk I can give commands here that will do it fairly well.
    first I would like you to disconnect everything but that one drive...
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    uhm, first what version of knopix? second,...

    uhm, first what version of knopix?

    second, have you tried checking the /media/ directory? there might be something under there called sda1 or hda1(sd= scsi or Sata hd=ata) possibly sdb1 or hdb1...
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    dd will "create" te filesystems and partitions......

    dd will "create" te filesystems and partitions... if you clone the whole disk. if disk fail you need a new disk with same sector, cylinder and head count and preferably same exact size to make a...
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    hmm, yes there is a double post, i edited some...

    hmm, yes there is a double post, i edited some and must have hit the wrong button.
    you did not miss anything, important, just a comment at the end.
    please keep asking, it is how we all learn, that...
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    oh, another thing, it MAY be that the "memory" is...

    oh, another thing, it MAY be that the "memory" is dead on that card, that would make it hard to work with. check BIOS setting if there is some setting that allows it to use the first 16M only or...
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    uhm, what? dead? if you can see graphics when...

    uhm, what? dead? if you can see graphics when starting knoppix you are likely using that very graphics card, if not some special thing for external TV or something.
    uhm try "knoppix 2" for start,...
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    /mntsda1 of=/mnt/sda1

    first do NOT use ntfs, use the linux format ext3,
    positive, it can be reliably read and written from Linux and is capable of storing huge single files.
    downside, to read ext3 from windows you will...
  22. If it was me i would download another Linux...

    If it was me i would download another Linux (Debian or Xubuntu) and install that where SUSE was to reside, it should work out ok and get your XP going WITHOUT having to reinstall.
    you wouls need 3-4...
  23. must have gont through 20-25 before settling...

    must have gont through 20-25 before settling onSlackware, Debian and knoppix.
    Have more or less found that the "harder" the distro is to learn the better it works when installed and running....
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    OK, no one took this for a reason, it is not...

    OK, no one took this for a reason, it is not quite simple as that, this requires some study to get going, say 20-30 min or so for basic "get this magic working but no real understanding" and maybe a...
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    if someone has physical access to the computer...

    if someone has physical access to the computer NOTHING can make it 100% safe, these things are just there to prevent someone "accidentally" accessing the computer short term.
    I (and thousands of...
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