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    apt cache limit

    I am unable to update the synaptic package manager due to the apt cache limit error. I can not edit the 70debconf file nor can I add my own cache limit file. I also tried to add the root password,...
  2. unable to configure dell inspiron b120 wlan card

    Is there a knoppix specific driver for the broadcom 1390 wlan card? Is it possible to compile the rtl8185 driver with a live cd?
  3. This is from the grub manual. 18 : Selected...

    This is from the grub manual.

    18 : Selected cylinder exceeds maximum supported by BIOS This error is returned when a read is attempted at a linear block address beyond the end of the BIOS...
  4. One of the items overlooked so far could be the...

    One of the items overlooked so far could be the system bios. I found on my test box that even after making a new partition and placing knoppix in the root of the new partition (fat32) that knoppix...
  5. Right now I am happy with a boot up. I will look...

    Right now I am happy with a boot up. I will look into the grub update and usb install method. I have an old computer that I reformatted the hard drive on so that is my lab rat. A correction to my...
  6. I am posting with the poor mans install of...

    I am posting with the poor mans install of knoppix. I cheated on this and used the cd to boot it. code: knoppix vga=0 boot=/dev/hda1 This was just to prove to myself that it will boot and that there...
  7. question for krisna.murphy

    I tried the flash install using virtualbox a while back . It worked and I made a virtual install of knoppix. Using the same method described in your post, the first partition is windows fat 32, so I...
  8. I wish to say first that I appreciate the helpful...

    I wish to say first that I appreciate the helpful replies to my problem. Second, maybe I have not provided enough detail, but that is the process of learning.
    1. The box has no dvd drive. The dvd...
  9. results file results

    I ran the script and here are the results:

    Boot Info Script 0.55 dated February 15th, 2010

    ============================= Boot Info Summary:...
  10. On the problem box, I have no success in booting...

    On the problem box, I have no success in booting knoppix. I have tried capricorny's suggestion and even tried the cd version of knoppix. I am thinking that the problem is with grub and not with...
  11. Thank you klaus2008! The nvidia driver is...

    Thank you klaus2008! The nvidia driver is installed and working. My initial knoppix-data.img file was too small, so I deleted it and made a larger one and the install went smoothly.
  12. I am still having a file not found error 15 with...

    I am still having a file not found error 15 with the problem box. Windows 98 first partition and opensuse 11.3. Knoppix files are in windows partition in knoppix folder. Here is my grub entry:

    #...
  13. It is now conclusive, I ran the md5 checksum and...

    It is now conclusive, I ran the md5 checksum and here it is in all its glory. A copy/paste from my shell: c29e505256e84ccb1943d92b6e6c5b24 KNOPPIX.iso
    (I renamed the iso). Next, I will revisit the...
  14. As a test, I did the knoppix poor mans install on...

    As a test, I did the knoppix poor mans install on another box and it works. This install does not seem to have 3-d acceleration. No compiz fuzion at startup, no exploding windows when closed out....
  15. To make sure that there is no problem with the...

    To make sure that there is no problem with the iso file, I have copied the known good knoppix iso to a usb flash drive for use on the box in question. I am not sure if the original iso was bad...
  16. file not found error using poor mans install method that worked on another box

    I tried another poor mans install using the same methods that worked on another box. The kernel would not boot no matter what partition and grub entry was used. The error was 'file not found, error...
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    I should have posted my grub entry. And thanks...

    I should have posted my grub entry. And thanks for the help klaus2008 and kl522. This worked for me for those who wish to try this type of install:

    title Knoppix 6.2 dvd ISO
    root (hd0,2)
    ...
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    I am now posting from the knoppix poor mans...

    I am now posting from the knoppix poor mans install! The kernel and initrd grub statements fixed some errors I had. My other error was in not having all the necessary files from the dvd in the hard...
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    Ok, here are some results: ls -al /dev/hd* ...

    Ok, here are some results:

    ls -al /dev/hd* produced results that scrolled past the screen. I typed ls -al /dev/hda* and had seen that hda3 was listed. I did type the mknod /dev/hda3 b 3 3,...
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    Ok, I cleaned up the cheatcodes and copied the...

    Ok, I cleaned up the cheatcodes and copied the knoppix/knoppix folder to the hard drive hda3. It looks like it does a scan over and over like this:
    /dev/sda1
    /dev/sda2
    /dev/sda3
    until it stops...
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    Here is my grub entry: title Knoppix 6.2 dvd...

    Here is my grub entry:

    title Knoppix 6.2 dvd ISO scan ramdisk=32MB
    kernel (hd0,2)/knoppix/linux ramdisk_size=100000 initrd=minirt.gz lang=us apm=power-off vga=791 nomce quiet...
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    If I understand your reply, the knoppix iso image...

    If I understand your reply, the knoppix iso image is in ext2 file format. My hd file system is ext3. So the problem must be in how knoppix was installed? What I did was copy the contents of the iso...
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    can not get poor mans install to boot

    I am trying to get the knoppix dvd (adrian) to boot from hard disk using the poor mans install method. The system has a running opensuse 11.1 64bit os. I have installed puppy linux to hda0,2 and...
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