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    Knoppix 8.0: No sound on a HP EliteBook 8740w

    No sound at all, no "Initiating startup sequence", no sound on youtube (videos play, just silently), nothing. Hardware-wise sound is not muted and not at level 0. The mouse-over of the speaker symbol...
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    Thanks, utu, I haven't done this yet, but I'm...

    Thanks, utu, I haven't done this yet, but I'm considering it.

    Meanwhile I'm going through the mailing list and found something:

    https://lists.debian.org/debian-knoppix/2016/06/msg00000.html -...
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    Wrapping up. root@Microknoppix:/media/sdd2#...

    Wrapping up.


    root@Microknoppix:/media/sdd2# losetup --verbose --read-only /dev/cloop6 /media/sdd2/sda1_2017-03-04.cloop
    root@Microknoppix:/media/sdd2# mount --verbose /dev/cloop6 /media/sr0...
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    I'm at it. This method also works in 7.3 but...

    I'm at it.


    This method also works in 7.3 but fails in 7.4.2, 7.7.0 and 7.7.1
    For the following tests I used /media/sr0 as mountpoint instead of creating a directory named /media/test-cloop....
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    Just quick: Thank you very much! I'll try these...

    Just quick: Thank you very much! I'll try these later, some hours later if I can, otherwise tomorrow or next weekend.

    The method I tried (twice) on Knoppix 7.0 was, after becoming root:

    # mkdir...
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    Meanwhile I found a way to mount a cloop-image...

    Meanwhile I found a way to mount a cloop-image that works under Knoppix 7.0 but not under 7.7.1, so now I suspect that something is broken in 7.7.1.
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    WTF. Again: I create a cloop file using the...

    WTF. Again:

    I create a cloop file using the following commands:

    root@Microknoppix:/media/sdc2# ddrescue /dev/sda1 /media/sdc2/sda1_2017-03-04.img
    ...
    root@Microknoppix:/media/sdc2#...
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    Mounting self-made cloop file - how?

    I create a cloop file using the following commands:\n XXX\nYYY I

    root@Microknoppix:/media/sdc2# ddrescue /dev/sda1 /media/sdc2/sda1_2017-03-04.img ... root@Microknoppix:/media/sdc2#...
  9. Ahem. I'm not sure if you are kidding me. In...

    Ahem.
    I'm not sure if you are kidding me. In case you are not, here is my serious answer:

    I got 6.4.3 by downloading it at home, where I have internet (and where I am now, therefore being able...
  10. Indeed. And I suggest to put these in, so others...

    Indeed. And I suggest to put these in, so others can use it, too. Otherwise I would just remaster the DVD (what I'm likely about to do anyway, for myself only...).
    Ok, I deserved this.;)

    Ok. I...
  11. Hi utu, What if I have no network connection?...

    Hi utu,

    What if I have no network connection?

    Hmm... This makes me wonder about whether I have the wrong idea about Knoppix and the way I use it altogether: As a BIG chest of tools that are...
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    Well, I am convinced that my use case can only be...

    Well, I am convinced that my use case can only be satisfied by cloop, never by squashfs. That's why I don't want to loose it altogether.

    In terms of a live-CD/DVD: If space efficiency is the...
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    Nice finds! This forum should have "Thank you"...

    Nice finds! This forum should have "Thank you" buttons :)
  14. Applications I miss in Knoppix 6.4.3: joe, gdisk

    - joe: Debian package / Home page -- My favorite editor, now with syntax highlighting and whatnot. It has been there and vanished some time ago from Knoppix. Please bring it back! And don't tell it...
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    ... Well, this already shows the fundamental...

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    Well, this already shows the fundamental difference: SquashFS is a filesystem on its own, it reads a directory structure with a bunch of files from someplace and compresses them while putting...
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