Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Saving Settings on HD + optimizing with 1G of Ram

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Rockland, Ontario, Canada
    Posts
    1

    Saving Settings on HD + optimizing with 1G of Ram

    I finally found a linux version that does all the things I need right off the disc, and it looks great too.

    I'm going to take the advice that is being given here and stop trying to get 4.0 to boot from the HD until I can actually do it myself. BTW I can get the debian install to boot but much prefer the knoppix look and feel and of course that's the one that stops booting at the "Kernel Panic not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block".


    In the last couple of weeks I've tried Mepis, Ubuntu, Alinux, Ark Linux along with the Debian install on the Knoppix DVD. Nothing compares to Knoppix 4.0 for having all the right stuff for me anyway and my wife who needs Java for her specific surfing. As a rooky I was looking for a system that would do the basic things I needed right off the bat because I don't have a clue how to put it together myself,,,, yet. I've just registered for some night classes at the local college because my ignorance about Linux is driving me crazy.

    Until then, can someone help me out with a few things.

    I have a dedicated 1G desktop with 1G of memory and a 30g HD I've been trying to get Knoppix 4.0 to boot from. It has a DVD reader not a re-writer writer.
    Anyway, with all the reading I've been doing I've come accross other possible setups, one that uses all that memory I have and the other is to save all my settings on the HD. Hopefully the live DVD boot will use the saved settings from the harddrive and I'll be able to use the system long term for mail and stuff.

    So, how do I get the live DVD to include my personal settings (like e-mail account, surfing preferences) while booting?

    Second, how do I get Knoppix to load more of itself into ram to speed things up. I read somewhere that Knoppix has a way of doing this when you have this much ram?

    Or did I miss something here and is there a way I can make the Debian install on the disc look like the knoppix that boots up live?

    Finally am I nuts trying to do this as a rooky or maybe this is a good way to get my feet wet?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    1
    You can try a couple of things on knoppix prompt. If you press the f2 or f3 one will get a lot of options. To load the knoppix to a gig of ram use the toram option and use the dma option to speed it up.

    gV

Similar Threads

  1. saving settings
    By ozgurgerilla in forum General Support
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-19-2005, 11:00 AM
  2. saving settings
    By punkpaddy in forum General Support
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-04-2003, 08:45 AM
  3. saving settings
    By ankit in forum Hardware & Booting
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 09-14-2003, 03:23 AM
  4. Saving settings to a URL?
    By true1ever in forum Ideas
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 05-13-2003, 02:27 PM
  5. Saving settings to a floppy
    By broy in forum General Support
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-17-2003, 08:41 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Cisco SG300-52-Port Gigabit Managed Rack Mountable Network Switch picture

Cisco SG300-52-Port Gigabit Managed Rack Mountable Network Switch

$44.95



ARUBA J9772A 2530-48G PoE+ 48 PORT ETHERNET SWITCH W/ RACK EARS J9772-60301 picture

ARUBA J9772A 2530-48G PoE+ 48 PORT ETHERNET SWITCH W/ RACK EARS J9772-60301

$140.23



Fortinet FortiSwitch FS-124D-POE 24 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch UNREGISTERED picture

Fortinet FortiSwitch FS-124D-POE 24 Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch UNREGISTERED

$99.97



HPE ARUBA 2530-24G J9773A PoE+ 24-PORT GIGABIT ETHERNET SWITCH J9773-60201 picture

HPE ARUBA 2530-24G J9773A PoE+ 24-PORT GIGABIT ETHERNET SWITCH J9773-60201

$93.24



TP-LINK TL-SF1005D 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch picture

TP-LINK TL-SF1005D 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch

$8.99



TP-Link Easy Smart Switch TL-SG1016PE 16-Port Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ethernet picture

TP-Link Easy Smart Switch TL-SG1016PE 16-Port Gigabit Ethernet PoE+ Ethernet

$49.99



NETGEAR GS108 ProSafe 8-Port GbE Unmanaged Switch w/ Power Adapter picture

NETGEAR GS108 ProSafe 8-Port GbE Unmanaged Switch w/ Power Adapter

$14.99



TP-Link TL-SG108 8-Port 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch FREE SH picture

TP-Link TL-SG108 8-Port 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Desktop Switch FREE SH

$14.99



Cisco Catalyst C9300-24UX-A 24 Port 10G/mGig UPOE Network Switch + NM-8X Module picture

Cisco Catalyst C9300-24UX-A 24 Port 10G/mGig UPOE Network Switch + NM-8X Module

$579.97



HP JG937A Flexnetwork 5130-48G PoE+ 48-Port Gigabit Network Switch picture

HP JG937A Flexnetwork 5130-48G PoE+ 48-Port Gigabit Network Switch

$55.95