Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Restore Partition, ASUS, msconfig,

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    1

    Restore Partition, ASUS, msconfig,

    Hi guys
    New to the world of Linux.
    Managed to get the machine to boot up with it in teh CD drive - All good
    Have got access to Hard Drive, backed up all data - Extra good

    Q1 - I think I know what's wrong, or at least where to go to test some ideas but it means editing the XPPro msconfig but as it stalls at teh startup logo I can't get into it. Is there another way of editing msconfig?

    Q2 - I don't have 'the' XP discs as this came with 2 Recovery CD's and a Recovery partition. The CD's get to "Recovering now..." and then nothing happens. Thoughts?

    Q2a - How do you use the recovery partition - what do you tell to run etc??? (I can get psuedo MSD prompt via the Recovery discs)

    Q3 - doh, forgot what else I was going to ask???? It'll come back to me...maybe.....

    Cheers
    Seth

  2. #2
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    802
    I'm afraid this is mostly Windows and ASUS specific questions, so it's not much to say about them from a purely Knoppix viewpoint.
    For editing Windows config files, a Windows recovery disk is the safest, but as you have already backed up the data, you could try to mount the actual partition writable under Knoppix.
    On my ASUS laptop (Win 7), I have to run a recovery disk creation procedure, resulting in 4 recovery DVDs. I'm not sure about the relation between those and the recovery partition, this is ASUS- and model-specific stuff, so what works for me (UL30VT and Win 7) may not work for you. "If all else fails, check the documentation".

    It seems that you have made a very good start, good luck

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

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


IBM System X3250 M3 Server 8GB RAM Intel Xeon x3440 2.53ghz (NO HDD) picture

IBM System X3250 M3 Server 8GB RAM Intel Xeon x3440 2.53ghz (NO HDD)

$41.99



IBM EServer Xseries 220 Desktop Computer Intel Pentium 3 1GHz 512MB Ram No HDD picture

IBM EServer Xseries 220 Desktop Computer Intel Pentium 3 1GHz 512MB Ram No HDD

$224.99



IBM Power S822 8284-22A 12SFF Power8 3.89GHz 6Core 64GB RAM No HDD Server System picture

IBM Power S822 8284-22A 12SFF Power8 3.89GHz 6Core 64GB RAM No HDD Server System

$314.99



1U IBM x3550 M5 4 Bay SFF SAS3 Server 2x E5-2683 V3 28 Core 128GB DDR4 2x Tray picture

1U IBM x3550 M5 4 Bay SFF SAS3 Server 2x E5-2683 V3 28 Core 128GB DDR4 2x Tray

$318.00



IBM Server Rack Cabinet Machine Type 9308 Model 42P w/ Mounting Accessories picture

IBM Server Rack Cabinet Machine Type 9308 Model 42P w/ Mounting Accessories

$379.99



IBM System x3550 M3 Dual Intel Xeon X5650 @2.67GHz 32GB RAM No HDD picture

IBM System x3550 M3 Dual Intel Xeon X5650 @2.67GHz 32GB RAM No HDD

$68.50



IBM System x3650 M4 7915AC1 Server 2*Intel Xeon E5-2630 2.6GHz 8GB SEE NOTES  picture

IBM System x3650 M4 7915AC1 Server 2*Intel Xeon E5-2630 2.6GHz 8GB SEE NOTES

$59.00



IBM System x3250 M3 4251PAB Server Intel Xeon X3430 2.4GHz 4GB SEE NOTES picture

IBM System x3250 M3 4251PAB Server Intel Xeon X3430 2.4GHz 4GB SEE NOTES

$21.41



IBM QRadar xx29 Server 4412Q2A picture

IBM QRadar xx29 Server 4412Q2A

$209.99



IBM QRadar 1501 G3 Server picture

IBM QRadar 1501 G3 Server

$167.99