Category: Linux Fehler-Bugs

Debian Linux Wheezy: Partitioning 3TB Hard Drives with GPT Table (fdisk show 2TB max.)

Problem: On Debian Linux the brand new 3TB SATA Drives only seen as 2TB Drives by fdisk Background: GPT Partition Table must be used as new technology Solution: install “gdisk” the GPT Tool for big Drives with #sudo aptitude install gdisk clean the new Drives first Table Headers with #sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb count=1 bs=512 run now #sudo sgdisk /dev/sdb Command is “sgdisk” not “gdisk” = its Paket Name same on other Linux/BSD Systems on Windows use Paragon Tools

Ubuntu 12.04 Bug High Prio : Grub 2 grub-pc hangs on reboot timeout not working

Prio 1: Set to Prio 1 cause it prevent a remote ubuntu Server from Boot without interactive root access to the Grub 2 Boot Screen !! Problem: If you do a release upgrade to ubuntu 12.04 use grub-pc and have a seperate /boot partition (sda1) then your server won’t boot without you pressing enter at the grub2 grub-pc menu. Background: this is a older known bug of a header skript template. Solution: for Servers you should remove grub2 and install grub or make changes with sudo nano /etc/grub.d/00_header make_timeout () { cat << EOF if [ "\${recordfail}" = 1 ]; […]

Gnome 3 Bug: gnome-terminal disabled F10 open context menu

Problem: If you use Debian or Ubuntu with Gnome 3 Desktop or Gnome Classic 3 Desktop and you want disable F10 for the use of Midnight Commander the Context Menu of the mouse opens automaticly. Solution: run as User # mkdir ~/.config/gtk-3.0/ then #nano gtk.css insert @binding-set NoKeyboardNavigation { unbind "<shift>F10" } * { gtk-key-bindings: NoKeyboardNavigation } </shift> relogin as User, for systemwide config copy “/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css” into /etc/skel folder

Debian Linux: Squeeze ATI Mobility M7 xorg.conf Thinkpad T30 Performance

Problem: Squeeze fglrx does not support older ATI Chips (If i view Flashvideos the CPU usage hold at 100% after change 25-30% usage !) Solution: sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf and paste Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "X.org Configured" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" EndSection Section "Files" ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi" FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType" FontPath "built-ins" EndSection Section "Module" Load "extmod" Load "glx" Load "dri" Load "dbe" Load "record" Load "dri2" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Keyboard0" Driver "kbd" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Mouse0" Driver "mouse" Option "Protocol" […]

Debian Linux: Squeeze ATI Fire GL T2 Thinkpad R50p xorg.conf with 3D

Problem: Squeeze Kernel does not Support older ATI chips with fglrx Solution:  edit  with sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf  and paste (Remark: use Driver “ati” for 3D , use “radeon” for sometimes faster flashvideos) Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "X.org Configured" Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0 InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer" InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard" EndSection Section "Files" ModulePath "/usr/lib/xorg/modules" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/misc" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/cyrillic" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi/:unscaled" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/Type1" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/100dpi" FontPath "/usr/share/fonts/X11/75dpi" FontPath "/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType" FontPath "built-ins" EndSection Section "Module" Load "extmod" Load "dri2" Load "record" Load "dbe" Load "glx" Load "dri" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier "Keyboard0" Driver "kbd" Option "xkblayout" "de" EndSection Section "InputDevice" Identifier […]