Environment: Western Digital WDBAAU0010HBK at Linux-PC, if the User use a Linux PC the external Drive is spin / powered down after some time, cause the Case of WDBAAU0010HBK is made to save energy. Bugfix: Send the drive back to reseller! an order Fujitsu Storagebird 1TB – good big Pluggers (USB A+B , no bad Micro-USB-Pluggers) – silent – fast – cool – no energy saving mode
System: AMD Phenom X4 Geforce 7900 GTS or 8400GS Lucid Lynx AMD64 Problem: The current driver fails on some Systems with default kernel 2.6.32 Solution: – go http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v2.6.34-lucid/ – download kernel images for your System and headers into a folder named kernel – go into folder kernel with #cd kernel – install pakets with #sudo dpkg -i *.deb – reboot – if Xserver fails select “start Xserver with low resolution” – go Systemsettings/Hardware Drivers – select Nvidia-Current install again – reboot and test the System Background: ACPI was renewed inside the kernel, cause at startup kernel echos “ACPI: resource piix4_smbus […]
Bug: If you want to use JWM as fast Window Manager instead of Gnome you got a little Bug, after Login at GDM Login Manager the JWM Desktop seems to hang. Background: missing deps of menu and menu-xdg Solution: #sudo aptitude install menu menu-xdg #sudo update-menus #sudo service gdm restart if you miss some installed Programs then edit: #sudo nano /etc/menu-methods/jwm (and add lines, easy look for other program lines and copy them) after close and save the jwm file-menu-template run #sudo update-menus and relogin.. enjoy the fast slim Desktop..