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December 28, 2008  3:33 PM

Adventures with Linux and external hard drives



Posted by: Xjlittle
/boot, bios, external hard drive, Linux

I received a Western Digital 1TB external hard drive for my linux server on Christmas. Way cool! Now I could set up a linux NAS filer and backups for the server and other Linux and Windows machines that we have. While the linux server was running I plugged the external hard drive into the USB...

September 11, 2008  12:36 AM

Troubleshooot your Linux boot process with GRUB



Posted by: Xjlittle
/boot, /root, grub, grub.conf, Linux, menu.lst

Red Hat and subsequently Fedora and CentOS use the the GRUB (Grand Unified Boot Loader) to initialize the kernel and boot into Linux. I'm going to look at some of the common error messages possible when booting Linux and how to edit the GRUB boot loader to test and fix the errors. GRUB has 6...


September 8, 2008  3:37 PM

Graphical Linux File Structure representation



Posted by: Xjlittle
/bin, /boot, /home, /root, /sbin, fhs, file system, Filesystem Hierarchy Standard, kernel, Linux, linux kernel

I ran across the following jpeg file on another blog. I thought it a reasonable idea to distribute this as much as possible as it is a very good representation of the Linux file...

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