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When patching kernel source goes wrong.

I downloaded Kerenl 3.4.0 source yesterday to test hexa core system’s performance. I applied two patches one from kernel.org, the other one is from liquorix.net. As I started building a kernel, less than a minute I got build failure complaining … Continue reading

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How to set up Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller.

(11/11/2013;) Kernel 3.10+ supports Atheros AR1861 ethernet card. OS: Debian GNU/Linux Wheezy Kernel: 3.4.0-10.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64 I installed a PCI ethernet card for networking because Linux kernel fails to recognize load the kernel module. $ lspci | grep Ethernet 02:00.0 Ethernet controller: … Continue reading

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microcode patches for all AMD AMD64 processors – amd64-microcode

OS: Debian Wheezy My new rig has AMD Bulldozer FX-6100 Socket AM3+ 6 Core Processor – 3.30GHz. The kernel has microcode load error for this processor. I haven’t experienced any hardware problems yet but it’s irritating to see kernel error. … Continue reading

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How to reboot system by skipping BIOS

OS: Debian Wheezy kexec makes you skip BIOS, MBR, and Grub stage for system startup. Debian Wiki only says check the manual. I mean seriously RTFM is not a guide. Install kexec-tools: $ sudo aptitude install kexec-tools Check kernel option … Continue reading

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Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze to Wheezy upgrade

::::::::::: Useful tips ::::::::::: How to print previous command? 497 find . -name ‘*.jpg’ -and -size +2000k -exec cp -v {} ./final/ \; 767 h | grep find 770 h | grep find To access Nth command without execution, add … Continue reading

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