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Fedora, Linux and Stuff :: 2009 :: November

Archive for November, 2009

Google Wave

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

I have a dozen Google Wave invites left. Use my contact form with your email and I’ll send you an invite.
Pretty cool, but too bad it eats up 99% CPU and 15% of my memory with Fedora 3.5 in Linux! Maybe 20% ram …
11/27: 1pm EST Still 8 left.

Boot Failure When Fedora 12 Grub Installs to non-MBR Partition

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

I prefer to keep Windows on the MBR. So I install grub to a separate partition. I then allow the Windows Loader to chainload grub (example).
I noticed a problem with the Fedora 12 Anaconda Installer. If I chose to install grub to the First sector of boot partition instead of the MBR, […]

Fedora 12 Released

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

It’s that time of year again, the Fedora Project announced the release of Fedora 12.
This release has received a great deal of polish, and with that plenty of media and documentation to go along with it.
Please see what’s new in Fedora 12. Some of the highlights include:

Optimized performance - The 32-bit packages have been […]

NT Bootloader Update

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

This post really has no purpose other than just a snapshot for me.
My current c:\boot.ini:
[boot loader]
timeout=15
default=c:\linux3.bin
[operating systems]
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINNT="Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(3)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /noexecute=optin /fastdetect
c:\linux1.bin="[ sda7] Fedora 11 (32) [06/2009]"
c:\linux2.bin="[ sda8] Fedora 9 (32) [05/2008]"
c:\linux3.bin="[ sda9] Fedora 11 (64) [06/2009]"
c:\linux4.bin="[sda10] […]