A lesson in recovery techniques

I recently got this message from fsck.jfs: Unrecoverable error writing M to /dev/sdb3. CANNOT CONTINUE. Okay, so this is an error that can be ignored – right? I can just force mount the partition and extract the data with superblock marked as dirty … right?! krc@X61s % mount -o ro -f /dev/sdb3 /mnt/rec_mount krc@X61s % ls /mnt/rec_mount krc@X61s % Damn it! This was an 1,4 TB parition with 900GB of data including home […]

How to install LabVIEW on a Debian Machine

Labview ships prepackaged to install on rpm based Linux machines (Redhat, Mandrake and so on). But it is quite simple to convert and install it on a Debian machine instead. The machine I will be using is a Thinkpad T40 with Debian Lenny installed, it should be the same for the current stable (Etch) but […]

Lirc og NQ6400

Aldi solgte på et tidspunkt et tunerkort fra northQ. Det er et low profile pci kort og kan desuden tænde og slukke computeren ved hælp at fjernbetjeningen. Jeg har genereret en lirc konfigurationsfil til brug af denne fjernbetjening til fri afbenyttelse, den kan hentes her: NorthQ6400Remote.conf (30K) Hvis du er tvivl om hvad det er […]