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by keg188
Thu Sep 09, 2004 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: native G drive install
Replies: 47
Views: 35336

You've not taken into account the fact that 1 sector is 512 bytes. 256MB = 256 x 1024 x 2 = 524288 sectors 512 bytes = 1 sector 1 KB = 2 sectors 1 MB = 2048 sectors 256 MB = 524288 i rechecked my maths for about an hour and a half wondering how i came up with that figure. Nobspangle can you clear th...
by keg188
Wed Sep 08, 2004 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: native G drive install
Replies: 47
Views: 35336

OK, so i got Home V3.1 on my box (on F: not Native) now and i want to copy it over to G: After i've FDISKed my drive and copyed it over, what do i need to edit to get Gentoox to run from this new partition? (I hate feeling like a n00b!) :oops: Also: I've noticed that my fan speed is a bit crazy when...
by keg188
Tue Sep 07, 2004 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: native G drive install
Replies: 47
Views: 35336

After doing a little bit of checking i sort of have an issue with the commands nobspangle gives to to setup the partitions (I'm probably wronge and will probably get a good flaming for it but..) then you need the code for fdiskCode: fdisk -u /dev/hda n p 1 268435456 +256M n p 2 268935457 <just hit e...
by keg188
Tue Sep 07, 2004 1:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: native G drive install
Replies: 47
Views: 35336

Does the method in that post work? or is there a way to edit the install script to install native on G:\?






Just as a side question is there a tutorial for upgrading to 128mb?
by keg188
Fri Aug 27, 2004 4:37 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

It must be the way we are making the ISO or the way we are burning the disk. I will try and redo it all again tomorrow (i think i'll try notepad this time aswell, but i think the reason i get a size decrease is that i am setting the start block to 1) I would like to get this done tonight but i've go...
by keg188
Fri Aug 27, 2004 9:54 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

Ok i got 120gb drive today so im gunna stick MCE on my 80 before i take it out, just so i can see what im doing all this messing about for. Back to our current problem : What editor is best to use to edit the script? First i used Open Office but i realised that this may have left its own formating i...
by keg188
Thu Aug 26, 2004 6:54 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

I am still getting that error, so i must have messed up something. i dont think its to do with the burn cuz i can browes the disk via the xbox side of things and i am booting from the disk to get the error message. but i will try and burn it a few more times just in case. Where could i be going wron...
by keg188
Thu Aug 26, 2004 8:20 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

i keep getting "THIS IS NOT A FRIENDTECK MEDIA CENTRE CD" message so i must have not put it all back together properly.

Can you help?
by keg188
Wed Aug 25, 2004 8:41 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

OK after checking through the forums i managed to mount the initrg file, find the script, edit the start block to 1 and then unmount the file again. :) Not bad for a N00B :) Now i need to re gzip the file (not got a clue how to do that). Put it back in the ISO (dont know if its a standard ISO or XIS...
by keg188
Wed Aug 25, 2004 8:40 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

OK after checking through the forums i managed to mount the initrg file, find the script, edit the start block to 1 and then unmount the file again. :) Not bad for a N00B :) Now i need to re gzip the file (not got a clue how to do that). Put it back in the ISO (dont know if its a standard ISO or XIS...
by keg188
Tue Aug 24, 2004 2:34 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

I've got a spare 15gb drive so at least hes got a bit of space for maybe ripping some cds or something.. But i was reading about using a USB TV tuner card and being able to record live tv strait to the HD, so i might put in an 80gb or a 120gb once i've tested it for ease of use. Nobspangle can you t...
by keg188
Mon Aug 23, 2004 3:59 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....
Replies: 12
Views: 5234

Need a bit of advice.... bit n00bish but.....

I need to put together a media player that can play everything and browse the web and be easy to use and so on and so forth...... Its for my Farther and he wants it to do everything. All i need to know is what is the minimum HD size i can squeez FMC onto? as he can run all the media from my file ser...
by keg188
Fri Aug 13, 2004 4:43 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Native Gentoox on F:\ - Xbox data on G:\ ??????
Replies: 6
Views: 1837

I think i found a way of getting a 4gb F: drive using xbpartitioner 0.6 :D http://www.xbins.org/nfo.php?file=xboxnfo1056.nfo It states that you can have custom partition sizes of partitions 6-14 I think Partition 6 is F:, so i could have 4gb F: and the rest on G: I will test this weekend and if it w...
by keg188
Fri Aug 13, 2004 2:50 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Failed To Execute Child Process /usr/bin/firefox
Replies: 1
Views: 785

Did you ever fix this problem?
I've got the same message after i ran magic and updated the kernel.
No webbrowser, well apart from that crap one that takes ages to load and is slow as hell.


Can i just reinstall with emerge mozilla or something??
by keg188
Wed Aug 11, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Newbie
Topic: P2P Program
Replies: 15
Views: 4512

What about RPM files? I want to put Amule on my box, and i think that it is an RMP file Plus i've seen somthing about VMwear on Linux, i used it on the PC under windows to test different operating systems(shame i never tried Linux :oops: ). Can i use VMwear to run Emule under a win enviroment in Lin...