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by brucett
Sun Dec 25, 2005 5:47 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: NewsGroup / Reader
Replies: 3
Views: 1399

NewsGroup / Reader

Can anyone recommend a program that will run on linux home or pro that will download from newsgroups?

I have searched around but cant find much.

Does anyobdy use this kind of software? whats it like to run and how simple is it to use? A quick lowdown would be appreciated.

Cheers and Happy Xmas!
by brucett
Sun Dec 04, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Running 2 hard drives!
Replies: 7
Views: 2584

i`m running 2 X 400 gigabytes hdd on gentoox with no problem. just replace the dvd-rom with your other harddrive, and set the drive to slave. then boot up gentoox run "fdisk -l" to check that all is working (you will se the other disk there). then just format it to linux partition and voila Is it r...
by brucett
Sun Nov 13, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Running 2 hard drives!
Replies: 7
Views: 2584

Running 2 hard drives!

I currently have linux pro running on my xbox with a 200gb hard drive inside and is used just as a Samba server. I am currently running out of space and want to install another hard drive in the xbox in replacement for the dvd drive, there are a couple of questions i need to ask though. a) What sett...
by brucett
Tue Apr 05, 2005 3:22 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Kernel Panic Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

I managed to get ftp up by changing the bios so ftp was supported. I noticed when looking at the e drive that 2 files were missing including rootfs which is a major problem. I ftpd back all the files to the e drive and emerged sync and samba. I set the directories to what they were before but i cant...
by brucett
Tue Apr 05, 2005 10:36 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Kernel Panic Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

The message before that when it loads:

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/linuxrc: cannot open dev/console: No such file or directory
I have the latest version of Pro/
by brucett
Mon Apr 04, 2005 10:58 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Kernel Panic Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

Just moving the network hub and the xbox basically, no other reason than that. All plugged back together as it was and now!

The IP of my xbox randomly changed but im not sure if that was a router problem. Anyway i ran sparkle and nothing ever since.
by brucett
Mon Apr 04, 2005 2:03 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Kernel Panic Help!
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

Kernel Panic Help!

OK, somehow i managed to mess up my Xbox Linux. It runs natively with a 200gb hard drive. Dont ask how but now i get a kernel panic when loading up the xbox.

My question is how can i resurect the xbox without losing any data from the f drive.

Your help is appreciated. thanks.
by brucett
Tue Mar 29, 2005 9:16 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: proftpd setting up a server.
Replies: 5
Views: 2757

got it working as a simple ftp between my linux xbox and windows pc. Thats a start! Now need to know how to open ports and stuff i think in order to get this baby running.
by brucett
Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:58 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: proftpd setting up a server.
Replies: 5
Views: 2757

proftpd setting up a server.

I have just finished setting up my samba server and it is working perfectly as intended. Now i want to be able to set up an ftp server preferably using proftpd as thats the one i have emerged. but that doesnt really matter. As this Xbox runs 24/7 i want to know so i can access it wherever in the wor...
by brucett
Sun Jan 09, 2005 11:27 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: General Problems with Gentoox
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

still no success. after doing what you said. any ideas or someone kindly show me there working samba share smb.conf

thanks,
Bruce
by brucett
Sat Jan 08, 2005 6:15 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: General Problems with Gentoox
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

No i dont have a problem with any of my other xbox's. The linux xbox is still readable but just not able to copy stuff over to it when mapping the drives in windows or when accessing it in my network places on any pc. right my smb.conf is as follows. [global] server string = Samba Server %v log file...
by brucett
Fri Jan 07, 2005 12:41 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: General Problems with Gentoox
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

do you mind showing me your whole smb.conf because that didnt seem to work.

thanks
by brucett
Wed Jan 05, 2005 12:40 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: General Problems with Gentoox
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

sorted the problem about the network conflict but the writeable problem is still there!
by brucett
Tue Jan 04, 2005 5:07 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: General Problems with Gentoox
Replies: 8
Views: 1380

General Problems with Gentoox

Small problem i am having at the moment with my Linux server. When i reset the linux server just by turning off and on again, it seems to kick all the computers and other xbox's off the network for a short time, (like disconnect and then reconnect) which can be annoying if the computers are download...
by brucett
Thu Dec 30, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: 300gb HDD?
Replies: 5
Views: 1430

I used the above code and everything worked ok! cheers.

Just waiting to get my next 200gb hard drive to replace the dvd then i will try out the little tut you wrote first.

thanks