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by murraykj
Sat Jan 21, 2006 6:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of GentooX With Out Stock Bios Modification
Replies: 5
Views: 3374

Live Linux

From what I had seen there was a earlier attemp to create a bootable Live Linux type GUI, with out modification. I think it was from belgium or germany. the loader that i first came accross for a soft mod was based on this method, and as well information that was provided was based on that. Of cours...
by murraykj
Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of Addional Swap & Temp area via XYZ for
Replies: 6
Views: 3714

Linux Swap

If the swap file thats used on E during a FatX Install was can be moved to aonther Fatx drive it would free up additional space on E for the game saves or additional audio tracks that may be there by the original dash program. I did not say to resize it. another thing to point out is that just becau...
by murraykj
Sat Jan 21, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Xbox Console Intergrated 10/100 Ethernet Port Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 2425

Other Console Issues

True, some or most users may not expierence this as a problem as I had previously indicated. Certain other problems can be a result of the code contained in the other programs. However, Not all versions of the console are or were created equally, and or manufacured with the same components. Some uni...
by murraykj
Sat Jan 21, 2006 4:16 pm
Forum: Newbie
Topic: Alternate Installation of Gentoox 4 Home from Distro.rar
Replies: 2
Views: 1271

System installation

Yes Shallax that is true. However my specific reason for the post was for the benefit of those who may needed addional installation option and or may have not had full networking functionality to the console to complete installation via the FTP method or the requirements of the space required to wor...
by murraykj
Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: Newbie
Topic: XBOX 10 GIG INSTALLATION
Replies: 6
Views: 2394

Gentoox Intstall on 10gig Hdd

Hello, I agree with you in relation of the other versions of the linux. I agree and can say that Shallax version of gentoox is the most complete and stable version of the OS that we can use on the console. Another option for installation of the OS on a Stock 10G hdd is running it on top of FATX with...
by murraykj
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of GentooX With Out Stock Bios Modification
Replies: 5
Views: 3374

Linux Loader Signing By Microsoft Corp

Our Xbox based linux projects are as such able to meet a specific mandate for the requirement of educational computing purposes. There is no reason that microsoft themselves can not assign us the ability to sign the loader. I had previously seen a scaled down version of a very basic linux based GUI ...
by murraykj
Thu Jan 19, 2006 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of Addional Swap & Temp area via XYZ for
Replies: 6
Views: 3714

File system swap file

This is true under many circumstances, However... As you run other applications on top of the Linux we can quicky run out of ram and it has to be swapped out. The console has only 64megs of ram. I know that this is a bit of a slower process however. Once the applications themselves are booted up the...
by murraykj
Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Solderless USB Keyboard Modification For Xbox Console
Replies: 3
Views: 3185

re Xbox USB plug

That is true, the plig can be purchased Now in some areas. However at the time and in my specific location the purchase of a Xbox usb adapter was not a option. Information is provided as a solution to others that may have a immediate requirement to implement the funtionality of USB. For some it may ...
by murraykj
Thu Jan 19, 2006 9:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Educational benefit of Gentoox XBOX Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 2213

Alternate System management under Xwindows

Just to comment and clarify a little from your above post. Its not that the Mini's and Super systems actually run Susie, its that the tools that can manageg various system related activities run system utilities based on the Susie as the prefered os in example of the CrayOS super computing environme...
by murraykj
Wed Jan 18, 2006 7:31 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of GentooX With Out Stock Bios Modification
Replies: 5
Views: 3374

Implementation of GentooX With Out Stock Bios Modification

Hello, Here is a Suggestion related to Installation of GentooX Linux With out the need to Change the Bios from the Stock ones that microsoft provides. presently the Stock Bios Loads a signed program from the root of C which is the XboxDash.xbe program The following suggestion would allow for a insta...
by murraykj
Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Implementation of Addional Swap & Temp area via XYZ for
Replies: 6
Views: 3714

Implementation of Addional Swap & Temp area via XYZ for

Hello, Here is a suggestion for those who may be using the Gentoox on top of the FatX file system. presently as a example some of us may be using E and F to contain the root file system files for our Linux installation. Our Swap files are located here also. We have additional parts of the drive unde...
by murraykj
Wed Jan 18, 2006 6:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Xbox Console Intergrated 10/100 Ethernet Port Problems
Replies: 3
Views: 2425

Xbox Console Intergrated 10/100 Ethernet Port Problems

Hello, This information may be relevant to apps that are being used on the networking side of the Xbox 10/100 Ethernet Interface. The Port seems to be unstable when running at various speeds, sometime you can get good throughput and other times when you reach a certain speed it may expierence proble...
by murraykj
Wed Jan 18, 2006 5:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Installing Gentoox with OzXBios 2.12.
Replies: 2
Views: 2332

Installation media

are you sure that the disc image is being read correctly

im not familiar with your bios, but try to burn the image to a DVD-R with Power DVD

the drive can be fussy about booting a CDRW

just a thought.


Kenny
Newfoundland
Canada
by murraykj
Tue Jan 17, 2006 10:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple Solderless USB Keyboard Modification For Xbox Console
Replies: 3
Views: 3185

Simple Solderless USB Keyboard Modification For Xbox Console

Hello, For those of you that may not already be aware the Xbox Ports are USB. Here is a simple suggestion that will allow users to connect Various USB devices including a keyboard to the console with out soldering. I wrote the mod back several years and and you should be able to find it including pi...
by murraykj
Tue Jan 17, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Educational benefit of Gentoox XBOX Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 2213

Educational benefit of Gentoox XBOX Linux

I will share with all of you a recent email that i had sent to Shallax, Hello Thomas (Shallax), I'm sorry that i had not responded to you earlier directly, but thanks for the implementation of the netboot. It was only now that I actually had the chance to check the fourms out on the site, and i had ...