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TIP: Debian Linux Kernel Firmware issues – Ethernet drivers missing

There was a very long discussion on Debian Developer’s mailing list, right before Lenny came out, regarding the proprietary (source code not available) firmware that ships inside the Linux kernel. After a long painful discussion it was decided that Debian will remove all such firmware from the stock Debian kernel. As a result of this […]

Review: Mounting Windows on Linux & mounting Linux on Windows over network & locally

Purpose: In past few months I wrote several articles regarding mounting Windows partition over Linux and vice-versa.  I thought it would be helpful to readers to see a summary of all the articles. So if you are looking how to mount windows partition or a network share on Linux or how to mount Linux partition […]

Tip: Mounting LaCie Ethernet Disk on Debian Linux

Recently, I bought a LaCie Ethernet Disk of 1 TB capacity for storing personal files and folders containing music, movies, photos, etc. Accessing the disk on Windows machine was easy and the manual had detailed information on how to use it on a Windows machine. However, I needed to mount it on my Debian Linux. […]

Tip: Resolving ethernet (eth) detection issues using udev in Debian Lenny

Purpose: This post is an update to one my previous posts which talks about how to resolve issues with your network/ethernet (eth) interfaces in Debian Etch. Basically the technique to resolve in Debian Lenny is almost the same as mentioned in the previous post. The only thing that changed in Debian Lenny, because of a […]

Tip: Ethernet (eth) card not activated under Linux – udev issue

Purpose: Sometimes if you are experimenting with Linux on different machines, there are chances that upon switching to a different machine your Ethernet card won’t be activated by default i.e. upon giving the command ‘ifconfig’ your Ethernet card will disappear even if your driver is loaded properly. Test Setting: Linux O.S.: Debian 4.0 Kernel: 2.6.22 […]

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