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by mjdon
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:52 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Linux Swap and SD Cards
Replies: 5
Views: 3455

Re: Linux Swap and SD Cards

<t>I agree using swap on a flash drive can be an issue. A first sulution is to turn the swap off with something like:sudo swapoff /dev/sdaX<br/> You can also se a pourcentage withcat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness<br/> which indicates how much ram needs to be used befor the kernel starts using the cache. I...
by mjdon
Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: SD card problems with capacity
Replies: 6
Views: 1425

Re: SD card problems with capacity

<r>If you don't have linux installed on your computer, my advice would be:<br/> <br/> 1 download an iso file of a linux distribution (for instance <URL url="http://www.ubuntu.com/download">http://www.ubuntu.com/download</URL> )<br/> <br/> 2 burn a bootable cd using this file<br/> <br/> OR<br/> <br/>...
by mjdon
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: I think the market has been grossly underestimated....
Replies: 30
Views: 7242

Re: I think the market has been grossly underestimated....

<t>I personally don't believe the RPi is going to completely change the computer market for two reason:<br/> <br/> - What is expensive/hard to find, for a standard company, is someone who knows enough about linux to install and maintain the computers. So even if it's a great and cheap tool, and it c...
by mjdon
Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:42 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Root filesystem available to download
Replies: 77
Views: 16337

Re: Root filesystem available to download

<t>I also tried to run this file with qemu. I installed qemu et kvm-pxe on my ubuntu tried:<br/> <br/> qemu -m 256 -sd debian6-17-02-2012.img<br/> <br/> but it only tells me:<br/> <br/> Booting from Hard Disk...<br/> <br/> but nothing moves. I suppose I have to specify explicitly which architecture ...

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