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Old 09-16-2010, 04:52 AM
terry l
 
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> 1. Re: CD reading problems (Joep L. Blom)
> 2. Re: /etc/inetd.conf equivalent for ubuntu (Steven Susbauer)
> 3. Re: Help with resolution settings (Vic Main)
> 4. Re: spaceghost (Res)
> 5. Re: Any suggestions, please? (Luis Paulo)
> 6. Re: spaceghost (Colin Law)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 10:33:00 +0200
> From: "Joep L. Blom"<jlblom@neuroweave.nl>
> Subject: Re: CD reading problems
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
> <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
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> NoOp wrote:
>
>> On 09/09/2010 03:23 PM, Joep L. Blom wrote:
>>
>>> I have an odd problem.
>>> I bought a new laserprinter (Samsung ML2580) which comes with a CD
>>> containing a.o. drivers for Linux(!).
>>> However, I cannot read the CD with ubuntu 9.10 (on 2 different systems)
>>> but I can read it with an ubuntu 8.04 system (and of course Windows).
>>> To check if it was an hardware problem, I tested it with a CD containing
>>> a large Windows program. That CD could be read so it's not a hardware
>>> problem.
>>> In the message log I find:
>>> ata1.00: configured for UDMA/133
>>> Sep 9 15:16:31 [1045766.078936] ata1: EH complete
>>> Sep 9 15:29:08 [1046523.145899] VFS: Can't find a valid FAT filesystem
>>> on dev sr0.
>>> HAs anybody a clue where to look for asolution?
>>>
>> No clue, but maybe check some of these?
>> <https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text="Can't+find+a+valid+FAT+filesys tem+on+dev"&field.actions.search=Search>
>>
>> <https://launchpad.net/+search?field.text="Can't+find+a+valid+FAT+filesys tem+on+dev+sr0&field.actions.search=Search>
>>
>>
>>
> Gary,
> Thanks for the speedy reply. Your suggestion did not give a result on
> launchpad. The strange thing is that I get regularly ata1 errors (which
> show up in my daily logs) but current kernels use scsi as indication of
> disks and the HD's on this system are SATA (1 internal 2 external). The
> CD-writer (Samsung SH-223) is also SATA so I don't understand the error.
> But I solved it by copying the CD to an USB-stick and read it on the
> target system. Not a solution for the problem but a circumvention.
>
> Due to time differences (I assume 8 hours) You read my mail when you're
> awake as I wrote it late at night (~ 1 AM) and I read your mail I
> presume when you sleep| but at us at least much faster than snail mail.
>
> Gary, thanks again,
> Joep
>
>
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 04:21:21 -0500
> From: Steven Susbauer<steven@too1337.com>
> Subject: Re: /etc/inetd.conf equivalent for ubuntu
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
> <ubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>
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> Nils Kassube wrote:
>
>> Tapas Mishra wrote:
>>
>>> Is inetd.conf not present when you install Ubuntu on your laptop.
>>>
>> No. IIRC, inetd is used by some services to listen on specific ports.
>> However, Ubuntu has a policy of not having any ports open for a default
>> install [1]. Therefore inetd isn't installed and there is no config file
>> for the program which isn't installed.
>>
> Yes and no. inetd can be configured to listen on a port, when it
> receives activity it will launch the appropriate program to handle the
> traffic. This prevents running a bunch of daemons all the time and also
> can support programs that do not support a daemon mode.
>
> Ubuntu does not run it because it is a daemon running as root that most
> people never use and never configure. It does not listen to ports unless
> configured to do so.
>
> To OP: If you want inetd, install it. xinetd and openbsd-inetd are in
> main. More are available in universe.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
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> Message: 3
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 02:32:53 -0700
> From: Vic Main<vmain@shaw.ca>
> Subject: Re: Help with resolution settings
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
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> At 09:11 AM 09/08/10, you wrote:
>
>> On 09/07/2010 08:19 PM, Vic Main wrote:
>> ...
>>
>>> I'm now using 10.04. this monitor resolution thing has been the
>>> main stumbling block in using Ubuntu more.
>>> With the version I just tried to update and trashed, the generic
>>> driver gave me a maximum of 600x800.
>>> The generic driver in 10.04 now gives me 1024x768, a huge step up.
>>> The NVIDIA driver "recommended" that I tried is called
>>> "NVIDIA ACCELERATED GRAPHICS DRIVER (VERSION 96)" I can tweak all
>>> sorts of settings, but the video resolution
>>> choice that driver gives me is 320x240, or 640x480. I'm going to go
>>> and delve into the drivers available again
>>>
>> I use the '96 driver and have no issues getting proper resolutions on my
>> machines. It sounds as if you may not have the the driver properly
>> enabled/configured. Open 'System|Admin|Hardware Drivers'and see if the
>> '96 driver shows as 'This driver is activated and currently in use'. If
>> not, enable it. Now before rebooting open a terminal and:
>>
>> $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings
>> [it may already be installed, but if not - install it]
>>
>> $ sudo nvidia-xconfig
>>
>> Now reboot. Check your settings in 'System|Admin|NVIDIA X Server
>> Settings'. Open a terminal& check your xrandr. Here is mine for an old
>> Dell UltraSharp 1800FP monitor& NV25GL [Quadro4 900 XGL] :
>>
>> $ xrandr
>> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 240, current 1280 x 1024, maximum 1280 x 1024
>> default connected 1280x1024+0+0 0mm x 0mm
>> 1280x1024 50.0 51.0*
>> 1280x960 52.0 53.0
>> 1152x864 54.0 55.0 56.0 57.0
>> 1024x768 58.0 59.0 60.0 61.0
>> 960x600 62.0
>> 960x540 63.0
>> 840x525 64.0 65.0 66.0
>> 832x624 67.0 68.0
>> 800x600 69.0 70.0 71.0 72.0 73.0
>> 800x512 74.0
>> 720x450 75.0
>> 680x384 76.0 77.0
>> 640x512 78.0 79.0
>> 640x480 80.0 81.0 82.0 83.0 84.0 85.0
>> 576x432 86.0 87.0 88.0 89.0
>> 512x384 90.0 91.0 92.0
>> 416x312 93.0
>> 400x300 94.0 95.0 96.0 97.0
>> 320x240 98.0 99.0 100.0
>>
>> Low resolution settings typically correspond to incorrect refresh rates,
>> make sure that yours are correct. On some systems I've found using the
>> default 'System|Preferences|Monitor/Display' rather than the nVidia
>> manager works - don't know why, but seems to do the trick on occasion.
>>
>
>
> $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings
> [it may already be installed, but if not - install it]
>
> $ sudo nvidia-xconfig
>
> Now reboot
>
> I got through the first 3 steps of this procedure and ended up with a
> screen saying "unsupported mode" in a box.
> I had to shut the computer down ungracefully, run it up with the
> CD, edit the xorg.conf file
>
> (to find it on the drive it was under
> /media/elfc6f81-ad4a-4129-alef-61705236de34/etc/X11 ) --Is it safe to
> change that name to make some sense??
>
> I'm now back to 1024x768 with the nouveau driver. I posted a message
> on the NVIdia forum asking for help.
>
> It looks like to me that the monitor isn't being recognized by the
> Nvidia card. I can add modes using xrandr which work.
>
> I tried making a newmode with the settings that cvt gave me for a
> 1280x1024 and that didn't work.
> Just some crap on the screen for a moment and then the screen went to black.
>
> Here is the results of editing the xorg.conf file before running the
> procedure above...
>
> Section "Screen"
> Identifier "Default Screen"
> DefaultDepth 24
> Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Module"
> Load "glx"
> EndSection
>
> Section "Device"
> Identifier "Default Device"
> Driver "nvidia"
> Option "NoLogo" "True"
> EndSection
>
>
> vic@vic-desktop:~$ xrandr -q
> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 240, current 640 x 480, maximum 640 x 480
> default connected 640x480+0+0 0mm x 0mm
> 640x480 50.0*
> 320x240 51.0
>
> Other xandr commands not working
> Even the 50Hz is wrong.
>
>
> This is very frustrating.
>
> Thanks for the help though
>
> Vic
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 19:54:51 +1000 (EST)
> From: Res<res@ausics.net>
> Subject: Re: spaceghost
> To: "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions"
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> Wait! I never said that to you, your not a troll, I said it to the racist
> ol fool Larsen, now, go slap yourself :P
>
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>
>
>> I dun wanna.
>>
>> ~SpaceGhost
>>
>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 9:21 PM, Res<res@ausics.net> wrote:
>>
>>> go away troll
>>>
>>> On Mon, 6 Sep 2010, Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 09/05/2010 09:22 PM, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> No. Ewe.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> ? ? ? ? I should think this guy should know we do not top reply. But he
>>>> is quite a strange bird.
>>>>
>>>> 73 Karl
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Sep 5, 2010 at 8:18 PM, Christopher Chan
>>>>> <christopher.chan@bradbury.edu.hk> ?wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Monday, September 06, 2010 09:33 AM, Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I can't even have my own thread to myself
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ah, but it is not your thread. If you were the OP, then yes but since
>>>>>> you are not the OP, this is a thread about you but not yours. You might
>>>>>> try starting your thread where the topic is you and see what happens. I
>>>>>> get the feeling it will be all about you.
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> ? ? ? Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
>>>> ? ? ? Linux User
>>>> ? ? ? #450462 ? http://counter.li.org.
>>>> ? ? ? ? Key ID = 3951B48D
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 11:04:39 +0100
> From: Luis Paulo<luis.barbas@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Any suggestions, please?
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> On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 7:03 AM, Basil Chupin<blchupin@iinet.net.au> wrote:
>
>> On 10/09/2010 02:57, Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
>>
>
>> Having a look at the manual for the mobo I think I have come to the
>> conclusion that the PSU probably lies at the root of my trouble: the
>> mobo will NOT boot if it does get 12V thru the additional connector on
>> the mobo which is why I am thinking power supply. I'll get the
>> multimeter out next week and check this out.
>>
> As you may know, a bad PSU can give the right voltages measures and
> still dont have the "enough power", still be bad, that is.
>
> As you have remove almost everything from the mb, any 300W working PSU
> will be more than enough to check the boot powering the essential
> (well, you didn't tell what graphics it has, or if it has an internal
> graphics).
>
> If you don't have a spare PSU, you may take the patience and try with
> the one of your actual working system.
>
> ** But be aware that if the mb in question is in some kind of "short
> circuit", you may damage the second PSU too.
>
> Next time someone have a problem like this, please take the time to
> give more info than Basil. Things like "the display works in another
> machine", "I checked (or couldn't check) the memories", "the mobo is a
> ... with a graphics model ..., that works in another machine (or not),
> it has an internal vga (or not),", "my PSU is a ..., and it works,
> not, on another machine". Just the basics, please. Memory specs and
> chipset may also save others time.
>
>
> Regards
> Luis
>
> PS: There are some cheap devices to put on the power take of the
> computer that measure the watt consume.
> If the number get too higher than the normal, you have a problem.
> Also, a few time ago I burned two PSU with a mb short circuit. With
> that device, knowing the Wattage, I inserted a slow fuse in the power
> cable before the PSU. In Portugal we have a saying like "House stolen,
> locks at the doors...".
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2010 11:09:00 +0100
> From: Colin Law<clanlaw@googlemail.com>
> Subject: Re: spaceghost
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> On 10 September 2010 10:54, Res<res@ausics.net> wrote:
>
>> Wait! I never said that to you, your not a troll, I said it to the racist ol
>> fool Larsen, now, go slap yourself :P
>>
> Such are the perils of top posting
>
> Colin
>
>
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>
what is a troll?

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Old 09-16-2010, 04:59 AM
Christopher Chan
 
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On Thursday, September 16, 2010 12:52 PM, terry l wrote:

> what is a troll?
>

Internet 101 -> is that way. Let me introduce you to Professor Google.

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Old 09-16-2010, 06:34 PM
Ric Moore
 
Default ubuntu-users Digest, Vol 73, Issue 98

On Thu, 2010-09-16 at 00:52 -0400, terry l wrote:
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Gee! Looks like I get to read the digest without subscribing to it. Ric


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Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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