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I bought an HP Elitebook 8460p on eBay and it came with a password-locked Hitachi hard drive which I was told is the original hard drive. I don't know the password for the drive and running the diagnostics tools I see the hard drive is healthy. I tried booting... (9 Replies)
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I'm kind of new to programming in Linux & c/c++. I'm currently writing a FileManager using Ubuntu Linux(10.10) for Learning Purposes. I've got started on this project by creating a loopback device to be used as my virtual hard disk. After creating the loop back hard disk and mounting it... (23 Replies)
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3. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I have an external USB Hard Disk Drive on which I have 3 partitions and it works fine under Windows XP but when I am using Red Hat Linux 5 I don't see any icon for this USB HDD. Also I am not able to browse my USB Pen Drive. However, I can use it under Mandrake Linux without any... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: indiansoil
4. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Any creative ideas on how to wreck / secure clean an hard disk drive before disposal?
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/disk_drive?
shred -n whatever -z /dev/disk_drive?
Magnet? (false sense of security)
Post your thoughts. (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: redoubtable
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am looking for some tips or suggestions in how to do the following.
1) From a Solaris server, I run the command iostat -En and receive output that is similiar to the following which shows your disks along with the cdrom/dvdrom:
c0t2d0 Soft Errors: 0 Hard Errors: 0 Transport... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: sunsysadm2003
Can anyone suggest me any USB Hard Disk Drive which I can connect to Sun Fire V890 and take backup at a quick speed. A test with SolidState USB Hard Drive for backup work was taking writing at 2GB per hour for a 75GB backup.
Tushar Kathe (1 Reply)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Sorry if this is totally the wrong place to post this but I have a question or something rather thats bugging me. I got a new Dell Inspiron laptop the other day and I was expecting it to have 80G on it, well atleast 70 or so after installation of OS and such but after looking carefully yesterday, I... (8 Replies)
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8. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
I have 2 75GB SCSI hard drives and 2 250GB SATA hard drives which are using RAID Level 1 respectively. I wana have both FTP and Apache installed on them as services. I'm wondering what's the best partitioning schem? I wana use FC3 as my OS, so, I thought I can use the 75GB hard drive as the /... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sirbijan
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
:confused: ........I have a new hard drive and I need to copy ALL info from the old to the new. I would like to use the dd command. I know the command is as follows......
dd if=/dev/rdsk/c1t1d0s0 of=/dev/rdsk/????????
Where I have the question marks is the problem.
How do I find out what the... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: shorty
10. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
Pointing one hard drive name to another disk
I have 2 disk drives - s2d9 & s2d11 on a solaris Unix system
It was mapped so that anything that tried to call s2d9 would be pointed to s2d11 since s2d9 was bad.... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: andy57s