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by BitJam
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Bootloader options not saved by F8 (Frugal install)
Replies: 6
Views: 314

Re: Bootloader options not saved by F8 (Frugal install)

Are you booting legacy or UEFI? F8 => Legacy It can be tricky to find what device you booted from. There can be a similar issue when booting from an encrypted live-usb. Fehlix and I worked on the live boot system for antiX-19 and MX-19. IIRC, I worked on the specific feature you are asking about. I...
by BitJam
Sun Sep 08, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Live USB with persistance
Replies: 40
Views: 5257

Re: Live USB with persistance

1. I would need to install linuxCNC on to a drive. 2. Add the MXLinux repos to sources.list 3. Install snapshot. 4. Create an iso of the newer Linux CNC. 5. Install Live USB Maker. 6. Create a new one USB Live stick That's one approach. If Linux CNC provides a live version then you could/should ski...
by BitJam
Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:28 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Live USB with persistance
Replies: 40
Views: 5257

Re: Live USB with persistance

Does this work on all Debian based distros? Why I ask, I would like to create a persistent LinuxCNC USB stick. Dolphin_oracle had a very clever idea for a way to do this. Install our snapshot program on LinuxCNC then use that to make a snapshot and use our live-usb-maker program on that snapshot is...
by BitJam
Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 38
Views: 2841

Re: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available

apologies for the delay - I never got an e-mail... No problem. Unless I am missing something there is no "Safe mode" in the menu on the live usb There is in the legacy bootloader but not the UEFI boot loader. There is a 1024x768 mode in advanced ? as well as a fail safe Failsafe does the same thing...
by BitJam
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 38
Views: 2841

Re: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available

Do I need to install AMD drivers for the Ryzen 3 2200G? I think you need to install a newer kernel. Others may be able to tell you for sure. The problem we are uip against is the newer kernels cause problems on older hardware while the older kernels cause problems on newer hardware. Since antiX is ...
by BitJam
Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 38
Views: 2841

Re: antiX-19-b3-full and base versions (64 and 32 bit) available

How I did it with the problems associated with an nvidia RTX graphics card. 1 Boot to live USB 2 drop to tty login as root (it will probably do this auto due to RTX issues - this is Linux wide and not anything specific to do with Antix) [...] Did you try the safe video mode on the live system? I'd ...
by BitJam
Tue Aug 20, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: ?possible to install "live w/ persistence" on an existing partition of a USB flash drive w/o having to erase any data?
Replies: 2
Views: 915

Re: ?possible to install "live w/ persistence" on an existing partition of a USB flash drive w/o having to erase any dat

The frugal install is very clever. The first time you boot with the "frugal" option, it will do the frugal install to a formatted partition of your choice. After that, the same "frugal" option will cause us to boot into the frugal install you created on the first boot. You need a recent version of l...
by BitJam
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Install MX18.3 to a USB Flash Drive
Replies: 6
Views: 1166

Re: Install MX18.3 to a USB Flash Drive

I would try using the whole disk for the install, and 'root static' to store user & root data on the USB (if that's incorrect someone will enlighten us. :). That allows more room for remasters. +1. Especially if you are using usb-3. I would suggest that you have another USB, maybe 32GB, formatted w...
by BitJam
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How swap space is used in Linux and Unix
Replies: 4
Views: 774

How swap space is used in Linux and Unix

I learned a lot from this article: What has to happen with Unix virtual memory when you have no swap space TL;DR: 1) Running out of memory with no swap will bring your system to its knees (or worse). 2) Swap is only used for memory that does not already have a copy on disk. Libraries and executables...
by BitJam
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Live USB maker
Replies: 9
Views: 423

Re: MX Live USB maker

don't know if this will work but i have added this variable to etc/mx-live-usb-maker.conf make_md5sum=no as this is just a test machine I'll see if it does anything when the torrent finishes downloading. I think making a file /etc/live-usb-maker.conf that contains: FORCE=nomd5 should work if you ar...

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