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comment Locked out from Windows 8.1 administrator account being disabled
One thought. ntpasswd claims it can work even on 8.1, but the docs seem to miss one point: "fast startup". Windows 8 shutdown now uses hibernation by default, which leaves its filesystems mounted and unsafe to access. Before you booted the ntpasswd disc, did you use "reboot" from Windows, instead of shut down & then power on? If not, I would definitely try it that way.
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answered How to manually setup Grub2-efi to triple boot Linux
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comment Is there a reliable way to tell how much time is I/O
Good point. I can say why it doesn't: IO can happen "in the background" while the process is still using cpu. That time is counted as cpu time not io-wait. Hopefully most programmers understand background writes (see fsync), aka write-back. Background reads happen because of read-ahead. Maybe we can get what we want by running the task on an idle system (hah) and looking at the read/write milliseconds fields in vmstat -d.
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answered Is there a reliable way to tell how much time is I/O
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answered Prevent device from reaching WAN traffic (MAC address for example) - OpenWRT
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comment Openwrt br-lan issue
The static IP would not appear on eth1. It would appear on br-lan instead. (You don't configure IPs on the individual interfaces connected to a bridge; ifconfig will let you do it but it won't work). So the lack of br-lan is definitely the main problem. Try to gather error messages. E.g. does anything show if you restart the network manually (/etc/init.d/network restart)? Or if that doesn't show anything, manually creating a bridge with brctl? One obvious possibility is that you don't have bridge support in your kernel (CONFIG_BRIDGE).
Oct
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revised Linux on UEFI - how to reboot to the UEFI setup screen like Windows 8 can?
Clothed link text included title but not any author/publishership. Added publisher. Added extra link that I dithered about originally, but which explains _why_ I needed an answer to this question.
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comment how do Major number and minor numbers used to locate file operation for drivers?
Keep reading. "int register_chrdev_region(dev_t first, unsigned int count, char *name); Here, first is the beginning device number of the range you would like to allocate. The minor number portion of first is often 0 , but there is no requirement to that effect
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answered Networking - i want to prioritise traffic on a sky router without QoS
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answered how do Major number and minor numbers used to locate file operation for drivers?
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revised How would I reinstall the grub-efi bootloader on Fedora Linux?
Stackoverflow answers are really supposed to include the effects of the commands suggested, even if the source link rots
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suggested suggested edit on How would I reinstall the grub-efi bootloader on Fedora Linux?
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comment Windows 8 disk usage is 100%
30MB/s as 100% utilisation is nothing to worry about on its own. Worst case random IO on hard drives is 4-8MB/s (5-10ms latency * 4KB per IO).
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answered DNS over SSH Tunnel