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Aug
27
comment Can I speed up my hard drive at all?
Question is too vague to be answerable.
Aug
27
answered SSD – smartctl – Status
Aug
27
comment Install Linux on existing multiboot system without messing up drive letters
@AppFzx, yes, and if the Linux partitions are created correctly it won't even assign them a drive letter at all.
Aug
27
answered How does ping figure out the IP address of a website?
Aug
27
answered Install Linux on existing multiboot system without messing up drive letters
Aug
27
answered is there a way to turn on fans but not the CPU?
Jul
12
comment CPU utilization mail alert for any running services in ubuntu
Above 95% for how long? When measured over a short enough interval, everything will be 100% at some point or another...
Jul
12
comment How to find/mount my hard drive on dedicated server?
Yep, they have not supplied the drive you paid for. Also the fact that it is exactly 80 billion bytes makes me think this isn't a physical drive at all, but a virtual one. Check what hdparm -I /dev/sda says.
Jun
17
answered LVM mount physical disk for backups
Jun
17
answered Is it safe to remove EFI System Partition?
Jun
15
comment PCI Express - Memory Addressing vs Physical Memory in Memory Read/Write Transactions
@JacopoReggiani, you are writing to the device. Whether that is a register, or actual ram on board the device is up to the device itself. As my first sentence said, it has nothing to do with main system ram.
Jun
14
comment Can I shrink an NTFS partition running Windows 7 from the 'left' / 'start' side?
I wonder if this tool can resize your main disk ( since you can't unmount it ), or only an external one?
Jun
14
comment Can I shrink an NTFS partition running Windows 7 from the 'left' / 'start' side?
@ppumkin, I meant the standard windows partitioning tool can't do it. Good to see that there is now at least a free third party tool that can, though that doesn't make gparted any less of a valid answer.
Jun
14
answered How to copy a btrfs filesystem
Jun
14
answered PCI Express - Memory Addressing vs Physical Memory in Memory Read/Write Transactions
Jun
14
comment Restart degraded RAID array after crash
Show the exact error.
Jun
14
comment Can I shrink an NTFS partition running Windows 7 from the 'left' / 'start' side?
@ppumkin, because Windows isn't capable of doing it. At the end of the day, what difference does it make as long as you get the job done? You seem to be confusing "use this Linux tool to do x" with "stop using Windows and install Linux instead".
Jun
1
comment Can't Boot from USB - even with Bios set correctly
@Karan, doesn't Windows 7 support secure boot?
May
31
comment Will mounting a TrueCrypt container stored in a RAM disk be risky or have weak performance?
@Karan, the attack involves taking a running computer and yanking the power, not one that has been shut down properly. And no, it isn't any better to have it encrypted since if you can recover the ram, you can recover the key with it. The purpose of encrypting a drive is to make sure that when you shut the system down ( and the key is removed from ram ), the disk can no longer be accessed by someone that compromises the system. If the system is compromised while it is on and the disk mounted, well, it's already unlocked. In other words, a lock that is unlocked doesn't protect anything.
May
31
answered Can't Boot from USB - even with Bios set correctly