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dd to backup and restore partitions

I often use dd to backup partitions and sometimes end up converting them to VMWare disks. Its time to reinstall a few machines since Ubuntu 9.04 is now here. Found a usefull article on getting around the 2Gig filesize limitaitions of smbfs (writing to windows shares) over hereĀ thanks to a quick fgi. In short the … Continue reading »

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Chronos TV Card in Ubuntu

Getting the Chronos TV Card (Phillips SAA7130HL) to work in Ubuntu (8.04): There are several generic TV Cards based on the SAA713x that do not have an eeprom with product ID. This causes the card to be detected as generic and most of the features are not enabled. In order to get these cheaper TV … Continue reading »

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