Linux Device Mapper Multipathing

I have a Hitachi USP 100 array configured for lunix DM multipathing. I don't want to use "multibus" policy since I am testing one of our company's product which specifically requires me to turn off load balancing/round-robin. So I intend to use "failover" policy even though I hav ...

Ubuntu serial ata raid (stripe) 801.0 gb linux device-mapper

WHAT!? i am so freakin out, ubuntu server keeps trying to partition my raid...i have a 3tb raid and i was just re-formatting, wiped everything clean, whats going on?! 64 bit ...

Device Mapper MPIO can't work with new LUN UID, ideas? Solutions?

Does anyone know where this number is stored or hidden inside Linux, Device Mapper mpio config, bindings, files?Each virtual disk or LUN on a SAN is assigned an long unique number called a UID or WWID world wide ID. Example 6006-0160-9A30-1B00-50D2-9BA6-1626-DF11 If I build a boot disk to this devic ...

Ubuntu dmsetup, device-mapper, TrueCrypt, and Desktop icon labels

Anyone know how device-mapper works, or can someone point me to any docco (other than the man page)?Couple years ago I wrote a TrueCrypt wrapper script for use on Puppy Linux, and am reworking it for Ubuntu. Puppy sometimes didn't have the 'dmsetup' device-mapper utility available, but TrueCrypt sti ...

Device mapper Error!!!!

Hiwhenever i try to boot my linux (suse) it displays an Error : Activate Device MapperMeanwhile my Xp is alright`but it gets hanged immeadietly after booting..Plx help methnx ...

Multipath/device mapper error caused read-only root filesystem

I've gotten myself into a nice pickle. I added a SAN disk to a machine so I could make a filesystem and mount it. I scanned the bus, and the new disk showed up in multipath -ll:mpath16 (360060e80056468000000646800000053) dm-28 HITACHI,OPEN-V[size=34G][features=1 queue_if_no_path][hwhandler=0][rw]\_ ...

Ubuntu A possible frugal install - Like Puppy Linux?

Ubuntu users and Windows users alike,I got my hands on a free 8GB Flash drive today and I was curious if there is a way to install Ubuntu on a non-linux filesystem like fat32 or NTFS. Much like Puppy Linux's frugal installation where data is kept from each session in a small ext2 file system. Basica ...

HOWTO: Internet Connection Sharing (Ubuntu = Server) (Puppy Linux = client)

This guide will cover a focused part Internet Connection Sharing. It will discuss using Ubuntu as a server (the one that receives/gives the incoming Internet; it funnels the connection to the Puppy Linux box) and Puppy Linux as the client (the one that receives/shares the Internet with the Ubuntu co ...

Ubuntu Acer Aspire One Triple-Booting XP SP3, 9.04 Jaunty, and Puppy Linux

Acer Aspire One Triple-Booting XP SP3, 9.04 Jaunty, and Puppy Linuxthis was my experience with an Acer Aspire One:(note that I was responding to an Asus owner with Mint wireless issues - http://www.osnews.com/story/21808/Linux_Mint_7_Is_Glorious)I had an eerily similar experience with my Acer Aspire ...

puppy linux and usb modem

again. this is my problem. i connect to the internet via my mobile phone. on dsl[damn small linux] the modem[aka my phone] was /dev/ttyACM0 but in puppy linux its not there and i dont know where is is. any way to know and how do i then connect using it???? that is to set it up to use the devicei am ...

Can't boot directly to hard drive - Puppy linux

I have just managed to install Puppy linux (puppy-4.1.2-k2.6.25.16-seamonkey) to an old laptop (Dell Latitude CPt 500mhz, 128MB ram) but I'm having difficulty booting to grub.When booting, the bios says "No bootable devices--strike F1 to retry boot, F2 for setup utility".Setup Utility show ...

installing puppy linux to and old laptop

how should i install puppy linux when the laptop i am trying to install it on will not boot form a cd and only supports the floppy and hard disk booting when the floppy dosent work and the usb port dosent either ive looked in the bios and theres no cd booting option. i was thinking about boting form ...

Help logging out of Puppy Linux

Error saving pinboard /root/Choices/ROX-Filer/PuppyPin: No space left on deviceThis message comes up when I try to reboot, shut down, or log out of Puppy Linux, which is running from RAM, from a LiveCD.Please gear your answers toward a noob ...

Ubuntu Puppy Linux gets the sound right

For the last several days I have posted several questions on my Device Audio : VT1720/4 Envy24PT PCI Multi-Channel Audio Controller about getting sound. Some suggestions but none worked. Spent several hours on google no solution.Just for grins I popped in a puppy linux I had no cd. Booted up no prob ...

Device-mapper and Multipathing

Went to a customer today to move a DS4000 directly connected RH5 update 3 linux server to then go through an SVC with Image mode disks.The device-mapper and device-mapper-multipath were aleady installed. I copied the /etc/multipath.conf from the SVC site ver 3.01 and edited to "blacklist" the sas in ...

device-mapper: reload ioctl failed: Invalid argument

I have got a strange error while working through the project....I am using dmsetup to make flash drive as cache to hard disk by thebelow command/dev/sdb1 --> flash drive/dev/sda1 ---> hard disk>>echo start_offset_disk end_offset_disk cache /dev/dsa1 /dev/sdb1 | dmsetup create fooI am get ...

Ubuntu Device Mapper and nVidia Soft RAID0 (dmraid?)

(Bear with me, new to Linux but trying my best!)Until recently I had two hdrives operating as one under a motherboard (nVidia driver) RAID0 arrangement through dmraid. A few days ago, an automated boot-time disk check ran and on x startup, the raided drive was no longer available. Erk!Another potent ...

Ubuntu Problem with device-mapper via cryptmount.

Hello. New to Linux, and I'm diggin' it. Just installed Ubuntu 7.10.Question:Using cryptmoun in the terminal; just commanded "cryptmount --prepare storage", and this was the reply:enter password for target "storage": /proc/misc: No entry for device-mapper foundIs device-mapper dr ...

Linux Device Drivers

I'm little bit New in LINUX DEVICE DRIVER WRITING.....I need to write a NETWORK ADAPTER's Driver (Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet ) and in future USB devices....Anybody who started this work or working already plz share some info/knowledge/docs/samples with me....Thanking you in advance...Naresh Bha ...

Ubuntu Trying to use Puppy linux to install 10.04

I put in a new HD and I am getting an error when attempt to install 10.04. The error is "cannot mount to loop0"So, I've got an .iso on a USB drive, and I'm using Puppy Linux cd now; how can I get 10.04 to install? I looked at Ubuntu site on how to make a usb startup, but it is only for MS, ...

GPFS & device-mapper

┬┐It is supported to define dm-x devices like GPFS disks?.I have disks multipathed with device-mapper that we can use like GPFS disks. ...

Playing MP3 on Puppy Linux

Hallo all of U !! I have Been with the Puppy Linux For quiet Sometime but could Never Play mp3 on it. Though it played a normal CD very well but when I try to play an mp3 it shows error. Can Any on help??? ...

Ubuntu grub2 making friends with puppy (linux)

I have xubuntu 10.10, and just installed puppy linux on /dev/sda7.I'm having trouble updating grub, because it seems that grub doesn't find it at all.So I'm prepared to put in some serious coding in the grub.cfg file in case somebody can help me.For now, this is the only code I found floating around ...

Scroll wheel in Puppy Linux

I have Puppy Linux on one of my computers (for my little brother who wanted to try out linux), but the scroll wheel on the mouse doesn't work! I have to go out of my way now to scroll using the scrollbar (haha). Any patches or software to reconize it?Logitech Wireless Mouse ...

Ubuntu Puppy Linux

I can't seem to find out if Puppy Linux uses RPM's or DEB's - does anyone know if it really matters? I had my mom DL puppy linux on her old laptop, and I want her to be able to get openoffice (and other software) from the CLI but I'm stuck on two things.1. the way puppy linux manages it packages2. t ...

Ubuntu lucid puppy linux

Lucid puppy linux full hard drive install on a sony laptop. hangs on shut down. have to force shut down causes f.s. check and errors. anybody know how to help? ...

Linux Device Drivers

to all the Linux Experts,I have been working in Linux for 7 years now. It is only recently that after doing all the application programming and other platform oriented work in linux that I have switched now to device driver programing.Although I have written device drivers before it is only now that ...

Ubuntu Runescape and Puppy Linux?

I am wondering if you can play Runescape on Puppy Linux(Slackware) with Java, Flash, and the plug-ins are all installed, and i use a Live Usb.Is this possible? Recommended Requirements(and please don't write the bare minimum)Processor speed?Ram? ...

FC5 installation-no boot "device-mapper: dm-stripe: Couldn't parse stripe destination

I am trying to install FC5 on a new machine (no OS on it before) and I'm running into this error message:PCI: Cannot allocate resource region 8 of bridge 000:02:00.0PCI: Failed to allocate mem resource #6:20000@90000000 for 0000:01:00.0Red Hat nash version 5.0.32 startingdevice-mapper: dm-stripe: Co ...

linux device drivers doubts

how to overcome busy problem or resource problem in linux device drivers...if a problem exist like this ..then what are all the steps to be taken to avoid such problem..expecting reply. ...

how to uninstall packages in puppy linux thru command prompt ?

how to uninstall packages in puppy linux thru command prompt ( terminal ) ?? ...

Ubuntu trying puppy linux

I'm trying puppy linux, but can't get it to go online anybody know about this, i do realize this is not an ubuntu issue. ...

device-mapper: reload ioctl failed / after resizing the partition

I am running FC9 under VMware Fusion 3.0I wanted to resize my /dev/sda2 partiotion.In order to do that I did the following:0. changed the size of the vmware file (under VMware settings).1. rebooted the host to rescue mode without mounted disks2. fdisk - removed & added /dev/sda2- i had bigger /d ...

ubuntu/ puppy linux dual boot kernel panic

HiI partitioned my HD into two sections (and a swap) and then installed puppy linux onto /dev/sda3I then added the following instruction (from the final part of the puppy install process) to the bottom of /boot/grub/menu.lst and saved:title Puppy Linux 421 full install on sda3root (hd0,2)kernel /boo ...

Ubuntu Puppy Linux

I've seen a few references to "Puppy Linux". I've looked around on their page ( http://www.puppylinux.org/downloads/official-releases/latest-production-release ) but can't seem to find a simple explanation of what it is.Can someone here 'splain it in plain old English? What is it, and is t ...

Ubuntu puppy linux help

HI. i am trying to make an old acer computer into a music machine and so far i chose puppy linux for the job but when i burned the latest version of it it couldnt detect the kernal ok no problem so far now i get to the main website and they say for older computers use an older version now here is th ...

Ubuntu quick question about puppy linux

Is there any way i could boot puppy linux to a floppy drive im trying to boot it into this old acer computer that was running windows 95 and it wont boot from cd just floppyor maybe someone has a suggestion on what i could turn it into ...

dvd drive inoperative after puppy linux 5.0.1 install

After installing puppy linux 5.0.1 to hard drive on an old compaq presario 1700 laptop the dvd/cdrom drive became inoperative. The bios detects the hardware on boot, but will not boot from a bootable dvd or cdrom. The operating system likewise detects the hardware (LG drn8080b) but does not detect a ...

Puppy Linux Timing out

I'm trying to boot 2.10 Puppy Linux and as it's an old maching i've made a Wakepup floppy for it. It loads all the way through and recognizes that it is a puppy cd in the drive, but then it seems to time out when trying to read the drive and it says 'timeout waiting for DMA' and 'drive not ready for ...

How to install puppy linux onto compact flash of 512 MB ?

I have downloaded the new version of puppy linux 2.16.1 .I need to install it in a 512B usb comoact flash drive ..How should i do it ..? ...

Can i install , modify and distribute the puppy linux new version ?

Is PUPPY LINUX under GPL ? Can i have the rights to install , modify and distribute the new version 2.16 ? ...

X server crashing and keybord messed up. (puppy linux - HD install)

Hey, I've been running Puppy linux on my Old toshiba satilite for a while. I like it because of it's speed and functionability.The other day, I went to turn it on, and as it started X up it crashes and goes to a prompt. The keyboard also is messed up as if it's using a differant keymap, but it says ...

Firewall / Security for Puppy Linux?

What options do i have for security on Puppy Linux? ...

Puppy Linux 4 & Ardour 2

I'm just wondering if it's possible to get Ardour 2 working on Puppy Linux 4.If so...then please show me a dumb-ass-noobie way through the setup process. ...

Puppy Linux

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, but I didn't know where else to put this. I'm only a few weeks into my Operating Systems class, but already my professor wants me to know the inner workings of a Linux distro. This is really my first class dealing with Linux this in-depth though, so I'm a bit in ...

Puppy Linux: checking the version

In puppy linux (Home Page | Puppy Linux) I can check the version of the kernel and CPU as such: uname -a. However, what method can I use to check the version of the distribution?Note that there is also a web page that comes with the installation (file:///usr/share/doc/index.html) and mentions the ve ...

puppy linux cannot connect to internet

i am running it on a 1 gig usb flash drive (sandisk) it sucessfully boots on both my desktop and laptop but when i try to get on the net i am able to scan down my wireless acess point get an ip adreess yet it will not connect me to the internet. how do i fix this? im running latest version of puppy ...

Puppy linux/lighter distros

Im looking for a light fast distro. I tryed puppy linux and I really like it but I cant install it like I can ubuntu or something. And I want to be able to use it without the cd being in. Is there a way to install it?Also what is lighter distro like ubuntu that I can download.I like ubuntu but its a ...

Puppy Linux Drops Wireless Connection

Alright, let me just get it out there that this is pretty much my first experience with linux. I have just wiped my laptops harddrive of Debian and installed Puppy Linux (more lightweight).Now, I set my network settings and I can get on the internet. So its working. Thing is, I've rebooted 3-4 times ...

puppy linux

I want to run my application automatically once boot the system.How to do this in Puppy linux. ...