[CentOS] A few issues
winter at frostmarch.com
Wed Mar 21 00:58:40 UTC 2007
Hail and well met, Mark
> 1) Is this the right place for kernel internals questions?
I have no idea...but I'll try to answer your questions anyway. If I get
scolded, so be it.
> 2) I noticed this morning that my GLMatrix screensaver is not
> working any more.
Open up a terminal window while X is running and type:
/usr/bin/glxinfo | grep direct
In a kind world, the response will be "direct rendering: Yes". If you
don't get that response then possibly your driver is b0rked again or
there's a problem in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. Perhaps you could
> 3) Now that I mention it, I’m still having trouble running the
> display configuration settings applet (it comes and asks for the root
> password, then disappears). What’s up with that? This happens here at
> work and also at home….
I think the command you can use in the terminal is
/usr/sbin/nvidia-settings. It might give you an error report.
> 4) With but one partition left to convert from NTFS to ext3, this
> one had to be the difficult one. It’s my old C: partition from which I
> used to boot Windows. Three times now, with cp and tar, it has hung
> somewhere in the Documents and Settings directory and nothing brings it
I got nothin'. :(
Give cpio a shot?
What's your tar command?
I've never attempted such a conversion.
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