Category Archives: system

Automatically reconnect sshfs

I’ve been using sshfs to mount a remote folder between computers in my home networks. Sometimes I switch from WiFi to wired connection or the other way around. This causes Thunar to freeze, if I had forgotten to unmount the … Continue reading

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Copying MBR

I’ve been doing some disk partitions cloning between disks of different size. I needed to copy the master boot record (MBR), where LILO is, from one disk to another. I searched a bit and found a handy tutorial.

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Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 not responding

I have a ThinkPad T420, which comes with an Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 wireless adapter. The card is recognised out of the box, and it connects to my home WiFi. There are two kernel modules loaded: iwlmvm and iwlwifi. … Continue reading

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VESA framebuffer

I never really cared about VESA framebuffer. Since Slackware 13.0, the system would automatically switch to the native screen resolution when booting. That is, if I used the open source video drivers. When using the proprietary drivers of NVIDIA for … Continue reading

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Broadcom Corporation BCM4322 driver

I bought a refurbished Dell Latitude E6400. After changing the hard disk to a new SSD, I installed (of course) Slackware64 14.2 on it. Everything went fine, but the WiFi was not supported out-of-the-box. However, there was a very easy … Continue reading

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