Video driver in the initrd.gz

I have an ATI Radeon HD 6450 card. Sometimes upon boot, just when the console should switch to the screen native resolution, it apparently fails to do so. The screen goes black and the computer restarts. Read the rest of this entry »


Building on multiple cores

Sometimes, I want to build a package as fast as possible. I have done this, when I had to make a new SlackBuild for something large and I just want to see if all requirements are met. Read the rest of this entry »


Compiling in RAM

I like to speed up the compiling process by compiling in RAM. Almost all additional software that I use is installed from SlackBuilds.org. Scripts from there use /tmp/SBo for compiling, as can be seen from the templates files. Read the rest of this entry »