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Sep
28
asked How do I fix the WinTV Nova-T-500 mt2060 i2c write error?
Sep
25
awarded  Yearling
Sep
3
comment Partition Alignment Confusion
It most certainly is 1536, as the 840's (non-pro) use 3 bits per cell NAND (reduce costs at the cost of lifespan, don't worry it's still >=11 years) @jayw What would also be useful is how to shunt your partition about if you only find out this information after the event! ¬.¬ I assume all you really have to do is set the partition start in gparted to 3MiB and you're done (as long as its the first partition that is). What about the 2nd/nth partitions though? If the partition length isn't a multiple of 3MiB for instance.
Sep
3
comment Partition Alignment Confusion
It is 1536KB because the Samsung 840 (mainstream line) uses 3 bits per cell NAND (called TLC). It's entirely correct. @rod-smith
Aug
12
answered How can I get the Huawei E160 modem to work on 12.04?
Aug
12
comment How can I get the Huawei E160 modem to work on 12.04?
I'm also getting this problem with a huawei e160. Eliminated power problems so far. Going to try a different hub next. Did you ever resolve this.
Jun
27
accepted Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?
Jun
3
comment Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Yes, but ticking my own answer just feels like cheating...
Jun
3
accepted Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Jun
3
answered Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Jun
3
revised Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
Think I found the problem, need confirmation
Jun
3
asked Why won't fancontrol start on boot, but will start with sudo?
May
20
asked How to I add a command to be available from the auto run box for DVD videos?
May
20
awarded  Commentator
May
20
comment Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?
That worked, got some errors on a few odd files though: chown: cannot dereference /home/htpc/.mozilla/firefox/hsvz7dcl.default/lock: No such file or directory chown: cannot access /home/james/.gvfs: Permission denied Some others, but they're all cannot derefence
May
20
accepted Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?
May
20
revised Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?
added requested ls output
May
20
asked Why can't I set group and ownership of one folder without afffecting the other?
May
10
comment Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?
Thanks, I shall try it out this evening. I wonder if there is a command that acts like a buffer? Waits for the command writing to stdin to complete before passing it all to stdout. With seek on stdout. That would be handy. avconv -i xxx | buf | avconv -i stdin xxx
Apr
28
asked Using avconv, when remuxing to MKV, is there a way to fix packed AVI input files?