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PCLOS 9 TIPSIn this thread we will be giving some Tips for the new PCLos preview 9Please also visit PCLos Wiki:D Bruno

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UPDATE FROM PCLOS 8If you want to update from PCLos 8 to PCLos 9 you will have to adapt the /etc/apt/sources.list . . . here is the new file:

#PCLINUXOS apt repository# rpm http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/texstar/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/2004 os updates texstar# rpm ftp://ftp-linux.cc.gatech.edu/pub/metalab/distributions/texstar/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/2004 os updates texstarrpm ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/distributions/texstar/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/2004 os updates texstar# rpm ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/linux/mirrors/sunsite/distributions/texstar/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/2004 os updates texstar# rpm http://rpm.nyvalls.se/ pclinuxos/2004 thac# rpm http://ftp.belnet.be/linux/pclinuxos/apt/ pclinuxos/2004 os updates texstar

After changing the sources file you can use synaptics to upgrade :D:D Bruno

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THE ISOsOn ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/pub/metalab/distributi...nglish/preview/ there are 2 different PCLos 9 ISOs available:pclinuxos-p9.isopclinuxos-p9-alt.iso The pclinuxos-p9.iso is the "normal" editionThe pclinuxos-p9-alt.iso is the "alternative"edition . . . here are the specifications:

* Turned off cpufreq, powernow at boot* Turn on pcmcia at boot* Disabled unionsfs from default can be enabled at boot if desired by typinglivecd union=yes (Mozilla-firefox doesnt like unionfs file system), worksfine if union disabled* Removed noapic and nolapic from iso boot and hd installer. Can be added tocommand line if needed by typing livecd noapic nolapic* Added nforce kernel sound driver (nvsound)* Added madwifi kernel drivers* Added firmware for Gigafast WF741-UIC USB WLan* Added kdenlive video editor* Did apt-get update and installed all updated rpms.
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FASTER BOOT HD INSTALL If booting your PCLos HD install takes a long time:

If you get a long pause at checking filesystems you can speed up your boot process by editing /etc/modprobe.preload and removing the following kernel drivers. 8250_pci 8250 epca esp isicom istallion moxa mxser stallion sx synclink synclinkmp Open teminal konsole, type su and enter root password, type kwrite /etc/modprobe.preload, remove the above then save the file. On reboot things should move along a little faster. Tex
Note: If you feel unsure you can also comment them out by placing a "#" sign at the start of every line you want to exclude, so if you ever want to restore one of them you only have to remove the # again. :lol: Bruno

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