Posts Tagged ‘drivers’


How to force ubuntu to check hard disks on startup

Today I have converted my laptop’s hard disk to ext4 and I wanted to perform a hard disk check just to be sure that everything was ok. As you may know there is a tool called e2fsck that checks hard disks for problems, but this will work best on an unmounted partition so I really […]


Using an Atheros AR242x with Ubuntu 8.10

Lately I tried to install Ubuntu 8.10 in my one year old laptop, a Toshiba Satelite A200 (1M4). Everything in the install was very smooth, but yet I had troubles with my Wifi card. I wasn’t sure if the problem was the new network manager or something else, but while I was googling for a […]