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In general linux has very good support for network devices. If the device will work with your version of linux it will allow setup of nfs root with the appropriate initrd. so the problem with root over nfs is that you have to make an initrd that will accommodate it. NFS root without initrd may still work, but will not work with usb ethernet adapters as they ...


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Okay after searching some more, and focusing on the driver problem i came up with this: echo "options ath9k nohwcrypt=1" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/ath9k.conf sudo modprobe -rfv ath9k sudo modprobe -v ath9k I have no idea what it does, but it worked!


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Only the vendors themselves know the real answer but here are some guesses. I would assume that it's simply because it would make the device more expensive. By requiring the OS to inject firmware at run time they get to avoid the need for non-volatile memory like ROM or Flash on the device. Secondarily, I would assume the vendors might also feel that the ...


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It is what it says, it is not supported. Now this installer supports only Ubuntu 14.10. And generally speaking there is no need to install this driver at all. You can upgrade your graphical stack by running: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libqt5gui5 libgles1-mesa-lts-utopic libgles2-mesa-lts-utopic ...


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To solve this you should use the official Drivers from Nvidia and from the OpenSuSE's Nvidia repo. The easiest way is to go to this link and select the "GeForce 6 and GeForce 7". You are selecting GeForce 6 because of the output of lspci Installing multiple Nvidia drivers can cause issues (I know from personal experience) so if the YUP suggests removing ...


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Documentation/devices.txt in the kernel source code documents the allocation process and lists all the allocated device numbers. sd gets a whole bunch of major device numbers because of the large number of devices it can handle: major 8 covers /dev/sda to /dev/sdp, major 65 covers /dev/sdq to /dev/sdaf, 66 /dev/sdag to /dev/sdav and so on all the way to 135 ...



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