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Oct
17
comment How can I watch Netflix on Linux?
It's great to see (judging by the recent comments made here) that this problem has been solved since I wrote this comment in 2011, and that there are now ways to run Netflix on Linux.
Oct
17
asked Configuring Epson Stylus NX420 Scanner on Debian Wheezy
Sep
25
awarded  Scholar
Sep
25
accepted virt-manager PCI passthrough gives error “No IOMMU Found” even w/ Intel IOMMU enabled
Sep
25
answered virt-manager PCI passthrough gives error “No IOMMU Found” even w/ Intel IOMMU enabled
Sep
25
comment virt-manager PCI passthrough gives error “No IOMMU Found” even w/ Intel IOMMU enabled
Actually, I just found out that this processor supports VT-x but not VT-d, so I can't do IOMMU.
Sep
24
comment virt-manager PCI passthrough gives error “No IOMMU Found” even w/ Intel IOMMU enabled
I am using a Core-i5 2410M processor, and my BIOS is Phoenix SecureCore Tiano ... I can't find any info one way or the other whether this BIOS supports IOMMU or not.
Sep
22
asked virt-manager PCI passthrough gives error “No IOMMU Found” even w/ Intel IOMMU enabled
Sep
21
revised Ability to add files to a directory but not remove existing files
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Sep
21
answered Ability to add files to a directory but not remove existing files
Sep
19
comment Running proprietary firmware in virtualized environment, but not in host environment
So there no way (via the iwlwifi module) that any of the proprietary firmware code is executing in kernel mode? I understand that it's ultimately loaded into the wireless card itself, but I'm wondering if at any point before/during/after this, the iwlwifi module is executing instructions from within the binary blob. If there is no way for to happen, then you would be correct - the primary thing I'm concerned about (proprietary code running in kernel mode) would not even be an issue then.
Sep
19
comment Running proprietary firmware in virtualized environment, but not in host environment
Thanks Renan -- I'm reading through the Xen documentation on PCI passthrough now, and it's looking promising. And to clarify, I do not need or want wireless access on the host environment - I only want wifi in the virtualized environment.
Sep
19
revised Running proprietary firmware in virtualized environment, but not in host environment
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Sep
19
asked Running proprietary firmware in virtualized environment, but not in host environment
Sep
17
comment Debian 6 - Disk partitioning too long
The accepted answer on this thread explains the reasoning for this process in much more detail: security.stackexchange.com/questions/26594/…
Sep
17
comment Debian 6 - Disk partitioning too long
However, in my opinion it is a (usability) bug that the installer doesn't warn people before this process begins that "Hey, did you know you might be sitting here for 20+ hours waiting for this next step to finish?" ... It's also a usability bug that the button to skip the step is called "Cancel" (it should say "Skip this step" instead).
Sep
17
revised Debian 6 - Disk partitioning too long
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Sep
17
answered Debian 6 - Disk partitioning too long
Sep
15
awarded  Tumbleweed
Sep
15
awarded  Revival