Install Ubuntu on a separate hard drive? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 9 years ago. Improve this question I am running Windows 7. I would like to dual-boot Ubuntu, but minimize risk of something going wrong. In the past I have … Read more

QNAP TS-228 u-boot firmware

I am looking for somebody with a functioning QNAP TS-228 (32 bit; non-a version). I had a firmware upgrade gone bad and the firmware got corrupted. I have a usb ttl so I managed to connect to serial console and somewhat fix the box (extracted/decrypted the latest QTS firmware and replaced the faulty files). Unfortunately … Read more

Windows 7 Bootloader installs to wrong drive when installing from secondary hard drive

I have set up an unattended installation of Windows 7, but my setup causes the bootloader to be installed to the wrong drive. Here is the setup: Drive 0 (OS Drive): This is the drive that the OS gets installed to. This is also the drive I want the bootloader on. All Windows files are … Read more

Windows 7 boot manager not localized on UEFI systems

I originally posted this on SuperUser because I discovered this behaviour on my home computer, but this seems to be a general issue on UEFI systems, thus I’m posting here too; I also hope someone here can shed some light on what’s going on. Italian version of Windows 7 x64 SP1, same installation media used … Read more

Can’t boot VM after P2V or ghost – Linux 2.6

I got this old machine that runs on a p2 400 and a Linux Debian 3.1 with kernel 2.6.8 and since it has modified binaries due to internal undocumented changes in the code, migrating off manually isn’t an option, so I was trying to P2V this box with VMWare Converter and had no luck. The … Read more

How to save output from grub-md5-crypt to a file ?

I am using Cent OS 6.5 and I want to save the generated output and md5 hash from grub-md5-crypt command to a file. The grub-md5-crypt command asks us to set a password. I want the password(which I have generated using a password generator) to be read from another file. P.S. No mouse support and don’t … Read more