x2gen016.TIB NOTES

  • Location: \\asimov.cscf.uwaterloo.ca\IMAGES\core
  • Created Nov 2011
  • Using Acronis Disk Backup and Recovery 10, NOT version 11 and NOT ghost
  • 64-bit Windows 7 Enterprise (IST) / 64-bit Ubuntu 11.04
  • Passwords: Fall 2011

Partitioning Scheme, Main hard drive (based on 600gig hd)

  • 100meg MS system Partition
  • C Drive: 250gig, NTFS
  • D drive: 50gig, NTFS
  • sda5: 250gig, ext4
  • sda6: 16gig, swap (2 x ram)

Partitioning Scheme, Second hard drive

  • not formatted

Boot Loader

  • MS boot loader to choose Win7 or Ubuntu
  • If you choose Ubuntu, GRUB 2 is initiated, GRUB2 is installed on linux main partition.

Installed Windows 7 Apps

  • MS boot loader
  • EasyBCD 2.1.1
  • Office 10 (IST)x64
  • Open Office 3.3.0
  • Symantec Antivirus (IST)
  • MS Home Security Essentials
  • Thunderbird 8.0
  • Firefox 8.0
  • SSH (UW LICENSE FILE)
  • XMING 6.9.0.15
  • 7-Zip x64bit 6.2
  • Ghostgum/ghostscript x64bit 9.04
  • Adobe Reader X, Flash, Shockwave
  • Leno Thinkvantage system update
  • Sun Java
  • MS Live
  • VLC v1.1.11
  • GIMP v2.6.11
  • MS AIK 3.0
  • Smartmontools 5.42-1
  • Matlab x64 2010A
  • Areca 7.2.3 x32
  • C:\software\drivers (a few nic drivers)
  • Printers setup using cups
  • Remote Desktop enabled on master image

Installed Ubuntu 11.04 Apps

  • GRUB 2 installed on /, not in MBR. Use manual partition creation to redirect GRUB installation to /
  • host name fully qualified in /etc/hosts & /etc/hostname files
  • domain search fix

/etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf

must contain the line

option domain-search code 119 = string;

The line should be adjacent to the other option specifications in the file.

Problems found

  • MG - problems wit h Intel drivers - Mike to fill in details

Requests for additions / changes

Topic revision: r8 - 2011-12-20 - LawrenceFolland
 
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