x2gen017v2.TIB NOTES

  • Location: \\asimov.cscf.uwaterloo.ca\IMAGES\core (being created)
  • Created June 2012
  • Using Acronis Disk Backup and Recovery 10, NOT version 11 and NOT ghost
  • 64-bit Windows 7 Enterprise (IST) / 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
  • Passwords: Fall 2011

System Requirements

  • must have 64-bit support in the CPU, including PAE (Physical Address Extension)
  • RAM: 1GB+ (2 or more recommended)
  • recommended dual-core +

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.

Windows Driver Search redirection (magore)

  • Create a driver directory called c:\drivers and put all your drivers there
  • Modify the registry key
HKLM/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/DevicePath and append the string below - be sure to include the ; ;c:/drivers

Installed Windows 7 Apps

  • MS boot loader
  • EasyBCD 2.1.2
  • Office 10 (IST)x64
  • Open Office 3.3.0
  • Symantec Antivirus (IST)
  • MS Home Security Essentials
  • Thunderbird 13
  • Firefox 13
  • SSH (UW LICENSE FILE)
  • XMING 7.5.0.34
  • 7-Zip x64bit 9.2
  • Ghostgum 5.0
  • Ghostscript 9.05
  • Adobe Reader X, Flash, Shockwave
  • Leno Thinkvantage system update
  • Sun Java 7.4
  • MS Live
  • VLC v2.0.1
  • GIMP v2.6.12
  • Smartmontools 5.42-1
  • Areca 7.2.5 x32
  • Printers setup using cups
  • Remote Desktop enabled on master image

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

-- PhilipBeldowski - 06 Jun 2012

Topic revision: r3 - 2012-06-06 - PhilipBeldowski
 
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