Controlled dual-booting — linux (October 29, 2003, 0) - From Slashdot:
Set up Lilo with two targets: Linux and Winders.
Make Linux the default target to boot to.
When you’re inside of Linux, and you want to set it so it boots Windows for the next boot, and only the next boot, then you do a
lilo -R windows ; shutdown -r now
The next boot will be into
Rough guide to getting an existing Windows XP partition to boot as a VMWare guest under Linux (February 10, 2008, 3) - Because I might have to do this again someday…
Install VMWare Server. Use the advanced config to create an image that uses your existing hard disk.
Boot Windows (physically). Back up the current hardware profile.
Boot Linux. Download the SCSI drivers from http://www.vmware.com/download/ws/index.html#drivers ..
Change your GRUB config so that it doesn’t time out. You
Net install (April 28, 2005, 0) - I’m setting up Linux on the Sony Vaio U1 so that I can use it as well
as my Lifebook. I’ve decided to give Fedora Core 3 a try instead of
just net-booting and installing Debian like last time. Besides, I
couldn’t find my handy-dandy one-disk Debian net install image.
Fedora Core’s net-install support lags far behind Debian’s. I
A thousand ways that didn’t work (February 5, 2009, 4) - I spent the entire afternoon trying to figure out how I can do a live teleconference with screensharing so that I can show people actual Drupal tips and tricks instead of handwaving through a bunch of slides. Rube Goldberg would probably have approved of all the different things I tried. Unfortunately, none of them worked.