[sf-lug] Meeting Monday evening 15 November
jim at systemateka.com
Tue Nov 16 09:15:16 PST 2010
What a terrific summary! Let's hope grant will
post his solution to the list: basically there's
a little program that one adds to the Grub menu
that facilitates booting from a medium that BIOS
won't boot from.
Christian's December 15 event is a fund-raiser
for the Partimus effort to get Linux into more
schools. I hope he posts details.
On Tue, 2010-11-16 at 08:17 -0800, Bobbie Sellers wrote:
> I got here first about 5:45 then Jim Stockford,
> Christian, Grant, followed by Mikki
> and Bill Hill, then Eric. by 1852.
> Christian is looking for more community
> activity. Benefit scheduled for 15 December.
> He had to leave early.
> Mikki has a problem with her netbook as she
> wants to boot an external CD/DVD reader
> and it is not easy to reset the BIOS. As
> a matter of fact it is impossible to reset that
> BIOS it appears.
> Grant solved this problem with a small
> program and a script as he writes about in
> his post.
> Bill wants to play commercial DVDs on his
> external drive reader. He worked on it for
> nearly an hour but unfortunately he did
> not get to test whether or not his solutions
> from the
> <https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats >
> actually worked for him as he had no commercial movie
> DVD to test it with.. I had dug this up earlier for someone
> else and found it for Bill.
> Meeting broke up about 2000 and with a ride from
> Jim I was home by 2030, Jim took Eric and Grant to
> their destinations or connection points after that.
> Altogether this was the best meeting in months.
> Wish you could have made it
> Next meetings at Cafe Enchante will be on Dec 5th
> and 20th.
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