Accelero S2 Installation on nVidia 8800GT

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In an effort to modernise my gaming rig, I purchased a second nVidia 8800GT to compliment my first.  Benchmarks and reviews indicate that this setup yields comparable performance to many of today’s more expensive offerings.  This is a log of the installation and testing of the cards. Continue reading “Accelero S2 Installation on nVidia 8800GT”

Gentoo on the Fujitsu P1620

Recently I picked up a Fujitsu P1620 on eBay.  I’ve grown to really appreciate all the hardware in it, and consider it grade ‘A’ hardware, except for a few gotchas in Linux.  This serves as a document for those who are seeking to gain full hardware functionality of a P1620 in Linux. Continue reading “Gentoo on the Fujitsu P1620”

Installing Windows Vista/7 the lazy way!

Have you ever needed to perform a Windows install, but lacked the necessary hardware to do an install?  After ridding my house of optical drives, and having a limited number of large USB drives, I devised a way to install Windows without the use of either!  By using Linux’s wonderful KVM application, it’s possible to install Windows 7 on your hard drive with nothing more than a Windows ISO.

Warning:  This information comes without a warranty.  I won’t guarantee support if you break your hardware.  I’m not responsible for anything you do with this information.  For entertainment purposes only.  I’m probably lying. Continue reading “Installing Windows Vista/7 the lazy way!”