Following the steps at the XenOnEdgy page at the Ubuntu Wiki, I quickly had an Edgy virtual machine (or a “domU” in Xen parlance) up and running. Unfortunately, the page doesn’t cover networking, but it’s actually pretty easy to add. I just added a simple
/etc/network/interfaces file that set my machine up to use DHCP:
auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp
It’s amazing how many virtualization technologies are out there these days:
Everything seems to be fine. In fact, the system seems snappier, although it could be because I removed a bit of cruft while I was resolving dependencies. I’ll have to look more at F-Spot for photos and Tomboy for note-taking. I also went ahead and upgraded SwiftFox to 2.0, using the install script at their site.
I’ve tried unsuccessfully thus far to get MythTV (or video4linux for that matter) to recognize the tuner card in my Asus S-presso. According to dmesg, it’s an unrecognized card with a cx88xx chipset. I tried loading the kernel module with various combinations of card= and tuner= values, but with none of them am I able to find any channels with scantv, kdetv, or tvtime.
Maybe another day I’ll power the box down and take the card out and note what chips it has.
I wonder if anyone has ever gotten this card to work.
It’s the same device! Why the big deal just because I used a different USB port? This is no small pain in the butt when I’m dealing with my Microsoft (haha!) Wireless keyboard and mouse, which seems to want to install 7 drivers (all with plenty of prompting) every time it sees it and doesn’t remember it.