I was working on a Gentoo server today and had another time stamp issue. This may have been related to the one I wrote about yesterday because in addition to that error now I was getting a “Superblock mount time is in the future” error which was saying that the mount time of my drives was in the future. The server would not boot and I had to run a manual fsck every time to get it to boot. Clearly this was not normal behavior so I decided to dig into the problem. I rarely reboot the servers so I never noticed this behavior.
I was upgrading the video driver for the graphics card in my Dell D420 laptop and ran into the below errors numerous times. The driver that was being upgraded was the Mobile Intel 945GM Express Chipset Family which is the driver for the onboard video controller in the Dell Latitude D420. Error: “The class installer has denied…
Getting the BIOS version for a Windows XP PC is easy using the Registry Editor. You will need to start up the Registry Editor and then drill down into the Registry to locate your BIOS version.
- Start Windows Registry:Click the Windows Start button followed by Run. Type in “regedit” and click the OK button. This will launch the Windows Registry Editor.
There are two easy ways to check the bios version on your Dell laptop. During Boot: When your laptop boots up the bios version will splash on the screen. A current version of your bios will be something similar to A06. CPU-Z: Download and run CPU-Z here. Once you download and run this application click…
I changed the system board on my Dell Latitude D420 because of the on-board Ethernet port only working some of the time. After replacing the system board it is required to enable TPM again and activate it for Windows login.
First you will need to enable TPM in the BIOS.