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Slow performance from KNOPPIX

I'm using KNOPPIX to erase some HDs prior to decommissioning PCs. The command to do this is quite simple: dd bs=4096 if=/dev/zero of=/dev/hda (Or maybe /dev/sha, depending on what kind of drive it ...
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How can I run a shell script upon system shutdown in a Knoppix Live system?

I want to run a shell script upon system shutdown in Knoppix Live (which runs from a writable USB flash drive) so that I can backup some data and ftp it to a remote server. The script works fine but ...
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Mounting encrypted drive/partition on Linux

I have a Laptop, on which the OS has got corrupted and gives a system32\config not found error. To recover my data, I can boot it using Knoppix but I am not able to mount my partition. My partition ...
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Odd memtest86/boot problems on linux machine

I run Debian Lenny 64-bit on an HP server with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor. It boots with LILO rather than GRUB because it has an XFS root partition. Up until today it had 3 GB (2x 512MB and 2x ...