Raspberry Pi: mount flash disks at boot

Now that I got a little time to work on my Raspberry Pi, I decided to have 2 2GB flash drives mounted at boot to save some write cycles on the SD card: After a few failed times, I googled for a while and the important bit is the 6th… Continue reading

Archlinux: Unable to boot installation “waiting for device labeled”

If you see this while trying to boot Archlinux installation   Waiting 30 seconds for device /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201210 … Error: Boot device didn't show up after 30 seconds… Falling back to interactive prompt. You can try and fix the problem manually…. ramfs$ Label your device ARCH_201210 and you should be good… Continue reading

Windows 7: Enabling auto-logon

Here’s what you do to enable automatic log on to your Windows 7 user account Hit WindowsKey+R and execute control userpasswords2 On the dialog that opens, click on the username that you wish to enable automatic log on and uncheck the “Users must enter a user name and password to… Continue reading