Vista to OpenSuSE 11.0 Migration

partition setup:
sda1 - DELL stuff
sda2 - NTFS Vista Basic SP1
sda3 - FAT32 Document partition
sda4 - Fedora 9

what happen?
Friday
- deleting the fedora 9's partition, in order to gain some space
- thinking of fooling around in linux using virtualbox :P
- shutdown the PC
Monday
- Boot the PC
- GRUB prompt + nothing.. (as expected)
- looking for Original Vista DVD, not found..
- Got openSuSE DVD from LFY lying around doing nothing :evil grin:
- Installed..
-- use gnome
-- minimal somewhat (a bit more than 1GB installation size)
- notice there's no GDM..
- Network (eth0) is fine

Task
- Connect to remote SunOS 5.8, done
-- just plain ssh will do :D
- open shared folder on Windows 2K
-- open nautilus
-- File | Connect to Server...
-- select Windows Share
-- fill in the details
-- DONE
- Edit a Word + Excel document (mundane report stuff :D)
-- put DVD in
-- yast2
-- change DVD repo priority to be higher
-- select OO.o 2.4.x, click apply
-- wait & relax
-- copy the files from 'mapped remote harddrive' to desktop
-- edit & move over back
-- DONE
-- direct editing hangs OO.o ...
- putty needed
-- Install wine
-- download putty
-- run $ wine ~/bin/putty.exe &
-- DONE
- read windows' partition
-- not autodetected (WHY??)
-- /dev/sda2 + /dev/sda3, check
-- create mount points
-- edit FileSystem table
--- $gnomesu gedit /etc/fstab
-- reboot
-- DONE (somewhat, its r/~w by root only T_T)
- Email..
-- copy over Vista Thunderbird profile to ~/.thunderbird
-- +
-- thunderbird -ProfileManager
-- set profile's folder
-- DONE

2 comments:

ieza said...

wan..pening paler along baca blog wan ni....almaklum la along bukan budak IT...heheheheh

mrwn said...

heheh boleh tanya :D takde masalah