An excellent Linux dedicated server that won't burn a hole in your pocket

[img_assist|nid=1286|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=234|height=252]This site certainly has seen it's share of hosting environments. It started on a shared hosting, without even a proper domain name, then later moved among many of the popular virtualization techniques, first VMware server, then KVM and finally Xen (VPS). But, most of that time, it somehow wanted to end on a real hardware, to have a room to breathe, so to say.

How to flash motherboard BIOS from Linux (no DOS/Windows, no floppy drive)?

[img_assist|nid=859|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=180|height=155]You've finally made the move to a Windows-free computer, you're enjoying your brand new Linux OS, no trojans/viruses, no slowdown, everything's perfect. Suddenly, you need to update the BIOS on your motherboard to support some new piece of hardware, but typically the motherboard vendor is offering only DOS based BIOS flash utilities. You panic! Fortunately, this problem is easy to solve...

Step 1: Download FreeDOS boot disk floppy image

How fast is your disk?

[img_assist|nid=833|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=242|height=178]With a little bit of torturing, and some fun on the way, find out how fast your hard disk drive really is.


Running Linux on the ASRock 775Dual-VSTA motherboard

[img_assist|nid=1038|title=ASRock 775Dual-VSTA|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=120|height=110]Being a happy owner of the ASRock 775Dual-VSTA motherboard for a week, I decided to share my opinions about it and also give an advice or two to other people thinking about running Linux on it.

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