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Restore Acronis backup image into VMware

Restore Acronis backup image into VMware Issue/Problem: Restoring the backup image into VMware (or somether dissimilar harddware) might not work. The kernel might not able to detect the hard disk or root volume. Error like “waiting for device /dev/sda3 to appear” Solution: The solution below is tested to work in openSUSE 11.1 in  vmware player […]


Install Acronis for 64-bit openSUSE Linux

You might have problem installing or running Acronis Backup Agent for 64-bit Linux.


You have to run the follow command in order to install the necessary components under 64-bit openSUSE:

zypper install pam-32bit

zypper install libsepol1-32bit


Atheros Wireless for openSUSE Linux

I tried to configure openSUSE 11.1 Linux into Acer Aspire 4530 laptop. Althought the ath9k was detected and installed successfully the openSUSE but performance/stability seem like not so great. It will hang when using aireplay-ng. I have to update it with the latest atheros driver.

How do I know which chipset I have?

The chipset is what determines which driver you need, not the manufacturer of the card. Here are a number of ways to find out. All the commands should be run as root.