It has been some time since my last post, but I have been pretty busy outside computers.
I have some good news there: dirac is now up and running, while fermi (the XP workstation) is presently on a 54000rpm hd.
I have had some issue bridging the two (dirac is a NAS, it’s headless and doesn’t need a direct access to the net), so I think this article may be interesting:
basically, the bridge seems to work, but the wireless card can’t seem to correctly connect to the AP.
My card is an atheros with the wildpackets driver.
Moreover, I had another strange issue on dirac using x11vnc. I had a “Ubuntu is in low graphics mode” message on vnc (dirac is headless) and was subsequently unable to login.
I found my fix here:
and added in my xorg.conf the following two lines to the “Monitor” section:
Everything runs fine now.