Daily Archives: August 10, 2017

Instructions for installing the cp210x serial bridge driver

This USB driver is not in the kernel by default and have to be installed specifically for your kernel version: Source link is: http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/75558/ubuntu-make-fails-with-no-such-file-or-directory-lib-modules-3-4-0-build Building cp210x for your kernel version First make note of your major & minor numbers for your kernel you have (i.e. 3.4, 3.5, etc.). $ uname […]

Filesystem Check

Basic filesystem checks are performed by: fsck /dev/sda1 I struggled with Stale NFS file handles on critical /etc/fstab and had to unmount the root partition force a filesystem check with: umount /dev/sda1 fsck /dev/sda1 -f It appeared not to fix it first but after reboot, it looked good.