PXE Booting in Linux

I was reading slashdot today and found this article: http://blog.ksplice.com/2010/05/scalable-day-to-day-diskless-booting/ I remember having tried to do this in the past with an openfiler installation and an atom box, I ended up getting frustrated and moving on but this sheds a lot more light on how the process works and how to get it working. It’s […]

ESXi 4.0 Error attempting to install Windows 2008 R2 on Dell PowerEdge Server

Recently I was attempting to install a new copy of Windows 2008 R2 Standard Edition on a customer’s ESXi machine. Although I was currently running many different operating systems on the server, I was surprised to see that I could not install 2008. I received the error “0xc000035a Attempting to load a 64-bit application, however […]

Prolific PL-2303 driver Device Cannot Start Windows Vista 64bit and Windows 7

I was working on this problem for one of our Fort Myers Business Tech Support Clients, but I’ve had this problem a couple times and the solution seems to be slightly different each time.  The problem presents itself as a Device in Device Manager showing “”The Device Cannot Start (Code 10)” after you’ve installed the […]

None of my NICs work in ESXi 4.x!

I’ve been driving myself nuts for the last couple of days trying to figure out why none of the NICs that I had previously used in ESXi 3.0 and 3.5 aren’t working on my latest ESXi 4.0 installs. I checked the HCL to find that nearly all of the 10/100 chipsets have been removed from […]

Complete Guide to Install Windows 7 on the eee PC 1000 series (Drivers, ACPI and All)

I saw a few incomplete guides out there, including the one that I used to install Windows 7 on my eee PC 1000. I figured this would be a good time to make a guide specifically for you in the same situation as I was. This guide will tell you how to acquire Windows 7, […]