How to tell which disk Windows Used to Boot

I'm need to find a method to programmatically determine which disk drive Windows is using to boot. In other words, I need a way from Windows to determine which drive the BIOS is using to boot the...

Query points within a given radius in MySQL

I have created the following MySQL table to store latitude/longitude coordinates along with a name for each point: CREATE TABLE `points` ( `id` int(10) unsigned NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `name`...

Detect GPT and MBR partitions with Powershell

Is there a way to tell if a disk has a GPT or an MBR partition with powershell?

Linux filesystem detection

I am trying to follow this book to gain a bit of understanding of how the Linux kernel works. What I can't really wrap my head around is that I can't understand how Linux detects a filesystem...

GDB realmode to protected mode, on the fly disassamble

I'm trying to debug a piece of MBR code, with some context switch in it. I have the asm layout set up by default with 16bit disassambled instructions. My problem appears when I make a context to...

How to get the offset of a partition with a bash script?

I can use parted to find out the offset of my image. sudo parted -s image.img unit B print Model: (file) Disk /home/user/image.img: 107374182400B Sector size (logical/physical):...

PXE setup for Ubuntu server 14.04 installation creates issue

I know this question already been asked on StackOverflow but I am not satisfied by the answer provided. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/26451226/pxe-use-part-of-my-kickstart-file My set...

Why does EC2 instance not start correctly after resizing root EBS volume?

I was using the instructions on https://matt.berther.io/2015/02/03/how-to-resize-aws-ec2-ebs-volumes/ and http://atodorov.org/blog/2014/02/07/aws-tip-shrinking-ebs-root-volume-size/ to move to a...

Assign a mount point folder path to a drive using PowerShell

I have a server that is provisioned with several disks. One for an OS, one for programs etc., and the remaining are to be mounted to empty NTFS folders. Disk 0: C: Disk 1: G: Disk 2:...

CMD with icacls issue for windows 10 upgrade - invalid parameters

I'm trying to upgrade my laptop to windows 10 but it says my system reserved partition is low on available size so i'm following microsoft solution on the internet and somehow got stuck with these...

Decoding Google Maps API Encoded Overview Polyline with Javascript for use in Mapbox

Have been searching for various JS functions that can decode an encoded polyline to a geoJSON string, and all that I try come up with really odd lat,lng points. Usually starting in the correct...

sdcard write error in rufus

I tried to write raspbian operating system to my sdcard. I put my sdcard into sdcard reader and then tried to format it to fat32. I can not do that with microsoft windows, so I downloaded...

mbr2gpt: Too many MBR partitions found, no room to create EFI system partition

Try to convert MBR to GPT with mbr2gpt introduced with Windows 10 build 1703, it failed with mbr2gpt: Too many MBR partitions found, no room to create EFI system partition. Full log: 2017-06-07...

PowerShell new-partition complains about DriveLetter argument

Here's my powerShell "piped" command Get-Disk | Where partitionstyle -eq 'raw' | Initialize-Disk -PartitionStyle MBR -PassThru | New-Partition -AssignDriveLetter -UseMaximumSize -DriveLetter Z...

Python Parsing MBR

I am just starting out with Python scripting and I am trying to write a program that will parse through a provided MBR but I'm not sure how to start. I want to write a program that will parse a...

Dynamically generate LINQ select with nested properties

Currently we have a package that generates linq select dynamically from fields from string. It works well with flat properties but it is not designed to work with nested fields like...

Some authentication problem while making bootable USB using rufus

In windows 10, I'm trying to install ubuntu with USB. For making bootable USB, I'm using rufus. However, there occurs an authentication problem even though I logged in Windows with an...

FileStream behaves differently on Linux

(DotNet Core 2.1) I am using FileStream to write bytes to a file. Developing on Windows and Targeting Yocto Linux on a ARM 32 Bit processor. When running on Windows I get the correct resulting...

Boost rtree.bounds(): getting more boxes and/or accessing to its structure

Currently I am working with distributed meshes on a numerical simulation: I am using a boost rtree made of bounding boxes as a search tool. I have many bounding boxes, each with a tag (an unsigned...

How to delete property from spread operator?

I want to delete drugName from the response but it is not happening any idea how to delete property from spread operator ? main.js const transformedResponse = transformResponse(response); ...

Create frequency Tables for all the categorical variables of a dataframe in python

I have a data-frame that has columns containing both continuous and categorical variables. I want to create frequency table for all the categorical variables using pandas. I have used...

What memory is impacted using the location counter in linker script?

I am learning assembly for fun and its just my 3rd day today. Perhaps I mis-understood the location counter in linker script. As per my understanding, location counter defines at which address in...

How to detect protected mode in a Volume Boot Record (Partition Boot Sector)?

I am debugging an unusual booting arrangement in MBR mode (no EFI) on an x86 PC. IPL in MBR --> exotic BootManager* --> Partiton Boot Sector --> experimental OS I wrote a primitive 512-byte...

Convert from GPT to MBR and vice versa

I would like to use PowerShell to convert a disk from GPT to MBR and vice versa. To convert to MBR, I've tried with: Clear-Disk -Number 3 -Confirm:$false -RemoveData -RemoveOEM Initialize-Disk...

How does fdisk utility use CHS addressing on SSDs?

In my free time I am working on a personal project for reading and writing all kinds of disk structures like MBR, GPT, EXT2/3/4, NTFS, etc. While working on the MBR part I noticed that the fdisk...

In MARIE assembly, why does MAR sometimes contain PC-1 (as in contents of PC minus 1), but not all the time?

I'm kinda new here so I'm trying to figure out the basics first, so I'm looking into MARIE assembly, I noticed that MAR sometimes is just the value of PC but minus 1, is there a reason behind this...

C++: Remove object without calling destructor

For those unfamiliar with polymorphic memory resources (PMR), std::pmr::monotonic_buffer_resource: "the class std::pmr::monotonic_buffer_resource is a special-purpose memory resource class that...

Operands of '+' operation must either be both strings or both numbers. Consider using a template literal @typescript-eslint/restrict-plus-operands

I just using tslint but this block of code throws me a error. const MemberNumber = 'MBR' + pinCode + sliceNumber Operands of '+' operation must either be both strings or both numbers. Consider...

Problem during installation PostgreSQL 12 and PgAdmin4 on Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa 64-bit

I want to install PostgreSQL and PgAdmin4 on my Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa 64-bit My inxi info System: Kernel: 5.4.0-58-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: MATE 1.24.0 info:...

About Beaglebone Black CAN protocol setting

Thank you for watching this. I'm having difficulties with my BBB on CAN communication like for months... I'd be really pleased if you could give me just a little help! I'm working on CAN protocol...