Building a Fedora 14 box and thought I’d just keep all my reference links in one place this time. Might be helpful if you’re building a Linux workstation for the fist time (or are just forgetful like me :-).
Hard Disk Clone with “dd” (dd if=/dev/sda5 of=/media/Data/disk1.img).
Maya 2012 Installation works as per Autodesk’s guide, except for having to add the following to Fedora 14 :
APCUPSD Manual (for control of UPS’s)
And finally, moving my tempdir to a much larger volume then starting up Houdini (which really eats up the space on big sims!). It will be slower over a NFS mount, but until I get a dedicated cache disk, it will have to do:
Overclock a Linux box? You’ll want to monitor temps (even if you don’t overclock, it’s a good idea to check every once in awhile).