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Re: Dell GX270



On Tue, 2004-06-22 at 15:00, Hanna H. Rabah wrote:
> Greetings all, 
> I've been trying to install Fedora Core 2 on my Dell 270, I am having problems
> running X on it, it seems there is a problem with the Intel i865 graphics
> chipset which is what I have, I have found a patch on the web
> (http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/linux/fc1_intel_video_fix.htm)  
> it seems that this patch supports up to 800x600 or 1024x768   I was wondering if
> there is a better and more stable way to fix this problem, and possibly use use
> a 1600x1200 resolution. 
> It seems that this is a problem with other Unix like  flavors like redhat and
> FreeBSD. any help would be appreciated
> Thank you all and keep up the good work!

I was having problems installing on Dells until I read somewhere that
you had to go into the Bios and set the video memory to 8mb. For some
reason it defaults to 1mb. Once you do that, then the video will work.

-- 
Edward M. Croft
Sr. Systems Engineer
Open Ratings, Inc.
200 West Street
Waltham, MA 02451-1121



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