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Re: [K12OSN] Compaq Deskpro 575



I didn't need to.  I tried just plugging in a S3 PCI card and the machine 
defaulted to it.  I then directed the XF86_S3 Xserver to the MAC address 
for that machine's NIC and it worked perfectly.

Jerry

> 
> F10 didn't work because the hard drive is missing the diagnostics
> partition.
> 
> If you go to the Compaq website and download the F10 Setup & Diagnostics
> disk set you will be able to access the BIOS and disable the video card
> from there.
> 
> You may also want to play around with some xmode settings in the
> LTS.CONF file for one of those machines (give it a terminal name).
> 
> Use the SVGA x-server, but change the scan range to between 45 & 80 Mhz.
> There should be an example in your lts.conf file on how to do this.
> 
> Cheers,
> Bert
> 
> On Tue, 2003-06-24 at 08:02, Gerald M. Cox wrote:
> > 
> > > The QLogic one was _totally_ unusable by my estimation. There was a
> > > Windows driver, but nothing for XFree86 when I looked. The chip I see
> > > is actually labeled AT&T PrecisionDAC. The "Qlogic" name is what I got
> > > from the driver that Win95 loads. <shrug>
> > 
> > That's the chip I have on the MB only Win95a IDs the driver as "Compaq"
> > and IDs the chip as Qvision.  The Linux terminal server IDs this chip on
> > the client terminal as "cpq_avga", which is supposed to use the
> > XF86_SVGA server, but it doesn't work with it.
> > 
> > I have tried all of the Xservers available with K12LTSP, but I can only
> > get it going using the "Xvesa" Xserver, but only in 640X480, 16 color
> > mode.  I had to change the GDM to ICEWM and change the background color
> > on the desktop to actually make it visible.  Looks like an old RGB
> > display.  Too bad.  It will run high color(16-bit), 800X600 with Win95a.
> > 
> > 
> > Oh well, I suppose I'll use them with the Win95a even though they are
> > ponderously slow.  Unless ...   Anyone know of a way to disable the
> > onboard video so I could use a better display adapter?
> > 
> > Thanks for the info. folks.
> > 
> > Jerry
> > 
> >  
> > 
> >  Gerald M. Cox
> >  Technology Coordinator  
> >  Bismarck Public Schools 
> >  11636 Hwy 84            
> >  Bismarck, Arkansas 71929
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 Gerald M. Cox
 Technology Coordinator  
 Bismarck Public Schools 
 11636 Hwy 84            
 Bismarck, Arkansas 71929
 coxg bis-ps dsc k12 ar us




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