[K12OSN] cannot get machine booted
dharkness at nsd2.com
Fri Jun 25 15:20:02 UTC 2004
Quentin Hartman wrote:
>On Fri, 2004-06-25 at 07:42, Dale Harkness wrote:
>>i have a few IBM PC 340 desktops that have onboard video cards (Cirrus
>>Logic), about 16 MB of Ram, and about 3 GB of HD space.
>> i thought maybe it might be the onboard video, so i slapped in a PCI based video card, but same
>>thing happens there too. is the IBM PC 340 just not going to work, i
>>have tried 2 or 3 and none seem to work.
>Was the chipset on the PCI card you put in also Cirrus? There are a
>couple revisions of Cirrus chipsets that are supported on older Xfree
>versions, but not newer ones. They are in the 54xx family, I don't
>remember the exact model. Also, what about the monitor? If it is getting
>run in too high of a refresh rate, some will blank the screen instead of
>displaying the garbage typically associated with too high refresh rates.
the PCI card is ATI based. the monitor is a monitor we are using for
other LTSP installs and they all work fine. after a while the screen
does black out though, (i would say after 5 minutes or so). do you think
maybe the refresh rate still has something to do with it?
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