[K12OSN] Digital PC 500 video problem

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Fri Jan 28 14:32:17 UTC 2005

Could you boot a Knoppix CD on it?


Alan A Hodson wrote:
> Hi folks
> If you have access to information regarding Digital PC 500 computers, 
> perhaps you can post/share information. I have a school that has about a 
> dozen of these donated creatures sitting unused - the principal is 
> wanting to use these machines for a Parent Center in a neighborhood that 
> REALLY could use one! When I try loading ANY linux the monitor fills 
> with vertical lines, and the cursor leaves a trail, rendering then 
> visually useless.
> The problem seems to be a video card incompatibility. How/where can I 
> determine what type of video card these Digital PC 500 have, and how do 
> I determine what version of Linux or what patch to load? Brainstorm 
> suggestions gladly accepted.
> Thanks for the tips and help
> Alan A Hodson
> El Paso ISD, TX
> aahodson at episd.org
> http://links.episd.org
> -=o=-
> _______________________________________________
> K12OSN mailing list
> K12OSN at redhat.com
> https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/k12osn
> For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>

More information about the K12OSN mailing list