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Re: 3 q's if I can recall them



On Sunday 09 May 2004 07:35, Markku Kolkka wrote:
>Gene Heskett kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika sunnuntai, 9.
>
>toukokuuta 2004 03:37):
>> 1. I don't think I'm running the right video driver on that
>> shop box, a 233mhz P2, whose logon says its a Diamond
>> SpeedStar Viper 330 with 4 megs of ram.
>
>According to info found on Web, that card is based on the nVidia
>Riva 128 chip. Use the "nv" driver, or get the binary driver
>from nVidia.

A Riva with only 4 megs?  Boggles the mind...
>
>> 2. I've added a couple of ISA bussed parallel port cards
>> intended for machine controls to it, but they aren't found by
>> isapnp.
>
>If the cards really are "totally dumb" as you say, then they
>don't support PnP.
>
>> Are there any tools I could use to discover where these
>> totally dumb cards are at least addressed at?
>
>The documentation supplied with the cards explaining the
>jumpers/switches used to set the address and IRQ, perhaps?

Absolutely no docs.  These were extracted from an old proprietary 286 
based box when the sealed box was EOL'd.  Ex-broadcasting gear.

>--
>	Markku Kolkka
>	markku kolkka iki fi

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