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Re: PCI Express and Fedora?

On Mon, 2006-03-06 at 10:13 +0100, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
> 2006/3/3, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R <caf omen com>:
> > I tried a text install of fc5t3 both 386 and x86-64 on
> > my Asus p5gd1 with Nvidia 6600 PCI Express video.
> >
> > Both versions fail the same way.  Operation is normal
> > through the disc check dialog.  Then the display
> > shifts modes (still alphanumeric) and becomes illegible.
> > It looks like a terminfo control character mismatch.
> using a gigabyte pcie board socket 939 with gforce 6200 pcie just fine
> here. works out of the box on rawhide x86_64 as well as on fc4 x86_64.
> did you update fc4 and then tried again? maybe a chipset issue?

This is a socket LGA775 motherboard with a 64 bit Pentium.
The only version of Linux that ran with X was Suse 10.0,
but an automatic update killed it.

Opensuse 10.1 beta 6 loads correctly (if quadratically),
but the display breaks up and the computer locks up
when the configured X server starts.

Perhaps x64 Linux is AMD only. 
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