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Netvista

Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 @ 2.66GHz

Intel 82845G/GL[Brookdale-G]/GE Chipset Integrated Graphics Device (rev 01)

Intel 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 01)

Intel 82801DB PRO/100 VE (LOM) Ethernet Controller (rev 81)

v8.10 (Intrepid)

* See comments below

2008-11-04

IBM Netvista 2.66GHz

  • You need to upgrade the BIOS video memory shared to 8 Mb (8192 Kb) before running the graphic installation. If the screen go black then try 1 Mb (1024 Kb) in the BIOS. The Graphics Aperture should be 64 Mb. See bug 28326

  • On Ubuntu 8.10 installation, if the computer is preinstalled with an IBM hidden partition and Windows XP, Guided partitioning can failed.
  • On Ubuntu 8.10, X configuration can failed with USB mouse/keyboard and KVM Switcher. The login screen (gdm) will work but the desktop will not be displayed. Try to add a complete Mouse/Keyboard to /etc/X11/xorg.conf with options "XkbRules", "XkbModel" and "XkbLayout".

  • On Ubuntu 8.10, restarting X (with CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE or with a clean exit) many times (3 and more) can crash X with a error like (EE) intel(0): underrun on pipe A!

xorg.conf keyboard/mouse example

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Generic Keyboard"
        Driver          "kbd"
        Option          "XkbRules"      "xorg"
        Option          "XkbModel"      "pc105"
        Option          "XkbLayout"     "ca"
EndSection

Section "InputDevice"
        Identifier      "Configured Mouse"
        Driver          "mouse"
        Option          "Device"                "/dev/input/mice"
        Option          "Protocol"              "ImPS/2"
        Option          "Emulate3Buttons"       "true"
EndSection


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HardwareSupportMachinesDesktopIBM (last edited 2008-11-29 17:24:02 by progysm)