[svlug] My BIOS sucks. help!
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Sun Jan 28 19:56:01 PST 2001
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 17:13:50 -0800
Aaron Lehmann <aaronl at vitelus.com> wrote:
> I have a FIC SD11 mainboard with an American Megatrends BIOS. DRI
> with XFree86 4.0.2 is crashing the system and I'm convinced that
> giving my AGP Matrox MGA G200 card its own IRQ will
> help. Experiences of others confirm this.
> My BIOS refuses to allow me to do this. There are plenty of
> available IRQ's on the system, but it forces the VGA card to share
> an IRQ with the Ethernet card. On other computers, I have seen
> options such as "Give IRQ to VGA card" but I cannot find anything
> like that on this stupid BIOS.
Try moving your ether card to a different PCI slot.
J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
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