[nSLUG] Re: Multi-distribution install problem

daryl macdonald dgmacd at eastlink.ca
Wed Apr 12 10:36:47 ADT 2006

Rich wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-04-11 at 22:00 -0300, daryl macdonald wrote:
>>> Today's Topics:
>>>    1.  Multi-distribution install problem (Craig MacEachern)
>>>    2. Re:  Multi-distribution install problem (Gordon Jones)
>>>    3. Re:  Multi-distribution install problem (Donald Teed)
>>>    4. Re:  Multi-distribution install problem (Rich)
>>>    5. Re:  Multi-distribution install problem (gnwiii at gmail.com)
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> I'm not sure on the cause of the reboots but I've got an HP system here 
>> with onboard Intel i810 video system and I've been running Ubuntu 5.10 
>> with no problems at all so I don't think it's the video card per se. How 
>> much RAM do you have assigned to the video card? I think I have 16 meg 
>> (anyone tell me exactly where to check that in Ubuntu?) or maybe 
>> something with the monitor that the installs don't like. Only other 
>> thing I can think of is bad burns.
>>  lspci
daryl at ubuntu:~$ lspci
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82810E DC-133 GMCH [Graphics 
Memory Contro ller Hub] (rev 03)
0000:00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corp. 82810E DC-133 CGC 
[Chipset G raphics Controller] (rev 03)
0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801AA PCI Bridge (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801AA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801AA IDE (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801AA USB (rev 02)
0000:00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801AA AC'97 
Audio (rev 0 2)
0000:01:0e.0 Ethernet controller: Linksys NC100 Network Everywhere Fast 
Ethernet  10/100 (rev 11)

> find what slot is assigned to the controller
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX
> 5200] (rev a1)
> Then try
>> lspci -s 01:00.0 -vv
> Region 0: Memory at e0000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
> Region 1: Memory at d8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=128M]
> most newer cards can be detected, older cards may not respond and
> require to manually specify memory size.

ok, looks like I'm using 64meg
Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company: Unknown device 127e
        Control: I/O+ Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- 
ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
        Status: Cap+ 66MHz+ UDF- FastB2B+ ParErr- DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- 
<TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
        Latency: 0
        Interrupt: pin A routed to IRQ 11
        Region 0: Memory at f8000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=64M]
        Region 1: Memory at f4000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=512K]
        Capabilities: <available only to root>


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