Originally Posted by blizard8
sli is only compatible with a single moniter?
Yep, when SLi is enabled you can only use a single head, disable SLi and you can use multi-head as normal.
No idea if...
Just a month or so for this one.. But about 4 years for the previous Sony Vaio - it simply did everything I needed.. Heck, it still does aside from gaming - I only upgraded so I could get back into gaming
Ahh BSD vs. Linux - it's almost as old as the Apple vs. Windows war, or the Amiga vs. Atari war (that one was fun back in the day )
We use both extensively at work - our earlier generation products were based on BSD, while our later...
I've never had to restart either; and I've run 84.15, 84.4x, 84.74 and 91.xx series drivers.
The only thing I have found is that during the switching process it basically resizes your screen to 640x480 - so it's best not to have...
I rather like this definition:
Act of appearing on internet forums and boards with malicious intent. Trolling includes...
-batting people to flame at you
That would be something going 'kaboom' and dumping a stack trace to the screen - given the box dies afterward, probably the kernel (the linux kernel doesn't dump core, so it just punts a stack out to the default console and dies)
It took a loooooooong time.. actually so long that I gave up on it once it was installed (I needed to turn the thing into a mail relay) and switched to Slackware instead.. A much better idea all round, really.
But hey, I had to try..
Originally Posted by abf
lets just say at one point i ran a fully bloaded KDE setup of Mandrake 10 on a pentium mmx with 64mb ram.
Pah, I did a Stage1 install of Gentoo on a Penty with 64Mb.. Ha!
Originally Posted by seablade
30 MB for bare minimum running system is probably on the high side ABF
It's about right for a system that's half useful, though
The devices we make at work have a...
Incidentally - and I realise this is in the Dell forum - I tried various versions of the XG drivers on my Arima W830-DA (same machine as the AW m9700) - the 84.xx series drivers worked well, giving the best scores in benchmarks.. Sadly...