I have to admit that I haven't tried out anything other than Debian and Mandrake. I have boycotted RedHat, because I take issue to the way the are second-stringing KDE.
I have used SuSE in the past and have liked it immensely, but not...
Install Mandrake 9.1 as usual with something like
from the install screen f1->f2 (don't press enter immediately you'll hang like a banana)
type boot options
'vga16 noauto noprobe nofirewire nopcmcia acpi=off'
I've been wrestling with Mandrake 9.1 for about a week
I've noticed the shutdown script failing from the KDE, etc.
However, when I type poweroff from a konsole (console) things work fine.
I have a 8887 3.06HT and loaded the smp...
that answers it
I have added the load "dri" and
to my XF86Config-4
and things work well until I log out of KDE
at which point it hangs.
I know I've seen this sort of problem in...
hey slade where did you get the DRM modules (from dri.sourceforge.net)?
I am using Mdrk9.1, also.
I have those compiled also, but don't know where to place them so that they are used by Mandrake's XFree86.
Do you mean the DRI from the
or something else entirely?
I tried compiling according to their instructions, but was unable to install as the -lXpm library could not be found in my DL'd DRI-CVS...
The whole disable HT in the BIOS / fix XP thing is pretty much not an option here.
I had a hellacious time getting XP to install. I'm sure it's a disk issue, though.
On my first install, I actually had to Install Win2K and then...
as far as the install guide goes. That is all I have done so far. I spent most of my time this past weekend mucking about in XP trying to the drivers straight for AverStudio to record.