Intel Q45 problems on 7.1-STABLE (fixed)
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Tue Feb 24 02:35:16 PST 2009
On Monday 23 February 2009 12:00:30 Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> Initially it hung solid when X started, however when I reduced the amount
> of RAM to 2Gb it worked OK. Unfortunately if I exit X, or go to the text
> console and back to X then the machine locks solid (no numlock, have to
> hard reset).
> I note that dmesg reports 32764k of stolen memory, however I set the DVMT
> RAM to 128Mb (and 256Mb, makes no difference). Also the aperture size is
> always reported as 256Mb no matter what it actually is in the BIOS.
Someone in a private email suggested I update the BIOS (went from 63 to 73)
and it seems to work fine now.
The reported value of stolen memory is still wrong however.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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