r1952 and older hardware

lists lists at jaqui-greenlees.net
Tue Jul 31 06:23:19 PDT 2007


Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> lists wrote:
>> do you want a cat proc/modules from the last in the list if it doesn't
>> help? [ or any other cat /proc/ ? ]
>>   
> 
> No - the lines that I wrote just disable the chipset-specific piix 
> driver and try various generic drivers instead, in hope to work around 
> what looks like a hardware bug (btw: can Windows XP be installed on this 
> laptop?). So the contents of /proc/modules are predictable.
> 
nope to xp, it can barely load win98. nowhere near enough ram for xp.
I think it was actually shipped with win98, but Dell limited the ram
capacity to 128mb max, and hd to 8 GB max. [ at least those were the
limitations of the p2 inspiron 3200 I had ]



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