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RE: [SLUG] Are distro's no longer supporting 486's
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- Subject: RE: [SLUG] Are distro's no longer supporting 486's
- From: George Vieira <georgev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Nov 27 08:36:37 2000
The things I noticed about Kudzu (not neccesarily RedHat 6.2) is that if the
ISA card or whatever hardware device is not set to the usual settings then
it won't detect it.
Typical network card settings for a NE2000 is alot of the times IO=0x300
IRQ=5 or 10
If you change the hardware IO to 320, I have found Kudzu will not find
it.... weird, yet it's OK on 300.
It looks like Kudsu only detects minimal settings or something..
Though I could be wrong but this is what I've noticed on RedHat.
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From: Jason Rennie [mailto:jwrennie@xxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2000 9:02 AM
To: Jeff Waugh
Subject: Re: [SLUG] Are distro's no longer supporting 486's
> > Tonight, I've finally got around to setting up my old Compaq 486 as a
> > gateway (instead of the current total overkill P2).
> Here's my "I got it going!" yell.
> It works fine, and very smoothly... When you don't use crap or
> hardware. :D Bad SCSI drive and unconfigured ISA network card = no Linux
I did notice speaking of no longer supported hardware that redhat 6.2
didn't detect my ISA network card, and as a consequence wouldn't set it
up. Well not automaticlly anyway.
This is kind of poor in my opinion.
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