[CentOS] Video support for Intel 852GM GMCH

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Thu Jan 1 17:53:53 UTC 2009


Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote:
>   
>> I am looking at a mini-itx system that has the Intel chipset.
>> The video spec is the "Intel 852GM GMCH".
>> Anyone know anything good or bad about this?
>>     
>
> I googled and got this URL. Maybe you will learn something about it,
> that might help you, if you download the datasheet,
>
> http://www.intel.com/design/mobile/datashts/252407.htm
>   

FInally hit paydirt, I think. This is an 'old' chipset, why I found it 
used on ebay...

http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Intel_852GM

"This chipset is supported by recent 2.4 and 2.6 kernels"

>> The board is iGoLogic i3386G
>>     
>
> When I googled for that, a bunch of them for sale.
>
> IMHO, you are very smart, to look before you leap. I'm trying to do
> that, with regards to the HW for the new bare bones box "mhr"
> suggested. Also,  possibly you will find something about that board,
> if you search on tigerdirect.com and newegg.com for data and reviews.
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