[CentOS] Fun with CentOS and Windows

Mark Hull-Richter mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Fri Mar 16 16:40:11 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Feizhou
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 2:03 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Fun with CentOS and Windows
> >
> > 2) While the system is booting up, it tells me:
> > MP-BUG: 8254 timer is not connected to APIC
> > What does this mean and is there a way around it?
> Hmm...maybe try noapic if you get stability issues.

Nothing so far - I'll keep my eyes open....

> > 3) CentOS does not appear to have the drivers for my video card or
> > monitor.  I have an e-GEForce 7100gs card and an Envision en910e
> > (yeah, that old 19" CRT that has been working fine for 3+ years).
> > can I get more than 800x600 (need 1280x1024 to work properly? And
> > don't say buy a new monitor - no money for that for a while....
> Just hit www.nvidia.com and get their binary driver.
I thought of that, but their new driver refuses to install unless I halt
the X server, and I don't know how to do that yet.  I tried a terminal
session, but it's no different.


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