[CentOS] Fun with CentOS and Windows

Mark Hull-Richter mhull-richter at datallegro.com
Fri Mar 16 16:47:01 UTC 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of John Summerfield
> Sent: Friday, March 16, 2007 1:23 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Fun with CentOS and Windows
> Is it supposed to be dual channel - typically in my limited experience
> you have four RAM slots in two pairs. If you have two equal-sized
> of RAM, they should be in same-coloured sockets.
That explains it.

> Dunno. Unless you get better advice, look for a BIOS upgrade. It
> look good.

Doesn't seem to affect the system, but I'll keep eyes on it.

> It's not the screen, I'm sure of that:-) You could try various
> framebuffer drivers, they might work.
Not sure what that means.

> You could also try booting with VGA=794 (VGA791 if that doesn't work).
> It might not help X (but it might), but if it works, you will have
> nice virtual consoles: I get 160x64 on my laptop.

> Backup the data (Knoppix helps here, or simply find the NTFS tools),
> reinstall Windows. DO NOT reformat the partition, and do have a rescue
> disk for Linux handy:-)
> Hopefully, Windows will sort itself out.
I'll pick it up under vmware once I have larger screens.  Meanwhile, the
data is accessible and relatively safe.

> Windows is definitely off-topic, and I've given too much advice
But I thank you from the bottom of my cold, cold heart anyway.

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