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Re: 2 Question

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 10:41:26AM +0000, Vanilla wrote:
> 1)
> I bought a new server with an ati 9000, an in the instalation I selected 
> the "ATI Radeon" an no Frame-Buffer.
> The XF86Config-4 indicate the driver is "ati".
> I can't start X.
> I have another box with an mga and I can't use Frame-Buffer too, if i 
> try to use frame-buffer I can't start X either.
> 2)
> I have 1GB of Ram and an AMD processor, so I need to use bigmem. Do I 
> have to make a custom kernel?

If you use the normal kernel, you will be able to use 960 MB (IIRC), so
you lose about 5% of RAM. With bigmem, some IO operations are slower (I
believe), so I'm not sure it is a good idea to enable it.
(If you want to enable it, you will need to build your own kernel)


> Tanks in advance
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