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Old 02-21-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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IBM 300PL needs sound/vid drivers

Hey All,
Newbie running FC3 (kernel: 2.9-1.667) on a pentium II 400mhz IBM 300PL workstation. Ethernet, Sound, and Video are all onboard (mobo), and I need drivers like nobody's business.
Ethernet seems to be a Pulse pe-68515 (never heard of the make)
Video is an S3 Trio 64 3D 366
and Sound is Crystal Audio CSC0100

All fairly abstruse hardware, and I need some help finding Lin drivers for them. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks, Guys.

Here's lspci output for my machine:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX Host bridge (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 440BX/ZX/DX - 82443BX/ZX/DX PCI bridge (rev 03)
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 8237/AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ISA (rev 02)
00:02.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 8237/AB/EB/MB PIIX4 IDE (rev 01)
00:02.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 8237/AB/EB/MB PIIX4 USB (rev 01)
00:02.3 Bridge: Intel Corp. 8237/AB/EB/MB PIIX4 ACPI (rev 02)
01:01.0 VGA Compatible Controller: S3 Inc. Trio 64 3D (rev 01)
Old 02-21-2005, 06:42 PM   #2
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It appears your nic and audio chips are isa. You can have a look at pnpdump.

You could try modprobing the sound modules. Try these.




I think one of those should work for that chip. As far as the video card is concerned I've got an old ibm box with that card and it works fine. Have a look at this.

You may need to run the configuration manually so have a look at this.

Hope this solves some of your problems.
good luck.


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