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Old 02-26-2009, 04:53 AM   #1
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i use fedora 10
first i want to ask
Quote: to check motherboard,processor,VGA,sound "work properly" and eerything fine?(please explain in detail,thanx)
2. i want to install ATI CatalystTM Linux software suite for my VGA, but i don't know anything about this, when i check using "sysctl -a | grep shm", i get this
[root@localhost dev]# sysctl -a | grep shm
kernel.shmmax = 33554432
kernel.shmall = 2097152
kernel.shmmni = 4096
vm.hugetlb_shm_group = 0
[root@localhost dev]#
,what does it means? or please explain this stuff?, thnx for answer
Old 02-27-2009, 02:10 PM   #2
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If not referring to linux on a point-of-sale machine, and the offshoot of unix, for alpha processors; then I'd suggest you take a look at your requirements. Addressing is virtually up to the designer, and merely a request.

If a type and referring to Data's POSItronIX brain, don't bother. It's an author's envisionment of man's future within a millenia.



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