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Old 04-15-2004, 07:23 PM   #1
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Thank You Dell! 1100 Video Fixed! NEW BIOS!

you dont have to fight the 1100 anymore!!!!!!!!! dell has a bios fix for the linux video problem!!!

Dell Copyright (C) 2003, All Rights reserved. BIOS Release Notes =================================================================== =================================================================== Systems: Dell Inspiron 5100/1100 Series Version: A29 Build Date: 3/10/2004
ATI Radeon 7500 Video BIOS version is
Intel Video BIOS version 2984

Isues Fixed:

YEah !!!!! read number 1!!!!
1.Update Intel video BIOS & add "UMA size" setup option to fix the graphics issue with Linux on Inspiron 1100.

2.Fixed the issue that it will take long time when removing nonbootable USB Key from system at boot. The BIOS release has been validated on the following operating systems: 1. Microsoft Windows XP =================================================================== =================== End of A29 Release Notes ===================== ===================================================================

i just loaded it on mine, its GREAT! went from a25 to a29 on the third page of the setup theres an option to hardset the video card to 8 megs.

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