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Old 08-25-2005, 12:16 PM   #1
tricky disko
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do you know if this system will work


do you know if this system will work

just ran a beleric test and it came back with this infomation, do you know if mandriva can be installed onto this computer (not dual)?

Current OS#
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2

Processor
2.60 gigahertz Intel Celeron
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
128 kilobyte secondary memory cache

Drives#
75.75 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
71.85 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space
H + H DVD-ROM DVD-41SD SCSI CdRom Device [CD-ROM drive]
HL-DT-ST DVD-ROM GDR8161B [CD-ROM drive]
PIONEER DVD-RW DVR-105 [CD-ROM drive]
3.5" format removeable media [Floppy drive]
SAMSUNG SV0802N [Hard drive] (80.06 GB) -- drive 0

Memory Modules#
256 Megabytes Installed Memory
Slot 'DDR2' is Empty
Slot 'DDR1' has 256 MB

Main Circuit Board#
Board: NEC COMPUTERS INTERNATIONAL GA-8SIMLNF 1.x
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: American Megatrends Inc

Multimedia#
SigmaTel C-Major Audio

Other Devices#
OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller
Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural PS/2 Keyboard
Logitech-compatible Mouse PS/2
USB 2.0 Root Hub
USB Root Hub (3x)


on the side of the machine is a little sticker that says
"designed for microsoft windows XP"
if you google for images of them words you will see the words and logo sticker

there is more info that is available if you need it
any imput is appreciated
 
Old 08-25-2005, 12:26 PM   #2
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Hi.

Mandriva should be fine on that machine. Looks like a very standard PC.

Dave
 
Old 08-25-2005, 12:27 PM   #3
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yup..it will work.. dual boot also..remember that linux works with a HUGE number of architectures, and your computer is standard x86...so no worries
 
Old 08-25-2005, 12:36 PM   #4
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thankyou for the conformation, there was a few doubts with the microsoft attachment
 
Old 08-25-2005, 01:27 PM   #5
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Not a problem, that is just a tricky strategy to keep you from liberating the PC.
 
  


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