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Old 03-25-2004, 05:20 PM   #1
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Question Help Requested - RedHat 7.3 - Dell Optiplex GX260

Hi Folks,

I have installed RedHat 7.3 on a Dell Optiplex GX260, however not been able to get the display nor the network configured.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

System Manufacturer Dell Computer Corporation
System Model OptiPlex GX260
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 GenuineIntel ~2656 Mhz
Total Physical Memory 512.00 MB

Display Adapter Intel(R) 82845G Graphics Controller

Network Adapter Intel(R) PRO/1000 MT

Old 09-01-2004, 05:54 PM   #2
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The network is easy, just download e1000 drivers from intel.

The video is a bit tough.

I have only been able to get the unit to operate in 800X600 in 8bit mode. I am working with dell to get the right drivers for the video.
Old 09-01-2004, 07:54 PM   #3
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I believe these are the official Intel drivers for the 82845G. -- J.W.
Old 09-02-2004, 11:22 AM   #4
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Intel drivers did not work. I finally found some references to a bug in the bios. Appears to be a problem that it incorrectly identifies the amount of memory allocated to video. Go into the bios, set it to 8megs and set the driver to that amount of ram and things began to work.


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