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  1. Thanks

    I wanted to say thanks for this script ... I had lots of trouble installing since 9-12 came out (including 10-2) but the script sorted it for me.
    Only thing that didn't work immediately afterward...
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    Does your mainboard allow changing the voltage...

    Does your mainboard allow changing the voltage for your AGP card?
    I had to up it to 1.65V on my Abit Av8 with H.I.S. RadeonHD "Turbo Edition" 3850 AGP before 3d apps would run stable in either...
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    ruiXinho, what you describe sounds like you...

    ruiXinho, what you describe sounds like you either accidentally pressed alt-tab during gameplay, or
    more possible, the ATI driver stack is going through one of those situations where the "ATI VPU...
  4. My good-ole Nvidia 6600GT AGP (Now serving time...

    My good-ole Nvidia 6600GT AGP (Now serving time rendering graphics for the Patrician III in my girlfriend's PC for no wrong-doing at all)
    worked just fine with Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10 Compiz...
  5. Thread: Amd Hd 3850 Agp

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    All the measurements I was able to do in the...

    All the measurements I was able to do in the short time were glxgears and fgl_glxgears .... (stand-alone & running them simultaneously)
    Based upon that, I would guesstimate the 3850 AGP to have been...
  6. Thread: Amd Hd 3850 Agp

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    Thanks for the correction. I rechecked my...

    Thanks for the correction.
    I rechecked my /boot/grub/menu.lst and indeed
    mem=4096M
    is what I have inserted there on the

    kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.etc.etc.etc.
    line.
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    As an update to my earlier post there, I have...

    As an update to my earlier post there,
    I have now been running my 2600 XT AGP just fine under Linux with 3D support since the release of Catalyst 8-5 (so mid-May) and my discovery of the mem=xxxxMB...
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    Does anyone know if an AGP RadeonHD 4xxx card...

    Does anyone know if an AGP RadeonHD 4xxx card will be forthcoming?
  9. aticonfig: Writing to '/etc/X11/xorg.conf'...

    aticonfig: Writing to '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' failed. Bad file descriptor

    reads like you have a filesystem problem to investigate.
    xorg.conf may be not there, corrupt, broken, truncated,...
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    You've very many xorg.conf options set, such as...

    You've very many xorg.conf options set, such as StereoSyncEnabled etc. etc. (A treasure trove of options that I'd never heard of before.
    Did you hand-add them to xorg.conf for any specific reason?...
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    If you want to get any kind of specific help you...

    If you want to get any kind of specific help you should probably post:
    -the driver version you installed
    -a link to the tutorial you followed (there are many on the Internets)
    -a copy of the...
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    CPU upgrades in laptops are almost always...

    CPU upgrades in laptops are almost always impossible.
    For desktop PCs and workstations, CPU's come as add-in components or boards with a connector socket.
    For most laptops, the CPU is hardwired to...
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    Blimey! I got the fglrx 8.491 driver working...

    Blimey!

    I got the fglrx 8.491 driver working on my RadeonHD 2600XT 512MB GDDR3 AGP.
    I knew in the end it was going to be a simple setting that fixes it, but .... :rolleyes:
    All I had to do to...
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    AFAIK the 'radeon' driver still does about as...

    AFAIK the 'radeon' driver still does about as much as bupkiss on my RadeonHD 2xxx AGP card - I would happily receive news that it is now otherwise but until then, I'm stickin' with the 'radeonhd'...
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    Interesting, I have 4 GB ram with an AMD64X2 CPU...

    Interesting, I have 4 GB ram with an AMD64X2 CPU where the whole memory remapping thing works completely different, but my system hang is like bug 1 described here - (X crashes/hangs system at...
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    Driver version 8.49.7 release ID...

    Driver version 8.49.7 release ID UNSUPPORTED-8.491 still hangs on my hog.
    I have HIS RadeonHD 2600 XT AGP IceQ "Turbo" GDDR3 512MB,
    on a ABIT AV8 socket 939 VIA K8T800Pro mobo with 4GB DDR DRAM,...
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    big kudos to you for reporting your findings...

    big kudos to you for reporting your findings here! Thanks.
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    yes if you mean this one:...

    yes if you mean this one: http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=843&num=1

    I am using the 1.2.1 Radeonhd just fine on my H.I.S. 2600XT AGP 512MB GDDR3 IceQ Turbo
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    Disclaimer: I am answering this based on limited...

    Disclaimer: I am answering this based on limited information and without hands-on experience of the system.
    While I used to be a professional hardware troubleshooter, my most exact answer to this...
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    If the server crashes after more than half an...

    If the server crashes after more than half an hour of full thread load (even if it is only at 62 degrees CPU temp) then you already have issues.

    Regarding the VGA card cooling,
    I've seen this...
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