[rescue] Some days ....

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Sun Jun 8 01:50:49 CDT 2003

On Sun, Jun 08, 2003 at 02:47:48AM -0400, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Sunday, June 8, 2003, at 02:38 AM, Michael Free wrote:
> >You've got it all wrong, man... you need to put the driver in config.sys,
> >and then go make sure you've added it to win.ini and system.ini in the
> >windows directory. Oh, and don't forget to turn on the 15-16M memory hole
> >setting in BIOS, and those cards can be pretty tricky about Video BIOS
> >shadowing. And make sure you have a good free IRQ and DMA setting, and 
> >that nothing;s stepping on your memory location. Oh, and don't forget to 
> >set the card jumpers for the right DRAM timing and size.
> >
> >********
> >
> >Dear GOD pc's are a PAIN IN THE A$$. I'd almost forgotten about all 
> >that
> >wrangling.....
>   Better watch out, man...them's FIGHTIN' WORDS around here, or so I'm 
> learning.

To be fair, it hasn't been that bad in a looooooooong time ....  and
even then, at least half of it was the dain-brammaged OS's fault.

 .*********  Fight Back!  It may not be just YOUR life at risk.  *********.
 : phil stracchino : unix ronin : renaissance man : mystic zen biker geek :
 :  alaric at caerllewys.net : alaric-ruthven at earthlink.net : phil at latt.net  :
 :   2000 CBR929RR, 1991 VFR750F3 (foully murdered), 1986 VF500F (sold)   :
 :    Linux Now!   ...Because friends don't let friends use Microsoft.    :

More information about the rescue mailing list