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Re: Problems?

To: andy@soft-n-hard.de (Andreas Busse)
Subject: Re: Problems?
From: "David Kerry" <davidk@sni.ca>
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 1995 10:49:02 -0400
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <199510110818.JAA17959@newton.soft-n-hard.de> from "Andreas Busse" at Oct 11, 95 09:18:02 am
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
>  > 
>  >    I wrote here about a month ago wondering how I get
>  > Linux/Mips running on my video-less Magnum4000.  Well, I've managed
>  > to get my fingers on a video board for it, and am now up and running.
>  > 
> 
> Great! But just one question: Is it a lowres or highres card ?
> I mean, the one with 1 Meg Vram or with 2 Megs ? Or even more
> easy to identify: Standard 15pin VGA connector or a 25pin with
> 3 shielded connectors?

        I believe it's the high-res card, as it has the funny shielded
connector, and will do 1024x768 and 1280x1024.  Can this card do
more that 256 colours?  I couldn't get Windows NT to do anything but.

<snip>

> 
> Even more interesting. I heard about odd keyboard problems before, but
> was not able to track them down. Could you please exchange your keyboards,
> ie. take the one from the Linux box and connect it to the Magnum ? I'm
> not sure if this will work, but who knows...
> 

        Ok, I'll give it a shot this evening and see what happens.

> 
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