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    "Bjarni R. Einarsson writes"
    |>
    |> I had troubles with an AHA-2940 myself, using linux 2.0.21. The computer
    |> would lock up real tight after about 1 minute of heavy disk access. I had
    |> to do a hard reboot to get the machine up and running again. Switching to
    |> 2.0.25 & 2.0.26 did not help.
    |>
    |> Researching mailing list archives gave me the following clues:
    |>
    |> 1. AHA-2940 doesn't like Trident video adapters.
    |> 2. AHA-2940 wants to be in PCI slot #1.
    |>
    |> Basically the card seems pretty sensitive.. tip #2 solved my problem.
    |> Merely pulling the card out and moving it to another slot was what solved
    |> my problem. :-/
    |>
    And if you read the manual, you find it mentioned that every other choice
    will cause problems. So there's no Linux related content - you would see
    very strange behaviour under Win 3.1 too (had to read the FM myself some
    weeks ago - same thing).
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