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SubjectRe: Question on Vortex/Boomerang NICs
On Tue, 15 Sep 1998, Shawn Leas wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Sep 1998, Tom Eastep wrote:
> > Shawn Leas wrote:
> > >
> > > I have been having mysterious lockups related to my 3c59x. One fine day,
> > > my machine locked HARD when I tried to start X. I mean no magic SysReq
> > > key, nothing. Didn't respond to pings, it was wedged.
> >
> > Do you happen to have a Riva128-based video card? These cards don't like sharing
> > an IRQ and will exhibit the behavior that you describe.
> How might I remedy this inside Linux? Under MickyShit Losedoze I'd just
> fudge with device mgr, but we're locked out of that stuff by some stupid
> admin software. [These are work PCs]

Taken care of. Just had to boot with PnP OS set to yes, then Linux took
care of me like a good bartender.

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