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  1. With reference to my previous message about...

    With reference to my previous message about problems during power-up test:

    The problem seems to be a conflict involving nVidia GeForce4 cards. I tried both an eVGA nVidia Geforce2 and a Diamond...
  2. followup on slot 2 quirkiness

    After talking with the ASUS technical support I did a little more testing.

    Wth the system is configured as follows:
    ASUS A7M266-D w/BIOS 1005A 4/12/02
    2x Athlon MP 2000+ @1.67GHz
    ...
  3. PCI slot 2 quirkiness

    I have had some quirkiness regarding the use of PCI slot 2 on this motherboard. I have the following setup:

    ASUS A7M266-D w/BIOS 1005A 4/12/02
    2x Athlon MP 2000+ @1.67GHz
    2x 1GB Kingston ECC...
  4. Re: Dual XP1600+

    What operating system?
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    Another Success Story

    Flashed the BIOS to 1005A and installed RedHat Linux 7.3 Beta (kernel 2.4.18). Boots to linux smp without having to pass noapic to kernel.

    Seems the problem was the MP table in BIOS v1004, i.e.,...
  6. 2 Solutions

    Problem #1 - Extremely poor disk i/o from SCSI RAID 5 array.
    It was so bad I was ashamed to talk about it (5-6 MB/s max reads). After 3 days of trying everything twice, I moved the 2110S card from...
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    Another nogo... tried upgrading bois to 1005

    I upgraded a7m266-d bois to 1005 from asus download site using new version of aflash (i.e., v2.2). Booted to Windows XP just fine, but would not boot to Linux. Went back to bios version 1004 and it...
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    Additional info about a7m266-d linux-smp problem

    "Stephen Lee" <XXXX@kscable.com> wrote in message news:X1pj8.32342$q83.7306365@twister.rdc-kc.rr.com...
    Ah, I forgot to mention one other thing in my previous post. To solve the apic issue, you'll...
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    from my ISPs subsciber newsgroups,...

    from my ISPs subsciber newsgroups, roadrunner.kscable.linux, in response to my post about this problem:

    "Stephen Lee" <XXXX@kscable.com> wrote in message...
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    General user familiarity, novice sysadmin. No...

    General user familiarity, novice sysadmin. No formal computer science training, 20 some years dabbling in CFD and combustion modeling on unix systems. I have several skilled IT/LAN techs working...
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    I had gotten Windows XP Pro tweaked on the system...

    I had gotten Windows XP Pro tweaked on the system before installing Linux. PS, mobu, RAM, CPU's, RAID controller all appear to be fine.

    Apparently others have experienced similar difficulties...
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    Warren: I installed Mandrake Linux 8.2 RC1 this...

    Warren: I installed Mandrake Linux 8.2 RC1 this morning. The linux-smp boot froze up same as before, but the single processor boot came right up this time. :)

    Added "noapic" to the append...
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    Madrake Linux 8.2 installed/running but...

    Warren: We installed Mandrake Linux 8.2, but can only boot with single processor running (better than RH 7.2 at least).

    The smp boot freezes just like under Redhat Linux 7.2.

    Any ideas on how...
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    Downloaded Mandrake images overnight, burned CDs...

    Downloaded Mandrake images overnight, burned CDs this morning. I'll let you know. Thanks, Warren.

    Dave
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    Similar problem

    Similar problem to that Myst Lynx described above, but... I'm really new to Linux. After installing RedHat Linux 7.2 (dual boot w/XP Pro using GRUB), I can't get Linux to boot up. I'm dealing with...
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    Oops, dual MP 1800's Just got the board and...

    Oops, dual MP 1800's

    Just got the board and installed it last night - didn't do anything but install and benchmark. I have to admit I'm jealousy of the 11,000-12,000 scores I see. "Terrible"...
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    3DMark 2001 SE Score: 9121 3D marks Compare...

    3DMark 2001 SE Score: 9121 3D marks

    Compare URL http://gamershq.madonion.com/compare2k1.shtml?2913166
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    ASUS A7M266-D
    2x Athlon MP 1800+ @1.61GHz (11.5x140)
    1536 MB...
  18. Same here, I've also wondered about it. Maybe...

    Same here, I've also wondered about it. Maybe something stupid like a way to indicate that there really two CPUs and that the duplicate line is not a bug. Also wonder if it indicates full...
  19. ASUS A7M266-D w/ACPI BIOS Revision 1004 2x AMD...

    ASUS A7M266-D w/ACPI BIOS Revision 1004
    2x AMD Athlon(TM) MP 1800+ (Speed: 1.53GHz)
    1536 MB Kingston ECC DDR-SDRAM Registered 7-1-1-1R 5-1-1-1W 2.0-2-2CL 2CMD
    Adaptec SCSI Card 29160 in PCI...
  20. Thanks FS. Just as you said, if I do the...

    Thanks FS. Just as you said, if I do the benchmarks right after a reboot, I get fairly repateable numbers.

    I've benchmarked my SCSI drive using ATTO (results) shown below. I'm not too happy with...
  21. Benchmarking a new system, would appreciate advice

    I just built a new machine and have been working to optimize performance.

    ASUS A7M266-D w/ACPI BIOS Revision 1004
    2x AMD Athlon(TM) MP 1800+ (Speed: 1.53GHz)
    1536 MB Kingston ECC DDR-SDRAM...
  22. Poll: I'm with GostDog... I couldn't decide which of...

    I'm with GostDog... I couldn't decide which of the first 7 reasons on your list was most important so I voted 'other'. I'd add another item to your list, i.e., because I like to.
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    Adware bundled with Sisoft Sandra

    Just built my first dual processor PC:

    Asus A7M266-D
    2x Athlon MP 1800+
    1536 MB DDR SDRAM (Registered) Kingston PC2100
    Adaptec 29160 in PCI 64-bit slot
    Seagate 36.5 GB 15,000 rpm SCSI HDD
    ...
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