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Date:      Mon, 9 Oct 1995 19:25:36 +0100 (MET)
From:      Christoph Kukulies <kuku@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
To:        ANDRSN@HOOVER.STANFORD.EDU (Annelise Anderson)
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Video Problem
Message-ID:  <199510091825.TAA19715@gilberto.physik.rwth-aachen.de>
In-Reply-To: <01HW8FEMILP4004W4V@HOOVER.STANFORD.EDU> from "Annelise Anderson" at Oct 9, 95 10:54:52 am

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> 
> I'm having trouble with a messy screen in X, and the video card
> tech people suggest excluding A000-C7FF as they can be excluded
> in the DOS/Windows memory management line in the config.sys file.
> 
> The installation is 2.0.5, generic kernel.  Does this already
> avoid writing to the A000-C7FF area, or is there something I could
> add that would do this?

What card are you talking about? What they said about excluding
memory in the config.sys does not apply to FreeBSD. FreeBSD
leaves the memory below 1MB alone (at least it doesn't interfere
with it in such an unpleasant way as EMM386 would do).

What does dmesg give?

> 
> Thanks very much--
> 
> Annelise
> 
> 

--Chris Christoph P. U. Kukulies kuku@gil.physik.rwth-aachen.de



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