39.47 Dell OptiPlex GXi 523M (Prefect)
This desktop machine is used primarily for testing new installations and new software updates. Also serves as a spare desktop workstation when required.
Installed Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 from the Debian 3.0 beta netinst CD-ROM of 14 May 2002 (26 June 2002).
Originally installed Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r2 from CD-ROM (July 2001).
After the install the system was immediately upgraded to unstable and other packages from unstable were installed as required.
39.47.1 Prefect Specifications
|CPU||Pentium MMX 232MHz|
|Disk||3GB Hard Drive QUANTUM FIREBALL|
|Disk||8GB Dard Drive|
|CD-ROM||NEC CD-ROM DRIVE:288, ATAPI CDROM drive|
|NIC||3Com Corporation 3c905|
|Video||MGA Power Desk Version 3.31|
|Matrox Millenium 11 Accel 2164W 4MB|
|Audio||Crystal Wave cs32BA11 1.51|
The lspci command gives:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 430HX - 82439HX TXC [Triton II] (rev 03) 00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82371SB PIIX3 ISA [Natoma/Triton II] (rev 01) 00:07.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82371SB PIIX3 IDE [Natoma/Triton II] 00:0e.0 VGA compatible controller: Matrox Graphics, Inc. MGA 2164W [Millennium II] 00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. 86c764/765 [Trio32/64/64V+] (rev 44) 00:11.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905 100BaseTX [Boomerang]
39.47.2 Prefect Install
For the Debian 2.2 install be sure to identify the network card when configuring devices. It is a 3c59x. This is not required for Debian 3.0. For the Debian 3.0 install the Debian netinst was used since the PGI netinst did not include INSTALL/BOOT nor LOADLIN.
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