38.56 Dell Precision WorkStation 420 MT (Velox)
Installed Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r2 from CD-ROM (15 December 2000). Upgraded to unstable and installed packages from unstable as required.
Velox is a dual boot machine with the first partition kept as NTFS (C: Drive). During the Debian install the second partition (originally the D: Drive) was deleted and partitioned as:
Partition 8.2GB as linux ext2 /dev/sda2 Partition 500MB as linux swap /dev/sda3 Write partition table
38.56.1 Velox Specifications
|CPU||Dual Processor Pentium III (Coppermine)|
|800MHz (979780 kHz)|
|Disk||SCSI Hard Disk Adaptec AIC 7899 SCSI BIO V25113|
|DVD-ROM||_NEC DV-5700A, ATAPI CDROM drive|
|CD-RW||SONY CD-RW CRX140E, ATAPI CDROM drive|
|NIC||3Com 3c905C Tornado|
|Video||nVidia GeForce 256|
|Audio||Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24 CrystalClear|
|SoundFusion Audio Accelerator|
The lspci command gives:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82840 840 (Carmel) Chipset Host Bridge (Hub A) (rev 01) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82840 840 (Carmel) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 01) 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA PCI Bridge (rev 02) 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801AA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 02) 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801AA IDE (rev 02) 00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801AA USB (rev 02) 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801AA SMBus (rev 02) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 256 (rev 10) 02:04.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX [Fast Etherlink] (rev 78) 02:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24 [CrystalClear SoundFusion Audio Accelerator] (rev 01) 02:0e.0 PCI bridge: Digital Equipment Corporation DECchip 21152 (rev 03) 03:0a.0 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec 7899P (rev 01) 03:0a.1 SCSI storage controller: Adaptec 7899P (rev 01)
38.56.2 Velox Install
No particular trouble with the install. This is a dual boot machine with MS/Windows/NT so do not install a boot loader - use NT’s boot loader.
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