Optiplex GX260 with RedHat 7.3

Conor_D_Wynne@Dell.com Conor_D_Wynne at Dell.com
Tue Oct 14 11:16:00 CDT 2003

> - Video Hardware not detected
> - NIC (onboard) not detected
> - USB problems (connecting a single USB device freezes the system
> completely). 
> We need RH 7.3 for a demo setup. Newer releases are no option.
> What do I have to do to get the system running?
> Do I have to install some of these packages?
>       http://updates.redhat.com/7.3/en/os/i386/kernel*
>       http://updates.redhat.com/7.3/en/os/i386/XFree*       or
>       http://updates.redhat.com/7.3/en/os/i686/kernel*
> Any other suggestion? Any help is really appreciated.

Sounds like you hardware is too new for the OS. 

I would update X, kernel [and add the modules to .conf]
lspci is your friend here.
RH7.3s kernel will have probs with the new USB, kernel update should sort

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