[PD] nForce chipset

Pall Thayer palli at pallit.lhi.is
Fri Dec 12 15:31:36 CET 2003


I have a machine with an nforce chipset that I installed RedHat onto and I
had to download and install the drivers for the onboard nic from the nvidia
website. This is probably the reason it didn't work under your Mandrake
install. After installing the driver everything was fine.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Malte Steiner" <steiner at block4.com>
To: <pd-list at iem.at>
Sent: Friday, December 12, 2003 12:20 PM
Subject: [PD] nForce chipset

> Hello,
> beside me is a box from Shuttle with a nForce chipset. It features
> somehow 5.1 sound and I wounder if its possible to use these channel as
> actual ones from PD, either under Linux or WinXP. So far I can only use
> 2 channels with PD.
> Anyway, this barebonesystem seems a decent solution for media
> exhibitions, the SN41G2 features apart from the soundcard a ready
> installed graphic system with 2 vga outputs, one of them also as
> TV/Video out. I managed so far running two instances of PD and GEM on 2
> monitors although only one seems to be hardware accelareted. Later I try
> to have GEM and Framestein running, maybe GEM takes OpenGL hardware and
> Framestein direct x, if anyone interested I can report. I am not related
> to these companys and get nothing for the praise but maybe it can be
> changed :). This system is rather cheap, has small footprint and looks
> beautiful, sort of Apple Cube ripoff in aluminium. I evalute with WinXP
> so far, a Mandrakeinstallation failed a bit, refusing to use the onboard
> LAN. Right now I am downloading the Knoppix CD to give it a further try.
> My goal is to have a decent rig of machines for an upcomming exhibition.
>   But as a 'private' artist, budget is a concern. I would like to have
> some Apple computers around me but they are still to expensive. I
> considerd buying some stuff on ebay but prices even for older G3 boxes
> went close or higher as the new silver box beside me. Apple seems to be
> pretty solid investment. Besides that the midsize tower formfactor is of
> course big and so expensive to ship to a remote gallery. In my personal
> dreamland Apple Cubes where a big success, wide spread and you can get
> them used for 50 bucks.
> I see I start babbling :)
> So I stop that and wish a nice weekend.
> Malte
> -- 
> Malte Steiner
> media art + development
> -www.block4.com-
> next events
> Elektronengehirn:
> 13.October - ... exhibition netart Javamuseum.org online, germanfeature
> 24.November - ... netart slowtime
> http://www.le-musee-divisioniste.org/mediacentre/
> Das Kombinat:
> 27.December Video presentation Ausklangfestival Hoerbar Hamburg, Germany
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