thank you for your imput. it is usefill, however doesn't solve my problem. i need to specify the location or address of only the AGP slot or card. thanks. --- Lowell Gilbert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > knomadness <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > > I am new to the unix, lunix and freebsd systems. I > am > > familiar with bios settings for win98se and xp, > > however, i am not with freebsd or otherwise. > > > > I have 2 machines that i am building. one has a > > Gigabyte GA-7VRXP(2.0) m/b and the other has an > Asus > > A7V333 m/b. > > > > In my bios settings, how should I set them for > freebsd > > 5.1?; > > Mostly, it shouldn't matter. > Remember, however, that 5.x isn't really intended > for neophytes. > http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.1R/early-adopter.html > > > In Features Setup; Interrupt Mode- PIC or APIC? > > > > Are there any other bios settings that freebsd > > requires or accepts? > > Don't change any BIOS settings from their defaults > except to deal with > observed problems. > > > When setting up the video card configuration in > > X-windows, how do you indicate or direct it to use > the > > AGP slot not a PCI slot? > > Usually, by inserting a video card into an AGP slot > instead of a PCI > slot. If you have both installed, then the answer > kind of depends on > why you did that; the PC architecture doesn't deal > well with such a > configuration. > > > Are there any other idiosyncrasies that i need to > be > > aware of? > > It's usually best to try the install and deal with > problems, rather > than trying to anticipate problems that wouldn't > have occurred anyway.
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