[Novalug] EeMachine mini tower EL1200-05w anyone ever put linux on one?
jhart at kevla.org
Mon Jul 30 16:19:37 EDT 2012
I don't know if this is practical, given the type of machine this is, but your
video problem may be related to dirty/lack of power from the PSU.
> thanks to all who have suggested a different graphics card for the
> unfortunately the eMachine is one of these cheap compact computers and the
> only slot in it at all is a tiny slot that has the card that accepts the
> network cable.
> eMachines have two memory slots, plug in for a sata harddrive and a
> sata DVD and that is it. no wonder they were so cheap.
> i am about to try a number of suggestions that have been made that do not
> involve a different graphics card however. will report back. have to
> disconnect my main computer to use the monitor with the e-machine cause my
> desk is too small for two monitors and we have a terrible case of
> unresolved horizontal surface disease at the moment so no other easy
> place to set stuff up.
> horizontal surface disease was aggravated by the recent episode of
> plumbing dysfunction.
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