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00falcon
24-07-2004, 11:39 AM
Ok...

Dual booting with 98 and 2k...

i have 2 S3 trio pci graphix cards...

In 98 Dual Monitor works as it should...
In 2k... the second card fails to start...
Both have the right drivers...

In the bios... vga is set to pci as opposed to agp... no joy...
tryed disabiling serial and parrallel ports to free up resources... no joy...
tryed differant PCI slots... as i think the AGP and PCI 1 share the same IRQ... no joy...

in the device manager... where you can go to set the resources that a paticular card uses... on the first card it is all grayed out... so it wont allow them to be changed... and on the second card... no resources are used as the card failed to start....

I'm all out of ideas...

Help...

Thanks
Falcon

Chilling_Silence
24-07-2004, 03:20 PM
I had the same problem. Its a Win2K bug. It'll use the Card if its Primary, but not secondary.

You have two options:

Revert to Win98 (I discovered this myself after about 3 formats / re-installs of each OS)
Get another Graphics card to use as secondary

Sorry I couldnt bear better news.


Chill.