[mythtv-users] Issues with 2 video cards on Slimline 2030n/Ubuntu 10.04

Eric Sharkey eric at lisaneric.org
Mon Aug 16 14:01:33 UTC 2010

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 7:16 AM, Jessica Perry Hekman
<jphekman at arborius.net> wrote:
>> I was not aware there was a AGP video card in your system?  If there
>> is, why can it not be removed?
> Sorry, I was probably using the wrong terminology there. There is an
> onboard card on my system.

You mean IGP, not AGP.  AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) was the older
bus standard that pre-dated PCI Express.  IGP is Integrated Graphics
Processor, which is on-board video.

> OK, noted, thanks. Also, I don't know if the change I made to the BIOS
> was right, here, based on your assertion that it's a PCI-E card. The
> bios did seem to have detected the new card in that it had chosen "PCI"
> and not "onboard". Perhaps I should have left it as "PCI" and not
> changed it to "PCI-E". But it does work. I can test changing it back to
> "PCI" later.

PCI-E is the right setting.


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