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New dont know squat about OS2 but video cmos settings?
making sure no higher memory is being used by the video bios. Usually in the old days I would downgrade everything possible then stuff would load enuff to tweak. Again, I never successfully got OS2 to load.
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New Good point. It might be a "video aperture" issue.
IIRC, Matrox put some video memory between 512 MB and 1 GB. Maybe something like that is involved.

New Not likely.
This has symptoms of the known >512MB memory issue I've seen mentioned.

Besides, if it was a CMOS setting, I'd expect the eCS 1.2 demo CD to have an issue booting and it does not.

Still searching.....
New Been at this many years.
I've installed OS/2 on many a system over the years. There's always a hitch from time to time, but usually the solution is found.

A temporary setback only. Still searching.....
     And now, from the "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished"... - (n3jja) - (15)
         You need a kernel update - (jake123) - (9)
             Thought so. - (n3jja) - (8)
                 Found newer kernel. Didn't help. - (n3jja) - (7)
                     dont know squat about OS2 but video cmos settings? - (boxley) - (3)
                         Good point. It might be a "video aperture" issue. - (Another Scott) - (1)
                             Not likely. - (n3jja)
                         Been at this many years. - (n3jja)
                     Did you try the boot time option . . . - (Andrew Grygus) - (2)
                         That's next. Was saving it as a last resort. - (n3jja)
                         thats what I was thinking of, vga mode for recalterant video -NT - (boxley)
         Have you seen this thread? - (Another Scott) - (1)
             Interesting thread, but I don't think it applies to me. - (n3jja)
         SOAB.... - (n3jja) - (2)
             Woot! Glad you figured it out. -NT - (Another Scott)
             We have a Winnahh!!! - (n3jja)

Mother Hubbard got me covered, like Sarah Lee on her cherry pie.
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