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Old 03-05-07, 01:30 PM   #1
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Default Bios corruption problem?

Hi all,
today, using beryl as always for some months on my dell inspiron 9400 equipped with a 7900gs, i occurred in a strange problem:
while switching the desktop, firefox's window got corrupted (showing strange colored boxes instead of the content), and few time later the system crashed.
After the shut down, you can see in the photos what i have:
strong graphic corruption, at the bios bootsplash, in the bios, on grub, on the shell.
As espected, even if the system is booting "without problems", x isn't starting anymore, and the nvidia kernel module is having problems as you can see in the "dmesg" file attacched.
It is with 9746 driver and 2.6.20. Any idea on how to fix it? Should i call Dell to change the board or it is fixable? Help!
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