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Old 05-03-2006, 04:44 AM   #1
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FC5 Display problem..


I have Intel P4 64 bit,1GB RAM,Intel 915 chip board.sata harddisk..
During installation I just gave enter..IT goes to anaconda installer page.then just hangas there is display on the monitor.SO i desided to install through text mode.

After i completed my installation,from from harddisk i have no display.the display just hangs.The run level is 5.

Should i pass any extra kernel parameter..

I have also tryied 'noprobe' and 'resolution=1024*784' during installation but not works.
Pls note that FC4 is working properly..
 
Old 05-04-2006, 03:05 AM   #2
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I presume you have an onboard graphics chip (or don't you!!). In any case can u post your xorg.conf file?? It's in /etc/X11 directory.
 
Old 05-04-2006, 04:37 AM   #3
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I had the same problem, the exact same problem.

what you need to do is enable yum updates via http://rpm.livna.org/ (read how to do that on the site)
then run the command "yum udate" (as root), it'll download the newest kernel and the newest drivers.

My problem was that I had a nvidia graphics card that FC5 misinterpeted. I needed to do the following as well:

"yum list *nvidia*"
"yum install everything that had to do with nvidia drivers"

now everything should work, except one thing that still bugs me:

The boot up screen (the nice graphical one before the login screen) is still messed up. You can go around this problem by editing the GRUB boot loader config /etc/grub.conf and removing the "rhgb" command. This will keep the boot up plain and simple (with just big green "OK"s).

Even if you don't have a problem with the graphics card but with the monitor or something else the newer distros (that you install with yum), will detect much more hardware correctly.

I hope it works,
 
Old 05-05-2006, 08:05 AM   #4
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yeah,some what i managed to get a display.the solution is.
Just to change an Display driver "radeon" to "vesa" in /etx/X11/xorg.conf.But now seems "vesa" no longer support 1024x768 frame buffer.Ok?
 
  


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