nvidia 750a installation issues (multiple distros)
I just got a new motherboard, and have been having some issues with getting several distros to install properly. My system is an nvidia 750a with 2 gigs of ram and 2 sata drives (HD and DVD burner.) Pretty basic.
First I tried to install Fedora Core 10. The install went fine, except it would not do a graphical install, only text. After, I could not get X windows to boot, only got an error of "no screen found" or something similar. Some tips of using 'xconfig' or 'redhat-config' or 'nvidia-config' all turned up the same : the commands did not even exist.
So next I thought I'd try Ubuntu. Got the CD, booted from it, and got my boot menu. After selecting the 'Install' option, I got the Ubuntu splash screen, and after about 2 minutes, it booted me out to the system shell.
Now it's been a while since I did a new install, but I thought I was fairly proficient in linux issues and solving them, but I'm just lost on this one. I'm assuming that it is a graphics card issue, I just don't know what to do about it.
Thanks for any help.