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Old 09-28-2004, 05:20 AM   #1
linuxeagle
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How to Install Fedora2 on Compaq Presario 1200


Hi

I want to install Fedora 2 on my laptop Compaq Presario 1200. The problem is the monitor of my laptop in unknown by Fedora 2. Fedora 2 is working well in text mode. How can i work on my laptop.

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Old 09-28-2004, 07:01 AM   #2
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Did the gui installer work? If so, when it gets to the monitor, you should select generic lcd and the appropriate resolution. I have used RH9, FC1 and FC2 on a Toshiba M10-S405 selecting the generic lcd monitor. Once I missed the resolution setting and it got set lower than it should have been, making for a display that did not fill the screen. I noticed when searching here that others have had this same problem.
 
  


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