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Old 06-06-2002, 01:48 PM   #1
garfield
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1st linux install - many questions


hi
i installed RedHat 7.3 on a Pentium 233, with 128M RAM, 4.3G IDE hard drive and 4.3G SCSI jard drive

the problems:
<b>1.</b> didn't recognize the serial mouse. i unplugged it - it still shows the cursor on the screen after a few boots...
how can i remove the mouse and let it be re-recognized on the next boot?

<b>2.</b> keeps freezing on me! keeps freezing to me and i have to reboot.
could it be that the computer can't handle it?
i installed all the default options as a server

thanks a bunches :o)
 
Old 06-06-2002, 02:07 PM   #2
mikeock
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when i first installed suse it was doign that on me ecryiem i tried to enter the kde interface ... swapped video cards and it did work fien after that


may not be much help but it is my 2cents
 
Old 06-07-2002, 06:17 AM   #3
Thymox
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1. - You may need to reconfigure your X server (not as difficult as it sounds). You need to drop to a text prompt (try pressing <CTRL>+<ALT>+<BackSpace>) and run Xconfigurator (I think it has a capital X, not sure though). You should be able to specify that you're using a serial mouse (/dev/ttyS0 or /dev/ttyS1).

2. - What is freezing on you? In order to help, we need some more info.
 
  


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