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Old 06-28-2004, 01:19 AM   #1
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Fedora core 2 unknown monitor


i have a pixie monitor. the install gui works fine, but when it tries to start x it flickers once then is black. i can ctrl+alt+F2 to the text screen...but uh.. thats about all i can do. there is no pixie selection for the monitor configuration and i did try to change the horizontal sync. same problem. any help?
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Old 06-28-2004, 03:34 AM   #2
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edit: sorry I mistakenly press enter.

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Old 06-28-2004, 07:10 PM   #3
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nobody?

nobody can help me with this? at all. ive looked all over online. nobody seems to know. guess nobody here does either eh
 
Old 06-29-2004, 12:11 AM   #4
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have you tried any of the default monitor types
 
Old 06-29-2004, 12:28 AM   #5
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also, what graphics card do you have? if you have an nvidia or ati card and have not gotten the correct drivers for them, and then updated XF86Config (or xorg.conf if using the xorg server) this could be the cause.

hope this helps.
 
Old 06-29-2004, 12:53 AM   #6
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hmm

its an nvidia riva tnt..hmm ill try that. thanks
 
Old 06-29-2004, 01:52 AM   #7
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Talking Same problem here

I had the same issue when I installed fedora core 1. it was related to the video card driver. as long as I used a the default driver. when I loaded my new driver poof monitor pops up. Done deal.
 
Old 06-29-2004, 12:38 PM   #8
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how am i going to get the drivers installed when i cant do anything :-\... how do i make it load text only, no X
 
  


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