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Old 09-29-2004, 09:29 PM   #1
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Question Grub Boots into Colored Stripes


I have had Fedora Core 2 installed on my computer for just a couple of days now and everything works well, except about 3/4 of the time Grub boots ok, but just before the GUI comes up the monitor screen fills with vertical colored stripes and it just sits there.

Sometimes I can do a restart with Ctrl Alt Delete and it is ok, but sometimes I have to do a rough restart. It also takes more than one restart sometimes.

The monitor resolution settings are correct. It seems that if that was the problem that it would happen with every boot.

I would appreiciate ideas and suggestions.

Thanks, zoey
 
Old 09-29-2004, 09:38 PM   #2
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what video card are you using??
and do you have 3D drivers installed??
 
Old 09-29-2004, 09:56 PM   #3
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I'm sorry to say that I haven't a clue about the divers [I'm in over my head a lot], but for video I have integrated Intel Extreme Graphics with up to 64MB dynamic memory, which probably isn't as fancy as it sounds.

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Old 09-30-2004, 10:48 AM   #4
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Is there a way that I can find out about the drivers, and download what I need? It took 4 tries to boot today . I'm thinking that maybe I should just leave the computer on, but that doesn't seem to be much of a solution.

Once the colored screen shows up, I can't seem to get anywhere. I have tried F1 through F8 in an attempt to get to a command line for an orderly shutdown, but that doesn't work.

Anybody got any ideas?

Thanks, zoey
 
  


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