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Old 10-23-2005, 01:58 PM   #1
polaco
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installation problem: screen freezes. Video card: trident cyberblade-i7


Im totally new to linux. I recently downloaded the fedora core 4 distribution and i'm trying to install it. However, the anaconda installation program won't work in graphical mode. All I get is a grey screen. I could complete the installation in text mode, but when i reboot the system and try to load linux i get the same grey screen. I guess maybe linux doesnt have the driver for my video card (which, by the way is trident cyberblade-i7). This surprises me since i thought this card was quite common. I really need suggestions.
 
Old 10-23-2005, 02:35 PM   #2
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Maybe you could finish the install in text mode, then boot up into level 3 ( init 3 ) . From there, I would do a yum update to see if any newer drivers and whatnot can help.
After the yum update, run the command as root user ( su - )
system-config-display
 
  


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