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Old 03-28-2005, 01:48 PM   #1
Marinero
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Question Issues with Mandrake 10 on Acer laptop


Hi All,
I have freshly converted from MS world and I just installed Mandrake 10 on Acer TravelMate 220 laptop with 128MB RAM. Everything went pretty smooth...except my mouse cursor is size of a 1" square and it looks like a black mesh. Also when I try to open some applications the screen goes out, but not every time.

Has anybody seen that before? Any suggestions ?

Thanks

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Old 03-29-2005, 08:27 AM   #2
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Yes, I've seen exactly the same on acer travelmate 212tx (376 + 8 Mb) with mandrake 10.0 official. I found no solution (I don't consider reloading X is a solution). Now I neither use the old laptop, nor mdk10, so I have no suggestions...
 
Old 03-29-2005, 06:21 PM   #3
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I tried running Knoppix 3.7 from live CD just to see if it will work. It worked fine. With Mdke 10 must be a some sort of config problem. I will experiment a bit more and see how much damage I can make...
 
  


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