Im new, but had a similar problem! Which these guys helped to fix!
Are you using grub or lilo?
I used grub and it wouldn't boot directly, so I used the cd.
I edited the vga comand in grub to "vga=normal" which started linux and then after it's first start I reset vga back to "vga=0x31a"
Last edited by dimension8300; 02-18-2005 at 12:53 PM.