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Old 08-18-2005, 02:08 PM   #1
dohnzky
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pls help..trouble boot after installation


hi guys...pls i need help coz im a beginner in linux system..the very first time i tried and finished the installation of Red Hat ver 9 without any trouble..but after the installtion and start the first boot the screen just turned black without any display..can u pls advise me what to do i dont know what is the problem this is my hardware config..

GIGABYTE motherboard
P4-3.0 Ghz
1 Ghz DDR RAM
Nvidia Geforce fx5200 256MB
10GB free partitioned space
Marvell Yukon Gigabit Ethernet (built-in LAN)
AverMedia TV Tuner w/FM
Samsung LCD 17" SyncMaster 172x


I appreciate any help..Thnx.
 
Old 08-18-2005, 02:26 PM   #2
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Try using Fedora Core 4 instead of REdhat 9. Redhat 9 is old and outdated and no longer recieves support and updates. It was replaced by FedoraCore and Redhat Enterprise Linux.
 
Old 08-18-2005, 07:05 PM   #3
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The driver for your graphic card is probably not installed. You can either try to compile it, or try a new dsitribution (Fedora Core 4). If you are a total newbie, the latter is recommended.
 
  


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