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Old 10-01-2005, 10:58 AM   #1
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probing monitor and then black screen


hello guzy .. once again a dumb question but its problem

when i try to tinstall redhat .. it goes well when it comes to monitor its like that


probing monitor : UNKNOWN MONITOR

svga/card etc (here) : unknown

then prints the eror not able to initiate/star x window system then monitor show black screen nothign else


i try to plug a philips monitor and then viglen with both its so .. whats the problem

i m thinking its graphics card its not dettecting it


my vga card is of that company

S3 graphics prosavage ddr

what i do now
 
Old 10-01-2005, 02:16 PM   #2
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hi,
what version of RH?

look at these sites.
Red Hat Hardware Catalog
Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO
LinuxHardware.org
Linuxhardware.net

Michael
 
Old 10-01-2005, 02:45 PM   #3
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thnx

thxn for replying at leaast ..

man its redhat version 8 i think so .. plz tell me coz i surf the site no solution for me .although there are some


uhhhhhhhhhh wat you say ..
 
Old 10-01-2005, 09:09 PM   #4
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read this!
How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
 
Old 10-01-2005, 09:24 PM   #5
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hello,
tell us about the systems configuration......motherboard, monitor etc...

regards
 
Old 10-02-2005, 03:10 AM   #6
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kz .. here are my system specs

p4 2.00 ghz

384mb ddr ram both of kingston

vga card : s3 graphics prosavageddr

i set it to 8 mb from setup vga

hard disk 20 gb and 40 gb but i m using 20 gb to install linux only .. (only 1 hard at a time)

motherboard is
MSI 6787(v1.x) M=atx (p4mam series)

MONITORS : have 2 but using 1 at time tried both

VIGLEN 17 inches

philips 14 inches

i think its enough system information ..

=================================
i m getin eror xserver cant be setup .. and then some lines then black screen and i press some buttons it says killing signals
terminating signals then it reboots

=========== plz help me ou thnx
 
Old 10-02-2005, 08:35 AM   #7
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so whats to do now ?
 
Old 10-03-2005, 12:44 AM   #8
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amazing all left in sorrow no replies
 
Old 10-03-2005, 03:31 AM   #9
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hello,
once my friend has this problem.
he has ASUS motherboard......and it was not supporting o/s below Red Hat 9.
so what i would like to suggest you is to try with some other ( probably new ) distro of Linux .

regards
 
Old 10-03-2005, 06:36 AM   #10
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i try suse it is fine .. but wana redhat too any suggestions .. red hat 9 tryign
 
Old 10-03-2005, 06:40 AM   #11
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will my suse configuraton about graphics card or monitor is of any help
 
Old 10-03-2005, 06:50 AM   #12
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Quote:
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i try suse it is fine .. but wana redhat too any suggestions .. red hat 9 tryign

why r u trying older ones....
have Fedora core...........

Quote:
will my suse configuraton about graphics card or monitor is of any help
i can't say buddy.

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Old 10-24-2005, 01:34 PM   #13
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finally got fedora core 4 .. yupz ... its cool well redhat lolz its my dream coz i m not geting it cant say anything
 
Old 10-26-2005, 02:59 AM   #14
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Quote:
Originally posted by ruudra
hello,
once my friend has this problem.
he has ASUS motherboard......and it was not supporting o/s below Red Hat 9.
so what i would like to suggest you is to try with some other ( probably new ) distro of Linux .

regards
Hello,
pleasant to hear that now you are runnig FC4 and SuSE well on your machine.
So it seems that problem was that what i stated above...

regard
 
Old 10-26-2005, 06:37 AM   #15
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yupz ... might be cd's are not working well what can i say .. finnaly stucking with fc4 plz refer to any thread here to play mp3 files
 
  


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