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I installed Red Hat 9.0 last weekend. When I installed, I chose LILO over GRUB and went on with the installtion. LILO, for whatever reason, did not install so I installed GRUB. GRUB is working fine with one exception. When I boot from GRUB, all of the startup text looks like it has every other line removed within each character (for example, if a line has five rows of pixles, the second and fourth lines are missing).
I have been able to live with it for a few days because X comes up to log me on. I now need to disable the X login to install NVIDIA drivers and fear I wont be able to read the text at the login prompt and beyond.
I think this is a problem with GRUB because if I boot from the boot disk (which I think is using LILO) the installation program made, I can read everything.
My system is a PIII 700MHz running on a Tyan Trinity 400 with an NVIDIA GForce2 MX 400, 80 GB HD and 512 MB ram. I dual boot to Windows XP (which works fine).
Thanks for you interest in my problem. It appears, however, I do not have a problem anymore. After I my original post, I ran the Red Hat update program. Even though I did not see any updates for GRUB in the list of updates, it appears that something I installed has cleared up the problem. The text at startup is fine now.