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Attempting to get Redhat 8.0 set up on a brand new system everything seems fine till I get to the X Server configuration. No matter what I select for the video and monitor, the test fails. Continuing on I get a system that cant start the X server so the screen goes blue and text is whacked.
The Video card and monitor were find in a prior system running RedHat 7.2.
The new system is comprised of:
AMD DURON 1.3
PCI Diamond Stealth 64 Video VRAM (2 Megs)
Adapted AHA2940 UW
IBM 20 GIG HardDrive
Smart & Friendly CD Rocket RW (SCSI)
Generic CD Rom IDE
Monitor is an old VGA thing that has worked fine on prior systems generic.
This system will ultimately be a home server so having a monitor is only nice for occasional maintenance and updating. For the most part in the past everything has been done via remote login using SSH, but just the same this is a concerning issue.
BIOS appears to be the most current, and under it I have adjusted the following:
Plug and Play Aware O/S NO
AGP 4X Control DISABLE
Primary graphics Adapter PCI
Allocate IRQ to PCI VGA YES
PCI IDE BusMaster DISABLED
As I used GRUB I am not immediately sure how to opt for a command prompt and thus avoid the X Server startup. After failing it does offer to try and figure it out, but no values are returned eventually I do get a command prompt option, but in BLUE. Not good.