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Old 05-11-2004, 10:41 PM   #1
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SuSE 9.1 with Armada m700

Attempting an install of SuSE 9.1 on an older Armada m700 (which in itself sucks) and am getting problems with the display. Has anyone else messed with one of these laptops with a SuSE distro? I had Desktop 1 on there before (which did work), but did a clean install of this version and it's giving me a 'screen burn' effect during the X setup, the likes of which I have not seen since RH9 on an old Presario.
I should mention that I have been playing with all the refresh settings, display settings, etc, with no change. The initial setup works, however, which I find to be quite odd.

Any thoughts?

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Old 05-12-2004, 08:45 PM   #2
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Well I figured it out. It was kind of wierd, but it works now, so that's all I care about. Just in case anyone has this kind of problem in the future.........
During the FIRST boot screen press F2 to change your screen resolution to 1024x768. During the X configuration later on in the install, just use the default values. It works now and I'm happy. WOO!


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