LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-23-2004, 12:29 AM   #1
nirva
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: RI
Distribution: Slack 9.1
Posts: 35

Rep: Reputation: 15
Trouble installing RH9


I'm trying to install RH9(shrike) on a Compaq Proliant 1600R Server, Dual P2 400MHz, 384MB SDRAM, 5-4.3GB SCSI HDD (currently only one in) and for the time being I'm using a Hitachi CM721F monitor. Anaconda is unable to detect my monitor and hangs the installation. I've tried going into the installation via text mode and also using skipdd, but no luck.

So far i've been unable to find any sort of linux drivers for my monitor that I could possibly put on a drivers diskette. If anyone has any suggestions, please share.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 01:01 AM   #2
thundercat420
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2003
Posts: 9

Rep: Reputation: 0
I dont have any "monitor" drivers whatsoever. i couldnt even get X out of 640x480 untill i sellected Generic 1200x1600 from the monitor selection utility. That was well after RH9 install though. Sounds like a video card issue to me. but im no expert.

good luck
 
Old 01-23-2004, 01:05 AM   #3
nirva
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: RI
Distribution: Slack 9.1
Posts: 35

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
solved

Well it detected the on board video no problem, I guess it's just an issue with Compaq servers, I searched around the forums a little more and found a couple others that were having the same issues, but with other distros.

I found a solution through another thread. Had to enter this at the install/boot prompt:

linux apm=off skipddc nousb
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trouble installing Wine for RH9, need glibc MajicMan Linux - Software 3 08-09-2005 06:54 PM
Important trouble installing RH9 and/or Fedora Help! it freezes! carrie Linux - Newbie 2 10-17-2004 09:30 AM
Trouble installing 3ddesk on RH9.0 Thaidog Linux - Distributions 1 05-17-2004 05:31 PM
Trouble of Installing new package, application and memory in RH9 lhksys Linux - Software 0 11-26-2003 02:30 AM
modem trouble on rh9 jugOlguin Linux - Newbie 7 10-14-2003 08:41 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:32 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration