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Sorry if you have answered this question before but I would really appreciate your help here.
I am trying to install a training software for SLES 9 server but it keeps saying am installing a 32 bit software on a 64 bit computer. Swiftly moving on, when I come to the end of the instalation and reboot, the screen goes blue black flickering. Please help(((
Distribution: Previously red hat,fedora,gentoo,debian; Currently,ubuntu,cygwin,mandriva
I don't know how to answer ur question actually. But, I'd like to suggest u should at least put ur hardware info plus what kind of screen output u r getting before flickering so as to get a good suggestion from one of LQ members.
But, from what you are saying, it looks like you have the wrong set of CDs/DVDs to install from. Looks like you have a new fancy machine running 64 bits while your SLES9 version is made for older machines.
If you want to stay with SLES, try to get the newest version SLES10 and get the x64 version. PS! I am assuming you are running an Intel 64 bit or AMD 64 bit machine and not something like PowerPC based one....
Thanks for your replies. I have downloaded what I think is the 64 bit software from Novell but still wont work.
Some hardware info
Display control secondary:-ATI RV280 Radeon 9200
VGA compatible controller:- ATI RV 280 5961
Anyway the installation goes well and when I reboot it loads to OS but almost soon after that I goes flickering. Reason am using SUSE 9 is because I am trying to prepare for an exam and there are no SUSE 10 server books out yet.
Flickering? can you describe it further? Is the computer still responsive? What video drivers are you using?
The only way I can best describe the flickers is it is blue, black and white colour bars that shake side ways very rapidly.No the computer is not responsive and my video driver is ati2dvag.dll, the device AGP Radeon 9200.