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Old 02-02-2005, 06:08 PM   #1
wystan
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VGA Not supported


so I just installed Fedora 9 and thinking myself clever, immediately thought I'd see if I could up the resolution.

Of course now I can't see anything, it says VGA not supported, when I try and boot off a CD-ROM in lowres it goes into an installation and then nothing happens, I keep reading about this boot thing where I can enter VGA=789 ... but I don't see at what point of the boot up I am meant to be entering this. Basically I am new and not good without a GUI.

Anyone care to help before I just give up and reinstall. Which would be a bit pathetic...

THanks

Michael
 
Old 02-07-2005, 06:24 AM   #2
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if youre using the lilo boot loader, try to get into rescue mode using the cd and then edit /etc/lilo.conf and paste that line into it

then run

lilo

if no errors pop up, youre good to go
 
  


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