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In the installation, did you test the video-monitor configuration toward the end of the installation procedure? If not, you could run the installation procedure again and select 'Upgrade' when prompted. Then you proceed through the installation procedure, making no changes until you get to the Configuration screen. Here, you can check whether the video/monitor setup that the installer has selected for you actually works by using the 'test' function. You could also enter the configuration options for the video card and monitor and see that it has selected the right ones. On my computer, the installer had only selected a generic monitor, whereas I was able to change it to the correct manufacturer and model. It got the video card right, though.
If the 'test' function works, then you should be able to boot into Linux after the installation is completed. If the test function works, but you still can't boot into Linux, then the video-monitor setup is probably not to blame. Have a look at some installation tips here:
Mandrake Control Center->Hardware->XServer, click on the 'Graphics card' button, scroll to ATI; click on the little triangle to the left of 'ATI'. This will open up all the available drivers for ATI. Scroll to Rage 128 entries; you will know better which one to pick for your card; I'm not familiar with the differences in those listed. It doesn't seem that your card is supported directly. You could try the 'Rage 128 mobility'; ATI information here: