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Old 06-07-2005, 10:25 AM   #1
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Video problem with Fedora Core 3


I recently installed Fedora Core 3 on a workstation at my job, but there appear to be some compatibility issues. It's not all the time, but often the screen shows nothing but colored dotted lines and blocks against a black background.

The machine is a DELL with an Intel Pentium 3 processer, and is labeled as being optimized for Windows. Does anyone know a fix for this, or can tell me what other information I need to provide?
 
Old 06-07-2005, 01:00 PM   #2
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What graphics card does it have installed?

What resolution and colordepth did you choose when doing the X configuration during the FC3 install?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 07:24 PM   #3
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Sorry for the lateness of the reply. This got put aside for a while in favor of other things.

This system was not modified from the original specs (no video card installed), which
according to the DELL website are as follows:



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System Type: OptiPlex GX150

Quantity Parts # Part Description
1 2D948 PROCESSOR, 80526, 933, 256, 133, FIBER CHANNEL, D0
1 2H240 PRINTED WIRING ASSY, PLANAR (MOTHERBOARD), GX150, FOXCONN, MID-LIFE KICKER
1 5120P CORD, POWER, 125V, 6FT, SPT2, UNSHIELDED
1 25PGG KEYBOARD, 104, 6P, UNITED STATES, NMB, MIDNIGHT GRAY
1 955FM MOUSE, PERSONAL SYSTEM 2, 6P, 2BTN, LOGITECH, MIDNIGHT GRAY
1 48WJW DUAL IN-LINE MEMORY MODULE, 256, 133M, 32X64, 4K, 168
1 554WF DUAL IN-LINE MEMORY MODULE, 128, 133M, 16X64, 4K, 168
1 5E101 DIGITAL VIDEO DISK DRIVE, 680M, 16X, I, 5.25" FORM FACTOR, LITEON, CHASSIS 2001
1 1887W KIT, DOCUMENTATON ON FLOPPY DISK, SOFTWARE, DIGITAL VIDEO DISK DRIVE, IVIB39, WITH DOLBY HEADPHONE TECHNOLOGY
1 32DVX DISPLAY, FLAT, D-INTFC, 15, DUAL, 1503, MIDNIGHT GRAY, DRIVE ARRAY
1 01FNM HARD DRIVE, 20GB, I, 7.2K, 20/P, IBM-ERC
1 8F371 FLOPPY DRIVE, 1.44M, 3.5" FORM FACTOR, 3MD, NO BEZEL, NEC CORPORATION, 419, CHASSIS 2001
1 40KCK REMOVABLE MEDIA STORAGE, ZIP DRIVE, 100M, 14.A, OPRAH2, CHASSIS 2001
1 97MNT KIT, COMPACT DISKETTE, OPERATING SYSTEM, WINDOWS 98 SECOND EDITION, ENGLAND/ENGLISH, A01
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


I don't recall the options I selected, and it's rather difficult to check given the nature of the problem.
But I suppose I could always just re-install and choose whatever options are ideal.

Any fix for this?
 
Old 06-30-2005, 09:14 PM   #4
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Been There

I had the same problem with Dell and an Intel video card - I installed Fedora v4 and all was well with the world.
 
Old 07-18-2005, 05:19 PM   #5
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If you still havent found the answer, I had the same problem and found the solution here:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...30#post1753130
 
  


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