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Old 06-10-2006, 02:39 PM   #1
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Suse 10.0 graphics card not working for Toshiba Satellite Laptop L25 S1216

I installed Suse 10.0 and Windows XP pro dual boot on my Toshiba Satellite Laptop L25 S1216. It works fine for windows but when I go to boot up in linux I get the normal boot up screen but when it is ready to show the GUI the X shows up and noting else comes up.

What should I do?

Do I need to change the video card driver?

Any suggestions would be appreciated.

I tried Mandriva 2006 as well and same thing happened. The install process went fine but when ready to show GUI nothing comes up on screen.

Old 06-13-2006, 12:26 PM   #2
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Sounds like an nncompatability to me.
Old 06-13-2006, 12:31 PM   #3
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What graphics card does it use? If I recall, most Satellites use ATI cards. If this is the case, you might want to try the ATI proprietary driver and see if there is any improvement.


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