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Old 04-13-2005, 01:33 PM   #1
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ati radeon 9800 pro on fedora core 3

right im new 2 this distro and linux mainly cause i tried mandrake 10.1 for 3 weeks and i never got it working so i tried fedora core 3 which is why i need someones help please. The problem is i booted fedora core for the first time today and it comes out with a nice grey screen and that is as far as i get so any help would be good.
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Old 04-14-2005, 09:43 AM   #2
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You should have gone w/ an Nvidia card if your going to use linux. Nvidia is better supported in linux, while ati is still new to linux. If you can get a radeon 9000 or lower you shouldnt have any problems. i think u need to use the generic radeon driver for your card, im not sure. you can select it when it asks you to configure your monitor on the first boot.
Old 04-14-2005, 10:46 AM   #3
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right sorry everyone i have now got it working it was that i was not waiting long enough for it to load

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