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Old 06-08-2003, 12:03 AM   #1
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Redhat 9.0 + blinking monitor during install

When I boot the PC with Redhat 9.0 Install CD 1 in the CD drive (for first time installation) I get the very first screen, and press enter. After that the monitor displays thin horizontal lines that blink rapidly making the monitor unreadable and I can't continue with the installation.

Any suggestions?

I am dual booting between Windows 98 and Linux Redhat. The PC is an old Gateway Pentium II with Gateway monitor.
Old 06-08-2003, 08:56 AM   #2
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hmm... try to install in text mode first... then configure X windows later and download drivers for Linux for your video card
Old 06-12-2004, 01:09 AM   #3
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I got the same problem too.
I tried using the text installatio mode but it doesn't work. My screen start blinking as soon as i press enter ( after typing "linux text")
Old 06-12-2004, 01:12 AM   #4
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by the way.. I am using nvidia GeForce2 32 Mb


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