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Old 02-23-2003, 02:01 AM   #16
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Thanks for the note, but it does not help. My problems is that after Knoppix unpacjs the kernel form teh CD and starts the boot process the screen breals up. I cannot read any of the boot messages.

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Ah, I see. I don't really know anything about Knoppix except that it runs from CD. With most distros you have the choice of graphical or text based installations. I know Knoppix doesn't exactly "install" but is there anyway to get it to use a text-based method of startup. I assume it must write some files to the disk and maybe you could edit them and correct your graphics problem if you could just get started at all. And, as mentioned, you could go on a driver hunt. Or failing that, try another distro or change your hardware, I guess. Good luck.
 
Old 02-23-2003, 11:48 AM   #17
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Re: Re: ATI Rage Pro & Knoppix

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try using the mach64 driver
Thanks. Just got it to work. The magic words were

vga=normal screen=800x600


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