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Old 03-28-2007, 04:23 AM   #1
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Unhappy Compaq Presario V6211 display settings

Dear all,

I got a new compaq presario v6211 laptop which has AMD Turion 64X2 1.6GHz. It comes with preloaded vista home basic version.

I tried to install suse10.2 64bit and FC6 64 bit with DVDs

I encountered the following problems

Suse 10.2:

It has got stuck while loading kernel at 13% . after that i couldnt proceed ahead


it is just throwing a blank screen.

please help...

Old 03-28-2007, 12:42 PM   #2
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try to use the "noacpi" option..
i hope it should work.
Old 03-30-2007, 06:36 AM   #3
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I tried that also.. but it couldnt help me..
Old 07-19-2007, 01:49 AM   #4
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Hi phanikumarj,

Did you get the solution for your laptop.. for installation of Linux.?

or did you changed your mind..
Old 07-20-2007, 02:00 PM   #5
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no some how i installed 32 bit suse 10.0. i think i m not using my laptop to its max capability


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