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Old 12-14-2008, 10:00 AM   #1
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HP Mini Note 2133 Display configuration

Hi Everyone,
I bought a HP 2133 Mini Note, It came with Windows Vista installed, I repartitioned it with GParted, I created Dual boot Windows Vista and FC9, everything was fine, but unfortunately the X Display has been impossible to configure, I can started up in command line, as soon as try to start X the screen became white and it blocked it out completely, so I have to restart it with the switch.
Any idea guys?
By the way it has a adapter type : VIA Chrome9 HC IGP Family WDDM
Old 12-15-2008, 07:43 PM   #2
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If your x server goes haywire, try a CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE
and it should bring you right back to your terminal.

Here is an article on installing Gentoo Linux on an HP MINI-NOTE 2133
and it has a section on the video card.

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Old 12-16-2008, 08:42 AM   #3
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Not much info out there on installing Fedora on any of the netbooks.
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also forgot to mention other resources such as:
and their forums:

and also another set of forums:

both forums have linux sections


screen resolution, white

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