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Old 10-16-2005, 10:14 PM   #1
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Question Unable to install Fedora Core 4 on Toshiba Satellite M65

I believe there is a problem with the video, but am unsure. Any help at all would be appreciated-- I'm really new to Linux.
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What errors are you getting?
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The boot up stops after the "enable swap" portion and then hangs up. I could not do the graphic install, I had to do the text based install. It completed without any problems.
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MrPeterC, I have the same laptop and PCLinuxOS works for me quite well. There are a few minor issues, but I've written how to solve them here:

Try other distros before giving up on Linux!
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If it is video related, instead of just pressing enter at the console, type "linux resolution=1024x768" (replace 1024x768 with your screen's resolution) and press enter. This solves many graphics related problems with Fedora, as the installer seems to be very bad about automatically detecting resolutions.


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