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Old 12-10-2004, 01:37 PM   #1
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Can't complete install no screen


Hello again I am switching to the red hat 9 distro to see if my wireless problems could be resolved a bit easier. But, in doing this I have run into an all new problem. On install of cd1 ,once the moniter and generic video card driver are discovered, by anaconda, my moniter just shuts off. Now mind you the power dosen't go it just displays a view meter and then goes to stand by. And well this makes it pretty impossible to finish the install process. Anyone had this problem or know of a fix?
 
Old 12-10-2004, 02:47 PM   #2
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Most probably, after recognising your configuration it probably switches to either resolution or refresh rate, unsupported by your monitor. I donīt know how to solve this in Red Hat, but if you know a way to change the resolution with a keyboard combination, to a lower one it may help. (Just like CTRL-ALT-Minus does this for me in Slack). Donīt know if this can be done while in the installation process.
 
Old 12-10-2004, 05:17 PM   #3
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No offense to the person that could reply

And no ofense to those of you that are die hard linux but, come on. This is a bit disturbing as far as the distros I have tried. User functanality is non-existant first disto can't load my wireless card other distro can't even install itself. I would be just as well off programing form a cmd prompt and having no OS at all. But w/e just my opinion I will continue to try to join the lin comunity. And am sure I will be fully and functanly there someday.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 08:56 AM   #4
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WOW

Well today was the best as of yet. After deciding redhat 9 can't have any reasonable fix for my moniter and hardware. As it is always setting the khz at a range of like H.008 and V.06 hz this is while installing. And well as you can guess my moniter don't like that much. Thuss it set's itself to standby forever. Or at least till you try to install mandrake in the old redhat partitions . Then the distros seem to team up so as to erase part of ones XP reg files. Thuss making sure that there is no reasonable user friendly OS bootable at start. So after my fresh install of XP and getting it to the point that I like it I realy am beging to wonder if this is just a worthless indever in the first palce. Shrugs who knows. Just thought I give everyone that can't reply the scoop.
 
  


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